Dr. Barry Sheppard, MD

Dr. Barry Sheppard, MD

Thoracic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(1)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Barry Sheppard, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Oakland, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in thoracic surgery, surgical oncology, and more.

3300 Webster St Ste 500

Oakland, CA 94609

Contact Information

(510) 465-6600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Brown & Toland Physicians
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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Heart Surgery
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more than 73% of peers
Lung Surgery
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more than 69% of peers
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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more than 62% of peers

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Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology
1

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University Of South Carolina
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of South Carolina-The Honors College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Harbor UCLA Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Harbor UCLA Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University Calif Davis Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Harbor-Ucla Research Fellow-Ct Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Sts-Aats Course In Off-Pump Cabg
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Top 8 California Cardiac Surgery Practices (Mortality significantly lower than predicted by Statewide risk assessment), 2000-2002
Media & Publications

Dr. Sheppard has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sheppard's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sheppard to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Sheppard's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

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