Andrea S. Shin, MD, MSCR
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Andrea S. Shin, MD, MSCR

  • Gastroenterology
Westwood Digestive Diseases | 100 Medical Plaza, Suite 205, Los Angeles, CA 90024


Dr. Shin received her medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and also completed her internal medicine residency at Indiana University School of Medicine. She then earned a master’s degree in clinical and translational research while training as a research fellow at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, followed by completion of a clinical fellowship in gastroenterology and hepatology at Indiana University.

Dr. Shin specializes in the care of patients with disorders of gut-brain interactions (DGBI) and gastrointestinal motility disorders. She is committed to providing individualized care that emphasizes the multidimensional nature of DGBI and motility disorders. Her research interests relate to her clinical expertise and focuses on developing novel diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to treating disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), functional diarrhea, chronic diarrhea, chronic constipation, and anorectal disorders. She is a past recipient of an institutional career-development award (KL2) and a current recipient of a K23 career development award through the National Institutes of Health. She is a member of the Rome V Functional Bowel Disorders Committee, served as a lead physician investigator for the American Gastroenterological Association’s (AGA) 2015 IBS in America Campaign and is a former member of the AGA Clinical Practice Update Committee. She now serves on the AGA Research Awards Panel as the AGA Patient Education Advisor, and as a council member for the American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society. She has co-authored over 60 peer-reviewed publications, serves as associate editor for Neurogastroenterology & Motility, and serves as an editorial board member for Alimentary, Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, and BMC Medicine.





Gastroenterology, Indiana University School of Medicine, 2015


Internal Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, 2011


MSc, Mayo Clinic, 2013
MD, Indiana University School of Medicine, 2008

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center



  • Disorders of the gut-brain interaction (DGBI)
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Functional diarrhea
  • Chronic diarrhea
  • Chronic constipation
  • Anorectal disorders


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  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Centivo
  • Cigna
  • First Health
  • Health Net of California
  • Interplan (part of HealthSmart)
  • L.A. Care
  • MultiPlan
  • UFCM Health System
  • Prime Health Services
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • UnitedHealthcare

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