Andrew Thomas Shimer

Andrew Thomas Shimer, MD

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Residency: Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas

Graduate School: Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas

Undergraduate School: University of Notre Dame

Dr. Andrew Shimer is a Board Certified OB/GYN at Craig Ranch OB/GYN in McKinney, Texas, serving patients in the entire Dallas area. He has been in practice for 20 years and is experienced in many areas of women’s health care.

His training at one of the busiest training hospitals in the country has helped him manage all types of high-risk pregnancy conditions including hypertension, diabetes, twin pregnancy, VBAC’s, and many other high-risk conditions.

He also prides himself in providing the most up to date treatment of gynecological problems. He has served on the medical board of Hologic helping improve and develop the latest Novasure device to treat heavy menstrual cycles and has taught many other OB-GYNs in the area how to perform this in-office ablation procedure. He also is very experienced performing all types of hysterectomies depending on the need of his patients.

Dr. Shimer earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Notre Dame. He then went on to attend Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, where he earned his medical degree and gave the graduation speech to his class as Class President. He completed his residency training at Baylor as well and was Chief Resident his last year. Following his residency, Dr. Shimer was in private practice in North Carolina as well as a clinical instructor at University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill before relocating to Dallas in 2000 and starting Craig Ranch OB-GYN. He enjoys golf, travel, and spends much of his time coaching his kids in their various sports. He is proud to be a member of the stellar staff at Craig Ranch OB/GYN, and he looks forward to meeting new patients. Call the office for an appointment with Dr. Shimer!

Patient Reviews

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Pap Smear

Office staff and doctor very friendly. This visit I was in and out in 40 minutes. This was my first visit with Dr. Loeffel and she made my visit very easy and comfortable.

Pap Smear

Dr Locke runs on time and is quick and painless.

Gynecological Ultrasound / Sonogram

Office staff is always efficient and friendly. I didn't have to wait.

Annual Well Woman Exam

We covered everything that I wanted to discuss - past issues and the solutions that are still working, the way forward for my health. She listens to me and spends time. I don't feel rushed or like I am just another patient.

MonaLisa Touch®

The Dr took time to make recommendations and listen to my concerns.


I appreciated Dr Robins patience and caring approach when I had questions

Annual Well Woman Exam

I live Westmoreland! Awesome human and easy to talk to Westmoreland always gives excellent care. She listens to any and all concerns and is so kind and loving

Pap Smear

She was knowledgeable and respectful.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Staff & doctor are all very helpful & attentive

Gynecological Problem Visit

Dr A is the best!

Pap Smear

I have been going to Dr. Syal for 10 years. He and his staff get you in and out as fast as possible. They make you very comfortable and they always are super friendly.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Quick, easy check in. Wellness visit with my doctor was straight forward and he explained what to expect.

Annual Well Woman Exam

love dr Macdonald

Annual Well Woman Exam

Great care of staff and Dr Lemley is amazing

Annual Well Woman Exam

Dr. Troy had an excellent bedside manner and focused on ensuring I had all my questions answered.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Dr Taylor was friendly and patient and answered all my questions. She explains everything she does and I always feel very well taken care of

Annual Well Woman Exam

Dr Carroll is a great doctor, very patient, thorough and knowledgeable.

Annual Well Woman Exam

I got there a little before my appointment and was seen a little earlier. There was a calm, quiet lobby with friendly staff. The office is very clean. Dr. Adams is very kind, professional, and knowledgeable.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Very professional as always!

Breast Exam

Every person I interacted with were extremely professional and friendly. They kindly informed all the doctor's patients about being behind schedule and gave an option to wait or return later.