Dr. Scott R. Shepard is a board certified neurosurgeon with expertise in brain and spinal cord tumors as well as spinal and pituitary surgery.
Dr. Shepard earned his medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College in New York, N.Y., where he received several prestigious honors recognizing his outstanding scholastic performance. He completed his internship training in general surgery at New York Hospital and his residency at the University of California at San Francisco, where he served as chief resident in neurosurgery. Dr. Shepard also was a research fellow at CNS Injury and Edema Center and Brain Tumor Research Center at the University of California at San Francisco. He completed his fellowship in surgical neuro-oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Hospital in N.Y.
Prior to joining Mischer Neuroscience Institute, Dr. Shepard was on the faculty at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, N.J., where he served as an assistant professor of neurosurgery. He has published numerous journal articles and chapters as well as presented a variety of topics in the field of neurosurgery nationally and internationally.
Dr. Shepard is committed to building a premier neurosurgical practice located at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital. He is dedicated to providing exceptional patient experiences and quality outcomes.