Dr. William M. Sheppard III, MD

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Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat • Male • Age 43

1941 Limestone Rd Ste 210
Wilmington, DE 19808
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Dr. Sheppard III's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Christiana Care Health System - Christiana Hospital
4755 Ogletown Stanton Road
Newark, DE 19718
Wilmington Hospital
501 West 14th Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

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ENT & Allergy Of Delaware
Limestone Medical Center
1941 Limestone Rd Ste 210
Wilmington, DE 19808
ENT & Allergy Of Delaware
Glasgow Medical Center
2600 Glasgow Ave Ste 101
Newark, DE 19702
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    Dr. Sheppard III's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ear, Nose, and Throat
    • Otolaryngic Allergy

    Board Certifications

    • Otolaryngology
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    • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
    • Adenoidectomy
    • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
    • Ear Tube Placement
    • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
    • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
    • Intranasal or Sinus Procedures
    • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
    • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
    • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tonsillectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
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    • Acute Laryngitis
    • Acute Sinusitis
    • Acute Tonsillitis
    • Allergic Rhinitis
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Broken Nose
    • Cholesteatoma
    • Chronic Adenoid Infection
    • Chronic Laryngitis
    • Chronic Sinusitis
    • Chronic Tonsillitis
    • Conductive Hearing Loss
    • Deafness
    • Deviated Septum
    • Dizziness
    • Dysphagia
    • Ear Ache
    • Earwax Buildup
    • Enlarged Turbinates
    • ENT Cancer
    • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
    • Headache
    • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
    • Labyrinthitis
    • Laryngeal Cancer
    • Laryngitis
    • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
    • Meniere's Disease
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    • Nosebleed
    • Oral Cancer
    • Otitis Media
    • Otosclerosis
    • Outer Ear Infection
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
    • Perforated Eardrum
    • Perilymph Fistula (PLF)
    • Peritonsillar Abscess
    • Postnasal Drip
    • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Swimmer's Ear
    • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
    • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Tinnitus
    • TMJ
    • Tongue Cancer
    • Tonsil Cancer
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Vertigo
    • Vocal Cord Paralysis
    • Vocal Cord Polyp
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Medical University Of South Carolina
    Graduated in 1997

    Internship Hospital

    University Hospital Suny Upstate Medical University
    Complete in 1998

    Residency Hospital

    University Hospital Suny Upstate Medical University
    Complete in 2003

    Undergraduate Schools

    Clemson University
    Graduated in 1993

    Other Education

    American Academy Otolaryngic Allergy
    Complete in 2005
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Sheppard III & Staff

    • English
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    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Sheppard III's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Christiana Care Health System - Christiana Hospital

    • Saint Francis Hospital

    • Wilmington Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Sheppard III

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sheppard III to family and friends

    9 responses
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    9 responses
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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    Experience with Dr. Sheppard III
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
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    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    9 responses
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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    Office Locations

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    ENT & Allergy Of Delaware
    Limestone Medical Center
    1941 Limestone Rd Ste 210
    Wilmington, DE 19808
    (302) 998-0300 (Office)
    B
    ENT & Allergy Of Delaware
    Glasgow Medical Center
    2600 Glasgow Ave Ste 101
    Newark, DE 19702
    (302) 998-0300 (Office)
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    ENT & Allergy Of Delaware
    Foulkstone Plaza
    1401 Foulk Rd Ste 205
    Wilmington, DE 19803
    (302) 998-0300 (Office)
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