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Joseph Shepherd JR., MD

Dr. Shepherd is an internal medicine doctor in the Birmingham area. He is affiliated with Brookwood Baptist Medical Center.
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Dr. Shepherd saw more high cholesterol patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Shepherd saw more cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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2.6k doctors
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Dr. Shepherd saw more sprained neck patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Shepherd saw more insomnia patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Shepherd saw more interstitial cystitis patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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1.8k doctors
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Dr. Shepherd saw more cystitis patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Shepherd saw more sinusitis patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Shepherd saw more sinus condition patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Shepherd saw more upper respiratory infection (URI) patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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2.1k doctors
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Dr. Shepherd saw more indigestion patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Shepherd saw more hay fever (allergic rhinitis) patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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6.3k doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw more sprained joint patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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2.2k doctors
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2.2k doctors
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Dr. Shepherd saw more ingrown hair patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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Dr. Shepherd saw more vascular disease patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Shepherd saw more allergies patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Shepherd saw more acid reflux patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Shepherd saw more pain patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Shepherd saw more digestive tract conditions patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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4.9k doctors
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Dr. Shepherd saw more irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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3.4k doctors
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Dr. Shepherd saw sprained shoulder patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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22k doctors
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Dr. Shepherd saw more back pain patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Shepherd saw more anxiety patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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883 doctors
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Dr. Shepherd saw more canker sore patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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Dr. Shepherd saw more back problems patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Shepherd saw more migraine patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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934 doctors
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466 doctors
Dr. Shepherd saw epididymitis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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12k doctors
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Dr. Shepherd saw more vitamin deficiency patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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11k doctors
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Dr. Shepherd saw more attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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612 doctors
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Dr. Shepherd saw Sjogren's syndrome patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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18k doctors
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Dr. Shepherd saw more arthritis patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Locations

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

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

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Credentials
  • University of Alabama School of Medicine Birmingham
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1987

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Internal Medicine

Hospital affiliations

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

  • Brookwood Baptist Medical Center
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 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