Sandra Jean Shin, M.D.
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- Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology
- Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology
- Breast Pathology
Insurance Plans Accepted
The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.
* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.
- AETNA [PPO]
- AETNA [Medicare]
- AETNA [HMO]
- Aetna - Weill Cornell [POS]
- Affinity Essential
- Affinity Health Plan
- Blue Priority Network
- Emblem Select Care
- Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X]
- Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X Enhanced]
- Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
- Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Mediblue (Senior)]
- Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
- Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
- Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
- Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus [CHP]
- Fidelis Care
- GHI [CBP]
- Health First
- Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicaid]
- Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicare]
- Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
- Oxford Health Plans [Medicare Advantage]
- Oxford Health Plans [Metro/Core/Charter]
- Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
- Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
- Rockefeller University - CoreSource
- UHC Compass
- United Empire
- United Health Care
- United Health Care [Medicare]
- United Health Care [Community Plan]
- VNSNY CHOICE [Medicare]
- VNSNY CHOICE [HMO]
- M.D., Albany Medical College of Union University, 1996
Honors and Awards
- Distinguished Housestaff Achievement Award. October 21, 2000. Millennium 2000 Alumni Reunion. The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center Alumni Council, N.Y., New York.
- The 1999 Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology Certificate of Merit for outstanding honorable mention scientific presentation in cytopathology submitted by a pathologist-in-training; March 20, 1999; United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology 88th Annual Meeting, San Francisco.
Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College
Dr. Shin currently serves as Chief of Breast Pathology and Director of the Comprehensive Breast Pathology Consultation Service at the New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical College (NYPH-WCMC). She completed her anatomic and clinical pathology training and one-year breast pathology fellowship with Dr. Paul Peter Rosen at the New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell campus. After a one year molecular pathology fellowship in the laboratory of Dr. Daniel M. Knowles, she joined the faculty in 2001. For more than a decade, Dr. Shin has spent her time between clinical service work, translational research, and administrative duties. Her research in breast disease has led to numerous peer-reviewed scientific publications including chapters in Diagnostic Immunohistochemistry (4 editions), World Health Organization (WHO) Classification of Tumors of the Breast (4th edition), and Breast Pathology (1st edition). She has also served as co-guest editor of Surgical Pathology Clinics; Breast Pathology Issue (2012) and authored a chapter in it entitled "Small Glandular Proliferations of the Breast". Her scholarly activities in breast pathology have extended into national and international forums, notably her serving as a scientist grant reviewer for the Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program for many years and involvement in the United States & Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) annual meeting as an abstract reviewer, moderator for platform sessions, and expert panelist. She participated in the World Health Organization (WHO) consensus editorial meeting in Lyon, France in 2012. She currently serves on the expert breast pathology committee for the National Cancer Institute (NCI)/ The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA). She has given numerous invited lectures on the topic of breast disease across the country as well as internationally (including Mexico, South Korea, Hong Kong, Brazil, Puerto Rico, Bermuda) and is a reviewer or on the editorial board for multiple medical journals. She has directed long courses in breast pathology held at the annual meetings of College of American Pathologists (CAP) and American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) as well as served as an invited lecturer for the USCAP Diagnostic Pathology Update annual course. She is also the Pathology Residency Program Director and Breast Pathology Fellowship Director at the NYPH-WCMC. She is funded and Co-PI of an R01 NIH/NCI grant investigating the pathophysiological role of CUL4A in mammary tumoriogenesis.