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Specialties & Research
Dr. Jerry Shields, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.
He has special expertise in 33 Areas, including Breast Cancer, Choroid Diseases, and Conjunctival Diseases.30 more special expertise areas
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Education & Awards
Dr. Shields graduated from University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor. He has 17 awards.
Dr. Shields has 6 hospital affiliations:
- Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
- Methodist Hospital
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Shields accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- United Healthcare - 2 plans
- Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield - 5 plans
- Independence Blue Cross - 5 plans
- Geisinger Health Plan - 5 plans
- HealthPlus of Michigan - 1 plan
- Cigna - 9 plans
- Medicare - 1 plan
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- Where does Dr. Jerry A. Shields practice?
Dr. Jerry Shields practices Ophthalmology near Philadelphia, PA.
Additional practice locations include: New York, NY.
See Philadelphia Ophthalmologists.
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