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Dr. Barry Sheppard, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery
2.6 (5)
Accepting new patients
36 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Barry Sheppard, MD

Dr. Barry Sheppard, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Merced, CA. They specialize in Cardiothoracic Surgery, has 36 years of experience. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT AIKEN and is affiliated with Mercy Medical Center Merced.

Dr. Sheppard works at Family Care Clinic @ Mercy Medical in Merced, CA. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Sheppard's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Mercy Medical Center Merced
    333 Mercy Ave, Merced, CA 95340 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (209) 564-5000
  2. 2
    General Medicine Clinic
    1248 D St, Merced, CA 95341 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (209) 564-4500

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  • Mercy Medical Center Merced

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    About Dr. Barry Sheppard, MD

    Specialties
    • Cardiothoracic Surgery
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 36 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1760574917
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Harbor-Ucla Research Fellow - Ct Surgery
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA DAVIS MEDICAL CENTER
    Residency
    Internship
    • Los Angeles County Harbor - UCLA Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT AIKEN
    Medical Education

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    Dr. Barry Sheppard, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Sheppard is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Sheppard has an average wait time of 16 – 30 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Sheppard has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Sheppard works at Family Care Clinic @ Mercy Medical in Merced, CA. View the full address on Dr. Sheppard’s profile.

    5 patients have reviewed Dr. Sheppard. The overall rating for this provider is 2.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Sheppard.

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