Dr. Carol Lally Shields MD is a female Ophthalmologist, has 27 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
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Dr. Carol Shields has 2 office locations.
Center City East
Wills Eye Institute
840 Walnut St
Suite 1440
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Locations and availability (2)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(10)
Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Carol Shields is Excellent. Dr. Shields has been reviewed by 10 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.2
  • Currently 3.1666666666667 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.2
  • Currently 3.2 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.3
  • Currently 3.3333333333333 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.3
  • Currently 3.3333333333333 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.2
  • Currently 3.2 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Carol Shields, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • She has special expertise in 31 areas:
  • Bone Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Choroid Diseases
  • Conjunctival Diseases
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Cancer (Choroid Neoplasm)
  • Eye Cancer (Conjunctival Neoplasm)
  • Eye Cancer (Iris Neoplasm)
  • Eye Cancer (Retinal Neoplasm)
  • Eye Cancer (Uveal Neoplasm)
  • Eye Diseases
  • Eye Surgery (Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures)
  • Eyelid Cancer
  • Iris Diseases
  • Lung Cancer
  • Melanoma
  • Multiple Primary Cancer
  • Neovascular Glaucoma
  • Optic Nerve Cancer
  • Orbital Cancer
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Education & Awards

Dr. Shields graduated from University of Pittsburgh . She has 20 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Eye Cancer (Choroid Neoplasm)
Eye Cancer (Conjunctival Neoplasm)
Eye Cancer (Eye Neoplasm)
Eye Cancer (Retinal Neoplasm)
Eye Cancer (Uveal Neoplasm)
Eyelid Cancer (Eyelid Neoplasm)
Melanoma (Skin cancer)
Multiple Primary Neoplasms
Neovascular Glaucoma
Optic Nerve Cancer (Optic Nerve Neoplasm)
Orbital Cancer (Orbital Neoplasm)
Retinal Diseases
Scleral Diseases
Sebaceous Gland Neoplasms (Cancer)
Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs
Philadelphia Magazines Top Docs
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2007 - 2008, 2010 - 2014)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2005 - 2007, 2009 - 2012, 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2012)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012)

Affiliations

Dr. Shields has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital 
  • Jefferson Regional Medical Center - Pittsburgh 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Shields accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • Aetna - 3 plans
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield - 5 plans
  • Independence Blue Cross - 5 plans
  • Geisinger Health Plan - 5 plans
  • Cigna - 9 plans

Languages

  • Spanish


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Where does Dr. Carol L. Shields practice?
Dr. Carol Shields practices Ophthalmology near Philadelphia, PA.
See Philadelphia Ophthalmologists.