Scott Shepard, MD

Dr. Shepard
114 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
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Clinical Locations

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

Director, Neurosurgical Oncology, Temple University Hospital

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 

Dan Sullivan

  • Lung Cancer

Sometimes I think that my timing was just incredible. If I had been diagnosed with cancer a few years earlier, my prognosis would have looked much different than it does today—especially if I had not gone to Fox Chase!


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

114 patient satisfaction reviews

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Overall Rating

4.7 / 5.0

Ratings Breakdown

Gives easy to understand instruction
Explains in a way you understand
Listens carefully to you
Shows respect for what you say
Spends enough time with you

11 patient comments

  • 5.0
    March 7, 2022

    Excellent doctor.The scheduling team is very unprofessional

  • 4.5
    December 18, 2021

    Good experience

  • 5.0
    July 12, 2021

    Dr Shepard and his staff are always very attentive [...]

  • 1.0
    July 6, 2021

    The doctor was entirely focused on his computer, never providing eye contact. Because if his mask, low, deep voice, and no eye contact I had difficulty hearing him.

  • 4.5
    June 21, 2021

    I am very grateful for the level of concern for my health shown by Dr Shepard and his staff.

  • 5.0
    June 21, 2021


  • 5.0
    May 1, 2021

    This was the first time I saw DR. Shepard since my previous neurosurgeon left Temple and I was referred to Dr Shepard. I was very impressed and feel comfortable with him and his staff.

  • 5.0
    April 29, 2021

    Superb professional.

  • 5.0
    April 27, 2021

    the staff and the doctors are great.great service

  • 4.5
    March 15, 2021

    very good

  • 5.0
    February 1, 2021

    Dr. Shepard is the Best.