James C. Shepherd, MD,PhD

Specialty

Infectious Disease

Conditions & Treatments

Hematology, HIV, HIV/AIDS


Phone
(203) 789-4135
Telehealth Visits

Biography

James Shepherd, MD, PhD, is an infectious diseases specialist with special expertise in HIV and tuberculosis. He has advised the government of India on tuberculosis control, and directed research and treatment programs for TB and HIV in Botswana and Nigeria.

An associate professor of medicine at Yale School of Medicine, Dr. Shepherd says he enjoys the variety of patients he meets, from young people with HIV to elderly hospitalized patients with healthcare-associated infections. He likes to take time to reassure worried patients, telling them, “All is possible, nothing is determined. We will make a plan together.” 

Gender

Male

Language(s)

English

Affiliated With

Yale Medicine

Locations

Education & Training

Education

Imperial College London;Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Internship

Beth Isreal Deaconess Medical Center

Residency

Beth Isreal Deaconess Medical Center

Fellowship

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Accepted Insurance

Insurance coverage regularly changes, please contact the doctor’s office directly to verify that your specific insurance plan is accepted.

  • aetna
  • anthem bc/bs
  • berkeley care network
  • cigna healthcare
  • community care network
  • connecticare
  • corvel
  • first health network
  • focus healthcare
  • great west
  • husky
  • medicaid
  • medicare
  • multiplan
  • oxford health plans
  • railroad medicare
  • tricare/champus
  • united healthcare
  • us family health plan
  • wellcare