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Karen S. Shimshak MD

Karen S. Shimshak MD

(406) 587-1245
Primary Specialties
  • Ophthalmology (Board Certified)

    Primary Office

    Medical Eye Specialists
    300 N. Willson, Suite 1003
    Suite 1003
    Bozeman, MT 59715
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    Medical School: Albany Medical College, MD

    Residency: Medical College of Wisconsin, Froedtert Hospital Eye Institute, Ophthalmology

    Fellowship: Indiana University School of Medicine

    Areas of Expertise

    Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus, Ophthalmology

    Physician Bio

    Karen S. Shimshak, MD, FAAO, FAAP, is a member of Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital medical staff. Dr. Shimshak joined the practice of Medical Eye Specialists in 2016 as an ophthalmologist with 25 years of experience, having practiced throughout the Midwest and in Florida. She completed medical school and ophthalmology residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Her fellowship training in pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus was at Indiana University with preceptorship in ocular genetics at Johns Hopkins-Wilmer Eye Institute. Board certified in ophthalmology, Dr. Shimshak is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Shimshak's clinical practice emphasis is in pediatric ophthalmology and adult eye alignment disorders.