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Christopher Shields, MD, Neurosurgery, Louisville, KY, Norton Hospital


Neurosurgery Louisville, KY

Clinical Director of the Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center the University of Louisville. Norton Hospital Chair in the Department of Neurological Surgery.

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Education & Training

  • University of Vermont - Fletcher Allen Health Care
    University of Vermont - Fletcher Allen Health CareResidency, Neurological Surgery, 1973 - 1974
  • University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine
    University of Toronto Faculty of MedicineClass of 1966

Certifications & Licensure

  • KY State Medical License
    KY State Medical License 1974 - 2022
  • American Board of Neurological Surgery Neurological Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2012-2013
  • Fellow (FAANS) American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations


Grant Support

  • Cobre: Ul: Cell Instrinsic Mechanisms Regulating Sensory Axon RegenerationNational Center For Research Resources2008–2009
  • Cobre: Ul: Study The Role Of Lingo01 In Vivo Spinal Cord Repair (Sub Pkc)National Center For Research Resources2007
  • Cobre: Ul: PKC Regulation Of Regeneration Across CSPG After SCINational Center For Research Resources2006
  • Cobre: Ul: Methylprednisolone And SCI: A New ApproachNational Center For Research Resources2005
  • Cobre: Ul: Methylprednisolone And SCI: A New Approach To An Old TherapyNational Center For Research Resources2004

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations