Carol L Shields MD, a Ophthalmologist practicing in Philadelphia, PA

Carol L Shields  MD

Dr. Carol Shields is an ophthalmologist practicing in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Shields specializes in eye and vision care. As an ophthalmologist, Dr. Shields can practice medicine as well as surgery. Opthalmologists can perform surgeries because they have their medical degrees along with at least eight years of additional training. Dr. Shields can diagnose and treat diseases, perform eye operations and prescribe eye glasses and contacts. Ophthalmologists can also specialize even further in a specific area of eye care.


Dr. Shields’s career in medicine began in 1983, when he graduated with his Medical Degree from the Univ of Pittsburgh Sch of Med, Pittsburgh Pa . After medical school, Carol L Shields MD completed residency at Wills Eye Hosp, Medical Oncology Wills Eye Hosp, Ophthalmology Mercy Hosp-Pittsburgh, Flexible Or Transitional Year. Dr. Shields is board certified in Ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Carol L Shields MD currently provides care to patients at 840 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107.


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