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John Sheppard, DPT, PT

Physical Therapist

Gaithersburg, MD

About John Sheppard

J.D. Sheppard, PT, DPT, is board-certified in orthopedic physical therapy. He is currently serving on the American Physical Therapy Association of Maryland’s board of directors as the Director of Government relations and has served previously as the director of practice. He began his PT training at Ohio University graduating in 2012. J.D. takes a special interest in treating runners and patients with lower extremity injuries including the foot and ankle. He also treats patient’s post-concussion. In addition to being a physical therapist, J.D. is also an avid runner. In high school he won the Ohio state championship in the 800m before going on to run for Youngstown State University. His love of running continued as a PT. He has taught continuing education courses on running and has developed his own foot and ankle course for physical therapists. He frequently gives educational talks to the public and has spoken at state and national physical therapy conferences. In 2017, he finished 18th in the Charleston Marathon. In his free time, he enjoys hiking and backpacking with his dog Scout.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • APWU
  • Aetna

Specialties

  • Physical Therapist

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Education and training

  • Ohio University, Doctor of Physical Therapy

Zocdoc awards

Rapid registration

Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1952659526

Overall rating
5.0
Recent reviews
JD is an excellent physical therapist and I highly recommend him. I saw him for a frozen shoulder and within amonth, I had a wider range of motion and less pain.
JD is an excellent physical therapist and I highly recommend him. I saw him for a frozen shoulder and within a month, I had a wider range of motion and lesspain.
KL · Less than 3 months ago
Great visit; wonderful staff all around. Friendly; courteous and pleasant. He listens to your complaints.
Great visit; wonderful staff all around. Friendly; courteous and pleasant. He listens to your complaints.
AH · Less than 3 months ago

John Sheppard's office location

ProFlex Physical Therapy

60 Market St, Suite 206

Gaithersburg, MD 20878

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Proflex was perfect for my PT needs after knee replacement surgery.

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Excellent - efficient and very effective.

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JD and the whole staff is excellent.

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I think that it was perfect.

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JD is an excellent physical therapist and I highly recommend him. I saw him for a frozen shoulder and within a month, I had a wider range of motion and less pain.

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Great visit; wonderful staff all around. Friendly; courteous and pleasant. He listens to your complaints.

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JD always is kind, caring, professional funny. Very competent and patient.

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Great.

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