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Dr. William Shields, MD

Ophthalmology* Age 66
Dr. William Shields, MD
5.0 (2 Ratings)
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Dr. William Shields, MD is an Ophthalmologist in Tacoma, WA.
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Dr. William Shields, MD

Ophthalmology* Age 66
Tacoma, WA
Accepting new patients
41 years of experience
Dr. William Shields, MD is an Ophthalmologist in Tacoma, WA.

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Dr. William Shields, MD is an Ophthalmologist in Tacoma, WA and has 41 years experience. They graduated from University of Washington. They currently practice at Practice. At present, Dr. Shields received an average rating of 5.0/5 from patients and has been reviewed 2 times. Their office accepts new patients. Dr. Shields is board certified in Ophthalmology.

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  • First Choice Health PPO
  • SignatureValue - WA HMO

Locations

  1. 1 Retina and Macula Specialists PS.
    2914 S Alder St, Tacoma, WA 98409

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Mar 05, 2016
i had 3 retinal detachments several years ago.one was severe and Dr.Shields said he wasn't sure he could save my eye.he did!!he is amazing and also did several laser surgeries.you want the best he is it!!Adele Hansen
adele h. in Olympia, WA — Mar 05, 2016
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Ophthalmology
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Education

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  • University of Washington
    1983
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  • Ophthalmology
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Yes, Dr. William Shields, MD holds board certification in Ophthalmology.