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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

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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 1/30/2023, 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

126 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
4.7 out of 5
Explains 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.7
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

23 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2023

Dr. Shin listened, and offered a solution to try to ease the pain In my lower back. Describe In detail as to the procedure he will be performing. He genuinely cared for you as a person and not a patient.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2023

Dr. Stearns is the BEST doctor!

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2023

Hes the best orthopedic doctor!

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2023

Im not sure what it is about Dr Shin but he is the most amazing Dr I've ever seen. The absolute best !

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2023

I feel 100% confident in Dr. Shin and that's 1/2 the cure

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2023

Very explanatory in Dr. Shins prognosis of my problem,

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2023

Dr Shin was very attentive and explained everything to me

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2023

Dr. Shin was very kind and informative when explaining my upcoming procedure.

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2022

Dr. Shin was very helpful in discussing my back and potential pain management treatments.

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2022

Dr. Shin was very nice and took time to explain my spine situation and why I have pain. His nurse was also nice.

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2022

Very Pleased With Dr Shin

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2022

I respect Dr Shin and realize the demands he must deal with could be overwhelming. I had been his patient with spine deterioration.

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2022

Dr Shin was very thorough and took his time explaining XRay. Answered all my questions.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2022

Dr. Shinn is great !!!

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2022

Dr. Shin was amazing. He is the only doctor I've seen yet that actually wants to get down to why I'm having the pain that I am and the best way to treat it WITHOUT having to be on pain medication. I can't wait for my next appointment with him. He has such great bedside manner also.

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2022

Dr. Shin is very pleasant and thorough

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2022

Dr was very good and listened to all I had to say and was very helpful.

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2022

My experience with Dr. Shin was excellent, he explained my problem in length and I did not feel rushed.He took his time to let me ask questions and thoroughly address my concerns.

Reviewed on May 11, 2022

The doctor was very thorough with the explanations and did it in a way that was easy to understand. He showed genuine concern about my condition and was very compassionate is his responses.

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2022

Dr Shin has been my Dr for over 10 years and he is fantastic as a person and a doctor

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2022

Dr Shins office staff is very accommodating and helpful with scheduling

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2022

Dr Shin always explains with great detail and listens to concerns I have as my diagnosis and plan to heal

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2022

Best doctor and staff ever!!!!!!!

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