Dr. Gregory Shields MD
Pulmonary Disease Physicians — Dothan, ALContact Dr. Shields
Dr. Gregory Shields specializes in pulmonary disease, critical care (intensivists), internal medicine in Dothan, Alabama. Details of Dr. Shields' 33 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at Vanderbilt University are available on your free doctor report.
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1108 Ross Clark Cir
Dothan, AL 36301
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Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise
Dr. Gregory Shields identified specializing in
Pulmonary DiseasePulmonary Disease
An internist who treats disease of the lungs and airways. The pulmonologist diagnoses and treats cancer, pneumonia, pleurisy, asthma, occupational diseases, bronchitis, sleep disorders, emphysema, and other complex disorders of the lungs., Critical Care (Intensivists)Critical Care (Intensivists)
An internist who diagnoses, treats and supports patients with multiple organ dysfunction. This specialist may have administrative responsibilities for intensive care units and may also facilitate and coordinate patient care among the primary physician, the critical care staff, and other specialists. and Internal MedicineInternal Medicine
A personal physician who provides long term, comprehensive care in the office and the hospital, managing both common and complex illness of adolescents, adults, and the elderly. Internists are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, infections, and diseases affecting the heart, blood, kidneys, joints, and digestive, respiratory and vascular systems. They are also trained in the essentials of primary care internal medicine which incorporates an understanding of disease prevention, wellness, substance abuse, mental health, and effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ear, skin, nervous system, and reproductive organs.. He is certied by The American Board of Internal Medicine for Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease.
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Dr. Shields is affiliated with 1 hospital:
1108 Ross Clark Cir
Dothan, AL 36301
LicenseDr. Gregory Shields has been confirmed to have a license in Alabama
EducationDr. Shields attended medical school at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and graduated in 1980 having 33 years experience. Additional Pulmonary Disease training was conducted at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Additional Internal Medicine training was conducted at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
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- Gregory W Shields
- G Shields
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