Cynthia Shields, MD

Cynthia H Shields, MD

Name: Cynthia H Shields, MD

USU Department of Primary Appointment: 
Anesthesiology
Title: 
Anesthesiologist Site Director for WRNMMC
Faculty Rank: 
Associate Professor
Location: 
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD

Research Interests:
Regional Anesthesia, Acute Pain Management
Pediatrics

Office Phone: 
(301) 400-2824

Education

Doctor of Medicine - Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Bethesda, MD
Bachelor of Arts Psychology- Pomona College Claremont, CA
Post Graduate Education
Regional Anesthesia Fellowship - Walter Reed Army Medical Center Washington, DC 20307-0003
Anesthesiology Residency - Madigan Army Medical Center Tacoma, WA 09431
Transitional Internship - Tripler Army Medical Center Honolulu Hawaii 96859-5000

Bibliography

  • Shields CH,. Pediatric Surgery and Medicine for Hostile Environments Second Edition/ Kevin M. Creamer, Michael M. Fuenfer, Published by the Office of The Surgeon General, Borden Institute 2017, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307-5001 Chapters 2, 3, 5 and10.
  • Shields CH, Ch 17 Polytrauma, 53 Continuous Peripheral Nerve Catheters and 56 Basic Pediatric Regional Anesthesia Acute Pain Medicine. Buckenmaier C, Kent M, Brookman JC, Tighe PJ, Mariano ER, Edwards D. Oxford University Press 2019. ISBN: 9780190856649 Shields CH,. Pediatric Surgery and Medicine for Hostile Environments Second Edition/ Kevin M. Creamer, Michael M. Fuenfer, Published by the Office of The Surgeon General, Borden Institute 2017, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC
  • Pediatric Thoracic Trauma in Iraq and Afghanistan. Keneally RJ, Shields CH, Hsu A, Prior HI, Creamer KM. Mil Med. 2018 Apr 6. doi: 10.1093/milmed/usy044. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29659947
  • The Effect of Lipid Emulsion Infusion on Postmortem Ropivacaine Concentrations in Swine: Endeavoring to Comprehend a Soldier’s Death. Buckenmaier CC, Capacchione J, Mielke AR, Bina S, Shields C, Kwon KH, McKnight G, Fish DA, Bedocs P. Anesth Analg. 2012 Apr;114(4):894-900.
  • Pediatric wartime admissions to US military combat support hospitals in Afghanistan and Iraq: learning from the first 2,000 admissions.Creamer KM, Edwards MJ, Shields CH, Thompson MW, Yu CE, Adelman W.J Trauma. 2009 Oct;67(4):762-8.
  • Advanced regional anesthesia morbidity and mortality grading system: regional anesthesia outcomes reporting (ROAR).Buckenmaier CC 3rd, Croll SM, Shields CH, Shockey SM, Bleckner LL, Malone G, Plunkett A, McKnight GM, Kwon KH, Joltes R, Stojadinovic A.Pain Med. 2009 Sep;10(6):1115-22.
  • Multicenter, randomized, comparative cost-effectiveness study comparing 0, 1, and 2 diagnostic medial branch (facet joint nerve) block treatment paradigms before lumbar facet radiofrequency denervation.Cohen SP, Williams KA, Kurihara C, Nguyen C, Shields C, Kim P, Griffith SR, Larkin TM, Crooks M, Williams N, Morlando B, Strassels SA. Anesthesiology. 2010 Aug;113(2):395-405
  • Back pain during war: an analysis of factors affecting outcome.Cohen SP, Nguyen C, Kapoor SG, Anderson-Barnes VC, Foster L, Shields C, McLean B, Wichman T, Plunkett A.Arch Intern Med. 2009 Nov 9;169(20):1916-23.
  • The clinical utility of Bispectral Index Score when compared to the University of Michigan Sedation Scale in assessing the depth of pediatric outpatient sedation. Shields C, Stayadi-Park G, McCown M, Creamer K. Clinical Pediatrics, 2005; 44: 229-236.
  • Sleep Deprivation for Pediatric Sedated Procedure: Not Worth the Effort. Shields CH, Johnson S, Knoll J, Chess C, Goldberg D, Creamer KM. Pediatrics, 2004; 113: 1204-1208.