Brian J. Shimkus, MD

Board-Certified Cancer Specialist

Medical Oncology - Hematology

Brian J. Shimkus, MD, is a board-certified cancer specialist who specializes in medical oncology and hematology.

Educational Background

Dr. Shimkus earned his medical degree from Medical College of Georgia. He fulfilled his residency and internship at the University of Virginia Hospital Internal Medicine Program. Dr. Shimkus completed a medical oncology fellowship at University of Wisconsin Cancer Center.

Awards & Research

Dr. Shimkus is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Medical Association.

What I Love About My Job

I am continually amazed by the strength and courage of my patients. Cancer changes lives—not just for patients but also for family and friends. I’m in this fight with them; from helping them beat cancer to doing all I can to improve their lives.


To schedule an appointment with Dr. Brian J. Shimkus, call Austin Cancer Center at 512.505.5500 today, or use our online Request an Appointment form.