Biography & Education

Biography

Kim Shields, D.O., makes patient education a cornerstone of her care philosophy. “My role as a family physician is to emphasize healthy living,” she says. “I strive to educate and encourage management of illness in a way that meets each patient’s needs – both physically and mentally.”

A fifth-generation family practitioner, Dr. Shields earned her degree in osteopathic medicine from the University of North Texas Health Science University in Fort Worth. She completed her residency in family medicine at Providence Milwaukie Hospital.

Born in Plano, Texas, Dr. Shields enjoys hiking, playing “mind-intensive” games and doing crossword puzzles in her off time. She is fluent in Spanish.

Areas of Expertise

Family medicine with obstetrics

Education
Medical degree: University of North Texas Health Science University, Fort Worth, Texas
Residency - family medicine: Providence Milwaukie Hospital, Milwaukie, Ore.
Languages
  • English
  • Spanish

Care Locations

1321 NE 99th Ave., Suite 200
Portland, OR 97220
Phone 503-215-4250

Specialties

Board Certifications
  • Family medicine
  • General practice
  • Obstetrics
  • Pediatrics
Conditions Treated
Abdominal Pain, Age 11 and Younger, Abdominal Pain, Age 12 and Older, Abrasion, Acne, Anemia, Angina, Anxiety Disorders, Arthralgia, Asthma, Atrial fibrillation, Back and neck pain, Bronchitis, Burns, Cellulitis, Cerumen impaction, Cervicitis, Chickenpox, Chronic ischemic heart disease, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), Congestive heart failure, Conjunctivitis, Constipation, Age 11 and Younger, Constipation, Age 12 and Older, Contact dermatitis, Contusion, Cough, Croup, Dehydration, Depression, Diarrhea, Dizziness, Dysuria, Eczema, atopic dermatitis, Failure to thrive, Fatigue, Fever, Age 11 and Younger, Fever, Age 12 and Older, Gas/bloating, Gastritis, Gastroenteritis, Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), Glucose intolerance, Gout, Headaches, Heartburn, Hematuria, Hemophilia, Hemorrhoids, High blood pressure, High cholesterol, Hives, Hyperhidrosis, Hypothyroidism, Impotence, Influenza (Seasonal flu), Ingrown toenail, Insect bite, Insomnia, Limb swelling, Localized swelling, Menopause, Menstruation problems, Metrorrhagia, Nausea and Vomiting, Age 12 and Older, Osteoarthritis, Otitis externa, Otitis media, Peripheral vascular disease, Pigmented lesions, Pneumonia, Pregnancy, Prostatitis, Psoriasis, Rash, Age 11 and Younger, Rash, Age 12 and Older, Rhinitis, allergic, Rosacea, Sebaceous cyst, Shortness of breath, Sinusitis, Skin disease, Sprain/strain: ankle, Sprain/strain: neck, Sprain/strain: shoulder/arm, Sprains, Strep throat, Sunburn, Synovitis/tenosynovitis, Thrombophlebitis, Tobacco abuse, Tonsillitis, Type 2 diabetes, Upper respiratory tract infection (URI), Urinary tract infection, Vaginitis/vulvitis, Warts