Dr. Robert Shields Jr., MD
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Dr. Robert Shields Jr., MD

Clinical Neurophysiology | Male

CLEVELAND CLINIC FOUNDATION 1743 W 25th St, Cleveland, OH 44113 Get Directions
(216) 444-2273

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Dr. Shields Jr. specializes in Clinical Neurophysiology and practices in Cleveland, OH. He practices at 1 location.

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33 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EBS-RMSCO
  • Frontpath Health Coalition
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Golden Rule
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • HAP Insurance
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Locals (any local)
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • NGS CoreSource
  • Paramount
  • POMCO Group
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Universal American
  • Universal Health Network
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • WellCare
  • Wells Fargo Insurance

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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Specialties

  • Clinical Neurophysiology

Board Certifications

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  • Neurology

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Autonomic Dysreflexia
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Confusion
  • Corticobasal Degeneration
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lambert-Eaton Syndrome
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

Procedures Performed

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims not available

    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

  • 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 Miami / School of Medicine

    Graduated in 1974

  • Internship Hospital
    Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
    Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Awards & Recognition

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

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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 Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Board certified in Neurology
  • Malpractice claims in Ohio not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Shields Jr.' Office & Staff

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Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Shields Jr.

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