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Dr. Gordon Shields, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat*
5.0 (14)
Map Pin Small Tuscaloosa, AL
Accepting new patients
24 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Gordon Shields, MD

Dr. Gordon Shields, MD is an Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Tuscaloosa, AL. They specialize in Ear, Nose, and Throat, has 24 years of experience, and is board certified in Otolaryngology. They graduated from University of Alabama at Birmingham and is affiliated with DCH Regional Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Shields an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Shields works at Practice in Tuscaloosa, AL. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Shields' Office Locations

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    Alabama Ear Nose & Throat Specialists LLC
    302 Merchants Walk Ste 100, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (205) 523-9300

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  • DCH Regional Medical Center

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Chronic Rhinitis
Chronic Tonsillitis
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ENT Cancer
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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Head and Neck Cancer
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Hearing Disorders
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Pharyngitis
Salivary Gland Cancer
Sleep Apnea
Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
Throat Pain
Thyroid Cancer
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Tongue Cancer
Tongue-Tie
Tonsil Cancer
Tonsillitis
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vertigo
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Vocal Cord Nodule
Vocal Cord Paralysis
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Adenoidectomy
Aeroallergen Hyposensitization Therapy
Allergy Shots
Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Aspiration or Injection of Thyroid Cyst
Audiometry
Balloon Sinuplasty
Carotid Ultrasound
Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
Desensitization
Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Excision of Neck Mass
Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
Frenectomy
Glossectomy
Hearing Screening
Home Sleep Study
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastoidectomy
Middle Ear Implant Candidacy Evaluation
Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
Neck Surgery
Oral Cancer Screening
Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
Rhinoseptoplasty
Skin Cancer Removal
Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroid Scan
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tonsillectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Turbinate Reduction
Uvulectomy
Wound Repair
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    Specialties*
    • Ear, Nose, and Throat

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    Years of Experience
    • 24 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1922059997
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    Education & Certifications

    Internship
    • University of Texas Medical Branch
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Alabama at Birmingham
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Samford University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Otolaryngology and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
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