Dr. Raymond Sheppard Jr, MD

Dr. Raymond Sheppard Jr, MD

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Dr. Raymond Sheppard Jr, MD is a general surgery specialist in Huntsville, AL and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1996 and specializes in general surgery, breast surgical oncology, and more.

4704 Whitesburg Dr SW Ste 200

Huntsville, AL 35802

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Sheppard Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Gastrointestinal Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sheppard Jr treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Sheppard Jr treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Breast Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sheppard Jr treats Breast Diseases more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Sheppard Jr treats this condition more than 81% of his peers

Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sheppard Jr performs Soft Tissue Tumor Removal more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Sheppard Jr performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Sheppard Jr's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Mass Biopsy
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Cortex Neoplasms
  • Adrenal Gland Hyperfunction
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Surgery
  • Adrenalectomy
  • All Lymphoma
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Colic
  • Biliary Dyskinesia
  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Boil
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bowel Resection
  • Bowel Surgery
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cellulitis
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Cold Sore
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • Crohn's Disease
  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Distal Pancreatectomy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Excision
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Biopsy
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Inguinal Hernia Surgery
  • Intertrigo
  • Intestinal Biopsy
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Endocrine Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Ventral Herniorrhaphy
  • Latex Allergy
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphoma
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Mastectomy
  • Melanoma
  • Minimally Invasive Parathyrodectomy
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Oral Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Biopsy
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cystic Lesions
  • Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer
  • Pancreatic Pseudocyst
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Pancytopenia
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Polyp of Gallbladder
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Port Removal
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Shingles
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Infections
  • Small Bowel Resection
  • Small Bowel Surgery
  • Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Spleen Cancer
  • Spleen Tumor
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Splenomegaly
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stereotactic Biopsy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Surgical Biopsy
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Ventral Herniorrhaphy

About Me

Care Philosophy

Compassionate, state-of-the art surgical care with an emphasis on minimally invasive surgery, especially gallbladder and robotic hernia repair.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Dermatologic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2001
Baylor College Of Medicine, Debakey Department Of Surgery
Residency Hospital
1997
Carraway Medthodist Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
1996
University Of Alabama At Birmingham
Medical School
1992
Georgia Institute Of Technology
Undergraduate School
2001
1997
1996
1992

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sheppard Jr

4.9

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Excellent doctor, caring, personable, everything you would want in a doctor. He takes the time to listen to you and explains things very clearly. After meeting with him, I went into surgery with absolutely no apprehension. He prayed for me and I knew he was trusting God as I do also. I can't say enough good things about this young man.
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I cannot praise Dr Sheppard enough. I have had many surgeries over my lifetime but this had to be the least painful! I was suffering with my gallbladder and had a trip to Ireland already booked so I was hesitant to have a surgery one week before. I am so glad I had the surgery , it was such an easy recovery and am going on my trip in a few days. Dr Ray Sheppard Jr and his staff are very friendly compassionate and professional. I am so grateful for them and would highly recommend them.
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Trying to schedule minor surgery with Dr. Sheppard because we had used him in the past with great success. I made the initial visit and we discussed the options. I then tried to schedule the surgery based on my work schedule with his staff for Huntsville Hosp. That's when it went sour. Tried working with his staff to schedule it after his staff told me they would discuss it with him. Could not get a call back - only after calling repeatedly and complaining would they return my call. Gave up
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Very professional, knowledgeable, explains in clear detail, and has a good personality.
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Dr. Sheppard was very caring, courteous, and knowledgeable during my hospital stay. I highly recommend him.
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Dr. Sheppard performed a colon resection on me in 2014. He was kind, thoughtful, and honest about the surgery, post-surgery expectations, and any potential complications/results. The procedure was a complete success, and I fully recovered on the projected timeline. I believe Dr. Sheppard truly cares about his patients and that his skills are exceptional. Everyone I encountered during this process at his office and the hospital demonstrated both compassion and professionalism. So thankful!
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Open, Honest, Caring. Surgery and Recovery went very well.
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I would highly recommend Dr. Sheppard Jr. Very considerate, great personality, and a true professional.
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My experience with Dr. Sheppard was everything that previous patients have said. He is an outstanding and very compassionate doctor.He took the time to explain what was going on with me and answered any questions I had.In the days prior, I got nervous about the surgery.But Dr. Sheppard eased all of those fears by just taking a moment to pray with my mother and me.Not too many doctors do that.Dr. Sheppard and his staff are truly one of the best and for that, I'd like to say thank you.
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Dr. Sheppard Jr., was recommending to me from my regular doctor due to my gallbladder not working. It turned out to be an emergency surgery with me meeting with him on a Friday and the surgery taking place the next Monday. He was so nice to me and my family and took the time to pray with us before the surgery. Now my daughters gallbladder has to come out and I told my Dr I only wanted to use him again for my daughter.
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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Dental Blue 100/200/300
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
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Huntsville Hospital

Huntsville, AL