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Gender: Female
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Breast Pathology
525 East 68th Street, Starr Pavilion, 1031
New York, NY 10065
P: (212) 746-6482 | F: (212) 746-6484
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Specialties/Expertise

Board Certifications
  • Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology
Specialties
  • Pathology
  • Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology
Expertise
  • 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 Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Priority Network
  • CIGNA
  • 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 Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus [CHP]
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI [CBP]
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicare]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicaid]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans [Medicare Advantage]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Metro/Core/Charter]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
  • POMCO
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care [Medicare]
  • United Health Care [Community Plan]
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [Medicare]
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [HMO]

Education/Training

  • 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.

Biography

Titles

Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College

Associate Attending Pathologist
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Biography

Dr. Shin is a Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and serves as Chief of Breast Pathology.  She is also the Director of the Comprehensive Breast Pathology Consultation Service which is one of the largest of its kind providing expert consultation to pathologists, clinicians and patients across the U.S. and internationally.  For the last 15 years on the faculty, Dr. Shin has built a national and international reputation as an expert breast pathologist while running a busy clinical service and translational research program.  She is also the Director of the Pathology Residency Training Program and the Breast Pathology Fellowship Program.  Her research in breast disease has led to numerous peer-reviewed scientific publications, invited review articles and chapters in books such as Diagnostic Immunohistochemistry (4 editions), World Health Organization (WHO) Classification of Tumors of the Breast (4th edition), and Breast Pathology (2 editions). She has also served as co-guest editor of Surgical Pathology Clinics; Breast Pathology Issue (2012).  Most recently, she published a textbook entitled "A Comprehensive Guide to Core Needle Biopsies of the Breast" for which she is the sole editor.  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 as a member of the expert breast pathology committee for the National Cancer Institute (NCI)/ The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA). She has given numerous invited lectures and visiting professorships on the topic of breast disease across the country as well as internationally and is a reviewer or an editorial board member for multiple medical journals. She has directed educational courses in breast pathology held at the annual meetings of College of American Pathologists (CAP) and American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP).  She is funded and Co-PI of an R01 NIH/NCI grant investigating the pathophysiological role of CUL4A in mammary tumoriogenesis.