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

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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high

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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normal

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

Awards

Dr. Sheppard Jr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sheppard Jr

4.9

Based on 53 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Star
1.8867924528301887%
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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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Aetna
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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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) Test PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Huntsville Hospital

Huntsville, AL