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Patient Reviews

4.0
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(16)
Patient comments (11)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Adam Shimer is Good. Dr. Shimer has been reviewed by 16 patients who have provided 11 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
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Promptness 4.6
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Courteous Staff 4.3
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Accurate Diagnosis 4.1
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Bedside Manner 4.2
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Spends Time with Me 4.2
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Follows Up After Visit 4.2
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Adam Shimer, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 11 areas:
  • Back Pain
  • Chordoma
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Vertebroplasty (Kyphoplasty)

Education & Awards

Dr. Shimer graduated from University of Virginia, Charlottesville. He has 13 awards.

Awards  
2004 North American Spine Society / The Spine Journal Outstanding Paper Award 2
2012 Virginia Orthopaedic Society 65th Annual Meeting - Best Poster Award
004 Cervical Spine Research Society 1st Place Fielding Resident/Fellow Research Award
2011 AO Spine North AmericaYoung Investigator Research Award 2009
AO Spine North America 7th Annual Fellows Forum, 1st Place
2009 AO Spine North America 7th Annual Fellows Forum, 1st Place
2011 AO Spine North AmericaYoung Investigator Research Award
2012 Runner-up North American Spine Society / The Spine Journal Outstanding Paper Award
2002 Gratton Alexander Litz III Award
2004 Cervical Spine Research Society 1st Place Fielding Resident/Fellow Research Award
2013 Nominee for North American Spine Society Value Award
2004 North American Spine Society / The Spine Journal Outstanding Paper Award
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Charlottesville, VA
Orthopaedic Surgeon

Affiliations

Dr. Shimer has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • UVA HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital 
  • University of Virginia Medical Center 

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Additional Information
Dr. Adam L Shimer MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 9 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Adam L. Shimer practice?
Dr. Adam Shimer has 1 office location.
Dr. Adam Shimer practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Charlottesville, VA.
See Charlottesville Orthopedic Surgeons.