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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.
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.
Dr. Brian J Shimkus has the following 10 expertise
- Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
- Blood Cancer
- Bone Marrow Transplant
Dr. Brian J Shimkus has 1 board certified specialty
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Dr. Brian J Shimkus is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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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.
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 (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 (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.
Dr. Shimkus is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
15 Years Experience
University Of Wisconsin School Of Medicine And Public Health
Graduated in 2003
University Of Virginia Health System
Dr. Brian J Shimkus accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS TX Blue Advantage HMO
- BCBS TX BlueChoice
- BCBS TX HMO Blue Texas
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA LocalPlus
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Humana HMO
- Humana HMO Premier
- Humana National HMO
- Humana National POS
- Humana Preferred PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
Scott and White
- Scott and White PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
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