Dr. Elian Shepherd, MD

Dr. Elian Shepherd, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 73
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Dr. Elian Shepherd, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Merrillville, IN and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from University Of Damascus, Faculty Of Medicine in 1970 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

101 E 87th Ave Fl 3

Merrillville, IN 46410

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Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Dr. Shepherd's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shepherd treats Low Back Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Shepherd treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shepherd treats Back Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Shepherd treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Chronic Neck Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shepherd treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 95% of his peers

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

Dr. Shepherd's conditions and procedures:

Adhesive Capsulitis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Broken Arm
Broken Neck
Bursitis
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Coccygeal Pain
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Disc Replacement
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Femur Fracture
Foot Conditions
Fracture
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Gait Abnormality
Gout
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hip Fracture
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Hip Pointer Injuries
Hip Sprain
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Disorders
Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Myelopathy
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteosarcoma
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pelvic Fracture
Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
Peripheral Nerve Block
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Pseudoarthrosis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Rotator Cuff Tear
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Synovial Biopsy
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Trigger Point Injection
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

"I chose this profession because I witnessed the agony so many people were enduring with spine-related pathology. I strive to make the correct diagnosis and to properly address the problem using the most advanced technologies and treatment techniques."

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital
  • 1980
    University Ill Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1980
  • 1976
    St Clares Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1976
  • 1973
    Damascus Genl Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1973
  • 1971
    Damascus Genl Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1971
  • 1970
    University Of Damascus, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1970

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English

Awards

Dr. Shepherd's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shepherd

4.3

Based on 20 reviews

5 Stars
80%
(16)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
5%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
15%
(3)

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I had the chance to meet dr. Shepherdo, Very nice dr but since kucharsyk work on my back and didn't know what he is doin. Made me worst
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He is very nice. He is concerned about his patients. He takes the time to find out what is really the source of the problem. He is very thorough.
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