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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Derek Shepherd, Neurosurgeon is Good. Dr. Shepherd has been reviewed by 4 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.1
Promptness 4.6
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 4.6
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Education & Awards

Dr. Shepherd graduated from Columbia University, New York.


Dr. Shepherd has 1 hospital affiliations:

  • Seattle Grace Mercy West Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Derek Christopher Shepherd MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 11 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Derek C. Shepherd practice?
Dr. Derek Shepherd has 1 office location.
Dr. Derek Shepherd practices Neurological Surgery near Seattle, WA.
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