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As a general surgeon in Lake Charles, Dr. Richard Shimer performs surgical procedures to treat conditions affecting the abdomen and related structures, like hernias or tumors.

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Dr. Richard Shimer graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Dr. Shimer has one office in Louisiana where he specializes in General Surgery. Learn more.

Dr. Shimer works with forty-six doctors including Dr. Jason Morris and Dr. Thomas Mulhearn.

Education & Training  

Medical School

Hospital Affiliations

  • Christus St. Patrick Hospital

Languages Spoken  

  • English

Office See Insurance

Imperial Health  


501 Doctor Michael Debakey Drive, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601-5724

Office Hours

  Open Lunch Close
Mon 8:30 am 5:00 pm
Tue 8:30 am 5:00 pm
Wed 8:30 am 5:00 pm
Thu 8:30 am 5:00 pm
Fri 8:30 am 5:00 pm

Office Details

Doctor Specialty General Surgery
Practice SpecialtyMulti-specialty
Group PracticeImperial Calcasieu Medical Group
Hospital Affiliation
  • Christus St. Patrick Hospital
Languages Spoken Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Korean, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese

Insurance Accepted  

  • Aetna