Dr. James Shepherd, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
(9)
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Dr. James Shepherd, MD
Dr. James Shepherd, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology doctor who practices in Urbana, IL. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 29 years. Dr. Shepherd is affiliated with Carle Foundation Hospital.

602 W University Ave

Urbana, IL 61801

Contact Information

(217) 383-3140

Dr. James Shepherd, MD

Dr. James Shepherd, MD

Accepted insurance

  • 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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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
1

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
38

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Osteopenia
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Yeast Infections

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Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • C-Section
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colposcopy
  • 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

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Dr. Shepherd's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shepherd to family and friends
4.6
based on 9 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
    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 did. I would recommend him to anyone who is looking...
in Champaign ill |
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. He's that type of doctor that if you were angry or upset about something and u had to see him that day, i guaranteed you would leabe out of his office with a huge smile on your face forgetting what you w
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Shepherd accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Shepherd has admitting privileges

Carle Foundation Hospital
611 W Park St
Urbana, IL 61801
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