Dr. John Shields, MD

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Dr. John Shields, MD

Oncology | Male

CANCER CARE SPECIALISTS 236 W 6th St Ste 400, Reno, NV 89503 Get Directions
(775) 329-0873

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Dr. Shields specializes in Oncology and practices in Reno, NV. He practices at 1 location.

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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Shields' Office & Staff
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      he treated me for terminal bone cancer and I never had it. they never did a biospy and caused massive dvts of the heart andf radiation damage.
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      Specialties

      • Oncology
      • Medical Oncology

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      • Internal Medicine
      • Medical Oncology

      Conditions Treated

      • Acute Leukemia
      • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
      • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
      • Adrenal Gland Cancer
      • All Lymphoma
      • Anal and Rectal Cancer
      • Anal Disorders
      • Anemia
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Bile Duct Cancer
      • Bladder Cancer
      • Bleeding Disorders
      • Blood Disorders
      • Bone Cancer
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
      • Brain Cancer
      • Brain Disorders
      • Breast Cancer
      • Breast Diseases
      • Cancer
      • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
      • Cervical Cancer
      • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
      • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
      • Colorectal Cancer
      • ENT Cancer
      • Esophageal Cancer
      • Esophageal Diseases
      • Eye Cancer
      • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
      • Gallbladder Cancer
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Graft vs Host Disease
      • Gum Cancer
      • Gynecologic Cancer
      • Head and Neck Cancer
      • Hemophilia
      • Hemophilia A
      • Hodgkin's Disease
      • Hypercoagulable State
      • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
      • Kidney Cancer
      • Laryngeal Cancer
      • Larynx Conditions
      • Leukocytosis
      • Liver Cancer
      • Lung Cancer
      • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
      • Lymphocytosis
      • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
      • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
      • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
      • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
      • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
      • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
      • Melanoma
      • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
      • Mycosis Fungoides
      • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
      • Myeloma
      • Myeloproliferative Disorders
      • Neuroendocrine Tumors
      • Neutropenia
      • Nodular Lymphoma
      • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
      • Oral Cancer
      • Osteosarcoma
      • Ovarian Cancer
      • Pancreatic Cancer
      • Pancytopenia
      • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
      • Pleura Cancer
      • Pleural Cancer
      • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
      • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
      • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
      • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
      • Prostate Cancer
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Purpura
      • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
      • Reticulosarcoma
      • Retina Diseases
      • Salivary Gland Cancer
      • Secondary Hypertension
      • Secondary Malignancies
      • Sickle Cell Disease
      • Skin Cancer
      • Small Intestine Cancer
      • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
      • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
      • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
      • Stomach Cancer
      • Stomach Diseases
      • Testicular Cancer
      • Thalassemia
      • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
      • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
      • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
      • Thrombocytosis
      • Thymomas
      • Thyroid Cancer
      • Tongue Cancer
      • Tonsil Cancer
      • Urinary Disorders
      • Uterine Cancer
      • Uterine Diseases
      • Vascular Disease
      • von Willebrand Disease

      Procedures Performed

      • Bone Marrow Biopsy
      • Thoracentesis

      Background Check

      • 0
        Malpractice Claims

        No malpractice history found for Nevada.

      • 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

      • Medical School
        UNIV OF CO SCH OF MED

        Graduated in 1970

      • Internship Hospital
        U N Mex

        Completed in 1971

      • Residency Hospital
        UC Davis

        Completed in 1976

      • Fellowship Hospital
        UC Davis

        Completed in 1977

        University Hospital

        Completed in 1974

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Oncology
      • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Shields' Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      31 – 45 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Shields

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients