• Board certifications

    • Obstetrics and Gynecology - American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

    • Gynecology/Oncology - American Board of OB/Gynecological Oncology

  • Academic titles

    • Assistant Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

  • Medical school

    • Columbia Univ College of Physicians and Surgeons

  • Residencies

    • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Fellowships

    • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

  • Affiliations

    • Huntington Hospital

    • Long Island Jewish Forest Hills

    • Long Island Jewish Medical Center

    • North Shore University Hospital

    • Plainview Hospital

    • Southside Hospital

    • Northwell Health Cancer Institute

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"Dr. Shih came highly recommended by my gynecologist. She put me at ease, was compassionate yet professional."
"Dr. Karin Shih is very knowledgeable & explained to me my diagnosis in the manner that I will understand, explained to me what needs to be done & why & gave me choices w/ treatment & plan of care"
"Very please with the good care expertise and kindness."
"Dr. Shih is a wonderful doctor. I have the utmost confidence in her and literally place my life in her hands."
"Dr. Shih spent extra time with me explaining what the next step would be. I couldn't have been happier with her. #2. Excellent. "
"Excellent dr."
"Dr. Shih was very professional and caring. She made me feel comfortable and safe. I am very happy to be under her care. I am getting the right help. Thank you!"
"Dr. Karin Shih is friendly, understanding and so easy to talk to. She never hesitates to go over anything if I do not understand. Very patient & kind."
"I wish there was a rating of 100 for confidence in Dr. Shih. She is wonderful."
"Dr. Shih saved my life! Furthermore, she is kind, caring, and very attentive. Northwell Health is very fortunate to have such a skilled, talented doctor on its roster!"
"Only disappointment was not seeing Dr. Shih in hospital surgery. I have complete confidence in her knowledge and skill, wonderful!"
"Excellent! #8. She was on the money. "
"I found Dr. Shih knowledgeable and very caring."
"I can't say enough good things about Dr. Shih. The woman literally saved my life! I appreciate her thoroughness and expertise in her field. It is always a pleasure to see her. I feel very confident about my continued well being under her treatment."
"Very caring, professional, & knowledgeable doctors."
"1. Excellent."
"Dr. Shih is great and she is very complete."
"My doctor answered all my questions and helped me think through my options."
"Very professional and caring, she explained everything in detail, would highly recommend this doctor. "
"I would recommend highly this, Dr. K Shih. It would be so convenient if she had office hrs at the Forest Hills site (hospital)."
"Excellent Dr. Love Dr. Shih."
"Dr. Shih is bright, friendly, skilled and professional."
"Dr. Shih is simply the best! She literally saved my life! Extremely knowledgeable, very thorough, follows up immediately on any new symptoms. Includes my son and I in treatment decisions and communicates test results to us immediately."
"Very good."
"I felt Comfortable in being treated by Dr. Shi."
"Good -"
"Dr. Shih was wonderful and made herself totally available to my surgery schedule."
"I am extremely pleased with my surgery, and recovery with Dr. Shih."
"Provider is an excellent listener and is able to alleviate one's fears and concerns. Will recommend highly."
"She was the very best of the best."
"Very good."
"One word! AMAZING!!!THANK YOU!"
"She is knowledgeable."
"Very caring & skilled surgeon, made me feel comfortable."
"Dr. Shih is very patient. I've seen her a few times. She is always an attentive listener. Never once did I feel she was rushing thru the exam."
"Excellent dr."
"Dr. Shih is a very caring doctor. I've met her 3 times in her office and once in the hospital for my surgery. Each time, I did not feel that she was rushing through the appointment. She spends the time to answer all questions. I hope no one I know every needs to go thru surgery but I would definitely recommend Dr. Shih as a GYN oncologist."
"Dr. Karin Shih comes across as straight forward but caring - She makes the patient feel comfortable with the decision taken. Definitely genuine."
"Dr. Shih is so pleasant and VERY efficient."
"Excellent practice."
"Very professional and caring ... would highly recommend this doctor."
"Dr. Shih is simply first-rate. I consider myself fortunate to have her as my physician."
"My first time with Dr. Karin Shih. Very personable and made me feel comfortable right away. She spent the time to explain my condition and what the next steps were. I did not feel like she was rushing to get thru the consultation."
"Dr. Shih is excellent - I immediately liked and trusted her."
"Was very pleased with the care received."
"I'm very happy with Dr. Karin Shih I pray she is treated well so she remains in this office -"
"The doctor is very knowledgeable, and she explained everything in detail."
"Overall good."
"I have nothing negative to say. I am very pleased with the service I've received. Excellent."
"Very satisfied."
"Dr. Shih is quite simply the best in the field. Highly skilled and extremely knowledgeable. I felt completely confident under her care for a major surgery involving cancer removal."
"Dr. Shih will be performing surgery on me this month & I feel confident she will do a very good job. I have only had 1 meet with her."