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John Shepherd Shields, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

388 Ratings
63 Comments
 

John Shepherd Shields, M.D.

Assistant Professor,

Clinical Interests

Minimally Invasive Surgery, Revision Knee and Hip Replacement Surgery, Knee and Hip Replacement, Robotic Partial Knee Resurfacing, Unicompartmental (Partial) Knee Replacement Surgery, Minimally Invasive Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement Surgery, Joint Reconstruction in Adults, Orthopaedics, Total Joint Replacement

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New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-716-8093
Department: 336-716-8200

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Education & Training

  • B.S., College of William & Mary, 2002
  • M.D., University of Virginia, 2006
  • Internship, Surgery, NC Baptist Hospital, 2007
  • Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, NC Baptist Hospital, 2011
  • Fellowship, Adult Reconstruction, New England Baptist Hospital, 2012

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery

Memberships

  • Am Academy Of Orthopaedic Surg
  • Massachusetts Medical Society
  • North Carolina Orthopedic Assn
  • Am Assn of Hip & Knee Surgeons
  • Am Medical Assn

NPI Number

  • 1245410497
John Shepherd Shields, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

388 Ratings
63 Comments
 

John Shepherd Shields, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Research Interests

Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip; Hip Prosthesis; Femur; Hip Joint; Surgery, Computer-Assisted
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Academic: 336-716-3944 | Department: 336-716-8200

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Recent Publications

A bundle protocol to reduce the incidence of periprosthetic joint infections after total joint arthroplasty: a single-center experience. Bullock MW, Brown ML, Bracey DN, Langfitt MK, Shields JS, Lang JE.. J Arthroplast. 2017;32(4):1067-1073.

A comparison of acetate and digital templating for hip resurfacing. Bracey DN, Seyler TM, Shields JS, Leng X, Jinnah RH, Lang JE.. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2014;43(1):E19-E24.

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Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinical Interests

Minimally Invasive Surgery, Revision Knee and Hip Replacement Surgery, Knee and Hip Replacement, Robotic Partial Knee Resurfacing, Unicompartmental (Partial) Knee Replacement Surgery, Minimally Invasive Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement Surgery, Joint Reconstruction in Adults, Orthopaedics, Total Joint Replacement
John Shepherd Shields, M.D.

John Shepherd Shields, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

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Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

John Shepherd Shields, M.D.388 Ratings
63 Comments


 

Doctor Ratings

The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

CP concern for questions/worries
4.9
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.9
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.9
CP spoke using clear language
4.9
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.9
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.9
Patients' confidence in CP
4.9
Time CP spent with patient
4.8
Wait time at clinic
4.5



Patient Comments

Comments are taken from the Care Provider section of the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are posted exactly as they are written. Comments are added weekly. To protect patient privacy and confidentiality, patient names are not included.

9/23/2017

Very helpful and good information that helps me avoid problems.

9/20/2017

I've worked in surgery for over 13 years at many prestigious and mid level facilities. Dr. Sheilds is the real deal...Let me explain.He is kind, warm , has a great sense of humor, doesn't talk down to ANYONE that I've seen and he shows compassion to the needs of my problems. Also, he gives encouragement.I told him personally too never change who he is because medical personnel needs more Dr. Sheilds in this world.I'm a former Marine and I do not give high praises unless I truly believe in what it is I'm saying or thinking.my 1st knee replacement he did went great and my next one at the end of the month I'm sure will go just as well.I would recommend him to anyone!

9/18/2017

I have already recommended Dr. Shields to others.

9/17/2017

I consider Dr. Shields and his assistants "The Happy Doctors." They come n the room smiling and they go out smiling!

9/12/2017

Dr. Shields had a reputation of being a good communicator before I even met him and I was not disappointed! He instilled confidence in his ability.

9/6/2017

Great Doctor when home feeling good about my visit.

8/29/2017

Experience with everyone great Thanks

8/21/2017

Best doctors in any medical fields *Dr. Shields is a miracle worker.

8/15/2017

Dr Shields spends ample time to thoroughly answer questions and clearly explain my progress.

8/14/2017

excellent

8/12/2017

I would recommend Davie for all the great people who work there and how caring they are.

8/8/2017

I am very please with my care provider.

7/23/2017

Dr. Shields is an outstanding physician whose approach to medicine and his patients has not been equalled in all my experiences with organized medicine. He is probably the best and most qualified MD I have had the pleasure of entrusting my health and well being. He has the best of approaches with his patients and is always willing to listen to my concerns and many questions to help me understand the healthcare process I am going through with my hip replacement surgery. I have already referred him to a number of neighbors and friends who may need joint replacement surgery.

7/23/2017

Dr. Shields is an excellent care provider. The fact that his clinic was overbooked only means he has to spread himself too thin in time with his patients. This is a real shame, he should not have to be under this kind of pressure - if he is to serve his patients as they deserve!

