Scott Shepard, MD

Dr. Shepard

Clinical Locations

Primary Location

Temple University Hospital – Jeanes Campus
7600 Central Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19111

Secondary Location

Fox Chase Cancer Center at Temple University Hospital
3401 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140


Associate Professor, Clinical Neurosurgery, Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Temple University

Director, Neurosurgical Oncology, Temple University Hospital

Education and Training

Educational Background

  • Fellowship, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Surgical Neuro-Oncology 1998, New York, NY
  • Resident, Neurosurgery University of California at San Francisco 1997, San Francisco, CA
  • Intern, General Surgery The New York Hospital 1992, New York, NY
  • MD, Weill Cornell Medical College September 1991, New York, NY


  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons (1998- present)
  • Joint Section on Tumors, Congress of Neurological Surgeons/American Association of Neurological Surgeons (1999- present)
  • Society of Neuro Oncology (1999- present)
  • Joint Section on Critical and Trauma, Congress of Neurological Surgeons/American Association of Neurological Surgeons (2011- present)

Honors & Awards

  • Faculty Teaching Award University of Texas-Houston Department of Neurosurgery 2016
  • Clarence Coryell Prize Cornell University Medical College 1991
  • John Metcalf Polk Prize Cornell University Medical College 1991
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Cornell University Medical College 1991
  • David Drusin Memorial Prize Cornell University Medical College 1991
  • Distinction in the Major Department of Biochemistry University of Pennsylvania 1986
  • Phi Beta Kappa University of Pennsylvania 1986
  • Summa Cum Laude University of Pennsylvania 1986 

Selected Publications

Bilsky MH, Shannon FJ, Shepard SR, Prabhu V, Boland PJ; Diagnosis and Management of a Metastatic Tumor in the Atlantoaxial Spine. Spine 2002 May 15; 27(10):1062-9. PubMed

Zicherman J, Roychowdhury S, Demarco J, Shepard SR, Schonfeld S, Keller I, Schlesinger S; Endovascular Treatment of a Ruptured Giant Serpentine Aneurysm of the Superior Cerebellar Artery in a Patient with a Chiari II Malformation. ANJR Am J Neuroradiol 25:1077-1079, June/July 2004. PubMed

Winters BS, Shepard SR, Foty RA; Biophysical Measurement of Brain Tumor Cohesion, Int J Cancer. 2005 April 10; 114(3): 371-9. PubMed



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  • 5.0
    July 30, 2020
    I had a good experience seeing Dr. Scott H. Shepard.
  • 5.0
    June 08, 2020
    Dr. is very good and has a sense of humor - more of your doctors need that.
  • 5.0
    May 19, 2020
    Dr. & staff are great.
  • 4.5
    May 14, 2020
    I am a new patient & was very happy at the availability of the visit [...] Happy w/visit.
  • 5.0
    May 03, 2020
    No bad experience.
  • 5.0
    February 22, 2020
    First time seeing Dr.Shepard and I sincerely appreciated his mannerisms and courtesy. Will definitely be following up with him
  • 5.0
    January 22, 2020
    Very goog experience
  • 5.0
    January 13, 2020
    phenomenal provider
  • 5.0
    December 30, 2019
    Excellent very professional
  • 5.0
    October 06, 2019
    This was my first visit with Dr. Shepard. He was very nice to work with.
  • 5.0
    May 28, 2019
    Very courteous & extremely caring atmosphere, with excellent follow up.
  • 5.0
    May 27, 2019
    I was very happy with each visit.
  • 5.0
    May 18, 2019
    The level of professionalism, care and concern regarding my treatment and outcome post neuro surgery was exemplary. I cannot begin to express how reassuring the manner in which I was treated positively impacted my ability to deal with what was a true 'health crisis'. Temple is blessed to have this provider and his team representing their organization. [...]
  • 5.0
    May 10, 2019
    The whole experience was handle very professionally

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