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Department Pain Management
Primary Location Medina Hospital Medical Office Building
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Primary Location

Medina Hospital Medical Office Building

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Caudal Epidural Injections
  • Celiac Plexus Block
  • Cervical, Thoracic And Lumbar Epidural Injections
  • Cervical, Thoracic And Lumbar Facet Joint Blocks
  • Cervical, Thoracic And Lumbar Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Cooled Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Diagnostic Discography
  • Diagnostic Spine Injections
  • Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Facet Median Nerve Branch Block
  • Implantable Spinal Cord Stimulaters Therapy
  • Interventional Pain Management
  • Intradiscal Intervention (PRP injections)
  • Intradiscal Procedure For Pain Relief
  • Joint Injections
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Management of Back and Neck Pain
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Neuromodulation
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Blocks
  • Second Opinion Neuropathic Pain
  • Selective Nerve Root Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Sympathetic Nerve Blocks
View all 25 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Back Pain in Athletes
  • Central Pain Syndrome
  • Cervical Canal Stenosis
  • Cervical Facet Syndrome
  • Cervical Foraminal Stenosis
  • Chronic Back Pain
  • Chronic Neuropathic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Discogenic Back Pain
  • Facet Joint Syndrome
  • Failed Back Syndrome
  • Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Canal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Facet Syndrome
  • Lumbar Foraminal Stenosis
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Myofascial Pain Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy
  • Sciatica
  • Shingles (Varicella-Zoster Virus)
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Spine Pain
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stenosis - Spinal
  • Vertebral Compression Fracture
View all 28 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Pain Management
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Internship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Medical College of Ohio at Toledo
Toledo, OH USA

Undergraduate - The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH USA


  • Anesthesiology
  • Anesthesiology - Pain Medicine

Specialty Interests

Interventional pain management, herniated disc, low back pain, spinal stenosis, degenerative disc disorder, post laminectomy syndrome, neuropathic pain, neuromodulation, regional pain practice

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Paul Shin, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 1/11/2021, Dr. Shin has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

125 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

21 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2021

Dr Shin explained my condition & thoroughly went over my MRI with me.

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2021

Dr. Shin is very competent and caring. He explained my results and provided a comprehensive plan for the future. I would recommend him without reservations.

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2021

I already have recommended Dr Shin to many friends

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2021

Such a good visit with Dr. Shin! He is gentle kind thorough encouraging knowledgeable and helpful!

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2021

Dr. Shin's expertise and kindness is very apparent. I feel confident being treated by him.

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2021

DR Shin was though, easy to talk to , took time to listen, explained treatment possibilities.

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2021

Excellent physician; much better than Dr. Mamood.

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2021

I did really like Dr. Shin.

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2021

2 days of begging 4 people to get me in. Messages on my chart also begging someone to help me. The answer was best we could do is 11 days from now. The pain was the worst pain ever. They told to go to the ER. I finally did. The ER doctor asked me why didn't you go to doctor Shin. See the frustration. He called Dr Shin . Dr Shin told him, to tell me to call on Monday. They would get me in. Dr Shin game me two injections. He's the best Doctor I have ever had. He always comes through for me. But I couldn't get to him.

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2021

Love Dr Shin. And most of the people there. Usually when I call and I am this bad, they get me in. I don't know what the problem was this time.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2021

I just wanted to make sure.. All these answers to these questions only referred to this visit with Dr. Shin.

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2021

I appreciate that Dr. Shin explained the procedure to me and asked if I had any questions. He also explained the next procedure that may or may not be necessary. More information is a good thing for making decisions.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2021

Dr was very informative.

Reviewed on May 17, 2021

Dr Shin listened to me, gave me confidence

Reviewed on May 3, 2021

I like Dr. Shin.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2021

I had great results, from the injection Dr Shin gave me.

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2021

The Doctor and All Staff have been Extremely Nice and Professional. We felt Great confidence in Dr Shinn . Thank You

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2021

last ? is N/A. Dr Shin is always very knowledgeable in his area of expertise. I was fortunate to get an appointment so soon as I have severe back pain and needed to speak with him. He came in the room and asked many questions and pulled up my xrays and explained everything to me. He's very personable and friendly. This puts me at ease on his office. He thinks another injection will serve my needs well. Hopefully this one will produce similar results as my previous 2.

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2021

This dr. was the 1st to thoroughly explain my MRI's and x-rays so I understand what is going with my back pain.

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2021

Dr Shin was very nice to me. He gave me the treatment I needed.

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2021

the doctor explained everything to me and showed me the issues with my back.

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