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Dr. Brian Shimkus, MD

Hematology*
4.6 (30)
Map Pin Small Austin, TX
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Brian Shimkus, MD

Dr. Brian Shimkus, MD is a Hematologist in Austin, TX. They graduated from Augusta University Medical College of Georgia and is affiliated with St. David's Medical Center. Dr. Shimkus, completed a residency at University of Virginia. Patients rated Dr. Shimkus an average 4.6 star rating.

Dr. Shimkus works at Brian Shimkus, MD in Austin, TX. They frequently treat conditions like Gallbladder Cancer and Leukocytosis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Shimkus' Office Locations

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    Brian Shimkus, MD
    11111 Research Blvd Ste 450, Austin, TX 78759 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (512) 631-7343

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Gallbladder Cancer
Leukocytosis
Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
Anemia
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Bleeding Disorders
Bone Cancer
Brain Cancer
Breast Cancer
Breast Carcinoma
Cholangiocarcinoma
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Coagulation Disorders
Colorectal Cancer
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Endocrine Gland Cancer
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Head and Neck Cancer
Hemochromatosis
Hypercoagulable State
Hypothalamus Cancer
Immune Thrombocytopenia
Intestinal Malabsorption Carbohydrate
Kidney Cancer
Laryngeal Cancer
Leukocytopenia
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
Male Breast Carcinoma
Malignant Pituitary Gland Tumor
Myeloma
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Myeloproliferative Disorders
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Neutropenia
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Osteosarcoma
Pancreatic Cancer
Pineal Region Tumors
Polycythemia Rubra Vera
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Primary Hypercoagulable State
Prostate Cancer
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Thrombocytosis
Thyroid Cancer
Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Urinary Tract Cancer
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Vitamin B Deficiency
Vitamin B12 Deficiency
Acute Leukemia
Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Acute Myeloid Leukemia Multilineage Dysplasia
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Adult T-Cell Lymphoma
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Astrocytoma
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Bladder Cancer
Carcinoma in Situ
Central Cyanosis
Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Cervical Cancer
Chordoma
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Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia
Chronic Pulmonary Embolism
Diffuse Follicle Center Lymphoma
Diffuse Lymphoblastic Lymphoma
Enzyme Disorder Anemia
Esophageal Cancer
Ewing's Sarcoma
Eye Cancer
Fallopian Tube Cancer
Follicular Lymphoma Grade 1
Follicular Lymphoma Grade 2
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Hemophilia
Hemophilia A
Hodgkin's Disease
Hypogammaglobulinemia
Illeum Cancer
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Lymphocytopenia
Lymphocytosis
Lymphoma
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Male Breast Cancer
Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
Mantle Cell Lymphoma
Marginal Zone Lymphoma
Mediastinal Tumors
Medulloblastoma
Melanoma
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Meningiomas
Merkel Cell Carcinoma
Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Nodular Sclerosis Hodgkins Lymphoma
Oral Cancer
Ovarian Cancer
Pancytopenia
Penile Cancer
Penile Carcinoma
Peritoneal Cancer
Pernicious Anemia
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Purpura
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Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
Schwannoma
Secondary Malignancies
Sickle Cell Disease
Sickle Cell Hemoglobin C Disease
Sickle Cell Hemoglobin SS Disease
Skin Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Skin
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Testicular Cancer
Thalassemia
Thalassemia Minor
Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
Tongue Cancer
Tonsil Cancer
Uterine Cancer
Vertebral Column Tumors
Vitamin B12 Anemia
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Erythropoietin Test
Thoracentesis
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    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.6
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    About Dr. Brian Shimkus, MD

    Specialties*
    • Hematology

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    Specialties*
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Languages Spoken
    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1730164591
    NPI Number
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University of Virginia
    Residency
    Internship
    • University of Virginia
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Augusta University Medical College of Georgia
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Medical Oncology
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • St. David's Medical Center

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Brian Shimkus, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Shimkus is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Shimkus has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Shimkus works at Brian Shimkus, MD in Austin, TX. View the full address on Dr. Shimkus’s profile.

    Dr. Shimkus has seen patients for Gallbladder Cancer and Leukocytosis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Shimkus on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    30 patients have reviewed Dr. Shimkus. The overall rating for this provider is 4.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Shimkus.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Shimkus, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Shimkus appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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