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The overall average patient rating of Dr. Jerry Shields is Excellent. Dr. Shields has been reviewed by 4 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
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Promptness 3.7
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Courteous Staff 3.7
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Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
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Bedside Manner 3.7
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Spends Time with Me 3.7
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Follows Up After Visit 3.7
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Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 33 areas:
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cataract
  • 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
  • Glaucoma
  • Iris Diseases
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Melanoma
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Multiple Primary Cancer
  • Neovascular Glaucoma
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Education & Awards

Dr. Shields graduated from University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor. He has 19 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Choroid Diseases
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 Magazines Top Docs
Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2005 - 2007, 2009 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)

Affiliations

Dr. Shields has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital 
  • Methodist Hospital 

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Jerry A Shields MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 47 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Jerry A. Shields practice?
Dr. Jerry Shields has 2 office locations.
Dr. Jerry Shields practices Ophthalmology near Philadelphia, PA.
See Philadelphia Ophthalmologists.