As a guest lecturer, Dr. Shields has given more than 200 presentations at various medical association meetings, grand rounds and university seminars.


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; 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.



Clarence L. Shields Jr., M.D.

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

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