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Dr. Douglas Shepard, MD

Neurology ·  Male · Age 64

Dr. Shepard

Douglas L Shepard MD

1000 Willow Creek Rd Ste C Prescott, AZ 86301

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Dr. Douglas Shepard, MD is a neurology specialist in Prescott, AZ and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University Of Arizona in 1981 and specializes in neurology.


Dr. Shepard's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shepard

2.9

Based on 29 reviews

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Wonderful dr! Really took the time to listen to and address my concerns.
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Knowledgeable, compassionate, validated my concerns. He listened to me and had a logical and straight forward approach for treatment. He truly cares about his patients.
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Dr. Shepard's common sense approach to medical/neurological practice is quite refreshing. He speaks plainly and conveys his findings in a strong and compassionate fashion.
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He has helped me for five years or more. Down to earth medicine. No frills. Sought him out after seeing another neurologist in Prescott who was very impressed by himself and offered me no relief, only smug attitude. Would highly recommend Dr Shepard to friends and family!
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About Me

We are a small office and work hard to develop an empathetic and effective relationship with each of our patients. Please visit our website @ www.doctorshepard.com

Specialties

  • Neurology

Board Certifications

Education

1987
University Of Alabama At Birmingham
Fellowship Hospital
1986
St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1982
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1981
University Of Arizona
Medical School
1977
University Of Arizona
Undergraduate School
1987
1986
1982
1981
1977

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(928) 717-9797

Dr. Shepard accepts the following insurance:

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Commercial Insurance Company
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid

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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. Shepard's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Peripheral Nerve Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shepard treats Peripheral Nerve Disorders more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Shepard treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy
  • Alcoholic Neuropathy
  • Alcoholic Polyneuropathy
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Auditory Neuropathy
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Autonomic Dysreflexia
  • Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Carcinomatous Polyneuropathy
  • Carotid Sinus Syncope
  • Chronic Demyelinating Neuropathy With IgM Monoclonal Gammapathy
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy
  • Congenital Neuropathy With Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita
  • Congenital Sensory Neuropathy With Neurotrophic Keratitis
  • Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Hand Neuropathy
  • Hereditary Neuropathy With Liability to Pressure Palsies
  • Hereditary Sensory and Autonomic Neuropathy, Type I
  • Infantile Refsum Disease
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Inflammatory Neuropathies
  • Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy
  • Metabolic Neuropathy
  • Motor and Sensory Neuropathy With Sensorineural Hearing Loss, Bouldin Type
  • Motor Neuropathy
  • Motor Neuropathy, Peripheral With Dysautonomia
  • Multifocal Motor Neuropathy
  • Multifocal Motor Neuropathy With Conduction Block
  • Neuropathy, Distal Hereditary Motor
  • Neuropathy, Distal Hereditary Motor, Jerash Type
  • Neuropathy, Distal Hereditary Motor, Type III
  • Neuropathy, Distal Hereditary Motor, Type VIIa
  • Neuropathy, Hereditary Motor and Sensory, Lom Type
  • Neuropathy, Hereditary Motor and Sensory, Okinawa Type
  • Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Radicular
  • Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Type I
  • Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Type II
  • Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Type IV
  • Neuropathy, Motor & Sensory
  • Optic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Peroneal Muscular Atrophy
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyradiculoneuropathy
  • Pudenal Neuropathy
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Retrobulbar Neuropathy
  • Sensory Neuropathy With Spastic Paraplegia
  • Spinal Bulbar Motor Neuropathy
  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia With Axonal Neuropathy, Type 2
  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia, Autosomal Recessive, With Axonal Neuropathy
  • Toxic Polyneuropathy Due to Acrylamide
  • Ulnar Neuropathy
  • Vascular Neuropathy
Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shepard treats Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Shepard treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Brain Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shepard treats Brain Disorders more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Shepard treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Shepard's conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Deep Brain Stimulator Programming
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dizziness
  • Dystonia
  • Ear Disorders
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lambert-Eaton Syndrome
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Movement Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™ (2019)