Dr. James Shepherd, MD

Dr. James Shepherd, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
(9)
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Dr. James Shepherd, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Urbana, IL and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1988 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

602 W University Ave

Urbana, IL 61801

Contact Information

(217) 383-3140

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Shepherd performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
very high
more than 96% of peers
Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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 Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Cook County Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shepherd has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Shepherd does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Shepherd and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Shepherd's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shepherd to family and friends
4.6
based on 9 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Shepherd's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Urbana, IL
Dr. Shepard is absolutely amazing. He answers all of my questions and puts aside any fears I may have about any situation. He is straight forward and I like that about him. I always had a specific doctor at Carle but when she was no longer doing obgyn, I got recommended to Shepard and I'm so glad I...more
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I am so pleased to have had Dr. Shepherd as my O.B Dr. He magnificently delivered 5 of my children. I will 100% recommend him to anyone whose out ther looking for a O.B doctor. He jus delivered my baby girl 5/22/2017 and ver SUCCESSFUL. I wish he could be my primary dr, and any other doctorines....more
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