Dr. John Shim has more than 25 years of experience as an orthopedic surgeon specializing in spine surgery.

He is the President of ShimSpine, as well as a researcher and educator, serving as a Clinical Instructor at the University of South Florida Department of Orthopaedics and contributing chapters to medical textbooks on minimally invasive spine techniques.

Dr. Shim has two patents for medical devices and served as a Co-Investigator for a clinical study on cervical disc replacement arthroplasty.

Select Professional Memberships and Achievements

  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Fellow, North American Spine Society

Board Certification

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education

  • BS – Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • MD – State University of New York Health Sciences Center at Syracuse
  • Internship – Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University
  • Residency – Orthopaedic Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University
  • Fellowship – Spine Surgery, New England Baptist Hospital, Tufts University School of Medicine