Dr. Donald C. Shields
Minimally invasive spinal surgery
Implantation of deep brain stimulation devices
Treatment of tumors in the brain and the spinal cord
Movement and mood disorders
Dr. Shields underwent neurosurgery internship and residency training at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) with a subsequent postdoctoral fellowship in Functional Neurosurgery at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts.
As a Board-certified neurosurgeon, Dr. Shields has developed both clinical and research interests at academic medical centers with ongoing research collaborations with the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC).