Dr. Anthony F Shields MD Medical Oncologist

Dr. Anthony Shields is a medical oncologist in Detroit, Michigan. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Detroit Receiving Hospital/University Health Center and Harper University Hospital/Hutzel Women's Hospital. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice for 35 years. Dr. Shields accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 14 doctors at Detroit Receiving Hospital/University Health Center and one of 14 at Harper University Hospital/Hutzel Women's Hospital who specialize in Medical Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Medical Oncologist: General Oncology, Gastrointestinal Cancer

Clinical Interests: Positron-Emission Tomography

Education & Medical Training

University of Washington
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1979 - 1981

University of Washington
Fellowship, Medical Oncology, 1981 - 1984

Harvard Medical School
Class of 1979

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Other Training, Biology, 1973 - 1979

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Hematology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Medical Oncology

MI State Medical License
Active through 2017

Publications & Presentations

Impact of 18F-Fluoride PET in Patients with Known Prostate Cancer: Initial Results from the National Oncologic PET Registry.
Hillner, B. E.,Siegel, B. A.,Hanna, L.,Duan, F.,Shields, A. F.,Coleman, R. E.

PET Imaging of Proliferation with Pyrimidines.
Tehrani, O. S.,Shields, A. F.

Carbohydrate antigen 19-9 is a prognostic and predictive biomarker in patients with advanced pancreatic cancer who receive gemcitabine-containing chemotherapy: a pooled analysis of 6 prospective trials.
Bauer, T. M.,El-Rayes, B. F.,Li, X.,Hammad, N.,Philip, P. A.,Shields, A. F.,Zalupski, M. M.,Bekaii-Saab, T.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PriorityHealth HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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