Dr. Kathleen Shimp, MD

Dr. Kathleen Shimp, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
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Age 43
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Dr. Kathleen Shimp, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Fort Myers, FL and has been practicing for 17 years. She graduated from Univ Of Fl Coll Of Med in 2001 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

9021 Park Royal Dr

Fort Myers, FL 33908

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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No malpractice claims found for Florida
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Dr. Shimp's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Perimenopause
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shimp treats Perimenopause more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Shimp treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Symptomatic Menopause
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shimp treats Symptomatic Menopause more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Shimp treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shimp treats Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Shimp treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Shimp's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Amniocentesis
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Atrophic Vaginitis
Birth Control
Bleeding Disorders
Blood Disorders
Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Breast Diseases
Breech Position
Cancer
Cervical Cancer
Cervical Polyps
Cervicitis
Chlamydia Infections
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
Colposcopy
C-Section
Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
Dilation and Curettage
Ectopic Pregnancy
Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
Endocervical Curettage
Endometrial Ablation
Endometriosis
Excision of Cervix
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Female Infertility
Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
Gestational Diabetes
Gonorrhea Screening
Gynecologic Cancer
Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
High Risk Pregnancy
HIV Screening
HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
Hysterectomy - Open
Hysteroscopy
Intrauterine Growth Restriction
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Low Back Pain During Pregnancy
Maternal Anemia
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Miscarriages
Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
Nausea
Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Screening
Ovarian Cysts
Pap Smear
Pap Smear Abnormalities
Perimenopause
Placenta Previa
Postpartum Depression
Preeclampsia
Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
Pregnancy Test
Pregnancy Ultrasound
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Rh Incompatibility Screening
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Sickle Cell Disease
Symptomatic Menopause
Thrombosis
Thyroid Screening
Trigger Point Injection
Tubal Ligation
Urinary Disorders
Uterine Cancer
Uterine Diseases
Uterine Fibroids
Uterine Prolapse
Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
Vaginal Surgery
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
Yeast Infections

About Me

Biography

Dr. Kathleen Shimp, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Fort Myers, FL and has been practicing for 17 years. She graduated from Univ Of Fl Coll Of Med in 2001 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2001
    Univ Of Fl Coll Of Med
    Medical School
    2001

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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I had an appointment booked for over 2 months as a high risk patient to see this doctor. A week or so before my appointment as a new patient her staff calls me to move the appointment. I waited 20 minutes for someone to answer to call them back to reschedule and she cancelled my new patient...Read More
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I love her....Dr shimp very cara and patient.good recommend
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Dr. Shimp is sweet and sincere. I was originally scheduled to see another physician. After waiting 12 weeks to get in for my first OB visit, the Dr I was scheduled to see called in sick. They offered to reschedule but it was another 12 weeks. Dr. Shimp had an opening available and offered me an apt...Read More
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She was very rude seemed anmoyed and very dismissive of any basic questions. Even in a serious setting as a biopsy, after being a patient. At ppc for 8 years i will. Be going elsewhere. Triage staff also very rude and inadequate at document got a call back hours later by a triage nurse that had a...Read More
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Dr. Shimp was not my primary doctor but I had some complications that resulted in the loss of my son. It was a very stressful time and none of the other on call doctors called me back or gave me any direction on what to do after I went to the hospital twice in the same week. Dr. Shimp was on call...Read More
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Physicians' Primary Care of SWFL

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 7:30am - 4:00pm
    • Tue: 7:30am - 6:00pm
    • Wed: 7:30am - 4:00pm
    • Thu: 7:00am - 4:00pm
    • Fri: 7:30am - 4:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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    • Mon: 6:30am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 7:30am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 7:30am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 7:30am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 7:30am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Care HMO
BlueDental Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO