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Patient Reviews

4.0
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(15)
Patient comments (11)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Adam Shimer is Good. Dr. Shimer has been reviewed by 15 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 8 areas:
  • Back Pain
  • Chordoma
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Vertebroplasty (Kyphoplasty)

Education & Awards

Dr. Shimer graduated from University of Virginia, Charlottesville. He has 8 awards.

Awards  
2013 Nominee for North American Spine Society Value Award
2011 AO Spine North AmericaYoung Investigator Research Award
2004 North American Spine Society / The Spine Journal Outstanding Paper Award
2004 Cervical Spine Research Society 1st Place Fielding Resident/Fellow Research Award
2012 Runner-up North American Spine Society / The Spine Journal Outstanding Paper Award
2002 Gratton Alexander Litz III Award
2009 AO Spine North America 7th Annual Fellows Forum, 1st Place
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 Lynn 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.