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).


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



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


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