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Dr. Marc Shepard, MD

Internist, Primary Care Doctor

Hyattsville, MD

About Dr. Marc Shepard

I have over 20 years experience practicing internal medicine. I take pride in establishing a relationship with my patients, and solving health care needs together. I am particularly interested in preventive care, sports injuries, diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia. I am happy to work with patients who do their own research on their health care.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • AmeriGroup

Specialties

  • Internist
  • Primary Care Doctor

Practice names

Board certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Education and training

  • Medical School - Northwestern University, Doctor of Medicine
  • The George Washington University Hospital, Residency in Internal Medicine

Professional memberships

  • Medical Society of the District of Columbia
  • American College of Physicians

Zocdoc awards

Rapid registration
See you again
Speedy response
Scheduling hero

Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1770673824

Dr. Marc Shepard's office locations

MedStar Medical Group At Lafayette Center

6401 America Blvd, Suite 203

Hyattsville, MD 20782

MedStar Medical Group At Lafayette Center

MedStar Medical Group at Lafayette Center

1133 21st St NW, Building 2

Washington, DC 20036

Patient reviews for Dr. Marc Shepard

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It was not the worst experience of my life but only 15 minutes was dedicated to my problem. I was basically told that I may just need to go to another department. I have hoped for a little bit more research than 3 minutes I got with the doctor.
Less than 1 month ago
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Dr. Shepard was very friendly and knowledgeable.
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Very pleasant visit. The Doctor was aware of my history, provided advice and options and took the time to take my blood pressure again after the first results seem too high.
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He is very personable, takes time to listen and I always leave with a smile on my face. His staff is alway nice as well. Also, he likes to use the MedStar portal--you can send direct messages to him and hewill respond within 24hrs. You can also request Rx refills via the portal. Set the portal up and you will be good to go--I highly recommend Dr. Shepard!!
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First appointment with Dr. Shepard, annual check-up. He seemed very pleasant and conversational but hit all of the high points. A bit behind schedule for the day, he took care of business in an orderly fashion but took the time todiscuss my concerns and options and made recommendations for referrals. Looking forward to seeing him again after my blood work is completed.
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Dr. Shepard spent the time to listen to me and provide me a way forward.
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My appointment was wonderful, Dr. Shepard has been my doctor for more than 30 years.
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He’s a great doctor. Great with messaging using the online tool.
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As always my appointment with Dr Shepard and his staff was professional and on point. He has excellent bedside manners. I arrived almost 1 hour earlier for my appointment, and they were able to see me righto without compromising appointmentsof other patients. I would recommend Dr Shepard to others.
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Wonderful facility and staff. Fastest appointment ever.
Less than 6 months ago
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Very nice facility. I am glad Dr. Shepard was accepting new patients. He is great !
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Dr. Shepard is an excellent physician and takes Health Care to a new level. The staff sets a high bar for customer service, courtesy and efficiency
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He is Very courteous and professional and he knows his stuff I am extremely happy to have him as my primary care doctor
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The wait before seeing the doctor was a little long even though the office looked relatively empty. Once I saw the doctor it was a pleasant experience. I have decided to switch doctors as this doctor visit experience was a lotbetter than my previous doctor has been over the past 3 years.
Less than 1 year ago
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Very understanding and willing to work with his patient on addressing concerns. Astoundingly fast visit.
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He is a great Doctor and it was my first visit. He made me felt very welcome. My husband and I have been looking for a regular Doctor and I think we just find one.
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Great experience as always with Dr. Shepard. Staff was efficient and helpful. Top notch service!
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Dr Shepard is a very good doctor he know what to do when you get sick
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Great visit. The office is very well run with almost no waiting time. So glad to have Dr. Shepard as my MD.
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Dr. Shepard is a good listener and asks questions. He seems to genuinely care about his patients. He is a great doctor.
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Nice office with helpful, friendly and professional staff. Dr. Shepard was professional and knowledgeable which is what I expect from a Doctor. His years of experience is apparent which is one reason I selected him for this visit. He answered all my questions and provided a resolution. I will return.
Less than 1 year ago
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Office staff was great, the doctor was less so....
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Dr. Shepard is an excellent doctor, efficient with your time, and has a very entertaining demeanor. Great doctor and fun to be around.
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Very knowledgeable and professional. Thorough with explanation of items discussed during visit.
Less than 1 year ago
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Very informative, grateful I found him!
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My husband and I are satisfied with the service we receive from Dr. Shepard. He has always made us comfortable when we've visited his office.
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Great great doctor and assistanat all smile face and great service
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Dr Shepard has always been very kind and he has proven to be very knowledgeable in how to treat my conditions.
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Its nice an clean an quick check in an out
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Both the doctor and office staff were quick, pleasant, and professional - would highly recommend their services and I'll surely be back again.
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Professional with good personal knowledge of my health history
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For an annual physical, not very comprehensive. Physician did a lot of talking and not much listening. Will be looking for someone better.
More than 1 year ago
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I was early for my appointment but did not have to wait that long. Dr. Shepard is very professional . I would recommend him to others. He addressed all of my issues. Also, he has excellent staff. Ms. A is veryprofessional and takes extremely good care of me. She is very personable.
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As a new patient, I was very pleased with my first visit.
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Answered all my questions and set up referrals as needed.
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he rocks!
More than 1 year ago
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Always professional, always looking out for my best interest even when it's not what I want to hear.
More than 1 year ago
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Dr. Shepard is always great to visit. He is very thorough and gets you the information and tests you need without taking up time with unnecessary followups.
More than 1 year ago
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I have been seeing Dr. Shepard for several years, and he is a fine doctor. I recommend him highly.
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To the point and got what I needed.
More than 1 year ago
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The admin, nursing staff were all very helpful and professional. I also appreciate that the offices and examination rooms are always clean and organized.
More than 1 year ago
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It was okay. I needed an appointment with short notice and this was the only viable option at the time. Very typical in hospital type experience. Cold and business-like.
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Excellent visit! Dr Shepard is very knowledgeable, understood my issues and had many good suggestions for addressing them.
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I found Dr. Shepard very easy to talk to. He appeared engaging and very professional. He asked appropriate questions and demonstrated concern for my needs. As a new patient I left feeling my health needs are in good hands.
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He's nice enough. Not very talkative about your past medical history. He seems competent and keeps up with research. If you want to get in and out with a quick diagnosis and not much fanfare, then he's the doctor for you.He answers all of your questions and quickly moves you along. His staff was nice and efficient in getting all of the required information.
More than 1 year ago
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I have been with Dr. Shepard for ~25 years. I have found him thorough and competent. Sometimes he is a little too brief about test results, but overall he has been a reliable source of information and treatment.
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Dr. Shepard is great, he always offer great options for total healthcare. He is very informative and thorough in his examinations.
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Dr. Shepard is a great doctor. He cares about his patients and isn't in a rush to move on to somebody else when he's seeing you.
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Always good, very happy with Dr. Shepard.
More than 1 year ago
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