Neurosurgery

Scott R. Shepard, MD

Associate Professor, Clinical Neurosurgery, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Director, Neurosurgical Oncology, Temple University Hospital

About me

Clinical Interests
  • Brain tumors
  • Pituitary tumors
  • Stereotactic radiosurgery
  • Gamma knife radiosurgery
  • Spinal cord tumors
Education
  • MD, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY
Training
  • Fellowship, Surgical Neuro-Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering, New York, NY
  • Residency, Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Board Certification
  • Neurological Surgery
Memberships
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Society of Neuro Oncology

Publications

Selected Publications

Shepard SR. Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury. Emedicine, 2002.

Shepard SR, Gutin PG. Surgery of Metastatic Tumors in Atlas of Neurosurgical Techniques. Thieme 2006.

Shepard, SR. Evaluation and Management of Traumatic Brain Injury, Chapter 32 in Lowry, Ed. Learning Surgery (Springer: 2007).

Shepard, SR. Neurotrauma, Chapter 8 in Zakaria, A. Neurocritical Care Board Review: Questions and Answers. Demos, 2013.

Ratings & Reviews

45 PATIENT SATISFACTION REVIEWS

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OVERALL RATING

4.7 / 5.0

RATINGS BREAKDOWN

  • 4.5
  • 4.8
  • 4.7
  • 4.8
  • 4.6

7 PATIENT COMMENTS

  • 5.0
    July 19, 2018
    Very good.
  • 5.0
    May 23, 2018
    Great surgeon - Great sense of humor. Great bedside - Great ALL GOOD.
  • 5.0
    May 07, 2018
    Had an appointment within 24 hours. Spent time explaining what was wrong, treatment, surgery, care, importance of quick treatment. Dr. Shepard is excellent. I feel that he helped save my life.
  • 5.0
    April 30, 2018
    Actually Dr.Shepherd was unexpectedly cordial. explained verbally and with video screen so that I could fully understand what information he was relaying to me.
  • 5.0
    April 22, 2018
    It would be a great world if the type of care provided to me and my daughter could be given to everyone in need of medical help.
  • 5.0
    April 18, 2018
    A great doctor.
  • 5.0
    February 07, 2018
    I was very pleased with Dr. Shepard, both visit and follow up call from him.
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