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Andrew Alan Shinar, MD


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

4.7 4.7 428 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
Adult Orthopaedics
Joint Replacement

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

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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

Always a pleasure to see Dr. Shinar. He really cares about my health, and does everything to insure that all my orthopaedic needs are taken care of. Dr. Shinar is an exemplary surgeon and human being.
Patient | October 31, 2016

A very busy man.
Patient | October 31, 2016

Dr. Shinar is A++.
Patient | October 17, 2016

Even though my appointment was for my hip replacement, I was concerned about swelling in my left knee. . Dr Shinar took the time to drain a large amount of fluid off my knee giving me instant pain relief. Thank you Dr. Shinar. Excellent care.
Patient | October 12, 2016

Dr. Shinar was very kind, explained the surgery and answered all my questions.
Patient | October 10, 2016

Great care provided.
Patient | September 27, 2016

Patient | September 26, 2016

I hold Dr Shinar and his team very high!! and Vanderbilt as a whole.
Patient | September 21, 2016

Patient | September 1, 2016

Dr. Shiner is a very polite, knowledgable ,and terrific Doctor. Recommemded him to many friends,
Patient | September 1, 2016

Dr. Shinar was very professional, friendly, knowledgeable, & caring yet direct. I really trust him a lot. Excellent doctor.
Patient | August 30, 2016

Great doctor!
Patient | August 24, 2016

Dr S_____ is very impressive.
Patient | August 18, 2016

Excellent skilled dependable surgeon highly recommend. #1. Definitely.
Patient | August 10, 2016

The hip-replacement Dr. Shinar gave me in 2005, & follow-up PT, is serving me VERY WELL.
Patient | August 1, 2016

Dr Shinar is a true professional doctor. I have all confidence in his knowledge and medical care.
Patient | July 26, 2016

Doctor Shinar is the BEST.
Patient | May 28, 2016

I've already recommended Vanderbilt and Dr. Shinar to a friend.
Patient | May 22, 2016

As I said before, He is a keeper.
Patient | May 10, 2016

All ways pleasant.
Patient | May 10, 2016

Andy Shinar exceptional in all respects. My second hip surgery with him. Have recommended 4 others from Chattanooga to him.
Patient | May 6, 2016

I am grateful to have Dr. Shinar & his crew, including xray.
Patient | May 2, 2016

Could not be better.
Patient | April 26, 2016

When I see this provider I see an angel in my eyes.
Patient | April 25, 2016