Dr. Elian Shepherd, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 72
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Dr. Elian Shepherd, MD
Dr. Elian Shepherd, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Merrillville, IN. He is 72 years old and has been practicing for 47 years. Dr. Shepherd is affiliated with Methodist Hospitals - Northlake Campus and Methodist Hospital Southlake.

Southlake Campus

101 E 87th Ave Fl 3

Merrillville, IN 46410

Contact Information

(219) 351-0011

Dr. Elian Shepherd, MD

Dr. Elian Shepherd, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana

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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."
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Dr. Shepherd's Experience

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Dr. Shepherd's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
73

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • 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
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • 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
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Indiana.

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shepherd has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shepherd's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shepherd to family and friends
4.3
based on 19 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Shepherd's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Hebron, IN |
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
Merrillville, Indiana |
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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Dr. Shepherd accepts 3 insurance carriers
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Shepherd has admitting privileges

Methodist Hospital Southlake
8701 Broadway
Merrillville, IN 46410
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Methodist Hospitals - Northlake Campus
600 Grant St
Gary, IN 46402
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