Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon
Sports Medicine Specialist
Director of Hip and Shoulder Surgery
Fellowship training in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy
Athroscopic Hip, Shoulder and Knee Surgery
Hip Arthroscopic Labral Repair
Hip Arthroplasty
Arthroscopic ACL Reconstruction
Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
Advanced Arthroscophic Technique


Medical School - University of California, Davis
University of California, Davis, Residency in Orthopedic Surgery
University of California, San Francisco, Fellowship in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy
University of California, Los Angeles, B.S.



Dr. Edward C Shin is a fellowship-trained and Board Certified orthopaedic surgeon with expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions in the shoulder, hip and knee. Dr. Shin is a native of San Francisco and is proud to serve this community with leading edge treatment for sports medicine injuries. His emphasis is on utilizing minimally invasive techniques in the knee (meniscus and ligament injuries), hip (impingement, labral tears), and shoulder (instability) to optimize recovery and outcomes. Dr. Shin has published numerous articles and award winnng presentations in sports medicine research and continues to provide instruction to medical students and residents at UCSF School of Medicine, California Pacific Medical Center and The San Francisco Orthopaedic Residency Program. In addition to completing residency and fellowhip at UC Davis and UCSF, Dr. Shin was awarded a prestigious traveling fellowship grant for additional training in shoulder/hip arthroscopy with the world’s most renowned orthopaedic surgeons. He serves as team physician to San Francisco City Football Club.


Professional Memberships

Awards and Distinctions

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Member
UC Davis Orthopaedic Surgery, Student Interest Group, Co-Founder
American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine, Member
Arthroscopic Association of Northern America, Member

Scholarship, Christian Medical and Dental Association, awarded for medical work done in Guatemala and Africa clinics
Paul R. Lipscomb Award, awarded for outstanding achievement by medical student in Department of Orthopaedic Surgery



Shin EC, Gupta MC., Chen JL, Reddi, H., BMP-7-Augmented Posterior Spinal Fusion in Female Rats: Preliminary Results for Estrogen Replacement in an Animal Model of Osteoporosis. J Investig Med 2006; 52 (1). 

Giza E, Shin EC, Wong SE, Acevedo JI, Mangone PG, Olson K, Anderson MJ.,Arthroscopic suture anchor repair of the lateral ligament ankle complex: a cadaveric study. Am J Sports Med. 2013 Nov;41(11):2567-72. 

(Submitted/Forthcoming Journal Articles)
Shin EC, Feeley B, Ma, CB., The incidence of scapular notching and clinical outcomes using a low neck-shaft angle and a lateralized reverse shoulder arthroplasty. J Shoulder Elbow Surg 2013 (submitted) 

(Forthcoming Chapters)
Shin EC, Wong S, Giza E Minimally Invasive Foot and Ankle Surgery, Chapters 17, 19 Lippincott Williams and Wilkins 2013 (forthcoming)