Dr. Jerry Shields, MD

Dr. Jerry Shields, MD

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46 y/o
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Dr. Jerry Shields, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Puyallup, WA. He is 46 years old.

Cascade Eye And Skin Centers

1703 S Meridian Ste 101

Puyallup, WA 98371
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Accepted insurance

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

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Presbyopia
very high
more than 98% of peers
Lazy Eye
very high
more than 97% of peers
Nearsightedness
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shields "Cascade Eye & Skin Centers, P.C., offers complete adult and pediatric medical and family eye care, including routine eye care, treatment of all eye diseases, emergency services, optical facilities and contact lens services. Our Puyallup office contains the state-of-the-art Cascade Surgery Center for convenient outpatient surgery services. In addition to the routine care that Cascade Eye & Skin Centers, P.C. provides, we are privileged to retain many skilled specialists on site. The experts of Cascade Eye & Skin Centers, P.C. specialize in corneal and retinal services, both glaucoma and cataracts care and surgery, laser vision correction and oculoplastic procedures."
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Accidental Eye Injuries
  • Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bacterial Conjunctivitis
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Binocular Vision Disorder
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blurred Vision
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chemical Burn - Eyes
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chronic Eye Diseases
  • Color Blindness
  • Congenital Glaucoma
  • Conjunctival Disorders
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Convergence Insufficiency
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Flash Burns
  • Corneal Scar
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetes-Like Blepharitis
  • Diabetes-Like Retinal Edema
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dilatation
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eye Muscle Disorders
  • Eye Paresis
  • Eye Strain
  • Eyebrow Disorders
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Eczema
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis
  • Glaucoma
  • Hazy Vision
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertensive Retinopathy
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Hypotropia
  • Iritis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Leucocoria
  • Low Vision
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Meibomitis
  • Migraine
  • Monofixation Syndrome
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Cicatricial Pemphigoid
  • Ocular Convergence Spasm
  • Ocular Histoplasmosis Syndrome
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Ocular Myasthenia Gravis
  • Ophthalmia Nodosa
  • Ophthalmoplegia
  • Optic Nerve Disorder
  • Optic Neuropathy
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pediatric Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Poor Color Vision
  • Presbyopia
  • Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Reading Disorders
  • Refractive Error
  • Refractive Eye Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Scarring
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Severe Myopia
  • Strabismus
  • Strabismus-Like Double Vision
  • Stye
  • Trachoma
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vertical Heterophoria
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Aura
  • Visual Dysfunction
  • Visual Field Loss
  • Vitreoretinal Degeneration
  • Vitreous Detachment
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Watering Eyes
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Antifungal Eye Drops
  • Argon Laser Surgery
  • Argon Laser Trabeculoplasty
  • Argon Laser Treatment
  • B-Scan Ultrasound
  • Biopsy of Cornea
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Canthotomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Clear Lens Extraction
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Corneal Tattooing
  • Cyclodialysis
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Diagnostic Angiography
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Epi-LASIK Eye Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extracapsular Cataract Extraction
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Injection
  • Eye Patch
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Medical Therapy
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Goniotomy
  • Intraocular Lens Pigmentation Removal
  • Iridectomy
  • Iridotomy
  • LASIK
  • Laser Cryopexy
  • Laser Office Procedure
  • Laser Surgery
  • Laser Trabeculoplasty or Iridectomy
  • Ocular Inflammation (Uveitis) Treatment
  • Ophthalmic Surgical Procedures
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Peripheral Iridotomy
  • Phacoemulsification
  • Phakic Refractive Lens Implantation
  • Photo Therapeutic Keratectomy
  • Photocoagulation
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Prism Lenses
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Punctal Plug Insertion
  • Q-Switched Nd:YAG Laser Treatment
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Refractive Lens Exchange
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Retinal Testing
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Strabismus Examination
  • Strabismus Surgery
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Transillumination
  • Ultrasound
  • YAG Iridotomy
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
  • YAG Laser Surgery

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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

  • University Of Washington School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1954
  • University Of Wa School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shields has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shields' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shields to family and friends
4.5
based on 121 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (121)

  • 5
    (91)
  • 4
    (16)
  • 3
    (6)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 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 (2)

Auburn, WA |
Dr. Shields did cateract sugury - a week later when it got soooo infected that I could see he passed me off to 2 other doctors. His addatude was oh well and basically didn't want anything more to do with me. I will never see that man again, except in court.
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in Puyallup, WA |
I've been under Dr, Shields care for about 9yrs for glaucoma and general eye care. I find him and his staff to be reassuring. They show genuine care and patience for any questions you may have. I would trust my eyes to no one else.
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Dr. Shields accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Preferred Provider Network PPN

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Hospitals where Dr. Shields has admitting privileges

Multicare Good Samaritan Hospital
401 15th Ave SE
Puyallup, WA 98372
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