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Dr. Barry Sheppard, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery •  Male • Age 58

  4 Reviews
Dr. Sheppard

East Bay Cardiac Surgery Center

3300 Webster St Ste 500 Oakland, CA 94609
Accepting new patients

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(510) 465-6600

Dr. Barry Sheppard, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Oakland, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and surgical oncology.

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Dr. Sheppard accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Brown & Toland Physicians
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access
Commercial Insurance Company
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Health Net
Health Net of California
Large Group HMO
Large Group PPO
Hill Physicians Medical Group
Hill Physicians Medical Group PPO
Medicaid
Managed Care
Medicaid Assignment
Medicaid of California
Medi-Cal
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Sheppard's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Empyema
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sheppard treats Empyema more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Sheppard treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Heart Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sheppard performs Heart Surgery more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Sheppard performs this procedure more than 76% of his peers

Pulmonary Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sheppard treats Pulmonary Disease more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Sheppard treats this condition more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Sheppard's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breathing Disorders
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Screening
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Trauma
  • Chest Tube Insertion
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Biopsy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Cancer Treatment
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Resection
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Melanoma
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pancytopenia
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Biopsy
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion and PleurX® Catheter Placement
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Resection for Pulmonary Neoplasia
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Respiratory Diseases
  • Retina Diseases
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Segmentectomy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Sleeve Resection
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Disorders
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video Assisted Throacoscopy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

Dr. Sheppard's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sheppard

3.0

Based on 4 reviews

5 Stars
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Barry Sheppard, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Oakland, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and surgical oncology.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology

Education

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

Awards

  • Top 8 California Cardiac Surgery Practices (Mortality significantly lower than predicted by Statewide risk assessment), 2000-2002

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60% Patient experience rating, 9% lower than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)