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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Paul Shields is Excellent. Dr. Shields has been reviewed by 17 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.6
Bedside Manner 4.6
Spends Time with Me 4.6
Follows Up After Visit 4.0

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 1 area:
  • Varicose Veins

Education & Awards

Dr. Shields graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has 4 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2012 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Erie, PA
Family Practitioner
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Shields has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • Akron General Woman's Care 
  • Saint Vincent Health Center 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Paul Eugene Shields DO is a male Family Practitioner, has 12 years of experience and practices in Family Medicine.
Where does Dr. Paul E. Shields practice?
Dr. Paul Shields has 4 office locations.
Dr. Paul Shields practices Family Medicine near Willoughby Hills, OH.
Additional practice locations include: Cleveland, OH and Erie, PA.