Dr. Robert L. Shields, MD

Dr. Robert L. Shields, MD

Ophthalmology | Male | 66 years old

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  • Internship Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
  • Other Education
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      4.2 based on 5 responses
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      • Helpfulness
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      • Staff
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      Experience with Dr. Shields
      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Shields' Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Specialties

      • Ophthalmology

      Board Certifications

      Why It Matters: Dr. Shields' Board Certifications

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      • Ophthalmology

      Conditions Treated

      • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
      • Astigmatism
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
      • Bell's Palsy
      • Blind Hypotensive Eye
      • Blindness
      • Blocked Tear Duct
      • Brain Disorders
      • Cancer
      • Chorioretinal Scars
      • Chorioretinitis
      • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
      • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
      • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
      • Corneal Diseases
      • Corneal Erosion
      • Corneal Ulcer
      • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
      • Diabetic Retinopathy
      • Diplopia
      • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
      • Endophthalmitis
      • Entropion
      • Eye Infections
      • Eyelid Disorders
      • Farsightedness
      • Floaters
      • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
      • Glaucoma
      • Graves' Disease
      • Headache
      • Herpetic Keratitis
      • Hyphema
      • Hypotony of Eye
      • Iridocyclitis
      • Keratitis
      • Lazy Eye
      • Macular Edema
      • Migraine
      • Pars Planitis
      • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
      • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
      • Presbyopia
      • Progressive High Myopia
      • Purulent Endophthalmitis
      • Retina Diseases
      • Retinal Dystrophy
      • Retinal Neovascularization
      • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
      • Sarcoidosis
      • Stye
      • Tear Duct Disorders
      • Temporal Arteritis
      • Thyroid Disease
      • Ulcer
      • Vascular Disease
      • Visual Field Defects
      • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

      Procedures Performed

      • Contact Lens Fitting Services
      • Eye Surgery
      • Eyelid Surgery
      • Vitreoretinal Surgery

      Background Check

      • 0
        Malpractice Claims

        No malpractice history found for Colorado.

      • 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
        University Of Colorado Denver School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1976

      • Internship Hospital
        Presbyterian-St Luke's Medical Center Program

        Completed in 1977

      • Residency Hospital
        University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program
      • Fellowship Hospital
        University Of Wisconsin (Madison) Program

        Completed in 1981

      • Undergraduate School
        Cornell Univ

        Graduated in 1972

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      • Media & Publications

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      Dr. Shields' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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

      Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 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
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      Dr. Shields' Care Philosophy

      ethical and empathetic patient care.