Dr. Emily Shields, MD

Dr. Emily Shields, MD

Neurology  ·  
Dr. Emily Shields, MD is a neurology specialist in Abingdon, VA. She specializes in neurology.

16000 Johnston Memorial Dr Ste 312

Abingdon, VA 24211

Contact Information

(276) 258-3733

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 95% of peers
very high
more than 95% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

71  Conditions Treated


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3  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


Education data for Dr. Shields is unavailable at this time.

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shields has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shields' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shields to family and friends
19 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Shields' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Very friendly, answered all my questions and gave me advice to help my problem. She also scheduled tests to evaluate my problem.
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Brisk, does not read your chart or have any clue of medical history. She prescribed medications I could not take on 2 occasions. This is when I stopped seeing her. She brushes off concerns and grins and smiles and is in and out in 5 minutes.
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She does not listen to you, she does not do any test. I was trying to tell her what was happening to me she played off like I didnt know what I was talking about. I worked in a doctors office 11 years and I've also had EMT training in the past. I was worried about a stroke, MS, anurisium, or...more
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I was referred to Dr. Sheld for bilateral foot drop. I was told it was a back injury. I was concerned that it was not and ask about MS, ALS, and a few other diseases. Her response was I'm 99% sure it's not ALS or MS. After 2 and a half months with this doctor I was finally sent to a university...more
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When she first entered the exam room she was forcibly friendly. I felt as though she was making light of my health concerns because of her constant grinning and brush offs. None of my questions or concerns were addressed directly. She is very talented at avoidance! My family member who accompanied...more
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