Dr. Steven Shields, MD

Dr. Steven Shields, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Steven Shields, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Saint Louis, MO. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 34 years.

1755 S Grand Blvd

Saint Louis, MO 63104

Contact Information

(314) 256-3220

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Glaucoma
very high
more than 96% of peers
Hypotony of Eye
normal
more than 79% of peers
Retinal Vein Occlusion
normal
more than 65% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
52

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Coreoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

  • University Of South Alabama
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • University Of Mississippi
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • E a Conway Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Duke University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Duke University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • E a Conway Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Duke University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shields has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Shields does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Shields and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Shields' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shields to family and friends
2.7
based on 3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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

Dr. Shields' Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
FAIR
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
Over 45 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Shields accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Shields has admitting privileges

SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital
3635 Vista Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63110
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