Browse Health
License & Identifications

A medical license is required for a doctor to practice medicine in a particular state. Requirements vary by state but most require, at a minimum, post-graduate training in the doctor’s specific specialty. An NPI number is a national identifier unique to an individual health care provider and is managed by the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Sheppard is Good. Dr. Sheppard has been reviewed by 19 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.9
Promptness 2.8
Courteous Staff 4.1
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
Bedside Manner 4.0
Spends Time with Me 3.8
Follows Up After Visit 3.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. John Sheppard, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Transplantation
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Uveitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Sheppard graduated from Brown University, Providence. He has 5 awards.

National Research Service Award National Eye Institute
Burroughs Wellcome Research Award National Society to Prevent Blindness
Robert E Shoemaker Research Award Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology
American Academy of Ophthalmology Honor Award
National Eye Institute National Research Service Award


Dr. Sheppard has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Sentara Norfolk Genl Hosp 
  • Sentara Obici Hospital 


  • French
  • Italian

Similar doctors nearby

Dr. Dayna Lago

23 years experience
Norfolk, VA

Dr. Constance Okeke

12 years experience
Norfolk, VA

Dr. Thomas Joly

15 years experience
Norfolk, VA

Dr. Stephen Scoper

28 years experience
Norfolk, VA

Dr. David Salib

14 years experience
Norfolk, VA

Dr. Elizabeth Lin

9 years experience
Norfolk, VA
Search All Similar Doctors
Additional Information
Dr. John D Sheppard MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 34 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. John D. Sheppard practice?
Dr. John Sheppard has 1 office location.
Dr. John Sheppard practices Ophthalmology near Norfolk, VA.
See Norfolk Ophthalmologists.