Dr. Joseph A. Sheppe, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 61

1333 Taylor St Suite 4A
Columbia, SC 29201
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Dr. Sheppe's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Sisters of Charity Providence Hospitals
2435 Forest Drive
Columbia, SC 29204

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Joseph A Sheppe MD
Joseph A. Sheppe, M.D.
1333 Taylor St Suite 4A
Columbia, SC 29201
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    Dr. Sheppe's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Colon & Rectal Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Colon & Rectal Surgery, 2008
    • General Surgery, 1995
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    • Abscess Incision and Drainage
    • Anal Repairs
    • Colectomy
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Colon Cancer Screening
    • Colon Resection Surgery
    • Colon Surgery
    • Colonoscopy
    • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Colorectal Cancer Screening
    • Colorectal Cancer Treatment
    • Condyloma Destruction
    • Condyloma Fulguration
    • Destruction of Anal Tumor
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
    • Hemorrhoid Removal
    • Hemorrhoid Treatment
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Incontinence Surgery
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Rectal Surgery
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy & Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
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    • Sphincterotomy
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    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal Fistula
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Colon Cancer
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diverticular Diseases
    • Diverticulitis
    • Diverticulosis
    • Diverticulosis of the Ileum
    • Hemorrhoids
    • IBS Associated With Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Incontinence
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Polyps
    • Rectal Disorders
    • Rectovaginal Fistula
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Ulcerative Colitis
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    Background Check for Dr. Sheppe

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    West Virginia University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1979

    Internship Hospital

    Charleston Area Med Center
    Complete in 1980

    Residency Hospital

    Charleston Area Med Center
    Complete in 1984

    Fellowship Hospital

    Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak
    Complete in 1985
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Sheppe & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Sheppe's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Sisters of Charity Providence Hospitals

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Sheppe

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sheppe to family and friends

    22 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Sheppe's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    22 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    22 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    22 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 22 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Sheppe
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    22 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    22 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    22 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    22 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Sheppe accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Golden Rule
    • Humana
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • MedCost
    • Medicaid
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • Planned Administration Inc
    • Tricare
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    • United Healthcare
    • Wells Fargo Insurance
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    Office Locations

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    Joseph A Sheppe MD
    Joseph A. Sheppe, M.D.
    1333 Taylor St Suite 4A
    Columbia, SC 29201
    (803) 779-5600 (Office)
    (803) 771-4081 (Fax)
    • Parking: Use parking garage on Taylor Street, Park on the 4th floor - No Charge
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