Dr. Robert Sheppard, MD

Dr. Robert Sheppard, MD

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57 y/o
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Dr. Robert Sheppard, MD is a cardiology specialist in St Petersburg, FL and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in cardiology, clinical cardiac electrophysiology, and more.Read his story

The Heart Institute

6006 49th St N Ste 200

St Petersburg, FL 33709
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Sheppard's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Atrial Fibrillation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sheppard treats Atrial Fibrillation more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Sheppard treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Familial Atrial Fibrillation
Arrhythmias
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sheppard treats Arrhythmias more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Sheppard treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Familial Atrial Fibrillation
  • Multifocal Premature Beats
  • Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Fibrillation, Idiopathic
  • Ventricular Fibrillation, Paroxysmal
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sheppard treats Heart Disease more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Sheppard treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Sheppard's conditions and procedures:

Ablation
Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Ankle Disorders
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Atrioventricular Block
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Autonomic Disorders
Autonomic Dysreflexia
Benign Tumor
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion
Cardioversion, Elective
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Pain
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Coarctation of the Aorta
Complete Heart Block
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Defibrillator Implantation
Ebstein's Anomaly
Electrophysiological Study
Electrophysiology
Emergency Cardioversion
Endocarditis
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Murmur
Heart Palpitations
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypotension
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Left Bundle Branch Block
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
Long QT Syndrome
Marfan Syndrome
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Right Bundle Branch Block
Secondary Hypertension
Septal Defect
Stress Test
Syncope
Tetralogy of Fallot
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Tilt Table Testing
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Venous Hypertension

About Me

Biography

"In 1994, Robert Sheppard, MD, FACC, FHRS brought to the Heart Institute a new era of expertise by developing the cardiac electrophysiology department and currently serves as director of cardiac electrophysiology & pacing. He developed the first ...

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

  • 1991
    Hahnemann University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    1991
  • 1989
    University Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1989
  • 1987
    University Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1987
  • 1986
    New York Medical College
    Medical School
    1986
  • 1982
    Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
    Undergraduate School
    1982

Languages

  • Hebrew
  • English

Awards

Dr. Sheppard's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sheppard

5.0

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5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
0%
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the doctors and support staff could not have been more professional or courteous with emphasis on patient care. dr. sheppard and his staff are the best! i feel very fortunate that dr. sheppard and dr. jimmie post were my treating physicians and they have an ouitstanding support staff from tjr...Read More
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Great overall experience. Dr. Sheppard is a good listener and willing to spend the appropriate amount of time in his consultations. You will leave his office with understanding and the feeling that something positive has been accomplished. He is very detail oriented and instills confidence. Also,...Read More
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Every experience for the last 20 years has been educational and professional. I now live some 60 miles away and continue to see him twice a year for service. That's just how awesome he is as a doctor.
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Dr. Sheppard has been treating my afib for over 10 years. I have the utmost trust in his care! I highly recommend him to anyone who needs an electrocardiologst!
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Patient oriented, Dr Sheppard answers questions and explains medical procedures in layman terms. Following my successful pacemaker procedure I now feel like my old self with renewed confidence for the future. Thank you Dr Sheppard for enabling me to return to a more normal life style
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Insurance accepted

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Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Choice Plus Test POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
Group Plan PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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