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Dr. Paul Shirley MD

Orthopedic Surgeons in Jacksonville, FL

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Dr. Paul Shirley specializes in orthopedic surgery, general surgery in Jacksonville, Florida.

Dr. Paul Shirley has been compared 160 times. Details of Dr. Shirley's 42 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at University of Michigan are available on your free doctor report.

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Dr. Paul Shirley
3728 Phillips Hwy
Suite 214A
Jacksonville, FL 32207

Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise

Dr. Paul Shirley identified specializing in Orthopedic SurgeryOrthopedic Surgery
An orthopaedic surgeon is trained in the preservation, investigation and restoration of the form and function of the extremities, spine, and associated structures by medical, surgical, and physical means. An orthopaedic surgeon is involved with the care of patients whose musculoskeletal problems include congenital deformities, trauma, infections, tumors, metabolic disturbances of the musculoskeletal system, deformities, injuries, and degenerative diseases of the spine, hands, feet, knee, hip, shoulder, and elbow in children and adults. An orthopaedic surgeon is also concerned with primary and secondary muscular problems and the effects of central or peripheral nervous system lesions of the musculoskeletal system.
and General SurgeryGeneral Surgery
A surgeon manages a broad spectrum of surgical conditions affecting almost any area of the body. The surgeon established the diagnosis and provides the preoperative, operative, and postoperative care to surgical patients and is usually responsible for the comprehensive management of the trauma victim and the critically ill surgical patient. The surgeon uses a variety of diagnostic techniques, including endoscopy, for observing internal structures, and may use specialized instruments during operative procedures. A general surgeon is expected to be familiar with the salient features of other surgical specialties in order to recognize problems in those areas and to know when to refer a patient to another specialist.
. He is certified in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Hospital Affiliations

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. Shirley is affiliated with 1 hospital:

Baptist Medical Center
800 Prudential Dr
Jacksonville, FL 32207


Dr. Paul Shirley has been confirmed to have a license in Georgia and Florida


Dr. Shirley attended medical school at University of Michigan Medical School and graduated in 1972 having 42 years experience.

Additional Orthopedic Surgery training was conducted at Massachusetts General Hospital. Additional Orthopedic Surgery training was conducted at Shands Hospital At University of Florida.

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