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Joongho Shin, M.D.

Joongho Shin, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery / Division of Colorectal Surgery

Keck School of Medicine of USC

USC Norris Cancer Center and Hospital
1441 Eastlake Avenue, Suite 7418
Los Angeles, CA 90033-4612
Tel: (323) 865-3690
Fax: (323) 865-3671






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Areas of Interest

  • Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery
  • HIPEC for peritoneal cancer metastases
  • Robotic Colorectal Surgery
  • Diverticulitis
  • Anal Cancer
  • Condyloma
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Anal Fissure
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Constipation
  • Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
  • Fecal Incontinence


  • Colorectal Surgery


Dr. Joongho Shin has clinical interest and expertise in treating colon and rectal cancer using minimally invasive techniques including Da Vinci robotic assisted surgery. In addition, he provides individualized, expert care in all spectrum of colorectal diseases and conditions in discrete and caring manner.

Dr.Shin has graduated from Seoul National University with degree in Philosophy. He then obtained his medical degree  from SUNY School of Medicine at Stony Brook. He completed his general surgery training at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein School of Medicine, followed by colorectal surgery fellowship at New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center/Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. 

During his residency, he completed two year research fellowship in a NIH-funded colon cancer laboratory, and published numerous peer-reviewed journals. His research interest includes microsatellite unstable colon cancer, IBD, and new surgical techniques.

Native of Korea and New York, he is a studious follower of classical music, Jazz, and impressionist art.


  • Doctor of Medicine: State University of New York at Stony Brook


  • General Surgery: Montefiore Medical Center / Albert Einstein College of Medicine


  • New York Prespyterian / Weil Cornell Medical Center
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Board Certification

  • American Board of Surgery: General Surgery
  • American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery

Professional Society Memberships


  • Senior Resident Teacher of the Year
  • Young Investigator Symposium Award Winner
  • Colon Cancer Challenge Scholar


  • English
  • Korean


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