Dr. Raymond Shields, MD

Dr. Raymond Shields, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
56 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Raymond Shields, MD is a cardiology specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 18 years. He specializes in cardiology and undersea & hyperbaric medicine.

Mayo Clinic - Minnesota

200 1st St SW

Rochester, MN 55905
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Atrial Fibrillation
more than 5% of peers
more than 5% of peers
Heart Disease
more than 5% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shields "Cardiovascular and cardiothoracic surgeons at Mayo Clinic are part of an integrated, multidisciplinary team of doctors and health care professionals who provide individualized care for each patient. Having all this expertise in a single place, focused on you, means that you're not just getting one opinion — your care is discussed among the team, your test results are available quickly and appointments are scheduled in coordination. Specialists work together to provide exactly the care you need."

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Preventive Medicine*

10  Conditions Treated

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Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Columbia Union College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • University of Virginia / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Albany Medical Center Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Mayo Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Mayo Clinic Rochester
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Navy Achievement Medal United States Navy, 1991
  • Navy Achievement Medal-United States Navy, 1994
  • Departmental Distinction-Columbia Union College, 1983
  • Senior Class President-Columbia Union College, 1983
  • Promoted to Commander-United States Navy, 1999
  • Promoted to Lieutenant Commander-United States Navy, 1993
  • National Defense Service Medal United States Navy, 1991
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Wound Care, Member
  • American College of Physicians, Fellow
  • Department of Education Administration, Member
  • Hyperbaric Medicine Program Working Group, Member
  • Infusion Therapy Center, Member
  • Mayo Clinic International Health Program, Member
  • Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Member
  • Society for Vascular Medicine and Biology, Fellow
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