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Dr. Thomas Shim, MD

Pediatrics*
5.0 (9)
Map Pin Small Howard Beach, NY
Accepting new patients
31 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Thomas Shim, MD

Dr. Thomas Shim, MD is a Pediatrics Specialist in Howard Beach, NY. They specialize in Pediatrics, has 31 years of experience, and is board certified in Pediatrics. They graduated from State University of New York Upstate Medical University Norton College of Medicine and is affiliated with Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Dr. Shim, completed a residency at North Shore University Hosp, Pediatrics. Patients rated Dr. Shim an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Shim works at Practice in Howard Beach, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Acute Upper Respiratory Infection and Fever 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.

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Dr. Shim's Office Locations

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    15849 84TH ST, Howard Beach, NY 11414 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (718) 322-3463

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  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center

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Immunization Administration
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Fever
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Wellness Examination
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Constipation
Diaper Rash
Nail Infection
Pharyngitis
Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
Strep Throat
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Abdominal Pain
Acne
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Acute Bronchitis
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Tonsillitis
ADHD and-or ADD
Administrative Physical
All Types of Food Poisoning
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Allergic Rhinitis
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anaphylactic Food Allergies
Anaphylactic Fruit and Vegetable Allergy
Anaphylaxis
Anemia
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Animal Allergies
Anxiety
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Asthma
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Athlete's Foot
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Back Pain
Bacterial Sepsis
Balanoposthitis
Bedwetting
Bladder Infection
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Boil
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Breast Pain
Bronchiolitis
Bronchitis
Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
Burn Injuries
Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
Canker Sore
Celiac Disease
Cellulitis
Chickenpox
Chronic Tonsillitis
Cluster Headache
Conduct Disorder
Congenital Hand Anomaly
Contact Dermatitis
Cough
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Dehydration
Diarrhea
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Difficulty With Walking
Dizziness
Down Syndrome
Dysentery
Dyshydrotic Eczema
Dyslipidemia
Dysphagia
Ear Ache
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Earwax Buildup
Eczema and Contact Dermatitis
Elbow Sprain
Enteritis
Familial Hypercholesterolemia
Febrile Convulsion
Fever-Induced Seizure
Folliculitis
Food Poisoning
Foot Infection
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Genu Valgum
Headache
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Heart Palpitations
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
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Herpes Simplex Infection
Hives
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Hyperlipidemia
Hypoglycemia
Hypogonadism
Impetigo
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Influenza (Flu)
Ingrown Nail
Insomnia
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Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Jock Itch
Joint Pain
Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
Lactose Intolerance
Laryngitis
Lice
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Limb Swelling
Lipid Disorders
Low Back Pain
Malaise and Fatigue
Mastodynia
Menstrual Disorders
Migraine
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Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Motion Sickness
Muscle Cramping
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nausea
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Newborn Jaundice
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nosebleed
Obesity
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Osteopenia
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pediatric Obesity
Pediatric Overweight
Phimosis
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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Pinworm
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Plantar Fasciitis
Plantar Wart
Pneumonia
Poison Ivy
Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
Pollen Allergy
Polyuria
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Postnasal Drip
Proteinuria
Rash
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Ringworm
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Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Shortness of Breath
Sinus Tachycardia
Sinusitis
Sleep Apnea
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stye
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Sunburn
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Swine Flu
Tension Headache
Testicular Dysfunction
Throat Pain
Tinea Versicolor
Tinnitus
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Tonsillitis
Torticollis
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vertigo
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Viral Enteritis
Viral Infection
Warts
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Wheezing
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Yeast Infections
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Circumcision
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Obesity Counseling
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    Specialties*
    • Pediatrics

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    Years of Experience
    • 31 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1457422990
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • North Shore University Hosp, Pediatrics
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • State University of New York Upstate Medical University Norton College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Pediatrics
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    Dr. Shim has seen patients for Acute Upper Respiratory Infection and Fever, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Shim on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    9 patients have reviewed Dr. Shim. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Shim.

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