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About Dr. Brian J Shimkus

Dr. Brian J Shimkus, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Georgetown, TX, with other offices in Austin, TX and Round Rock, TX . He has 15 years of experience. His specialties include Medical Oncology, Hematology & Oncology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Shimkus is affiliated with St Davids Medical Center, University Medical Center Brackenridge and Heart Hospital Of Austin At St Davids Round Rock. Dr. Shimkus has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

19 Ratings with 6 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Brian J Shimkus is Excellent. Dr. Brian J Shimkus has been rated by 19 patients. From those 19 patients 6 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Brian J Shimkus is 4.6 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Austin Cancer Centers

2000 Scenic Dr Ste G002
Georgetown, TX 78626
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Austin Cancer Centers

200 Medical Pkwy Ste 120
Austin, TX 78738
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Austin Cancer Center

16030 Park Valley Dr Ste 201
Round Rock, TX 78681
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Specialties

Dr. Brian J Shimkus has the following 3 specialties

  • Medical Oncology

    Think of an oncologist as your main physician for cancer care. After being diagnosed, you’ll meet regularly with an oncologist to explore and manage your treatment options, as well as monitor your condition throughout the process. Medical oncologists are extremely knowledgeable in various types of cancer treatment and can recommend the right method for the type and stage of cancer you’re facing.
    They may also refer you to additional specialists throughout your care, but they will always be your home base for questions and support. It’s also worth mentioning that medical oncologists deal mostly with solid tumors while hematologists specialize in cancers that involve blood disorders, such as leukemia.

  • Hematology & Oncology
  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Brian J Shimkus has the following 10 expertise

  • Allergy
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
  • Lymphoma
  • Myelofibrosis
  • Leukemia
  • Cancer
  • Blood Cancer
  • Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Chemotherapy
  • Myeloma

Dr. Brian J Shimkus has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. Brian J Shimkus is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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Saved my life
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Top rated doctor

Dr Shimkus answers emails usually within 20 minutes. He always has time to answer questions.

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Excellent doctor
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Five Stars

Dr. Shimkus was great. Wouldn't have wanted anyone else during Chemo.

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Wonderful Doctor

Dr. Shimkus did a wonderful job curing my brother inlaw of lung cancer and he is "cancer free" now. Then a year later, I was was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer, at that time, I knew which Oncologist I wanted. Now I'm very happy to say "I'm cancer free". The staff in Georgetown are wonderful and caring. I want to thank them for helping me get through a tough time in my life.

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2015, 2017, 2018)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2015, 2017, 2018)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2015, 2017, 2018)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Shimkus is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    15 Years Experience

  • University Of Wisconsin School Of Medicine And Public Health

    Graduated in 2003

  • University Of Virginia Health System

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Brian J Shimkus accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas
    • BCBS TX Blue Advantage HMO
    • BCBS TX BlueChoice
    • BCBS TX HMO Blue Texas
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana HMO
    • Humana HMO Premier
    • Humana National HMO
    • Humana National POS
    • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • Scott and White
    • Scott and White PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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