James Shields Jr., MD, Anesthesiology, Amelia Island, FL


Anesthesiology Amelia Island, FL

Pain Medicine

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  • Board-Certified Physician with over 30 years clinical experience in pain management, anesthesiology and emergency medicine in the community hospital setting. Leadership history in practice management, utilization management and quality improvement activities in the hospital and managed care setting. Experienced in telemedicine. Certified Health Coach.

Education & Training

  • SUNY Stony Brook University Hospital & Medical Center
    SUNY Stony Brook University Hospital & Medical CenterResidency, Anesthesiology, 1983 - 1985
  • Conemaugh Valley Memorial HospitalInternship, Transitional Year, 1982 - 1983
  • University of Mississippi School of Medicine
    University of Mississippi School of MedicineClass of 1982

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2017 - 2022
  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 1987 - 1988
  • GA State Medical License
    GA State Medical License 1985 - 2023
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1984 - Present
  • WV State Medical License
    WV State Medical License 1983 - 1985
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1982 - 1983
  • American Board of Anesthesiology Anesthesiology
  • American Board of Pain Medicine Pain Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification AllMeds EHR, AllMeds, Inc., 2011-2012

Research History

  • InvestigatorAXS-07 is an oral, investigational medicine consisting of MoSEIC meloxicam and rizatriptan, which is being developed for the acute treatment of migraine with or without aura in adults.2019 - 2020
  • Unblinded Treatment Administration InvestigatorCorticosteroid Lumbar Epidural Analgesia for Radiculopathy (C.L.E.A.R.). Evaluation of the analgesic effect on average leg pain (as measured by the numeric pain rating scale [NPRS] in the affected leg) following a single transforaminal (TF) injection of SP-102 compared to IM injection of placebo.2018 - 2020
  • InvestigatorA prospective, multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of a single injection of rexlemestrocel - alone or combined with hyaluronic acid (ha) in subjects with chronic low back pain (MSB-DR003).2017 - 2020