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UC Davis Spine Center

Chris Sterling Shin, M.D. View profile as PDF

Chris Sterling Shin

Clinical Interests

Dr. Shin's clinical focus includes amputee prosthetic management, non-operative spine care, electro diagnostic testing, and general outpatient rehabilitation.


Title:

Associate Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Specialty:

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Department:

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Division:

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Center/Program Affiliation:

Address/Phone:

Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
4860 Y St., Suite 1700
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions
Phone: 916-734-7041
Phone: 916-734-0171

Cannery Building
Spine Center
3301 C St., Suite 1500
Sacramento, CA 95816
Driving Directions
Phone: 916-734-7463
Phone: 916-734-0171

Additional Phone:

Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Education:

M.D., UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California, 2001
A.A., DeAnza College, Cupertino, California, 1993
B.S., UC Davis, Davis, California, 1995

Residency:

UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California, 2001-2005

Board Certifications:

American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine, 2006
American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2006

Professional Memberships:

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
American College of Sports Medicine

Select Honors and Awards:

Award for Outstanding Attendance at Clinical Seminars, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, UC Davis Medical Center, 2004

Award for Outstanding Teaching of Medical Students, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, UC Davis Medical Center, 2004

Award for Excellence in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, UC Davis Medical Center, 2001

Mortin Levitt Research Award, UC Davis School of Medicine, 2001

Annual Medical Student Award for Excellence in Medical Rehabilitation, The Northwest Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2000

Select Recent Publications:

Shin CS. Research Investigator: Determining Neuropsychiatric Baselines in Amature Boxers Using ImPACT Software. Proposal to Institutional Review Board. (In Submission)

Shin CS, Brian BA. Femoral neuropathy due to patellar dislocation: A case report. Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 86(6):1258-60, Jun 2005.

Shin CS, Abresch RT, Widman L, McDonald CM. Regional Body Composition in Male Subjects with Neuromuscular Disease as Assessed by Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry. Poster Presentation at the 2003 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Academic Physiatrists, 2004.

Shin CS, Abresch RT, Walsh SA, Ong EK, McDonald CM. Relationship Between Quantitative Measures of Regional Lean Tissue Mass and Strength in Children with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and Controls. Poster Presentation at the 1999 Annual Meeting of the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, 1999.

To see if Chris Sterling Shin is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).