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 17 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

Contact Information

(256) 880-4510

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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Top Care Areas

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 98% of peers
Lipomas
very high
more than 93% of peers
Breast Diseases
normal
more than 77% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sheppard Jr "Compassionate, state-of-the art surgical care with an emphasis on minimally invasive surgery, especially gallbladder and robotic hernia repair."

11  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

104  Conditions Treated

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92  Procedures

  • Abdominal Mass Biopsy
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenal Surgery
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bowel Resection
  • Bowel Surgery
  • Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Distal Pancreatectomy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • 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
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Biopsy
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Inguinal Hernia Surgery
  • Intestinal Biopsy
  • 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
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Parathyrodectomy
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatic Biopsy
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Port Removal
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Small Bowel Resection
  • Small Bowel Surgery
  • Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stereotactic Biopsy
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Surgical Biopsy
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Ventral Herniorrhaphy
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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sheppard Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sheppard Jr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sheppard Jr

4.9

Based on 53 reviews

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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...Read More
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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...Read More
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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...Read More
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