Dr. Shield is a New England native. He completed his medical training and ophthalmology residency at Yale Medical School in New Haven, Connecticut. He received advanced fellowship training in the diagnosis and management of ocular inflammatory and infectious diseases, known as uveitis.
Dr. Shield focuses his clinical practice on tailoring medical and surgical treatments to each of his patients, providing state-of-the-art intraocular lens implants for cataract surgery and the latest minimally invasive glaucoma therapies. In addition, his clinical practice includes comprehensive eye care and a focus on ocular disease prevention.
Dr. Shield completed his undergraduate studies at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, concentrating on Latin American Studies, and is fluent in Spanish. He lives in Northampton with his wife, two children, one dog, and four chickens.