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Carle Foundation Hospital

Based in Urbana, Ill., the Carle Foundation Hospital is a 413-bed regional care hospital that has achieved Magnet® designation. It is the area's only Level 1 Trauma Center.

611 W. Park Street, Urbana, IL 61802   |   (217) 383-3311

Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center

Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center is comprised of a 24-bed critical access hospital and medical clinic based in Hoopeston, Illinois.

701 E. Orange Street, Hoopeston, IL 60942   |   (217) 283-5531

Carle Richland Memorial Hospital

Located in Olney, Ill., Carle Richland Memorial Hospital is a 134-bed hospital with nearly 600 employees serving portions of eight counties in southeastern Illinois.

800 East Locust St, Olney, IL 62459   |   (618) 395-2131

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James L Shepherd, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology, Women's Services

5 out of 5 (40 Ratings, 8 Comments)

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Profile

Joined Carle: 1992

Contact

Urbana (Main Campus) (primary)

611 W. Park Street
Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 383-3140

Medical Interests

  • Adolescent gynecology
  • High-risk obstetrics
  • Dysplasia

Medical Training

Residency

  • Cook County Hospital, Chicago, Ill., 1988

Qualifications

Education

  • BS, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Ill., 1984
  • MD, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Ill., 1988

Certifications

  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Professional Societies

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • American Medical Association
  • Cook County Physicians Association
  • Fellow, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecology (FACOG)
  • National Medical Association


10/25/2017

Dr. Sheppard is a wonderful doctor! Caring, professional and comforting. Thank you!


10/08/2017

dr shepherd always makes me feel at ease, even though he knows I'm extremely nervous and worried. he explains what he is doing.


10/02/2017

He is very friendly and patient with me! Answering any of my concerns, and he has rich experience I believe for health care. Very good!


The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.


10/25/2017

Dr. Sheppard is a wonderful doctor! Caring, professional and comforting. Thank you!


10/08/2017

dr shepherd always makes me feel at ease, even though he knows I'm extremely nervous and worried. he explains what he is doing.


10/02/2017

He is very friendly and patient with me! Answering any of my concerns, and he has rich experience I believe for health care. Very good!


09/20/2017

I am grateful for dr shepherd!


07/31/2017

Dr. Shepherd is very thorough and so professional. He listens to every concern I have and addresses them no matter how small or silly. I always leave his office feeling good about myself and my health.


06/28/2017

Dr Shepherd is a wonderful doctor. I would absolutely recommend him to anyone. He has seen most of the women in my family.


03/29/2017

*Dr. Shepherd's compassion, care and skill are wonderful.


02/15/2017

Dr Shepard is absolutely stellar. I always feel I'm treated with the latest and greatest knowledge in the healthcare field. he is kind, courteous, respectful, energetic and seems to truly have a passion for his job. I recommend Dr Shepard to anyone needing an OB/GYN.