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About

Dr. Shepard has been with Tennessee Oncology since 2008. He chose hematology and oncology because he admired his mentors in practice who showed great compassion and skill helping people with the most serious illness. He specializes in all types of adult cancer and blood disorders. He has interests in improving patient doctor communication, pain management, and myeloproliferative disorders such as polycythemia vera. He has performed laboratory and clinical research on the latter. Dr. Shepard graduated from Sewanee, the University Of The South with B.A. in English, attended medical school at the University of Tennessee in Memphis, and completed internal medicine residency and fellowship at Wake Forest University Medical Center in North Carolina. He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology.Dr. Shepard sees patient in the St. Thomas office and the Lawrenceburg office. He is married, has two children, likes to hike Tennessee mountains, and writes poetry, some of which has been published in anthologies.

Location

Tennessee Oncology - Nashville Southern Hills Clinic: Wallace Rd, Nashville, TN 37211, USA

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