Dr. Jodi Shields MD
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physicians — Temple Terrace, FLContact Dr. Shields
Dr. Jodi Shields specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation in Temple Terrace, Florida. Details of Dr. Shields' 24 years experience as an MD, her hospital affiliation and education at Loyola University of Chicago are available on your free doctor report.
Dr. Shields has been compared
Primary Location for Dr. Shields
13020 N Telecom Pkwy
Temple Terrace, FL 33637
Ratings and Reviews for Dr. Jodi ShieldsPoor
If you know and have received services from Dr. Jodi Shields, you can rate and review Dr. Jodi Shields by clicking the following button.
Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise
Dr. Jodi Shields identified specializing in
Physical Medicine and RehabilitationPhysical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Physical medicine and rehabilitation, also referred to as rehabilitation medicine, is the medical specialty concerned with diagnosing, evaluating and treating patients with physical disabilities. These disabilities may arise from conditions affecting the musculoskelatal system such as neck and back pain, sports injuries, or other painful conditions affecting the limbs, for example, carpal tunnel syndrome. Alternatively, the disabilities may result from neurological trauma or disease such as spinal cord injury, head injury or stroke. A physician certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation is often call a physiatrist. The primary goal of the physiatrist is to achieve maximal restoration of physical, psychological, social and vocational function through comprehensive rehabilitation. Pain management is often an important part of the role of the physiatrist. For diagnosis and evaluation, a physiatrist may include the techniques of electromyography to supplement the standard history, physical, X-ray, and laboratory examinations. The physiatrist has expertise in the appropriate use of therapeutic exercise, prosthetics (artificial limbs), orthotics, and mechanical and electrical devices.. She is certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
A hospital affiliation covers any doctor who has an affiliation, association or admitting privilege with a hospital. A doctor's particular affiliation to a specific hospital can translate to the overall quality of that provider.
Dr. Shields is affiliated with 1 hospital:
Tampa General Hospital
1 Tampa General Cir
EducationDr. Shields attended medical school at Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and graduated in 1989 having 24 years experience.
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.
Patients may also know Dr. Jodi Shields MD as:
- Jodi A Shields
- J Shields
Are you Dr. Jodi Shields?
Update your information
Health Tools & Offers