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Andrew Alan Shinar, MD


Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation; Chief, Division of Arthritis and Joint Replacement

4.8 4.8 360 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

Adult Orthopaedics
Joint Replacement
Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

Board Certificates

Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2006


MD - Columbia University, 1988
Fellowship - Massachusetts General Hospital, 1995
Residency - Harvard University, 1993
Internship - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 1989


Vanderbilt Orthopaedics
Vanderbilt Orthopaedics
1215 21st Ave. S.
Suite 4200
Nashville, TN 37232

Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
This doctor don't like wasting time. He comes in check patient, explain briefly & hurrying & he's out of the exam room as fast as he possible can get out. He doesn't believe in idling the time away. Every minute is very important to him.
Patient | December 28, 2017

very courteous visitdoctor very friendly and very knowledgeable
Patient | December 25, 2017

Dr. Shinar is the best dr. and cares about his patients.
Patient | December 12, 2017

Dr. Shinar has ALWAYS done an excellent job of explaining what is happening with me in regards to my treatment and care. I have the UTMOST confidence in him as my care provider... and have recommended (and will continue to recommend) him to my family and friends. Thanks Dr. Shinar!
Patient | December 8, 2017

Dr. Shinar and his team are wonderful!
Patient | December 7, 2017

I have referred 6 or more people to Dr. Shiner.
Patient | October 23, 2017

Dr. Shinar is outstanding.
Patient | October 12, 2017

Patient | September 5, 2017

Dr. Shinar & all his staff are great! Professional, caring & kind.
Patient | August 25, 2017

Since I am a former surgery nurse, I feel I can evaluate Dr. Shinar from a different degree. He is an excellent surgeon - very easy on tissues and accurate.
Patient | July 11, 2017

After 4 dislocations, I faced a tough decision about a 2nd hip operation to install a motion limiting device. Dr. Shinar was frank, but also calmed my apprehension.
Patient | April 29, 2017

Dr. Shinar is one of my all time favorite doctors. He always provide caring thorough care and explained everything exceptionally well.
Patient | April 28, 2017

Dr. Shinar is exceptional. Have referred several people from Chattanooga to him.
Patient | March 24, 2017

Dr. Shinar explained the good outcome as well as the bad. I like the fact he is a straight talking Dr.
Patient | March 22, 2017

Dr. Shinar is one of the best doctors I have been to in the last 5 years. I really like him.
Patient | February 28, 2017

Nice guy!!
Patient | February 23, 2017

Dr. Shinar provided outstanding service in every way possible.
Patient | February 8, 2017

Very good. #1. Shinar.
Patient | February 3, 2017

Dr. Shinar very nice doctor.
Patient | January 26, 2017

Patient | December 20, 2016