Dr. Hugh O'Shields Jr, MD
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Internal Medicine | Male

Medicine Montclair 860 Montclair Rd Ste 550 Birmingham, AL 35213 Get Directions

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Dr. Hugh O'Shields Jr, MD is an internal medicine doctor who practices in Birmingham, AL. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 32 years. Dr. O'Shields Jr is affiliated with St. Vincent's Birmingham and St. Vincent's East.

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Dr. O'Shields Jr' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (2)
in Birmingham, AL |
After medication caused my throat to swell shut, I was admitted to Grandview Hosp. for an emergency tracheotomy that saved my life. I spent 7 days in intensive care because the surgeon would not come back to remove the throat tube. Enter Dr. O'Shields who offered to call the surgeon and remind him. When he still didn't return, Dr. O'Shields offered to call another doctor to do it. He called Dr. Sheldon Black, who came on a Sunday and removed the tube and discharged me. God bless them both!
Birmingham, AL |
We met Dr. O'Shields for the first time today at Greandview Hospital; he took the time to sit with us in the hospital room (even drew us a picture!) to answer our questions and to explain the treatment. First impression was impressive.
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  •  Specializes in Internal Medicine
  •  Board certified in Internal Medicine
  •  Malpractice claims in Alabama not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Internal Medicine

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Alabama At Birmingham

    Graduated in 1985

  • Residency Hospital
    Baptist Health System

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Internal Medicine

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