Dr. Sondra Shields, MD

Dr. Sondra Shields, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Female  |  
Age 55
(4)
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Dr. Sondra Shields, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Pinellas Park, FL. She is 55 years old and has been practicing for 28 years.

6640 78th Ave N Ste A

Pinellas Park, FL 33781

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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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

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
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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
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Procedures

  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Trigger Point Injection

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shields to family and friends
2.0
based on 4 total reviews (1 with a comment)
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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Dr. Shields accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    Blue Select
    BlueDental Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Shields has admitting privileges

Saint Anthony's Hospital
1200 7th Ave N
Saint Petersburg, FL 33705
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