Alvin Shon MD | General Surgeon | Whittier, CA | PIH Health
Alvin C. Shon

Alvin C. Shon MD


General Surgery
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4.3 / 5 (based on 41 Reviews) View 5 Comments

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Dr. Shon explains the reason why he became a physician. “A key motivator in deciding to practice medicine was a strong belief in impacting people’s lives in a way that promoted health and wellbeing.” Dr. Shon who calls surgery “fascinating,” and says the “positive outcomes and effects on my patient’s lives are most rewarding.” 

When not taking care of his patients, Dr. Shon likes to spend time with his family and travel.

Office Information

Hospital/Group Affiliation

PIH Health Whittier Hospital

PIH Health Physicians





  • General Surgery

Additional Languages

  • Spanish


Medical School

University of Kansas School of Medicine (Kansas City)


Veterans Affairs Medical Center-Fresno (California)


Fresno Valley Medical Center (California)

Kern Medical Center (California)

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery


Patient Reviews

April 21, 2022
The best Office Practice Ive been too. Great personnel friendly staff.
April 07, 2022
Dr Shon was kind and felt safe with him in the middle of the pain I was experiencing. Dr Shon was attentive and explained the process thoroughly making me feel comfortable. Thank you!
March 10, 2022
Everything was good
February 17, 2022
Pleasant, did not feel rushed in the hospital or the office.
December 16, 2021
Provider and staff were amazing. I was seen within 5 minutes of my arrival.
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