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Dr. Richard Shepard, MD

Cardiology*
4.5 (8)
Map Pin Small Richmond, VA
Accepting new patients
32 years of experience

Offers telehealth

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Overview of Dr. Richard Shepard, MD

Dr. Richard Shepard, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Richmond, VA. They specialize in Cardiology, has 32 years of experience. They graduated from Eastern Virginia Medical School and is affiliated with Retreat Doctors' Hospital, Parham Doctors' Hospital and Henrico Doctors' Hospital. Dr. Shepard, completed a residency at University Of Virginia Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Shepard an average 4.5 star rating.

Dr. Shepard works at VCU Health Pauley Heart Center in Richmond, VA. They frequently treat conditions like Cardiomyopathy, Arrhythmias and Sick Sinus Syndrome along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem 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.

Dr. Shepard's Office Locations

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    VCU Health Pauley Heart Center
    1200 E Marshall St, Richmond, VA 23298 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    VCU Health Pauley Heart Center
    9000 Stony Point Pkwy, Richmond, VA 23235 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Cardiomyopathy
Arrhythmias
Sick Sinus Syndrome
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
Congenital Heart Defects
Sinus Bradycardia
Third Degree Heart Block
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Cardioversion, Elective
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Congestive Heart Failure
Heart Disease
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Systolic Heart Failure
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Acute Congestive Heart Failure
Aortic Valve Disease
Atherosclerosis
Atypical Atrial Flutter
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
Chest Pain
Chronic Congestive Heart Failure
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
First Degree Heart Block
Heart Palpitations
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Lipid Disorders
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pulmonary Hypertension
Second Degree Heart Block
Sinus Tachycardia
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Syncope
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Tricuspid Valve Disease
Type 2 Heart Block - Mobitz
Typical Atrial Flutter
Ventricular Fibrillation
Ablation for Cardiac Arrhythmias
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Ultrasound
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and Defibrillator
Tilt_Testing
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Endocarditis
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Aneurysm
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Aneurysm of Heart
Angina
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Ankle Disorders
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Diseases
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atrial Septal Defect
Cardiac Sarcoidosis
Cardiac Tamponade
Carotid Artery Disease
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Coarctation of the Aorta
Coronary Artery Dissection
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Ebstein's Anomaly
Endocarditis
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Block
Heart Murmur
Hypertensive Heart without Failure
Infective Endocarditis
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Long QT Syndrome
Mitral and Aortic Valve Disorder
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
Noninfective Endocarditis
Orthostatic Hypotension
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
Pericarditis
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Edema
Postpartum Cardiomyopathy
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Pulmonary Venous Return Anomaly
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Rheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Septal Defect
Subacute Endocarditis
Tetralogy of Fallot
Venous Compression
Ventricular Septal Defect
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmia Screening
Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Atherectomy
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion
Chest Pain Evaluation
Cholesterol Screening
Coronary Angiogram
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
HeartAware Online Risk Screening
Impella Device
Nuclear Stress Testing
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Stress Test
Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
TCD Bubble Test
Thoracentesis
Tilt Table Testing
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Treadmill Stress Test
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
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    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna
    • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
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    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • First Health
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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.5
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    About Dr. Richard Shepard, MD

    Specialties*
    • Cardiology

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    Years of Experience
    • 32 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1346330990
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • University Of Virginia Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Eastern Virginia Medical School
    Medical Education

    Hospital Affiliations

    • Retreat Doctors' Hospital
    • Parham Doctors' Hospital
    • Henrico Doctors' Hospital

    Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

    Dr. Shepard works at VCU Health Pauley Heart Center in Richmond, VA. View the full address on Dr. Shepard’s profile.

    Dr. Shepard has seen patients for Cardiomyopathy, Arrhythmias and Sick Sinus Syndrome, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Shepard on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    8 patients have reviewed Dr. Shepard. The overall rating for this provider is 4.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Shepard.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Shepard, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Shepard appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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