Dr. Donald C. Shields



General neurosurgery


Minimally invasive spinal surgery


Implantation of deep brain stimulation devices


Treatment of tumors in the brain/spinal cord


Movement and mood disorders



A native of Spartanburg, South Carolina, Dr. Shields received a degree in science from Wofford College. He went on to complete his Doctor of Medicine and a Doctor of Philosophy from the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston. Dr. Shields also received a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.

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).

3 Convenient Locations


1330 Boiling Springs Rd, Ste 1600
Spartanburg, SC 29303
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Directions to Spartanburg


115 Deacon Tiller Ct.
Duncan, SC 29334
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Directions to Duncan


220 Roper Mountain Road Ext
Greenville, SC 29615
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Directions To Greenville

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