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Kathleen Shimp, MD

Dr. Shimp is a gynecologist in the Fort Myers area. She is affiliated with Lee Memorial Hospital.
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Conditions treated

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Top 25%
6.3k doctors
Top 15%
6.3k doctors
Top 5%
3.2k doctors
Dr. Shimp saw more pregnancy patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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40k doctors
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40k doctors
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20k doctors
Dr. Shimp saw pain patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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6.4k doctors
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6.4k doctors
Top 5%
3.2k doctors
Dr. Shimp saw more menopause patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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8.8k doctors
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8.8k doctors
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4.4k doctors
Dr. Shimp saw more osteoporosis patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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4.3k doctors
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4.3k doctors
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2.1k doctors
Dr. Shimp saw more yeast infection patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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732 doctors
Top 15%
731 doctors
Top 5%
365 doctors
Dr. Shimp saw mastitis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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17k doctors
Top 15%
17k doctors
Top 5%
8.3k doctors
Dr. Shimp saw more sexually transmitted infection (STI) patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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4.8k doctors
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4.8k doctors
Top 5%
2.4k doctors
Dr. Shimp saw more irregular periods patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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8.6k doctors
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8.6k doctors
Top 5%
4.3k doctors
Dr. Shimp saw more vaginitis patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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2.4k doctors
Top 15%
2.4k doctors
Top 5%
1.2k doctors
Dr. Shimp saw more gestational diabetes patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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4.1k doctors
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4.1k doctors
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2.1k doctors
Dr. Shimp saw gas patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Top 25%
604 doctors
Top 15%
603 doctors
Top 5%
301 doctors
Dr. Shimp saw premenstrual syndrome (PMS) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
Top 25%
899 doctors
Top 15%
899 doctors
Top 5%
449 doctors
Dr. Shimp saw chlamydia patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
Top 25%
298 doctors
Top 15%
299 doctors
Top 5%
149 doctors
Dr. Shimp saw difficulty breast feeding patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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34k doctors
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34k doctors
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17k doctors
Dr. Shimp saw diabetes patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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2.1k doctors
Top 15%
2.1k doctors
Top 5%
1.0k doctors
Dr. Shimp saw vaginal prolapse patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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1.7k doctors
Top 15%
1.7k doctors
Top 5%
831 doctors
Dr. Shimp saw more infertility patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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25k doctors
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25k doctors
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12k doctors
Dr. Shimp saw obesity patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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1.4k doctors
Top 15%
1.4k doctors
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676 doctors
Dr. Shimp saw genital herpes patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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9.0k doctors
Top 15%
9.0k doctors
Top 5%
4.5k doctors
Dr. Shimp saw abscess patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
Top 25%
4.1k doctors
Top 15%
4.1k doctors
Top 5%
2.0k doctors
Dr. Shimp saw more menstrual cramps patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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1.3k doctors
Top 15%
1.3k doctors
Top 5%
657 doctors
Dr. Shimp saw morning sickness patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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22k doctors
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22k doctors
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11k doctors
Dr. Shimp saw urinary tract infection (UTI) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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14k doctors
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14k doctors
Top 5%
6.8k doctors
Dr. Shimp saw more hormonal imbalance patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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6.6k doctors
Top 15%
6.6k doctors
Top 5%
3.3k doctors
Dr. Shimp saw herpes patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Top 25%
4.2k doctors
Top 15%
4.2k doctors
Top 5%
2.1k doctors
Dr. Shimp saw more ovarian cyst patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Top 25%
7.4k doctors
Top 15%
7.4k doctors
Top 5%
3.7k doctors
Dr. Shimp saw more bacterial vaginosis (BV) patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Top 25%
1.0k doctors
Top 15%
1.0k doctors
Top 5%
515 doctors
Dr. Shimp saw uterine prolapse patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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2.4k doctors
Top 15%
2.4k doctors
Top 5%
1.2k doctors
Dr. Shimp saw polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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5.2k doctors
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5.2k doctors
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2.6k doctors
Dr. Shimp saw carcinoma patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

C-section rate

Dr. Shimp’s C-section rate is similar to the rate we predicted for her mix of cases and patients.
45%
C-section rate
Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

To help you understand how Dr. Shimp’s C-section rate compares to a typical pregnancy doctor:

  1. We first measure the actual C-section rate for the pregnant patients Dr. Shimp treats.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who deliver babies, using a data-driven model to predict the C-section rate for patients like Dr. Shimp’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Shimp’s C-section rate is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Shimp sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

Physicians Primary Care - SW FL
9021 Park Royal Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33908
1,127 miles away
The Colorectal Institute
5700 Lee Blvd
Lehigh Acres, FL 33971
1,116 miles away

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Credentials
  • University of Florida College of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 2001

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Obstetrics & Gynecology

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Shimp is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Lee Memorial Hospital
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2020)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Capital Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Fallon Health
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Alliance
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • MagnaCare
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Midlands Choice
  • MultiPlan
  • Paramount
  • Pomco
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Priority Health
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • SummaCare
  • TRICARE
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • WellMed Medical Management
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield