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Jessica Shin, MD

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About Jessica

Jessica Shin, MD specializes in orthopedic surgery. Seeing patients be able to get back to what they love to do is very gratifying and what motivates her. Outside of the office, Jessica enjoys hiking, Peloton, golf, traveling, spending time with friends and family.

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA), American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine

Philosophy of Medicine

"I treat such a wide variety of motivated patients and that is what makes the field of sports medicine so exciting. Every patient is unique in terms of their goals and they each deserve an individualized treatment plan - one that will help them get back to their life and what they love to do."

Locations Altru Hospital, Altru Professional Center, Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
  • Gustilo Resident Research Award for Best Scientific Paper 2017
  • College
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology, Summa Cum Laude
  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Iowa State University
    Ames, IA
  • Medical School
  • University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine Ames, IA
  • Residency
  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency University of Minnesota Medical School
    Minneapolis, MN
  • Fellowship
  • Orthopedic Surgery Sports Medicine Fellowship University of Utah School of Medicine
    Salt Lake City, UT
  • Board Certification
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • The Bipolar Hip: How Acetabular and Femoral Pathomorphology Affect Hip Motion in Femoral Acetabular Impingement Syndrome 2020
    • Author: Shin J, Adeyemi TF, Hobson T, Peters CL, Maak TG
    • Publisher: Arthroscopy
  • Minimal clinically important differences in the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, Simple Shoulder Test, and visual analog scale pain scores after arthroscopic rotator cuff repair 2017
    • Author: Shin J, Adeyemi TF, Hobson T, Peters CL, Maak TG
    • Publisher: J Shoulder Elbow Surg.
  • Arthroscopic Transtibial PCL Reconstruction: Surgical Technique and Clinical Outcomes 2018
    • Author: Shin J, Maak TG
    • Publisher: Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med.
  • Para-meniscal Cyst with Associated Extensive Proximal Tibial Bone Erosion: A Case Report and Literature Review 2014
    • Author: Shin JS, Ou-Yang DC, Gioe TJ
    • Publisher: JBJS Case Connect
Medical Interests Special Clinical Interests:

Knee Disorders:

  • ACL Tears
  • Cartilage injuries
  • Meniscus Tears
  • Patellar Instability/MPFL Tears
  • PCL Tears
  • MCL Tears
  • LCL/Posterolateral corner injuries
  • Osteochondritis dissecans
  • Quadriceps tendon tears
  • Patellar tendon tears

Shoulder Disorders:

  • Rotator Cuff Tears
  • Shoulder instability/dislocation
  • Labral Tears (including SLAP tears)
  • Biceps tendinitis
  • Shoulder arthritis
  • AC joint arthrosis
  • Clavicle Fractures

Elbow Disorders:

  • Distal biceps tendon rupture

Hip Disorders:

  • Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI)
  • Labral tears
  • CAM lesions
  • Pincer lesions
  • Proximal hamstring ruptures
  • Abductor tendon tears
47 Patient Satisfaction Ratings

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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
Overall Rating
4.8 out of 5
4.8 out of 5 Stars

Access to Timely Care


4.7 out of 5 Stars

Communicates Clearly


4.8 out of 5 Stars

Time with Provider is Meaningful


4.6 out of 5 Stars

Listens Well and is Respectful


4.8 out of 5 Stars