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R. Wes Shepherd, MD

R. Wes Shepherd, MD

out of 5
98 Ratings
12 Comments

Specialty

Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine

Locations

Ambulatory Care Center
417 N. 11th Street
Richmond, VA 23219

Department

Internal Medicine

Education

Medical School

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Residency

VCU Medical Center

Fellowship

Pulmonary and Critical Care, VCU Medical Center

Biography

Dr. Wes Shepherd is Professor of Interventional Pulmonology, Associate Professor of Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine and has an appointment as Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery. He provides clinical services in the Medical Respiratory ICU, the Interventional Pulmonology (IP) procedure consult service, the general Pulmonary Clinic, and as part of the multidisciplinary Chest Tumor Clinic in Massey Cancer Center.

Over the past 14 years, Dr. Shepherd has developed our Interventional Pulmonology Program into the most comprehensive interventional pulmonology program in Virginia and one of the preeminent programs in the country. Interventional Pulmonology specializes in the management of patients with both benign and malignant complex airway disease, advanced diagnostic techniques of the chest, and pleural disease. These services are vital for patients with a broad range of complex acute and chronic illnesses, and Dr. Shepherd has met this need with the recruitment of expert faculty, development of a research program, and creation of an IP Fellowship, now in its ninth year.

The success of this program is a testament to Dr. Shepherd’s dedication to effective interdisciplinary care, strong patient and physician communication, and his strong and personal commitment to his patients. A particular strength is ongoing communication with referring physicians so that they can more easily access services, remain up-to-date on the health status of their patients, and feel that they are working with caregivers at VCUHS as a team.

“He strives to accommodate his patients’ needs and to perform all of these duties with compassion and the highest integrity,” observes his colleague, Alpha “Berry” Fowler, M.D., William Taliaferro Professor of Medicine.

Certifications

  • Pulmonary Disease 2002-2012, 2013 - present

  • Critical Care Medicine 2004-2014, 2014 - present

  • Interventional Pulmonology 2013 - present (Diplomate of the American Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology)

Awards and Honors

  • 2017 American College of Chest Physicians: - Distinguished Chest Educator (DCE) recognition - awarded to top 5% of CHEST faculty for contribution to educational endeavors

  • 2017 Richmond Magazine Top Doctors Edition in Pulmonary Medicine

  • 2016 Richmond Magazine Top Doctors Edition in Pulmonary Medicine

  • 2015 Richmond Magazine Top Doctors Edition in Pulmonary Medicine

  • 2014 Richmond Magazine Top Doctors Edition in Pulmonary Medicine (overall top vote recipient)

  • 2013 Richmond Magazine Top Doctors Edition in Pulmonary Medicine

  • 2012 Richmond Magazine Top Doctors Edition in Pulmonary Medicine

  • 2012 Best Doctors in Virginia: Virginia Living Magazine

  • 2011 William B Porter Outstanding Clinician Award VCUMC Internal Medicine

  • 2011-2012 Best Doctors in America

  • 2011 Virginia Living Magazine Top Doctors in Pulmonary Medicine

  • 2011 Richmond Magazine Top Doctors Edition in Pulmonary Medicine

  • 2010 Richmond Magazine Top Doctors Edition in Pulmonary Medicine

  • 2009 Faculty Distinguished Clinical Care Award

Clinical Interests

Pulmonary medicine
Interventional pulmonary medicine
Advanced diagnostic and therapeutic procedures
Complex malignant and benign airway disease
Pleural disease

Locations

Ambulatory Care Center

417 N. 11th Street
Richmond, VA 23219

Ratings & Reviews

The care provider was very thorough in discussing my medical history and the issue that brought me to see him.
March 2022
Outstanding listener; great note taken & attention to detail.
November 2021
Dr Shepherd is the best!
October 2021
Dr. Shepherd always listens to and takes my opinion into consideration.
March 2021
Spoke so I could understand.
March 2021
He is terrific. [...]
March 2021
Dr Shepherd is great!
March 2021
Good -
February 2021
[...] Shepherd was very gracious, caring and articulate.
July 2020
Always outstanding. Thank you.
March 2020
I've been Dr. Shepherd's patient for over 15 yrs. He has gotten me through some difficult asthma flares & pneumonia & I trust him. Very kind & understanding & patient.
January 2020
Good -
October 2019