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About Dr Jerry Shields
Dr Jerry Shields, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Puyallup, WA, with other offices in University Place, WA and Puyallup, WA (and 3 other locations). He has 20 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr Shields is affiliated with St Clare Hospital, Seattle Children`s Hospital and Mary Bridge Children's Hospital & Health Center. Dr Shields has received 2 awards.
Dr Jerry Shields has the following 1 specialty
An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.
Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.
Dr Jerry Shields has the following 9 expertise
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Eye Exam
- Eye Pain
- Lasik Surgery
- Macular Degeneration
- Vision Issues
Dr Jerry Shields has 1 board certified specialty
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience
Dr Jerry Shields is Board Certified in 1 specialty
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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Patients' Choice Award (2014)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
Dr Shields is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Seattle Children`s Hospital
Mary Bridge Children's Hospital & Health Center
Auburn Regional Medical Center
Multicare Good Samaritan Hospital
Good Samaritan Hospital and Rehabilitation Center
20 Years Experience
Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1997
University Of Washington School Of Medicine
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