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Alex Shimkus, MS

Title(s)Specialist, Orthopaedic Surgery
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    University of Washington, Seattle, WABachelor's 08/2011Medical Anthropology & Global Health
    Eastern Michigan Univeristy, Ypsilanti, MIMasters05/2014Orthotics & Prosthetics
    University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MSResidency07/2016Orthotics & Prosthetics

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    Alex was born and raised in Seattle, WA where he received his Bachelors degree in Medical Anthropology and Global Health from The University of Washington in 2011. He obtained his Masters of Science in Orthotics & Prosthetics at Eastern Michigan University, completing his clinical rotations with Hanger Clinic in Boulder, CO. He then went on to complete his residency at The University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS in 2016.
    Alex aspires to live the most fulfilling life possible while recognizing and aiding in the desires of those who wish to do the same. He is interested in progressive, dynamic orthotic solutions and optimizing prosthetic care through the involvement of allied health care professionals. He has been a member of the American Academy of Orthotists & Prosthetists since 2012.