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Dr. David S. Shields, M.D.

Dr. David Shields

Dr Shields is recognized on “Top Doctors” lists and is known by many of his colleagues as a “doctor’s

doctor”. Because of his expertise in gastroenterology, Dr Shields often is invited to lecture to other groups of

physicians, and has given Medical Grand Rounds at Stanford, Sequoia, Kaiser, and Mills hospitals. Before

opening his private practice office he served as the Director of Endoscopy at Stanford University Medical

Center. He continues to enjoy actively teaching at Stanford and has been recognized with an “Outstanding

Clinical Faculty Award”.


Undergraduate: University of California, Santa Barbara, Phi Beta Kappa
Medical School: University of California, San Francisco, Highest Honors, Tausig Scholar
Internship/Residency: Stanford University and University of Virginia
Fellowship in Gastroenterology: University of Virginia
Board Certification: Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology
Professional Interests: Biliary tract diseases, diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, inflammatory bowel disease, colon cancer prevention, any challenging problem
Personal Interests: Tennis, Snow Skiing, Nature
Charitable Activities: Medical consultant for gorilla population at SF Zoo (see how Zura is doing), Advisory Council to Healthy Family Foundation

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