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Los Angeles Orthopaedic Center (LAOC)

Tae Shin, MD

Dr. Shin

Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
Specializing in Spine Surgery and General Orthopedics

Medical Degree

Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut

Internship

State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn, Brooklyn, New York

Orthopedic Surgery Residency

State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn, Brooklyn, New York

Spine Surgery Fellowship

New England Baptist Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts

Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts

Certifications

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Affiliations

  • Association of American Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • California Orthopaedic Association
  • North American Spine Society

Publications

  • Results of Scoliosis Research Society Instrument for evaluation of Surgical Outcome in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Haher T, Gorup J, Shin T, Homel P, Merola A, Grogan D, Pugh L, Lowe T, Murry M, Spine. Accepted for publication.
  • Occipital Screw Pullout Strength: A Biomechanical Investigation of Occipital Morphology. Haher T, Yeung A, Caruso S, Merola A, Shin T, Zipnik R, Gorup J, Bono C. Spine 24(1): 5-9,1999.
  • Technique for the Harvesting of Human Cadaveric Spines. Gorup JM, Merola AA, Bono CM, Zipnick RI, Morganstern W, Shin TM, Grossman MG, Haher TR. Spine 23 (20):2222-5, 1998.
  • Strain Activation of Bovine Aortic Smooth Muscle Cell Proliferation and Alignment: Study of Strain Dependency and the Role of Protein Kinase A and C Signaling Pathways. Mills I, Cohen C, Kamal K, Li G, Shin T, Du W, Sumpio BE. J Cell Physiol. 170 (3):228-34, 1997.
  • Occipital Morphology. An Anatomic Guide to Internal Fixation. Zipnick RI, Merola AA, Gorup J, Kunkle K, Shin T, Caruso SA, Haher TR. Spine 21 (15): 1719-24, 1996.
  • Scoliosis Research Society Instrument: The Initial Experience. Gorup J, Merola A, Zipnick R, Shin T, Haligan S, Caruso S, Haher T. Orthop Trans. 19 (3): 640-1, 1996.
  • Effect of Cyclic Stretch on Endothelial Cells from Different vascular Beds. Iba T, Maitz S, Furbert T, Shin T, Rosales O, Widmann MD, Spillane B, Sonoda T, Sumpio BE. Circ. Shock. 35(4): 193-8, Dec 1991.
  • Stimulation of Endothelial Secretion of Tissue-type Plasminogen Activator by Repetitive Stretch. Iba T, Shin T, Sonoda T, Rosales O, Sumpio BE. J. Surg. Res. 50(5): 457-60, May 1991.
  • Cytoskeletal Changes in Human Endothelial Cells Subjected to Repetitive Mechanical Stretch in vitro. Iba T, Maitz S, Furbert T, Shin T, Sonoda T, Spillane B, Sumpio BE.J. Cell. Bio. 111(5):1683, Nov 1990.

Book Chapters

  • "The Occiput: Anatomic Considerations for Internal Fixation." Zipnick R, Merola A, Gorup J, Shin T, Kunkle K, Caruso S, Haher T. Spine: State of the Art Reviews- Spinal Biomechanics I. Volume 10, No.2, May 1996.
  • "Anterior Correction and Instrumentation for Thoracic Scoliosis." Haher TR, Merola AA, Shin TM, Cerabona FP. Spine: State of the Art Reviews- Anterior Spinal Column Surgery. Volume 12, No.3, Sept 1998.

Presentations

  • Scoliosis Research Society Instrument: The Initial Experience. Gorup J, Shin T, Collins E, Zipnick R, Merola A, Caruso S, Ellis E, Pagliaro A, Haher T.
    Poster presentation. ASIA, Seattle, April, 1996.
    Platform/Poster presentation. AAOS, Atlanta, Feb., 1996.
    Platform presentation. NASS, Washington, Oct., 1995
  • Occipital Screw Pullout Strength: A biomechanical Investigation of Occipital Morphology. Yeung A, Ng D, Caruso A, Shin T, Merola A, Zipnick R, Gorup J, Zelazny D, Collins E, Haher T.
    Platform presentation. ASIA, Seattle, April, 1996.
    Platform Presentation. SRS, Ottawa, September, 1996.
  • The Effects of Washers and Staples on Anterior Spinal Instrumentation. Haher T, Lowe T, Dwyer A, Merola A, Swabeck S, Smith D, Ng, Shin T, Caruso S, Bono C, Grossman M.
    Platform presentation. ASIA, Seattle, April 1996.
    Poster presentation. SRS, Ottawa, September, 1996.
  • Precocious Disc Degeneration in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: A Histologic Perspective. Zipnick R, Merola A, Gorup J, Yao J, Shin T, Bono C, Caruso S, Vigorita V, Haher TR, Penney K.
    Poster presentation. ISSLS, 1996.
    Platform presentation. AAOS, Atlanta, Feb., 1996.
    Platform presentation. NASS, Washington, Oct., 1995.

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