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Ophthalmologist (eyes)
32 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Sheppard is Good. Dr. Sheppard has been reviewed by 15 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.9
  • Currently 2.9090909090909 of 4 stars
Promptness 2.2
  • Currently 2.2 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.3
  • Currently 3.2727272727273 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.1
  • Currently 3.0909090909091 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 2.8
  • Currently 2.8181818181818 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 2.9
  • Currently 2.9 of 4 stars

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 Leigh Hospital 


  • French
  • Italian

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Additional Information
Dr. John D Sheppard MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 32 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. John D. Sheppard practice?
Dr. John Sheppard has 3 office locations.
Dr. John Sheppard practices Ophthalmology near Norfolk, VA.
See Norfolk Ophthalmologists.