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Cynthia Shepherd, MD

Dr. Shepherd is a hematologist oncologist in the Athens area. She is affiliated with Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center and 3 more hospitals.
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23 doctors
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24 doctors
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11 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw more anemia patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Athens area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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5 doctors
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6 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw more breast cancer patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Athens area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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8 doctors
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8 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw more dehydration patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Athens area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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18 doctors
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18 doctors
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8 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw more chronic kidney disease patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Athens area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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12 doctors
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12 doctors
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6 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw more chronic pain patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Athens area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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4 doctors
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4 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw more blood cancer patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Athens area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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4 doctors
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4 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Shepherd saw more lung cancer patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Athens area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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8 doctors
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8 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw more osteoporosis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Athens area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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1 doctor
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2 doctors
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Dr. Shepherd saw more lymphedema patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Athens area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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30 doctors
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30 doctors
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14 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Athens area. Learn more.

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29 doctors
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28 doctors
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14 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw vascular disease patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Athens area. Learn more.

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29 doctors
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28 doctors
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14 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw more digestive tract conditions patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Athens area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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6 doctors
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6 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw more rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Athens area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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13 doctors
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13 doctors
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6 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw more peripheral neuropathy patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Athens area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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13 doctors
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13 doctors
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6 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw neuropathy patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Athens area. Learn more.
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4 doctors
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4 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Shepherd saw more colon cancer patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Athens area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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5 doctors
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5 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw more carcinoma patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Athens area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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10 doctors
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10 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw vitamin deficiency patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Athens area. Learn more.

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1 doctor
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2 doctors
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Dr. Shepherd saw leukemia patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Athens area. Learn more.

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2 doctors
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2 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Shepherd saw more lymphoma patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Athens area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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15 doctors
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14 doctors
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7 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw swelling patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Athens area. Learn more.
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1 doctor
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2 doctors
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Dr. Shepherd saw glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Athens area. Learn more.

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1 doctor
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2 doctors
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Dr. Shepherd saw brain tumor patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Athens area. Learn more.

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19 doctors
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19 doctors
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9 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw more peripheral vascular disease (PVD) patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Athens area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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3 doctors
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2 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Shepherd saw more head and neck cancers patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Athens area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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1 doctor
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1 doctor
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Dr. Shepherd saw tongue cancer patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Athens area. Learn more.

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4 doctors
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4 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw bowel obstruction patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Athens area. Learn more.
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1 doctor
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Dr. Shepherd saw bile duct cancer patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Athens area. Learn more.

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2 doctors
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2 doctors
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Dr. Shepherd saw more rectal cancer patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Athens area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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3 doctors
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3 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Shepherd saw cirrhosis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Athens area. Learn more.
Locations

Dr. Shepherd sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

Athens Gastroenterology Endoscopy Center
3320 Old Jefferson Rd
Athens, GA 30607
480 miles away
LONGSTREET CLINIC CANCER CENTER
1656 Falls Rd
Toccoa, GA 30577
447 miles away
Office
355 Clear Creek Pkwy
Lavonia, GA 30553
440 miles away

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Credentials
  • Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 2004

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Shepherd is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Stephens County Hospital
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Northeast Georgia Medical Center
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • St Mary's Health Care System
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Dean Health Plan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • Medica
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield