Carol L. Shields
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About Dr. Carol L. Shields

Carol Shields is an Ophthalmologist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Shields has been practicing medicine for over 40 years and is highly rated in 47 conditions, according to our data. Her top areas of expertise are Melanoma of the Eye, Retinoblastoma, Coats Disease, Cataract Removal, and Tissue Biopsy. She is licensed to treat patients in Pennsylvania. Shields is currently accepting new patients.

Her clinical research consists of co-authoring 838 peer reviewed articles and participating in 7 clinical trials in the past 15 years.


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Accepts Medicare

Dr. Carol L. Shields accepts the following insurance:

  •  CareFirst
840 Walnut St, #1440, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Background & Education
Graduate Institution
University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine, 1983
Ophthalmology in PA
Hospital Affiliations
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
St Mary Medical Center
Wills Eye Hospital
Languages Spoken
Sign Language
Clinical Research

Clinical research consists of overseeing clinical studies of patients undergoing new treatments and therapies, and publishing articles in peer reviewed medical journals. Doctors who actively participate in clinical research are generally at the forefront of the fields and aware of the most up-to-date advances in treatments for their patients.

7 Clinical Trials

A Registry of Patients With Primary Indeterminate Lesions or Choroidal Melanoma
A Randomized Phase ll Study of Adjuvant Sunitinib or Valproic Acid in High-Risk Patients With Uveal Melanoma
Intra-arterial (Ophthalmic Artery) Chemotherapy for Retinoblastoma
In Vivo Confocal Microscopy Study of Pigmented Conjunctival Lesions
A Randomized Control Trial of Intravitreal Ranibizumab (Lucentis) for the Prevention of Radiation Maculopathy Following Plaque Radiotherapy for Choroidal Melanoma
Sub-Tenon Triamcinolone in the Prevention of Radiation-Induced Macular Edema Following Plaque Radiotherapy for Uveal Melanoma
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