Dr. Paul Shirley, MD

Orthopedic SurgeryMaleAge 74

Dr. Shirley
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Southeast Orthopedic Specialists

4565 Us Highway 17 200 Fleming Island, FL 32003

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(904) 634-0640

Dr. Paul Shirley, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Fleming Island, FL. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Ascension St. Vincent's Clay County Hospital and Ascension St. Vincent's Riverside Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Shirley to book an appointment.

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Dr. Shirley is affiliated with Ascension St. Vincent's Clay County Hospital Middleburg, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth
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Experience
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No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Shirley's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Joint Pain
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shirley treats Joint Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Shirley treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Osteoarthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shirley treats Osteoarthritis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Shirley treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
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Steroid Injection
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shirley performs Steroid Injection more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Shirley performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection

Dr. Shirley's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • ACL Surgery
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Humerus Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Dr. Shirley accepts the following insurance:

AARP
Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
AvMed
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Beech Street (Multiplan) EPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Care HMO
BlueDental Choice
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Select HMO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Mayo Clinic
Medicaid
Meritain Health
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Private HealthCare Systems
Private HealthCare Systems PPO
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
UMR
United Healthcare
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

Dr. Shirley's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shirley

4.8

Based on 74 ratings

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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What went well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions (69)
  • Explained conditions well (68)
  • Listened & answered questions (67)
What could be improved
  • Long wait times (6)
  • Staff wasn't friendly (3)
  • Appointment was rushed (2)
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Great experience and great doctor. He always takes the time to answer any questions or concerns I have. I never feel rushed thru a visit.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Caring – Apr 07, 2021
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My visit for knee ailment included X-rays and exam consultation. I was immediately seen by doctor and was given a good prognosis. In future visits if needed, I will be assured of this experienced practice.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Apr 06, 2021
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VERY NICE and EFFICIENT
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Mar 05, 2021
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Had a great appointment with the good Dr. Shirley. He listened to my knee issues, and gave me recommendations. After getting knee injections (Dr. Shirley gives a great shot!!), I walked out feeling so much better. Highly recommend Dr. Shirley for all “knee needs”!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Mar 05, 2021
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Dr. Shirley has been my knee doctor since the 1990's. He has kept me going all these years without yet needing a knee replacement, from a knee injury I sustained over 40 years ago. He is excellent!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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-MK – Mar 04, 2021
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yes I have been with Dr. Shirley for a long time wouldn't see anyone else
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Barbara Smith – Mar 04, 2021
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Dr Shirley is not only an outstanding practitioner, but also a pleasure to be with during an appt.
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Mar 03, 2021
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Dr Shirley is great the only problem was the office was dark and locked until 750am. People were standing in the halls so much for social distancing.
What went well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
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Jan 28, 2021
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I am always very pleased with Dr.Shirley. I got gel injections today for my knees and look forward to the pain relief.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Betty Mangum – Jan 05, 2021
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Thorough exam and pleased with treatment plan.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Dec 01, 2020
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Wait time was horrible. Waied 55 minutes. Unacceptable!
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Lori J Cebulskie – Nov 18, 2020
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I would and will recommend Dr. Shirley and other doctors there at this facility. Everyone is professional yet friendly and helpful.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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DiAnne Wilson – Nov 18, 2020
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The VERY BEST .
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Oct 13, 2020
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Very quick service. Xrays and saw Dr Shirley and diagnosed and received a injection and scheduled for PT and an appt 3 months follow up. Within an hour complete . Great experience!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Annabel Amato – Sep 10, 2020
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I came early and I was seen early. I love that about this office.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Janice Couser – Aug 18, 2020
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A trusted Doctor who knows his patients and has a genuine care in their overall wellbeing. His knowledge of his patients combined with his medical knowledge allows for the perfect treatment plan for healing and getting back to normal life activities.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Bob A – Aug 12, 2020
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I would recommend Dr. Shirley every single time!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Lon Pardee – Jul 31, 2020
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Dr Shirley was great! He did stem cell injections today hoping it may help my knee. Pain was still there after. He then explained next steps. I feel like he’s going to help me get this knee fixed one way or the other which will be wonderful! Thanks!
What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Barbara H Wilson – Jun 24, 2020
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Dr. Shirley is great. Very competent and explains everything well. Great choice for knee pain
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jun 24, 2020
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Dr. Shirley is always able to find the source of my knee pain & recommend treatment to keep me moving. Such a wonderful doctor!!
What went well
No results
What could be improved
No results
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Jun 19, 2020
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Southeast Orthopedic Specialists is dedicated to providing the community with the highest quality orthopedic care through our commitment to leadership...Read more

Biography

Dr. Paul D. Shirley is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and knee procedures. He received his medical degree from the...Read more

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1977
U Florida Hosps
Residency Hospital
1973
U Florida Hosps
Internship Hospital
Shands Hospital at the University of Florida
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Awards

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What are Dr. Paul Shirley, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Shirley frequently treats Joint Pain, Osteoarthritis, and Steroid Injection. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Shirley treats.

Where is Dr. Paul Shirley, MD's office located?

Dr. Shirley's office is located at 4565 Us Highway 17 200, Fleming Island, FL 32003. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Southeast Orthopedic Specialists

Southeast Orthopedic Specialists- Fleming Island Clinic4565 Us Highway 17 200 Fleming Island, FL 32003
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
  • Directions
Southeast Orthopedic Specialists- Southside Clinic10475 Centurion Pkwy N Ste 220 Jacksonville, FL 32256
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Southeast Orthopedic Specialists

Southeast Orthopedic Specialists- Ponte Vedra Clinic232 Ponte Vedra Park Dr Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Shirley is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Ascension St. Vincent's Clay County Hospital

Middleburg, FL

77% Patient Experience Rating, 8% higher than the national average

4 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)

Ascension St. Vincent's Riverside Hospital

Jacksonville, FL

72% Patient Experience Rating, 3% higher than the national average

1 Award Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)

Ascension St. Vincent's Southside Hospital

Jacksonville, FL

73% Patient Experience Rating, 4% higher than the national average

4 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)