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Ophthalmologist
25 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
(14)
Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Karen Shimshak, Ophthalmologist is Good. Dr. Shimshak has been reviewed by 14 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.4
  • Currently 3.375 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.1
  • Currently 3.125 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.1
  • Currently 3.125 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 2.7
  • Currently 2.7142857142857 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 2.6
  • Currently 2.625 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.1
  • Currently 3.1428571428571 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Karen Shimshak, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • She has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Lazy Eye (Strabismus)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity
  • Tear Duct Problems

Education & Awards

Dr. Shimshak graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.


Affiliations

Dr. Shimshak has 13 hospital affiliations:

  • Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare - All Saints 
  • St. Mary's Hospital-Milwaukee 

Languages

  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Karen S Shimshak MD is a female Ophthalmologist, has 25 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology and Pediatric Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Karen S. Shimshak practice?
Dr. Karen Shimshak has 4 office locations.
Dr. Karen Shimshak practices Ophthalmology and Pediatric Ophthalmology near Milwaukee, WI.
Additional practice locations include: Mount Pleasant, WI and Thiensville, WI.
See Milwaukee Ophthalmologists.