Dr. Naomi Shields, MD

Dr. Naomi Shields, MD

Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Naomi Shields, MD is an orthopedic foot & ankle surgery specialist in Wichita, KS and has been practicing for 26 years. She graduated from Albany Medical College in 1982 and specializes in orthopedic foot & ankle surgery, sports medicine, and more.Read her story

2778 N Webb Rd

Wichita, KS 67226

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Limb Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Foot Conditions
very high
more than 99% of peers
Difficulty With Walking
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Shields' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shields "Dr. Naomi Shields is a fellowship trained and board-certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in foot and ankle surgery and sports medicine. She treats ankle fractures, bunions, hammer toe, sports knee injuries, and other foot & ankle conditions. Dr. Shields joined AOA after serving as an orthopaedic surgeon in the US Air Force. Originally from New England, she obtained her medical degree at Albany Medical College, residency at Albany Medical Center, and fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin. She was the first surgeon in Kansas to perform total ankle joint replacement surgery. Dr. Shields enjoys traveling and teaching the latest techniques in orthopedics. She serves as a medical volunteer for many organizations. Dr. Shields has visited Vietnam over 20 times with the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS) and regularly leads medical relief teams to Haiti. Dr. Shields has presented at medical symposia nationally and internationally including Australia, Bolivia, Egypt and Germany. At home or around the world, she enjoys diving, skiing, tennis and photography."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shields "Advanced Surgical Solutions that enhance your life!"

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Spur
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
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17  Procedures

  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Steroid Injection

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

  • Rensselaer
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • Albany Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Albany Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Wilford Hall Usaf Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Medical College of Wisconisin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

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

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shields to family and friends
29 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (12)

Dr. Shields' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Very nice and informative. Would definitely recommend.
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Dr. Shields is amazing! My son broke his ankle and she performed his surgery. A different doctor was telling us he definitely needed surgery but after getting a second opinion from her, she had mentioned she would try and fix it without surgery. She got us in right away and with short notice. She...more
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I am disabled because of Doctor Shields lack of action. She has a very poor bed side manor. Rushed.
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She took my husband as a new patient when diagnosed with Charcot foot.. She explained the history and discovery of this to us in our first visit. she is very personable and patient. She is amazing
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I have been seeing Dr. Shields for over 10 years and absolutely love her. She is on the leading edge, takes time to discuss diagnosis, options for treatment and gives her opinion without fluff. I respect her and her staff as they have been totally professional and responsive when needed. I have...more
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