John Shin, MD2020-08-27T02:18:33+00:00

John Shin, MD

John Shin, MD
John Shin, MD

Who Am I?

John Shin, MD

My Education

In 1991, I earned a MD degree from the University of Iowa College of Medicine. I then went on to complete General Psychiatry Residency, graduating in 1995, and then a Child Psychiatry Fellowship in 1998 from Tripler Army Medical Center.

My Related Experience

I have provided psychiatric evaluation and medication management for children, adolescents and adults.

I have practiced in adult inpatient psychiatric units and outpatient psychiatric settings for children, adolescents, and adults.

I have served as Physician Reviewer and Associated Medical Director for Medicaid services.

I have served as Division Army Psychiatrist and as Department Chief of Integrated Behavioral Services for the Army.

I have provided therapy services for children, adolescents, and adults.

My Special Training or Certifications

I am board-certified in Child and Adolescent psychiatry and board-certified in General Psychiatry.

My Areas of Focus

I have extensive experience in:

Psychiatric evaluation and medication management for children, adolescents and adults

Adult Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Treatment of anxiety, depression, and Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in children and adolescents

Assessment and treatment of the psychiatric consequences of Trauma in Men and Women

Bipolar Disorder

Treatment of anxiety and depression in adults

My Purpose for Choosing Psychiatry

I provide psychiatric services, which best matches what the patient needs in a professional and understanding manner.

My Life Outside the Office

I enjoy learning more about Military Psychiatry and Cultural Psychiatry.

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