Doctor

David D. Shin, MD, RVT, RPVI, FACS

Dr Shin Houston Vein SpecialistDr. Shin is a surgeon who is Board Certified in General Surgery and Vascular Surgery.  He is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Venous & Lymphatic Medicine.  Dr. Shin is an expert in current innovative procedures in vascular surgery and minimally invasive endovascular techniques. He specializes in treating varicose veins and venous disease.

Dr. Shin is a native of Hawaii.  He earned his undergraduate degree at The Johns Hopkins University and his medical degree from the University of Hawaii-School of Medicine. He completed both his General Surgery and Vascular Surgery residency training at Baylor College of Medicine.  Dr. Shin held an academic appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine.  In 2003, he was awarded the Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award from the Vascular Surgery Residency Program at Baylor College of Medicine.  He currently volunteers as a faculty member for the University of Texas-Houston vascular surgery residency program.  Dr. Shin is directly involved with teaching the vascular surgery residents the most current varicose vein and venous disease management techniques.  

Dr. Shin is a registered vascular technologist (RVT) and a registered physician in vascular interpretation (RPVI).  He is capable of performing and interpreting his own vascular ultrasound studies.

Dr. Shin is a member of many prestigious vascular and vein organizations.  These include the Society for Vascular Surgery, the International Society for Vascular Surgery, the Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery, the American Venous Forum, the American College of Surgeons and the American College of Phlebology.

Dr. Shin is the medical director of “Houston Vein Specialists”, a specialty vein center located in the Texas Medical Center.  He is able to perform the most advanced minimally invasive vein procedures in his clinic for treating all types of varicose veins and spider veins without the need for intravenous anesthesia.  Dr. Shin has performed over 3000 successful saphenous vein ablations for treating varicose veins and venous stasis ulcers.

View Dr. David Shin of Houston Vein Specialists on KHOU explaining the new treatment for melting away varicose veins.

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