Dr. Shields’ research is widely published in such journals as the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, American Journal of Sports Medicine, Clinical Orthopaedics and Arthroscopy; and he has been a contributing author to several books. Dr. Shields, current research includes perioperative management in orthopaedic surgery and posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) reconstruction.
Founder / Medical Director
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Associate, Vice President, Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic
Associate Clinical Professor of Orthopaedics, University of Southern California
President, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, 2001-2002
Godfather, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, 2004
Mr. Sports Medicine, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, 2006
Hall of Fame, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, 2011
Appointed Committee Member, California State Athletic Commission’s Medical and Safety Standards Advisory Committee
Board Member, Board of Trustees, Loyola Marymount University, 1995-2005
Chair of the Student Life Committee, Loyola Marymount University, 2000-2005
Team Physician, Los Angeles RAMS, 1973-1995
Orthopaedic Consultant, St. Louis RAMS National Football League
As a guest lecturer, Dr. Shields has given more than 200 presentations at various medical association meetings, grand rounds and university seminars.
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