Jessica Shields, D.O., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She is a fellowship-trained, minimally invasive
gynecologic surgeon who specializes in complex pelvic surgery for benign
gynecologic conditions such as abnormal uterine bleeding, uterine fibroids,
endometriosis, and chronic pelvic pain. Her clinical interests include the
treatment of vulvovaginal disorders.
Dr. Shields earned
her medical degree at the New York Institute
of Technology College of
Osteopathic Medicine. She completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology
at the State University of New York at Buffalo and received advanced training in
minimally invasive gynecologic surgery through a fellowship at UT Southwestern.
Certified by the American
Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in
Dr. Shields is a
member of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the AAGL
(formerly the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists). In 2014, she
earned the David H. Nichols Award for Overall Excellence in Gynecologic Surgery.
She has delivered numerous
presentations and published several academic articles.