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Clarence L. Shields, MD

Sports Medicine, Orthopaedics

Founder and Director, Team HEAL

Office: 310-665-7200

I specialize in sports medicine, shoulder, elbow, and knees. I serve as a Neutral Physician for the NFL, past orthopedic doctor to the L.A. Rams, past president of AOSSM and Mr. Sports Medicine 2006. My Team HEAL Foundation, provides access to certified athletic trainers for student athletes in the L.A. area.

  • Sports Medicine
  • Shoulder
  • Elbow
  • Knee
Provider Info





99 Years

  • Creighton University – Medical Doctorate, 1966
  • UC Los Angeles – Internship, Orthopaedics, 1967
  • Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center – Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, 1973
Professional Memberships
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • California Orthopaedic Association
  • Herodicus Society
  • International Society of the Knee,
  • International Arthroscopy Association
  • Los Angeles County Medical Association
  • National Football League Physicians Society
  • Pan-Pacific Surgical Association
Sports Affiliations
  • Neutral Physician, National Football League
  • Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery
  • 2015 – Super Doctor, Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery
  • 2014 – Super Doctor, Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery
  • 2013 – Super Doctor, Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery
Support Team
  • Jackie Paige, Clinical Staff
  • Jessica Ramos, Clinical Staff
  • Marilyn Weick, Practice Coordinator

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