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Joseph Shepherd Jr., MD

Dr. Shepherd is an internal medicine doctor in the Birmingham area. He is affiliated with Brookwood Medical Center.
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87 doctors
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86 doctors
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43 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw more high cholesterol patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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152 doctors
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151 doctors
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75 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw more cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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8 doctors
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8 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw more sprained neck patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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41 doctors
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41 doctors
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20 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw more insomnia patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Birmingham 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 more interstitial cystitis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Birmingham 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 more cystitis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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61 doctors
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62 doctors
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30 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw more sinusitis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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64 doctors
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64 doctors
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32 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw more sinus condition patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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57 doctors
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58 doctors
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28 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw more upper respiratory infection (URI) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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8 doctors
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8 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw more indigestion patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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60 doctors
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60 doctors
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30 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw more hay fever (allergic rhinitis) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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40 doctors
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40 doctors
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19 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw more sprained joint patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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11 doctors
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10 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw more ingrown hair patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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146 doctors
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146 doctors
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72 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw more vascular disease patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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71 doctors
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71 doctors
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35 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw more allergies patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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85 doctors
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84 doctors
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42 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw more acid reflux patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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158 doctors
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158 doctors
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79 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw more pain patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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132 doctors
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132 doctors
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65 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw more digestive tract conditions patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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22 doctors
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22 doctors
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11 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw more irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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12 doctors
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12 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw sprained shoulder patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Birmingham area. Learn more.

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79 doctors
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80 doctors
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39 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw more back pain patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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80 doctors
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79 doctors
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39 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw more anxiety patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Birmingham 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 canker sore patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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86 doctors
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86 doctors
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42 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw more back problems patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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42 doctors
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41 doctors
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20 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw more migraine patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Birmingham 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 more epididymitis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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45 doctors
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46 doctors
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22 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw more vitamin deficiency patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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37 doctors
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38 doctors
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18 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Birmingham area. Learn more.
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5 doctors
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4 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw Sjogren's syndrome patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Birmingham area. Learn more.
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75 doctors
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74 doctors
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37 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw more arthritis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Birmingham area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Locations

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

Brookwood Diagnostic Center
513 Brookwood Blvd
Birmingham, AL 35209
644 miles away

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Credentials
  • University of Alabama School of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1987
  • Baptist Health System Program
    RESIDENCY

Hospital affiliations

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

  • Brookwood Medical Center
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • 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
  • First Choice Health
  • Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Midlands Choice
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • United Healthcare
  • Viva Health
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield