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John Shields, MD

Dr. Shields is an urologist in the Gainesville area. He is affiliated with UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital and UF Health Shands Hospital.
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Conditions treated

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Top 25%
7 doctors
Top 15%
8 doctors
Top 5%
3 doctors
Dr. Shields saw more kidney stones patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Gainesville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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9 doctors
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9 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Shields saw more urinary incontinence patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Gainesville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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2 doctors
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2 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Shields saw more urinary urgency patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Gainesville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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27 doctors
Top 15%
27 doctors
Top 5%
13 doctors
Dr. Shields saw more urinary tract infection (UTI) patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Gainesville area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Top 25%
3 doctors
Top 15%
2 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Shields saw prostatitis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Gainesville area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
5 doctors
Top 15%
4 doctors
Top 5%
2 doctors
Dr. Shields saw urinary retention patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Gainesville area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
8 doctors
Top 15%
9 doctors
Top 5%
4 doctors
Dr. Shields saw enlarged prostate patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Gainesville area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
8 doctors
Top 15%
9 doctors
Top 5%
4 doctors
Dr. Shields saw benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Gainesville area. Learn more.

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6 doctors
Top 15%
6 doctors
Top 5%
3 doctors
Dr. Shields saw prostate cancer patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Gainesville area. Learn more.

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1 doctor
Top 15%
1 doctor
Top 5%
Dr. Shields saw epididymitis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Gainesville area. Learn more.

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7 doctors
Top 15%
6 doctors
Top 5%
3 doctors
Dr. Shields saw erectile dysfunction (ED) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Gainesville area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
2 doctors
Top 15%
2 doctors
Top 5%
Dr. Shields saw urinary urge incontinence patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Gainesville area. Learn more.

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2 doctors
Top 15%
2 doctors
Top 5%
Dr. Shields saw hydrocele patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Gainesville area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
3 doctors
Top 15%
4 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Shields saw bladder cancer patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Gainesville area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
4 doctors
Top 15%
4 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Shields saw phimosis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Gainesville area. Learn more.
Top 25%
2 doctors
Top 15%
2 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Shields saw interstitial cystitis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Gainesville area. Learn more.
Top 25%
2 doctors
Top 15%
2 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Shields saw cystitis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Gainesville area. Learn more.
Top 25%
2 doctors
Top 15%
2 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Shields saw kidney cyst patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Gainesville area. Learn more.

Cost estimates

These ranges are network rate estimates across all the insurance plans that Dr. Shields accepts.

Note: These are just estimates. We advise verifying the exact costs with your provider.

Cystoscopy $217 – 451
Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) $6,556 – 9,283
Prostate biopsy $568 – 1,010
Vasectomy $1,420 – 3,221

Amino’s cost estimates are estimates of the total amount that you and your health insurance company might pay for a procedure—this is what we call the “network rate”. Our cost estimates can help you prepare for the financial impact of medical care and help you make more confident decisions about where to get treated.

Locations

Dr. Shields sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

UF Health Gainesville
2000 SW Archer Rd
Gainesville, FL 32608
709 miles away

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Credentials
  • Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1981
  • Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland - Medical University of Bahrain
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 2007
  • University of Miami Miller School of Medicine/Holy Cross Hospital Program
    RESIDENCY

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Shields is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2017)
  • UF Health Shands Hospital
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2017)

Insurance accepted

Always check coverage with your doctor’s office.

  • Aetna
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • EmblemHealth
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield