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Kathleen Shimp, MD, FACOG

Kathleen Shimp, MD, FACOG

About Dr. Shimp

With more than 15 years of experience in obstetrics and gynecology, Kathleen Shimp, MD, FACOG, sees women at every life stage. She practices in all areas of women’s health care, including child and adolescent care, family planning, obstetrics, and menopause. She’s dedicated to giving each patient the time she deserves and stays up-to-date with the latest medical advancements, such as MonaLisa Touch® for vaginal atrophy and gentle C-sections that offer patients a more natural delivery experience.

Dr. Shimp helps patients suffering from infertility, endometriosis, heavy periods, menopausal symptoms, and more. Her compassionate bedside manner makes patients feel comfortable and right at home.

Dr. Shimp has served on ACOG’s committee for patient education and currently serves on the Medical Staff Quality Committee at HealthPark Medical Center.

In her free time, Dr. Shimp enjoys pursuing all types of outdoor activities with her husband and their two daughters. She loves to fish, snorkel, SCUBA dive, camp and hike. She loves to travel to new places, and also enjoys reading historical fiction. 

Dr. Shimp is currently accepting new patients and welcomes them to the practice.

Education & Training

Bachelor’s Degree
Davidson College
Medical Degree
University of Florida College of Medicine
Obstetrics & Gynecology Residency
Carolinas Medical Center
Board Certification
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

What Dr. Shimp’s Patients Say

Dr Shimp listens. She doesn't seem in a hurry. She engages personally as well as medically. She knows and answers my questions clearly. She's thorough in her exam. I feel safe and in good care. I recommended her to my expecting daughter.
Courtney M.*
Dr. K Shimp is the epitome of a professional physician. Impeccable listening skills, communicates to the patient, very skillful in all areas of women's health. Positive energy. So blessed I found her.
Kimberly R.*
Dr. Shimp is always pleasant, courteous to your questions and is definitely a top-notch doctor. She is extremely a very good listener and any concerns you may have as a patient are always explained to you. I would recommend her highly. All the staff is extremely courteous also.
Georgia C.*

Patient names have been changed to protect confidentiality.