Dr. Carol L Shields MD Ophthalmologist
Dr. Carol Shields is an ophthalmologist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Jefferson Regional Medical Center and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. She received her medical degree from University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and has been in practice for 25 years. Dr. Shields accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 2 doctors at Jefferson Regional Medical Center and one of 49 at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital who specialize in Ophthalmology.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology
Education & Medical Training
Wills Eye Hospital
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1984 - 1988
Wills Eye Hospital
Fellowship, Medical Oncology, 1988 - 1989
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Mercy Hospital
Internship, Transitional Year, 1983 - 1984
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Class of 1983
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified in Ophthalmology
NY State Medical License
Active through 2013
PA State Medical License
Active through 2012
Publications & Presentations
2013 4 22
3rd Annual Southeastern Ocular Oncology Pathology Semina 2012
2012 9 28
Enhanced Sensitivity for Detection of Low-Level Germline Mosaic RB1 Mutations in Sporadic Retinoblastoma Cases Using Deep Semiconductor Sequencing.
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- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- AmeriHealth Direct POS
- Amerihealth HMO
- AmeriHealth PPO
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access
- CIGNA PPO
- Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
- First Health PPO
- Great West PPO
- HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
- IBC Keystone HMO / POS
- IBC Personal Choice PPO
- United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
- United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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840 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 928-3105
Fax: (215) 928-1140