Dr. Gordon Shields, MD

Dr. Gordon Shields, MD

Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)  ·  
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Age 46
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Dr. Gordon Shields, MD is a pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Tuscaloosa, AL and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 2000 and specializes in pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat), ear, nose, and throat, and more.

302 Merchants Walk Ste 100

Tuscaloosa, AL 35406

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Shields performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Dizziness
very high
more than 98% of peers
Vertigo
very high
more than 97% of peers
Sinusitis
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Shields's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

6  Specialties

  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Laryngology
  • Otolaryngic Allergy
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Rhinology

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

67  Conditions Treated

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33  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastoidectomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Neck Surgery
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Turbinate Reduction
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Samford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • University Of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch
    Residency Hospital | Completed

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

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shields to family and friends
13 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Shields' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Both my husband and I are patients of Dr Shields! Dr shields has alway been very professional and kind! He explains and try’s all options available. He performed balloon sinuplasty on my husband last year in his office and he has done amazing since then! Staff is wonderful! We are very pleased...more
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Great experience with Dr. Shields, have been unable to breathe thru nose for years and taking numerous meds. Now, after balloon procedure, I am able to breathe without all the meds. Great doctor with a great personality. Office staff very helpful with all my needs.
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Not only is he friendly, knowledgeable, he cares about his patients. He listens to your concerns.
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I am so pleased with the Balloon Sinuplasty surgery done by Dr. Shields. I had been so sick with a chronic sinus infection for a very long time, but since the surgery I've not had any sinus problems at all. It is wonderful !! Dr. Shields and his staff are EXCELLENT !
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I suffered with chronic sinusitis for years. I was stuck in a cycle of antibiotics, steroid injections, nasal sprays, CT scans, and OTC remedies. I felt awful most of the time missing out on family activities and responsibilities. Sound familiar? RUN-do not walk, to Alabama ENT Specialists to...more
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