Sandra Shin, MD

Department of Pathology
Member of AMC Faculty

Dr. Shin is one of the nation's leading experts in breast pathology. She serves as chair of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Albany Medical Center and has a long record of providing excellent care and diagnostic interpretation to patients.

Dr. Shin serves on the expert breast pathology committee for the National Cancer Institute. She has also served as co-principal investigator or co-investigator on several multi-million-dollar grants funded by the National Institutes of Health.

Studies conducted in her research program in breast disease have appeared in more than 100 scientific journals, invited reviews, books and book chapters. She is also the editor of "A Comprehensive Guide to Core Needle Biopsies of the Breast," a 900-page textbook published by Springer.

Dr. Shin earned her medical degree from Albany Medical College through its joint degree program with Siena College. She completed her residency and breast fellowship training at New York Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell Medical College, where she went on to serve as vice-chair for Education, chief of Breast Pathology, and director of the pathology residency training program and the breast pathology fellowship program.

Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology

American Board of Pathology


Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center
New York, NY


Breast Fellow
New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center
New York, NY

Medical/Professional Education

Albany Medical Center
Albany, NY