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
Recertification, Effective to January 1, 2026

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

PRIVATE PRACTICE

August 2009 – Present: 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 – Present: 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

Mease Hospitals; Countryside and Dunedin, Florida

HCA Countryside Surgery Center; Clearwater, Florida

James A. Haley Veterans Hospital;  Tampa,  Florida.  WOC Orthopedic Surgeon.

MEMBERSHIPS

Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Fellow, American College of Surgeons

Fellow, North American Spine Society

US PATENTS

April 26, 2012                                      Patent Application No. 20120101506 Tissue Retractor

August 12, 2014                                  Patent No. 8,800,158  Allograft Cutter Device

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

Author and Contributor to www.Spine-Health.com – July, 2015

www.Spine-Health.com/author/john-h-shim-md-facs

Chief of Surgery,  Mease Countryside and Mease Dunedin Hospitals,  Safety Harbor and Dunedin, Florida. 2014-2016.

Orthopaedic Section Chief Mease Countryside Hospital; Safety Harbor, Florida Mease Dunedin Hospital; Dunedin, Florida.    2008-2013

Board Member Morton Plant Mease Research Council

Co-Director of Mease Neuro-Ortho Spine Center Mease Dunedin Hospital; Dunedin, Florida.

One of “6 Spine Physicians Ranked #1 on Google” – December 2016

Top Ten Most Liked Spine Surgeons on the Internet – July 2016

2016 Spine Surgeons to Know list –  January 2016

2014 Spine Specialists to know list – September 2014

One of Ten Leaders of Certified Spine Programs – December 2011

TEACHING APPOINTMENTS

2016 –  Present:     USF Dept of Orthopaedics, Clinical Instructor

2003 – Present:     Morton Plant Mease Family Practice Residency Program

PRESENTATIONS & PUBLICATIONS

Outpatient Spine Surgery Considerations.  www.Spine-Health.com.   January 2016.

What is Spinal Stenosis?   www.Spine-Health.com.  October 2015.

Surgeon insights on the Changing Landscape of Orthopedic Care.   OrthopedicToday.  June 2014

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)

March 2010 Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting New Orleans, Louisiana February 2010

February 2010  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  New Spinal Technology: Cervical Disc Replacement and Interspinous Spacers. Selby Spine Symposium; Park City, Utah

February 2008  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


Dr. John Shim

12780 Race Track Rd Suite 200 Tampa Florida 33626

813-814-9251

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