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Surgical Specialist, Orthopaedic Surgeon
33 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Shimkus is Average. Dr. Shimkus has been reviewed by 12 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 2.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.6
Promptness 3.1
Courteous Staff 3.3
Accurate Diagnosis 3.0
Bedside Manner 2.0
Spends Time with Me 2.3
Follows Up After Visit 2.0

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Shimkus graduated from Rosalind Franklin University, North Chicago.


Dr. Shimkus has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Southampton Hospital 
  • South Nassau Communities Hospital 
  • Franklin Hospital 


  • Russian
  • Polish
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. John Walter Shimkus MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 33 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. John W. Shimkus practice?
Dr. John Shimkus has 10 office locations.
Dr. John Shimkus practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Brooklyn, NY.
Additional practice locations include: Ridgewood, NY and Woodhaven, NY.
See Brooklyn Surgeons.