• MEDICAL: University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX


  • ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY RESIDENCY: University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX

  • ARTHROSCOPY AND SPORTS MEDICINE FELLOWSHIP: Greater Chesapeake Orthopaedic Associates/Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD


  • Nueces County Medical Society

  • Texas Medical Association

  • Arthroscopy Association of North America

Dr. Schlimmer

A native of Portland, Texas, Dr. Schlimmer is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon. He earned his medical degree and completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. During his residency, Dr. Schlimmer served as both Administrative Chief Resident of Pediatric Orthopaedics and Administrative Chief Resident.

Following his residency, Dr. Schlimmer completed an arthroscopy and sports medicine fellowship at Greater Chesapeake Orthopaedic Associates/Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. While in Baltimore, he served as acting team physician for Johns Hopkins University, Morgan State University and Gaucher College.

Dr. Schlimmer has completed postgraduate training in numerous orthopaedic trauma and joint reconstruction courses, and has presented papers at orthopaedic meetings and conferences throughout the United States.

He has staff memberships at South Texas Surgical Hospital, Christus Spohn South Hospital, Doctor’s Regional Medical Center and CCOPS. 

He is a member of the Nueces County Medical Society, Texas Medical Association and the Arthroscopy Association of North America.

Dr. Schlimmer is actively involved with the Athletic Training Program at Texas A&M University Corpus Christi and Kingsville where he provides clinical education experience to students who are enrolled in the Bachelor of Science Degree Program in Athletic Training.

Dr. Schlimmer is currently accepting new patients.

It is our goal at South Texas Surgical Hospital to provide the highest quality and safest care possible for our patients. If you have a concern about quality and/or safety during your visit with South Texas Surgical Hospital, we encourage you to bring it to our attention. 

Please notify us by phone or mail:

 South Texas Surgical Hospital

6130 Parkway Dr. 

Corpus Christi TX, 78414

Administration: 361-993-2000

You may also contact the Joint Commission as follows:

The Joint Commission

Office of Quality and Patient Safety

One Renaissance Blvd.

Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

Fax Number: 630-792-5936


South Texas Surgical Hospital

& Outpatient Center

6130 Parkway Dr.

Corpus Christi TX 78414