Dr. Paul Shin, MD
Dr. Shin has been with the practice since 2004 and he is Washington, DC's only urologist with formal fellowship training in male infertility and microsurgery. As a result, he performs numerous infertility related procedures that require a high level of technical expertise such as vasectomy reversals, vasoepididymostomies, testicular microdissection, microsurgical partial orchiectomy, and microsurgical varicocele repairs. Dr. Shin is also very experienced in the hormonal testing and management of infertile men.
In addition to fertility, his urologic interests include vasectomy, male and female sexual dysfunction, erectile dysfunction, treatment of the enlarged prostate, kidney stones, the aging male and urinary infections.
His work and research has been published in The Journal of Urology, The Journal of the American College of Surgeons, Urology, Fertility and Sterility, Human Reproduction, and Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine. He also serves on the peer review committees of Fertility and Sterility and the Brazilian Journal of Urology. He has been featured on ABC News, Fox News, and other popular media outlets such as Glamour and Cosmopolitan magazines.
Dr. Shin was born in Tidewater area of Virginia and received his undergraduate, medical school, and residency training in urology at the University of Virginia, making him a "Triple Hoo." Following the completion of his residency, he spent his fellowship year at The Cleveland Clinic under the guidance of Dr. Anthony Thomas.
Dr. Shin is board-certified by the American Board of Urology, and his professional memberships include the American Urological Association, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, the Society for the Study of Male Reproduction, and the Society for Male Reproduction and Urology.
He has become very involved within the DC medical community since his arrival. He is currently an executive member of the Board of Directors for the Medical Society of DC.
When not rooting for UVA sports (or any team playing Duke or UNC), Dr. Shin is an avid skier, runner, cook, and traveler.