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Veronica Shim, MD

General Surgeon

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Conditions Treated Lung Cancer Ovarian Cancer Peritoneal Mesothelioma Pleural Effusions Pleural Mesothelioma Testicular Mesothelioma

  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. Veronica Shim is a well-known general surgeon in Oakland, California. She received her medical degree from Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University in 1995. Dr. Shim completed his medical education with a residency in general surgery at the University of Arizona and a fellowship in breast surgery at UCSF. He is certified by the American Board in surgery. Her subspecialty is general surgery and breast. This doctor works at Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center. He was awarded the honors ACS Fellow in 2011, CMS Stage 1 in 2012 and Checkbook Top Doc. He has published two articles in collaboration with other doctors. He is a member of the following medical groups: American College of Surgeons and American Society of Breast Surgeons (he is a member and a Fellow in both organizations).

  • Education & Training


    Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

    Medical School


    University of Arizona


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Surgery

  • Hospital & Practice

    Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (510) 752-1000

    3772 Howe St

    Oakland, California 94611

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Veronica Shim has contributed to 2 publications.

    How much is enough? The continuing debate on the axillary lymph node dissection in breast cancer.

    Shim, V.C.; Perm J. 2007.

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    Autosomal dominant inheritance pattern for trigger thumb.

    Shim, V.C., Admire, A.A., Heidenreich, R.A., Samimi, K.J.; Plast Reconstr Surg. 2002 Jan.

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