Andrea D. Shields, MD

Adjunct Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health (OBGYN)

Andrea D. Shields

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Fax 612-301-3415

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April Homich

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Adjunct Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health (OBGYN)

Maternal Fetal Medicine Physician

MD, University of Minnesota Medical School, 1998

Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wright Patterson University School of Medicine-Wright Patterson Air Force Base, 2002

Fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Madigan Army Medical Center, 2005


Dr. Shields received her medical degree in 1988 from the University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis. She completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Wright State/Wright Patterson Air Force Base Integrated Residency in Dayton, OH and her fellowship in maternal-fetal medicine at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, WA. Prior to coming to the University of Minnesota, Dr. Shields was a practicing physician at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, OH. She is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and maternal-fetal medicine.

Dr. Shields has served as an Assistant Professor with the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and Wright State University. She served as Director of the Antenatal Counseling & Diagnostics Center, and later as the MFM Division Director at the San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium. She is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and a member of the Committee of Practice Bulletins – Obstetrics. She currently serves as the Chair of the Air Force Section/District X of ACOG and is an ACOG OB/GYN Expert for Media Communications. - See more at:



For a list of publications, see PubMed.



Maternal-Fetal Medicine Center

Board Certifications

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Clinical Interests

Clinical Obstetrics; Preterm Labor; Prenatal Diagnosis; Patient Safety and Quality Improvement; Placental Perfusion; Simulation; Maternal Fetal Medicine