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Dr. Robert Sheppard, MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology*
4.9 (81)
Map Pin Small St Petersburg, FL
Accepting new patients
38 years of experience

Offers telehealth

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Overview of Dr. Robert Sheppard, MD

Dr. Robert Sheppard, MD is a Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist in St Petersburg, FL. They specialize in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, has 38 years of experience, and is board certified in Cardiology. They graduated from NEW YORK Medical College and is affiliated with HCA Florida Northside Hospital, HCA Florida Pasadena Hospital and HCA Florida St. Petersburg Hospital. Dr. Sheppard, completed a residency at State University of New York. Patients rated Dr. Sheppard an average 4.9 star rating.

Dr. Sheppard works at HCA Florida Heart Institute - Northside in St Petersburg, FL. They frequently treat conditions like Arrhythmias, Atrial Fibrillation and Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept 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.

Dr. Sheppard's Office Locations

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    HCA Florida Heart Institute - Northside
    6006 49th St N Ste 200, St Petersburg, FL 33709 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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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.
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Cardiomyopathy
Second Degree Heart Block
Sick Sinus Syndrome
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Syncope
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Third Degree Heart Block
Type 2 Heart Block - Mobitz
Typical Atrial Flutter
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Heart Disease
Sinus Bradycardia
Systolic Heart Failure
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Acute Congestive Heart Failure
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Valve Disease
Atherosclerosis
Atrial Septal Defect
Atypical Atrial Flutter
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
Chest Pain
Chronic Congestive Heart Failure
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
First Degree Heart Block
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Palpitations
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Lipid Disorders
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Orthostatic Hypotension
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pulmonary Hypertension
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Septal Defect
Sinus Tachycardia
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Ventricular Fibrillation
Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern
Ablation for Cardiac Arrhythmias
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Cardiac Ultrasound
Cardioversion, Elective
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Electrophysiological Study
Tilt_Testing
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Acute Endocarditis
Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy
Aneurysm
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Angina
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Ankle Disorders
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atrioventricular Block
Autonomic Disorders
Benign Heart Tumors
Biventricular Heart Failure
Cardiac Sarcoidosis
Cardiac Tamponade
Carotid Artery Disease
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Coarctation of the Aorta
Complete Heart Block
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Vessel Malformation
Endocarditis
Granulomatosis
Heart Murmur
Hyperkalemia
Hypertensive Encephalopathy
Hypertensive Heart without Failure
Infective Endocarditis
Left Bundle Branch Block
Long QT Syndrome
Marfan Syndrome
Mitral and Aortic Valve Disorder
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
Noninfective Endocarditis
Nonrheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Nonrheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Edema
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Pulmonary Venous Return Anomaly
Rheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Right Bundle Branch Block
Subacute Endocarditis
Tetralogy of Fallot
Thrombosis
Vascular Disease
Venous Compression
Vitamin D Deficiency
Ablation
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Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardioversion
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Defibrillator Implantation
Electrophysiology
Emergency Cardioversion
Heart Surgery
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and Defibrillator
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Stress Test
Thoracentesis
Thrombolysis
Tilt Table Testing
Vascular Surgical Procedure
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    Insurance Accepted

    • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
    • Aetna
    • Ambetter
    • Anthem
    • AvMed
    • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Inc. d/b/a Florida Blue
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    • Cigna
    • Coventry Health Care
    • First Health
    • Florida Blue
    • Humana
    • MultiPlan
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • WellCare

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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.9
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    About Dr. Robert Sheppard, MD

    Specialties*
    • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

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    Years of Experience
    • 38 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Hebrew
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1578525937
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Hahnemann University Hospital
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • State University of New York
    Residency
    Internship
    • State University of New York
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • NEW YORK Medical College
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Cardiology, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology and Cardiovascular Disease
    Board Certifications
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    A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

    Hospital Affiliations

    • HCA Florida Northside Hospital
    • HCA Florida Pasadena Hospital
    • HCA Florida St. Petersburg Hospital

    Frequently Asked Questions

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

    Dr. Sheppard works at HCA Florida Heart Institute - Northside in St Petersburg, FL. View the full address on Dr. Sheppard’s profile.

    Dr. Sheppard has seen patients for Arrhythmias, Atrial Fibrillation and Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Sheppard on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    81 patients have reviewed Dr. Sheppard. The overall rating for this provider is 4.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Sheppard.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Sheppard, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Sheppard 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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