Dr. Sondra Shields, MD

Dr. Sondra Shields, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Sondra Shields, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Pinellas Park, FL and has been practicing for 29 years. She graduated from Loma Linda University in 1989 and specializes in pain medicine.

6640 78th Ave N Ste A

Pinellas Park, FL 33781

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
high
more than 84% of peers

Dr. Shields's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

19  Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Upper Back Pain

6  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Loma Linda University
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Brooke Army Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mayo Grad School Med/mayo Fndn
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mayo Clinic Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

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

2.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shields to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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

Dr. Shields' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Very unprofessional. Unwilling to listen to patient. Would never recommend.
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