Accepting New Patients

San Shields , NP

Nurse Practitioner

Phone: 575-556-1879
Fax: 575-556-1880

Mr. San Shields is a Family Nurse Practitioner who has been affiliated with MMC since 1985. He has served this hospital and the Las Cruces community in numerous capacities acquiring a broad range of clinical skills in the urgent care and emergency medicine arenas. Originally from Wisconsin, Mr. Shields settled in Las Cruces following an honorable discharge from the Air Force in 1971. Mr. Shields is well versed in the compassionate delivery of urgent care medicine having worked in virtually every urgent care clinic in Las Cruces over the past 15 years. Mr. Shields is especially focused on a quality life style that embraces a whole food-plant­based diet, active yoga practice, life-long learning thru world travel and adult education.


Masters in Nursing Science -Family Nurse Practitioner from University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

Masters in Hospital and Health Administration from Pennsylvania State University State College, PA