Dr. Clarence L Shields MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Clarence Shields is an orthopedic surgeon in Los Angeles, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Centinela Hospital Medical Center and Keck Hospital of USC. He received his medical degree from Creighton University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 40 years. He is one of 19 doctors at Centinela Hospital Medical Center and one of 38 at Keck Hospital of USC who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

Centinela Hospital Medical Center

Keck Hospital of USC
High performing in Orthopedics

White Memorial Medical Center
High performing in Orthopedics

Education & Medical Training

University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1969 - 1973

UCLA Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1966 - 1967

Creighton University School of Medicine
Class of 1966

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: three- to nine-year follow-up.
Grossman, M.G., ElAttrache, N.S., Shields, C.L., Glousman, R.E.

Clinical outcome of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with quadrupled hamstring tendon graft and bioabsorbable interference screw fixation.
Charlton, W.H., Randolph, D.A., Lemos, S., Shields, C.L.

Presidential Address of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine: stars and heroes.
Shields, C.L.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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