Dr. Donald Schepps, MD

Dr. Donald Schepps, MD

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68 y/o
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Dr. Donald Schepps, MD is a general surgery specialist in Santa Cruz, CA and has been practicing for 38 years. He specializes in general surgery.

Palo Alto Med Foundation - SC

2911 Chanticleer Ave

Santa Cruz, CA 95065
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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • UnitedHealthCare

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. Schepps' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schepps treats Abdominal Disorders more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Schepps treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Appendicitis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schepps treats Appendicitis more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Schepps treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Parasitic Appendicitis
Gastrointestinal Diseases
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schepps treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Schepps treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Schepps' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Aneurysm
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Procedure
Bladder Surgery
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Surgery
Colonoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Cystectomy
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Dialysis Access Procedures
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Empyema
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Hair Transplants
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Kidney Surgery
Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laser Ablation
Laser Treatment of Varicose Veins
Lipomas
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Meckel's Diverticulum
Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Pancreatic Cancer
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroidectomy
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Pulmonary Disease
Pyloric Stenosis
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 and Control of Hemorrhage)
Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Rib Fracture
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Thoracic Surgical Procedure
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
Thyroid Surgery
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Vagotomy
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventral Hernia
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

Compasionate care for the surgical needs of Northstate and Central Coast Residents.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1980
    University Of California Davis
    Residency Hospital
    1980
  • 1976
    University Of California Davis
    Internship Hospital
    1976
  • 1975
    Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School
    1975

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Dr. Schepps' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Schepps

3.8

Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Schepps' Performance
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  • Time well spent
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When Dr. Schepps was in Redding, he operated on me for lung cancer in February of 2015. As of today, June 14 2018, I am cancer free!
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I have been fighting health problems for 11 years. all the Dr. I have seen over the years have passed my to another Dr. due my bad health. Dr. Schepps is not like that he has stood by me and has took the risk to do surgery on me to help me get better. Thank you Dr. Schepps
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Prior to my daughter's surgery, he walked into the room ON HIS CELL PHONE. He kept talking on the phone while he flipped her gown open and wrote an X on her groin area (where she had a hernia). Then he left the room still talking on his phone. Luckily, the nurses at Sutter are great, and they...Read More
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Dominican Hospital

Santa Cruz, CA