Jerry Shields, MD

Jerry Shields, MD

Ophthalmology Philadelphia, PA

Professor of Ophthalmology, Thomas Jefferson University

Office Address

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  • 840 Walnut Street
    Suite 1440
    Philadelphia, PA 19107
    Phone: (215) 928-3105
    Fax: (215) 928-1140

Dr. Shields's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Ophthalmology: General Ophthalmology
  • Clinical Interests: Melanoma; Fluorescein Angiography; Choroid Neoplasms; Brachytherapy; Eye Enucleation; Differential Diagnosis; Retrospective Studies; Conjunctival Neoplasms

Dr. Shields's Education & Medical Training

  • Armed Forces Institute of PathArmed Forces Institute of PathResidency, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
  • Wills Eye HospitalWills Eye HospitalResidency, Ophthalmology
  • Denver Health Medical CenterDenver Health Medical CenterInternship, Transitional Year
  • U of MI Med SchUniversity of Michigan Medical SchoolMedical School

Dr. Shields's Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical LicenseNY State Medical License1994 - 2014
  • PA State Medical LicensePA State Medical License1969 - 2014
  • American Board of OphthalmologyAmerican Board of OphthalmologyOphthalmology

Dr. Shields's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Castle Connolly Medical LTDNational Physician of the Year Award for Clinical ExcellenceCastle Connolly Medical LTD
  • American College of SurgeonsFellow (FACS)American College of Surgeons
  • American Academy of OphthalmologyFellow (FAAO)American Academy of Ophthalmology
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Dr. Shields's Publications & Presentations

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  • Tumor ConferenceWills Eye Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - 4/22/2013

Dr. Shields's Professional Memberships

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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