Dr. Shim’s CV

Dr. Shim’s CV

JOHN HYUNG SHIM, M.D., F.A.C.S.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Place of Birth: Seoul, Korea
Date of Birth: December 15, 1961
Citizenship: United States of America

LICENSURE

  • Medical Doctor
  • State of Florida, obtained May 12, 1993

BOARD STATUS

  • Diplomat, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Original Certification, Effective January 1, 1995
  • Recertified to December 2025

FELLOWSHIP

1992 – 1993:

Advanced Studies in Spine Surgery at New England Baptist Hospital
Tufts University School of Medicine
Alexander Wright, M.D., Chief of Spine Surgery

RESIDENCY

1991 – 1992:

Chief Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery at Montefiore Medical Center
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University; New York
Edward T. Habermann, M.D., Chairman

1988 – 1991:

Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery at Montefiore Medical Center
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University; New York
Edward T. Habermann, M.D., Chairman

1987 – 1988:

Intern in Surgery at Montefiore Medical Center
Albert Einstein College of Medicine; New York

MEDICAL SCHOOL

1983 – 1987:

Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) Degree
State University of New York Health Sciences Center at Syracuse; Syracuse, New York

EDUCATION

1979 – 1983:

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree in Life Sciences and Economics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Boston, Massachusetts

1975 – 1979:

Diploma
Skaneateles High School; Skaneateles, New York

RESEARCH

2006 – Present:

Co-Investigator, FDA IDE Study of Cervical Disc Replacement Arthroplasty

US PATENTS

April 26, 2012:

Patent Application No. 20120101506 Tissue Retractor

August 12, 2014:

Patent No. 8,800,158  Allograft Cutter Device

PRIVATE PRACTICE

August 2009 – Present:

Orthopaedic and Spine Evaluations;
ShimSpine
12780 Race Track Road, Suite 200 • Tampa, Florida 33626

August 2009 – June 2019:

General Orthopaedics Sub Specializing in Surgery of the Spine;
Florida Sports, Orthopaedic & Spine Medicine-Westchase
12780 Race Track Road, Suite 200 • Tampa, Florida 33626

July 1998 – Dec 2012:

General Orthopaedics Sub Specializing in Surgery of the Spine;
Florida Sports, Orthopaedic & Spine Medicine
3890 Tampa Road, Suite 202 • Palm Harbor, Florida 34684

August 1993 – June 1998:

General Orthopaedics Sub Specializing in Surgery of the Spine;
Matthews Clinic, A multi-physician, multi-specialty, multi-location group
Based in Central Florida

STAFF APPOINTMENTS

  • James A. Haley Veteran’s Hospital, Tampa, Florida. 2/6/16 (WOC)
  • Mease Hospitals; Safety Harbor, Florida and Dunedin, Florida
  • Countryside Surgery Center; Safety Harbor, Florida

MEMBERSHIPS

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

CERTIFICATION

June 4, 1996:

Certified Independent Medical Examiner;
American Board of Independent Medical Examiners

May 17, 1995:

Expert Medical Advisor;
Division of Worker’s Compensation, Florida Department of Labor and Employment Security, Rehabilitation and Medical Services Unit. Tallahassee, Florida

April 22, 1995:

State of Florida Physician’s Worker’s Compensation Certified Training Course For Health Care Providers; Tampa General Healthcare. Tampa, Florida

POSITIONS AND AWARDS

  • Chief of Surgery 2014-2016
    Mease Countryside Hospital; Safety Harbor, Florida
    Mease Dunedin Hospital; Dunedin, Florida
  • Orthopaedic Section Chief 2009-2013
    Mease Countryside Hospital; Safety Harbor, Florida
    Mease Dunedin Hospital; Dunedin, Florida
  • Board Member
    Morton Plant Mease Research Council
  • Co-Director of Mease Neuro-Ortho Spine Center
    Mease Dunedin Hospital; Dunedin, Florida.

ONLINE RECOGNITION

TEACHING APPOINTMENTS

2003 – Present:

Morton Plant Mease Family Practice Residency Program

2016-Present:

USF Dept of Orthopaedics Affiliate Instructor

PRESENTATIONS & PUBLICATIONS

Sept 2015:

www.Spine-Health.com Contributor/author
http://www.spine-health.com/author/john-h-shim-md-facs

June 2014:

Surgeon Insights on the Changing Landscape of Orthopaedic Care.
http://www.healio.com/orthopedics/business-of-orthopedics/news/print/orthopedics-today/%7Bacc02ad4-a32d-44a6-8369-77fe5723cc47%7D/surgeon-insights-on-the-changing-landscape-of-orthopedic-care

March 2010:

Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting
New Orleans, Louisiana

February 2010:

Chapter 33: Interspinous Spacers.
Shim JH, Mazza JS, Kim DH
Published in Minimally Invasive Percutaneous Spinal Techniques. Elsevier Health Sciences, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Published 2011)

Chapter 35: Minimally Invasive Percutaneous Lumbar Fusion Technique.
Shim JH, Mazza JS, Kim DH
Published in Minimally Invasive Percutaneous Spinal Techniques. Elsevier Health Sciences, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Published 2011)

February 2010:

Faculty
A Review of Dynamic Stabilization in the Lumbar Spine
Selby Spine Symposium; Park City, Utah

November 2009:

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Community Based Lecture; Tampa, Florida

September 2009:

Instructor/Proctor
Minimally Invasive Lumbar Cadaver Lab; Tampa, Florida

February 2009:

Faculty
New Spinal Technology: Cervical Disc Replacement and Interspinous Spacers.
Selby Spine Symposium; Park City, Utah

February 2008:

Faculty
The Degenerative Spine: The Role of Dynamic Lumbar Stablization and Interspinous Spacers
Selby Spine Symposium; Park City, Utah

October 2008:

Emerging Technology and Techniques in Spinal Surgery
Orthopaedics in the 21st Century Symposium; Morton Plant Mease Healthcare;
Largo, Florida

September 2007:

Emerging Technology in Spinal Surgery
Orthopaedics in the 21st Century Symposium; Morton Plant Mease Healthcare;
Largo, Florida

October 2006:

Emerging Technology and Techniques in Spinal Surgery
Orthopaedics in the 21st Century Symposium; Morton Plant Mease Healthcare;
Largo, Florida

May 2005:

The Role of Kyphoplasty in the Treatment of Vertebral Compression Fractures
Mease Neurosciences Symposium; Clearwater, Florida