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Dr. David Shield, MD

Ophthalmology* Age 43
Dr. David Shield, MD
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Dr. David Shield, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Florence, MA.
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Dr. David Shield, MD

Ophthalmology* Age 43
Florence, MA
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

Dr. David Shield, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Florence, MA.

About

Dr. David Shield, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Florence, MA. They studied at Brown University Alpert Medical School. They currently practice at Practice and are affiliated with Cooley Dickinson Hospital. Dr. Shield has experience treating conditions like Iridocyclitis and Uveitis and Iridocyclitis among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Shield received an average rating of 5.0/5 from patients and has been reviewed 2 times. Their office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments. Dr. Shield also speaks Spanish. Dr. Shield is board certified in Ophthalmology and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Iridocyclitis
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Iridocyclitis
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Blepharitis
Cataract
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Chalazion
Corneal Diseases
Diplopia
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Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Drusen
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Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Dry Eyes
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Eye Cancer
Eye Infections
Eye Pain
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Eyelid Disorders
Glaucoma
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Headache
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Hypertropia
Hypotropia
Keratitis
Lacrimal Gland Disorder
Macular or Retinal Edema
Migraine
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Ocular Hypertension
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Vascular Occlusion
Senile Cataracts
Strabismus
Stye
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Tear Duct Disorders
Cataract Removal Surgery
Acquired Coloboma
Acute Endophthalmitis
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Anisocoria
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Anterior Scleritis
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Astigmatism
Bell's Palsy
Black Eye
Blepharoconjunctivitis
Blindness
Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
Chorioretinal Scars
Chorioretinitis
Chronic Conjunctivitis
Chronic Endophthalmitis
Color Blindness
Conjunctiva Degeneration Deposit
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
Contusion of the Eyeball
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Corneal Erosion
Corneal Ulcer
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Diabetic Cataracts
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Diabetic Retinopathy
Dislocation of Lens
Disorder of Choroid
Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
Duane Retraction Syndrome
Ectropion of Eyelid
Endophthalmitis
Esophoria
Esotropia
Exotropia
Eyelid Spasm
Floaters
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Foreign Body in Eye
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Herpetic Keratitis
Heterophoria
Hyphema
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Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Keratoconus
Lazy Eye
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Macular Hole
Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
Miosis
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Nearsightedness
Nystagmus
Optic Neuritis
Orbital Cellulitis
Orbital Fracture
Paralytic Strabismus
Pars Planitis
Pinguecula
Progressive High Myopia
Pterygium
Purulent Endophthalmitis
Retinal Cysts
Retinal Dystrophy
Retinal Hemorrhage
Retinoschisis
Trichiasis
Visual Field Defects
Vitreous Hemorrhage
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
B-Scan Ultrasound
Contact Lens Fitting Services
Contact Lens Treatment
Cornea Surgery
Corneal Tattooing
Diabetes Eye Care
Dilation of Outflow Canal
Excision of Chalazion
Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
Eye Examination
Eye Injection
Eye Procedure
Eye Surgery
Eyelid Surgery
Farnsworth Lantern Test
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Glaucoma Medical Therapy
Glaucoma Surgery
Glaucoma Treatment
Goniotomy
Iridectomy
Iridotomy
Macular Degeneration Treatment
Pterygium Surgery
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Tear Duct Surgery
Vision Screening
Vitreoretinal Surgery

Insurance Accepted

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  • Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Elect Choice (Open Access) EPO
    Managed Choice (Open Access) POS
    Open Choice PPO
    Select
  • Preferred Care PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts PPO
    Blue Select HMO
    Preferred Blue v5 PPO
  • Blue Card PPO
  • Open Access Plus
  • Flex Connecticut EPO
    Passage HMO
  • BluePPO HSA PPO
    SimplyBlue/Simply Blue Plus PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care HMO
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Choice Care Network PPO
    Choice Care PPO
  • MVP Health Plan EPO
  • Tufts PPO
  • Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Nexus Open Access
    Options PPO

Locations

  1. 1 Eye Physicians of Northampton
    40 Main St Ste 106, Florence, MA 01062
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
  2. 2 Office
    85 Seymour St Ste 522, Hartford, CT 06106

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Sep 17, 2021
Dr. Shields is the kindest and most gentle physician I've ever met. He did a really super thorough exam and gave me a great explanation of my problem. I wish every doctor were like him.
Paul Gaudio — Sep 17, 2021
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About Me

Languages Spoken
Spanish
Languages Spoken
Specialties*
Ophthalmology
Autoimmune Diseases
Cataract Surgery
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Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Ophthalmology
Board Certifications
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Internship

Internship
  • yale University
    2012
Internship

Fellowship

Fellowship Hospital
  • Eye Disease Consultants
    2012
Fellowship Hospital
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Frequently Asked Questions

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A list of accepted insurance providers is available on the Sharecare insurance check. It is always a good idea to verify your insurance when making an appointment.

New patients are generally accepted by Dr. David Shield, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Shield's profile.

Dr. Shield frequently treats the following conditions: Iridocyclitis and Uveitis and Iridocyclitis. See more on Sharecare.

Dr. David Shield, MD is affiliated with Cooley Dickinson Hospital.

Yes, Dr. David Shield, MD holds board certification in Ophthalmology.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Cooley Dickinson Hospital

    30 Locust St, Northampton, MA