Dr. Karen Shimshak, MD

Pediatric Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 58
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Dr. Karen Shimshak, MD
Dr. Karen Shimshak, MD is a pediatric ophthalmology doctor who practices in Belgrade, MT. She is 58 years old and has been practicing for 32 years. Dr. Shimshak is affiliated with Bozeman Health and Nemours Children's Hospital.

Belgrade Office

205 W Main St

Belgrade, MT 59714

Contact Information

(406) 587-1245

Dr. Karen Shimshak, MD

Dr. Karen Shimshak, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • 13 More

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Care Philosophy

Patient care with compassion while taking care to educate and communicate.
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Dr. Shimshak's Experience

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Dr. Shimshak's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
2

Specialties

  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmology
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
32

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Chalazion
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Movement Disorders
  • Eye Muscle Disorders
  • Eye Palsy
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Eyelid Inflammation
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Strabismus

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13

Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Strabismus Surgery
  • Tear Drainage Surgery
  • Tear Duct Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Montana.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Cornell College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • St. Lukes Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Indiana University-Pediatric Ophthalmology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Wilmer Eye Inst-Hereditary Eye Diseases
    Other Education | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shimshak has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shimshak's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shimshak to family and friends
3.4
based on 5 total reviews
Dr. Shimshak's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Shimshak accepts 27 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • Humana
    Humana HMO
    Humana POS
    Humana PPO
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Medicaid
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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Hospitals where Dr. Shimshak has admitting privileges

Bozeman Health
915 Highland Blvd
Bozeman, MT 59715
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Nemours Children's Hospital
13535 Nemours Pkwy
Orlando, FL 32827
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