Dr. Scott Shepard, MD

Dr. Scott Shepard, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Scott Shepard, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University in 1991 and specializes in neurosurgery.

6400 Fannin St Ste 2150

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Experience Check

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Dr. Shepard's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cranial Trauma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shepard treats Cranial Trauma more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Shepard treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Chiari's Deformity
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shepard treats Chiari's Deformity more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Shepard treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari Malformation Type 2
  • Chiari Malformation Type 3
  • Chiari Malformation Type 4
  • Chiari Malformation, Adult
  • Chiari Malformation, Pediatric
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shepard performs Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Shepard performs this procedure more than 75% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Complex Skull Base Surgery
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniotomy
  • Craniotomy for Aneurysm
  • Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
  • Skull Base Surgery

Dr. Shepard's conditions and procedures:

Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Ear Disorders
Epidural Hematoma
Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Scott Shepard, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University in 1991 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1998
Mem Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Fellowship Hospital
1997
University Ca
Residency Hospital
1992
Cornell U/Ny Hosp/Cornell Med Center
Internship Hospital
1991
Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
Medical School
1998
1997
1992
1991

Awards

Dr. Shepard's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shepard

4.0

Based on 10 reviews

5 Stars
70%
(7)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
10%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
20%
(2)

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Dr. Shepard and I met when he saved my life in Memorial Herman. He cured me from Chemical meningitis, Hydrocephalus, and a CSF fluid infection. If it wasn't for him I would not be sitting here writing this review. His bed side manner is on point and even at my post opp appointment he listened to me...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Select
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital Blue Cross
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
Geisinger Health Plan
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Direct Access
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO