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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Pre-Operative Evaluation

I felt like he took the time to listen and answer all of my questions. He took the time to explain the procedure and wanted to make sure I was comfortable with everything that was going to happen on surgery day.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Melissa is so attentive and really listens to you.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Short wait to be called back to the room. Dr Allen arrived within 10min.

Pellets (Hormone Therapy)

Front office is always extremely welcoming and personable. Dr. Watson’s new team member, Brianna, was great and very engaging. And of course, as usual, Dr. Watson always makes me feel important and connected to her on a personal level. Dr. Angela Watson is truly one of the most gifted physicians that makes patient relations a priority. She is not only genuine and sincere, but also has an energetic personality and gives her patients her full attention. She is a rarity in today’s medical field!

Pap Smear

Very clean, professional and friendly.

Breast Exam

Very friendly and takes her time during your visit.

Lab Work

Randall went above and beyond to work me in quickly. The reception staff was incredibly helpful as I had a was limited in time. As soon as they realized I’d waited over 15 minutes, they ensured I got in and out immediately. The nurse called promptly with the results and called in the appropriate medication.

Annual Exam

Always very pleasant and the staff makes you feel comfortable.

Office Visit / Follow-up

From the office staff, to Dr Arya, to Dr. Arya’s medical assistants, they are amazing. I am so happy to be with them.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Dr Schaefer took the time to talk to me , I felt that she genuinely cares for her patients


Dr. Munoz’s assistant calls me back quickly and always takes time to answer my questions and schedules me with Dr. Munoz. Dr. Munoz is the best!! Great bedside manner, takes time with his patients and listens to every concern.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Dr Doke is fantastic! I appreciate his attention and knowledge! The entire team, from front desk to nurses, are really great! The whole team has been completely great for the many years I have been a patient! Thank you!

Annual Well Woman Exam

Dr Baker listens and will answer all questions.

Pap Smear

Great Doctor

Annual Well Woman Exam

Dr. Baker did not rush and took so much time answering all of my questions with care and concern.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Dr Allen is very caring and takes the time to listen to all of your concerns.

Gynecological Exams

Dr. Doke is an excellent doctor. He listens well and is very professional. I am grateful he is my doctor.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Dr. Ashitey was very friendly and knowledgable. Was able to explain things and was very welcoming.

Annual Exam

Dr. Axline takes time with you, listens to you, doesn't rush in and out. He cares about you as a person. All the staff members were great as well. Felt valued as a patient.

Gynecological Exams

Dr McBrayer listened carefully to what I had to say and also I was in and out!