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Dr. Donald Shields, MD

Neurosurgeon

Professional statement

Donald Shields is a trusted and dependable neurosurgeon caring for the Washington, DC community. Dr. Shields attended the Medical University of South Carolina, where he received his medical degree, and completed his residency in neurosurgery at the University of California Los Angeles Medical Center. Dr. Shields is a part of GWMFA Neurosurgery. He is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery. He is sensitive to the uniqueness of each patient's situation and adapts his consultations and treatment options appropriately to accommodate individual needs and concerns. During his consultations, Dr. Shields fully explains patients’ conditions and helps them choose an appropriate treatment plan. He is deeply committed to the well-being of his patients. He takes a thorough and precise approach to his consultations to ensure that he is consistently giving accurate diagnoses.

In-network insurances

  • AdvantageMD
  • Adventist Health
  • Aetna

Specialties

  • Neurosurgeon

Practice names

Board certifications

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery

Education and training

  • Medical School - Medical University of South Carolina, Doctor of Medicine
  • University of California Los Angeles Medical Center, Residency in Neurosurgery

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1962460907

Office locations

GWMFA Neurosurgery

George Washington Medical Faculty Associates

2150 Pennsylvania Ave NW, 7th Floor

Washington, DC 20037

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Excellent. Strange for a surgeon to have a good bedside manner. Very impressed by that
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Always great exceptional customer service. Lovely favor!
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Doctor Shields takes the time to talk to you, and make sure you understand what is going on with your personal situation.
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Lost my appt in computer system, but fit me in. Helpful & reassuring informative.
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Dr. Shields is knowledgeable and straightforward about his area of practice and procedures. Knowing that we had additional questions, he and his staff proactively reached out and got us in to see him immediately. It's rare to find such committed doctors and staff.
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