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Medical Oncologist and Hematologist
14 years of experience
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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Brian Shimkus, Medical Oncologist and Hematologist is Excellent. Dr. Shimkus has been reviewed by 14 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
Promptness 4.7
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 4.8
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Brian Shimkus, MD is board certified in Medical Oncology.

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Allergy
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
  • Leukemia
  • Multiple Myeloma (Cancer of Plasma Cells)

Education & Awards

Dr. Shimkus graduated from Medical College of Georgia, Augusta. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014 - 2015)
On-Time Doctor Award (2015)


Dr. Shimkus has 27 hospital affiliations:

  • Seton Medical Center 
  • South Austin Hospital 


  • Spanish
  • Hebrew
  • Italian
  • German
  • French

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Additional Information
Dr. Brian Jay Shimkus MD is a male Internist, has 14 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine, Hematology & Oncology, and Medical Oncology.
Where does Dr. Brian J. Shimkus practice?
Dr. Brian Shimkus has 3 office locations.
Dr. Brian Shimkus practices Internal Medicine, Hematology & Oncology, and Medical Oncology near Austin, TX.
Additional practice locations include: Georgetown, TX.
See Austin Internists and Austin Oncologists.