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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Paul Shirley, Orthopedic Surgeon is Good. Dr. Shirley has been reviewed by 26 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.4
Promptness 4.3
Courteous Staff 4.8
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 4.3
Spends Time with Me 4.1
Follows Up After Visit 4.2

Specialties & Research

Dr. Paul Shirley, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery - Sports Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Shirley graduated from University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor. He has 9 awards.

Outstanding medical contributor duval county medical society
Top doctors in feb 98' amer academy of orthopaedic surgeons
Chosen as One of Five Outstanding Young Men in Jacksonville, Jaycees, 1980
Listed in the Best Doctors, America Guide Book, 1995
Listed in Jacksonville Magazine, Top Doctors, 2008
Listed Top Doctors, Jacksonville Magazine, 1998
Florida Interscholastic Athletic Administrators, Association Honors Recipient, 1989
Patients' Choice Award (2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Shirley has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Saint Vincent's Medical Center 
  • Saint Luke's Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Paul David Shirley MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 39 years of experience and practices in Sports Medicine.
Where does Dr. Paul D. Shirley practice?
Dr. Paul Shirley has 6 office locations.
Dr. Paul Shirley practices Sports Medicine near Orange Park, FL.
Additional practice locations include: Jacksonville, FL and Ponte Vedra, FL.
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