Dr. Shin received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He completed a neurology residency and a multiple sclerosis fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He also completed a fellowship in neuro-ophthalmology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Scheie Eye Institute before arriving at the University of Maryland as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology and in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.
Dr. Shin has a special interest in visual problems associated with multiple sclerosis, including optic neuritis and double vision. Dr. Shin is involved in many clinical trials for disease modifying therapies in multiple sclerosis. He lectures frequently locally and nationally on multiple sclerosis and neuro-ophthalmologic topics, and has received multiple awards and commendations for his teaching and clinical excellence.