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Dr. Shimin Cao MD and PHD is a male Internist, has 26 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine.
Dr. Shimin Cao has 4 office locations.
Heartland Internal Medicine
404 Lincoln Dr
Ste B
Herrin, IL 62948

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License & Identifications

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Specialties & Research

Dr. Shimin Cao, MD, PHD is board certified in Internal Medicine.

Education & Awards

Dr. Cao graduated from Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou. He has 1 awards.

Bridges to Excellence Recognition
Bridges to Excellence Medical Home Recognition (2014 - 2017)


Dr. Cao has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Vassar Brothers Medical Center 
  • Herrin Hospital 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Cao accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 20 plans
  • Unicare - 12 plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois - 2 plans
  • Humana - 10 plans
  • Cigna - 3 plans
  • Aetna - 2 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans


  • Chinese

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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Shimin Cao practice?
Dr. Shimin Cao practices Internal Medicine near Herrin, IL.
Additional practice locations include: Flushing, NY and Marion, IL.
See Herrin Internists.