7/11/2017

Every part of my care was outstanding!

6/28/2017

*Dr. John Shields is the best provider I have ever had. #1. *John Shields MD.

6/27/2017

This provider is excellent and I have recommended him to several people. His care, expertise, and professional courtesy and concern is highly appreciated.

6/27/2017

great staff of doctors and nurses

6/26/2017

I was impressed with Dr. Shields and the entire staff. first time I've been pain free without meds in months

6/26/2017

Dr. Shields is an excellent physician that I would highly recommend to others.

6/26/2017

Dr. Shields has been excellent from the start. Thank you!

6/22/2017

i FOUND DR. SHIELDS TO BE VERY RESOURCEFUL,EMPATHETIC,COMFORTING AND FRIENDLY.

6/7/2017

Excellent service/care.

6/6/2017

Dr. Shields is a caring, compassionate physician, and I have complete confidence in him! This was an annual check for the knee revision he performed 2 years ago, and my knee is doing great!

5/21/2017

Great doctor,,surgury went very good

5/16/2017

like I said, my experience was great!

5/12/2017

Very good.

5/8/2017

should be a model for all health care providers.

5/2/2017

I was thinking I would go to MUSC for help. I went to Charleston for the knee replacement so my first thought was to go back there. I know that I am now where I should be.

4/28/2017

DrShields is very friendly and explains everything that would happen before surgery and after. He is very good at explaining what will happen.

4/25/2017

Dr. Shields is the best doctor ever!

4/25/2017

Wake Forest has taken excellent care of me.

4/17/2017

Dr Shields is WONDERFUL. He is so kind, clear with information shared, professional. I never felt rushed, it is like he has all the time I needed to answer questions and discuss treatment plan. I have recommended him to several friends and co-workers.

4/17/2017

I have several friends and neighbors who will need knee or hip replacements in the near future and I feel confident in recommending they consider Dr. Shields and Davie Medical Center.

4/3/2017

I have ask other family members to make an appointment with this doctor. I feel like he can get to the root of their problem.

3/27/2017

This provider is in my opinion excellent.

3/24/2017

Dr. Shields is AWESOME!!!!

3/23/2017

He has been nice seems to do good work.

2/25/2017

I have had and continue to have such a positive experience, that I have and will continue to recommend Wake Forest and Dr. Shields to anybody who needs his services. Job well done!

2/25/2017

Essentially all of the questions above would be given the same answer for the the Provider's entire staff and WF Baptist Health staff. Excellent at all times.

2/24/2017

Very good physician

2/23/2017

*Dr. Shields is the very best - surgeon AND bedside manner. I HAVE recommended him to several people.

2/22/2017

excellent staff and facility

2/16/2017

Dr Shields is an awesome Doctor. My hip is doing great thanks to him & his team. Trust him 100%!!

2/14/2017

Dr. Shields is a knowledgeable, kind, and caring MD. I think very highly of this MD.

2/14/2017

I learned more about my anatomy and bone structure than I every imaged. It was very informative and educational. Excellent

2/8/2017

Excellent doctor.

1/31/2017

Excellent, he took the time to be sure that I am comfortable about my situation.

1/31/2017

Dr. Shields is a surgeon Some of the questions asked at the beginning of this survey do not apply to my appointment with him. Dr. Shields is simply amazing. I trust him to do my surgery with out complications. By far, one of the best doctors I've ever met.

1/27/2017

I can't say enough good things about *Dr. Shields. Extremely thorough and patient w/my questions.

1/23/2017

I am very pleased with the treatment of the provider and his staff, best ever!

1/17/2017

Dr Shields comes highly recommended and I would definitely highly recommend him to anyone in need of an orthopedic surgeon. he is the best. Thank you Dr Shields my surgery was very successful.

1/13/2017

I love *John Shields and his staff.

1/13/2017

Could not ask for a better doctor or staff

1/10/2017

*Dr. Shields was/is fantastic.

1/4/2017

*DR. SHIELDS IS ABSOLUTELY AWESOME!!

12/28/2016

A++++

12/28/2016

Great doctor, easy to discuss issues with.

12/21/2016

My surgery turned out excellent and I'm walking better than I have in years.

12/20/2016

Dr. Shields and his staff always treat me like family. Dr. Shields is without a doubt, one of the best physicians I have been to. He takes a great deal of time answering my many questions and explaining my health options.

12/14/2016

Dr. Shields is definitely the best doctor I could have ask for. My surgery went great because of him & all his staff. He definitely cares about you & makes sure to the best of his ability that your surgery will be as pain free as possible. I would recommend Dr. John Shields & Davie Medical Ctr. to anyone!!! They really care!!!

12/1/2016

*DR. SHIELDS IS AWESOME!!

11/28/2016

Excellent

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