• Aaron Shiels MD

    Aaron J. Shiels, M.D.
  • Aaron Shiels MD

    Dr. Aaron Shiels joined Rockford Gastroenterology Associates in 2004, and currently serves as Managing Partner. He is a board certified Gastroenterologist. Dr. Shiels received his medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis where he also completed his Internal Medicine Residency and Gastroenterology Fellowship. As a Gastroenterology Fellow, Dr. Shiels received an addi-tional year of specialized training in diseases of the liver, pancreas, and biliary tract, including diagnostic and therapeutic ERCP. He partic-ipated in research projects studying biliary complications after liver transplant surgery and complications following bariatric surgery for morbid obesity.

    At the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford, Dr. Shiels holds the title of Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, is the Di-rector of the Gastroenterology Curriculum, and serves on the Medical Executive Committee. He has received numerous teaching awards from the medical school, including the Golden Apple.

    Dr. Shiels advocates for our GI patients on a national level, serving on the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) Health and Public Policy Committee and participating in regular visits to senators and representatives offices on Capitol Hill. He is also a member of the American Gastroenterological Association and American College of Gastroenterology.

    Dr. Shiels maintains an interest in pancreatic disease, biliary disease, and liver disease including treatment of hepatitis C and has present-ed on hepatitis C at local and regional meetings. His hobbies include golf, running, and spending time with his family.