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Paul D. Shirley, MD

Dr Paul D. Shirley

Affectionately known as “Knee Doc” or “Dr. Paul” by his patients, Dr. Shirley is nationally known for his expertise in Knee Surgery and Sports Medicine. Dr. Shirley has specialized in knees for over 30 years, and is able to diagnose knee pain and problems. He has performed over 13,000 knee arthroscopies in his 30 years of treating patients. He has a passion for orthopedics and how it relates to the quality of life for his patients.



Medical Degree

• University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI


• University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Orthopedic Surgery Residency

• University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Resident Fellowship

• Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA


• Listed in Jacksonville Magazine, Top Doctors, 2008

• Listed in the Best Doctors, America Guide Book, 1995

• Listed Top Doctors, Jacksonville Magazine, 1998

• Florida Interscholastic Athletic Administrators, Association Honors Recipient, 1989

• Chosen as One of Five Outstanding Young Men in Jacksonville, Jaycees, 1980