Elian Shepherd, MD

Spine Surgeon located in Merrillville, IN

About Dr. Shepherd

As a 1970 graduate from the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Elian Shepherd, MD with the Methodist Physician Group Orthopedic and Spine Center in Merrillville, Indiana has been providing top-notch orthopedic care to patients for almost half a century. He’s fellowship-trained at Northwestern University and a board-certified specialist in spinal surgery. Dr. Shepherd is the current medical director of the Spine Care Center and a member of the Scoliosis Research Society and American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.

At the Methodist Physician Group Orthopedic and Spine Center, Dr. Shepherd works with patients suffering from spinal deformities such as scoliosis, spine tumors and herniated discs. He picked this particular specialty after witnessing patients suffering from spinal ailments. He works with the Center to provide their patients with the most advanced technology and focused treatment techniques for improving outcomes. His hope is to offer comprehensive care plans that improve the lives of the people he serves.

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As a 1970 graduate from the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Elian Shepherd, MD with the Methodist Physician Group Orthopedic and Spine Center in Merrillville, Indiana has been providing top-notch orthopedic care to patients for almost half a century. He’s fellowship-trained at Northwestern University and a board-certified specialist in spinal surgery. Dr. Shepherd is the current medical director of the Spine Care Center and a member of the Scoliosis Research Society and American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.

At the Methodist Physician Group Orthopedic and Spine Center, Dr. Shepherd works with patients suffering from spinal deformities such as scoliosis, spine tumors and herniated discs. He picked this particular specialty after witnessing patients suffering from spinal ailments. He works with the Center to provide their patients with the most advanced technology and focused treatment techniques for improving outcomes. His hope is to offer comprehensive care plans that improve the lives of the people he serves.


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Dr. Shephard Patient Testimonials
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    When I woke up from surgery, I was immediately free from the months of pain from the herniated disc and pinched nerve. That was 5 years ago and I haven’t had one issue! I’m so grateful to Dr Shepherd and his team.


    Jamia S.

     

             


    I had the chance to meet Dr. Shepherd, very nice.


    Julie

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    He is very nice. He is concerned about his patients. He takes the time to find out what is really the source of the problem. He is very thorough.


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    My spine was a mess,much pain. Dr. Shepard fused five vertibrea and I have NO limitations! Surgery was three years ago.


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    Excellent doctor. compassionate and skilled I would recommend him to friends and family.


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    I cannot say enough good things about Dr. Shepherd. After visiting several doctors who did nothing for my pain except relieve it temporarily I visited Dr. Sheperd. He gave me a complete solution to my pain, not a temporary fix. I would definitely recommend him to friends and family.


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    If you are looking for someone who is a master of medicine, who knows what you need, and what you DONT need, and who wont rush you into surgery, dr. Sheperd IS your man…Dr. Sheperd monitored me until a time that surgery was appropriate. He did the surgery and the pain dissappeared.If you are looking for someone who is trustworthy, skilled, and attentive, I would definitly recommend Dr. Sheperd.


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    I suffered from the most excruciating pain I have ever had in my life due to what turned out to be a herniated disk. When it struck I couldn't walk, sit, or sleep without pain. Three years ago, Dr. Shepherd performed a 20 minute surgery. I was back home sitting and walking without pain the very same day. Life would not be worth living in the condition I was in and I am grateful he cured me.


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