Meet Thomas M. Shields, MD - Your Trusted Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Sep 23, 2019
UMass Memorial Medical Center

Welcome to the profile of Thomas M. Shields, MD, the leading pediatric gastroenterologist in Northborough and Worcester. With a focus on providing specialized medical care to children suffering from gastrointestinal issues, Dr. Shields is dedicated to delivering exceptional services tailored to meet the unique needs of his young patients.

Comprehensive Pediatric Gastroenterology Services

Dr. Shields offers a wide range of pediatric specialty services, with a keen focus on gastroenterology. Backed by extensive experience and expertise, he strives to provide the highest quality care to his patients, ensuring their well-being and long-term health.

Gastrointestinal Disorders in Children

Recognizing the delicate nature of gastrointestinal problems in children, Dr. Shields specializes in accurately diagnosing and effectively treating various gastrointestinal disorders. From common issues like chronic abdominal pain, diarrhea, and constipation, to more complex conditions such as Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, and celiac disease, Dr. Shields is well-versed in comprehensive management and treatment.

Dr. Shields understands that each child is unique, and takes a personalized approach to diagnosis and treatment. With a compassionate and child-friendly approach, he ensures that young patients and their families feel comfortable and supported throughout their medical journey.

Advanced Diagnostic Techniques

Equipped with state-of-the-art diagnostic tools and techniques, Dr. Shields utilizes the latest technology to accurately diagnose gastrointestinal disorders in children. He believes in staying at the forefront of medical advancements, enabling him to provide precise diagnoses and develop targeted treatment plans.

Dr. Shields also values clear communication and understands the importance of involving parents in every step of the treatment process. He takes the time to thoroughly explain test results, answer questions, and address any concerns that parents may have.

Why Choose Dr. Thomas M. Shields?

Expertise and Experience

With extensive experience in gastroenterology and a specialization in pediatric care, Dr. Shields is a trusted name in the field. His deep understanding of gastrointestinal disorders in children allows him to provide accurate diagnoses and effective treatment plans.

Dr. Shields stays updated with the latest medical research and practices, ensuring that his patients benefit from the most advanced and evidence-based treatments available. His commitment to ongoing education and professional development reflects his dedication to delivering top-notch medical care.

Compassionate and Patient-Centered Care

As a parent, you want the absolute best for your child's health. Dr. Shields understands this, and strives to provide compassionate and patient-centered care. He creates a warm and supportive environment, where your child feels comfortable and at ease during appointments.

Dr. Shields genuinely listens to your concerns, taking the time to understand your child's symptoms and medical history. He believes in building long-term relationships with his patients and their families, ensuring that they receive the personalized care they deserve.

Collaborative Approach

Dr. Shields recognizes the importance of collaboration in healthcare and works closely with other medical specialists, therapists, and healthcare professionals to provide comprehensive care. With a multidisciplinary approach, he ensures that his patients receive all the necessary support and resources they need for optimal health.

Contact Dr. Thomas M. Shields Today

If your child is experiencing gastrointestinal issues, don't hesitate to reach out to Dr. Thomas M. Shields. Give your child the best chance at a healthy and happy life. Contact our clinic today to schedule an appointment with Dr. Shields and begin your child's journey towards improved gastrointestinal health.

At Furstenberg Michael Dr, we are dedicated to providing exceptional healthcare services for children. Trust us to be your partners in your child's well-being. We look forward to serving you and your family.

Mai-Wah Cheung
Dr. Shields is amazing! 👨‍⚕️
Nov 11, 2023