Mary B. Sheppard, MD

4.83 out of 5


Mary B. Sheppard graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. She then completed a residency at the University of Virginia Health Sciences Center in Charlottesville where she received additional certification in global health leadership. She completed two research internships at the National Institutes of Health focusing on heritable disorders of the connective tissue such as Marfan syndrome.

Personal Statement

I love developing longitudinal, therapeutic relationships with patients. I wanted to serve patients of all ages and be able to address as many needs as possible, so I chose family medicine. Within family medicine, I have also developed a passion in genetics and vascular disease due to research and personal experiences throughout my life. In the Vascular Medicine Clinic, I work with vascular surgeons to provide a team approach for managing patients' chronic vascular disease.

Patients should choose me because I care about who they are as a person. I make recommendations based on evidence-based medicine, but the patient makes the final decisions for their care based on their needs and life perspective. The patient comes first.

Outside of medicine, I love to be with my family and spend time outside.

Faculty Rank

  • Assistant Professor of Family and Community Medicine

Training & Education


University of Kentucky, College of Medicine


University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville

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Ratings & Reviews

4.83 out of 5
4 Reviews

The star rating is a calculation based on feedback from our patients using our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

  • Patient Review

    Dr. Sheppard is a GREAT doctor! She is compassionate, and an outstanding communicator. She listens well and is very thorough. She is more educated about my connective tissue disorder than any doctor I've seen anywhere ( and I've seen a lot)! She's the sole reason I've assembled my entire medical team here at the University of Kentucky.

    Patient Review

    This was an interview with Dr. Mary Sheppard in regards to a special situation. SHE WAS EXCELLENT!!!

    Patient Review

    *Dr. Sheppard's care is outstanding. She listens carefully to the patient, and always updates me regarding new approaches/treatments for my collagen vascular disorder. She is a true asset to Commonwealth of KY!

    Patient Review

    Dr. Sheppard is the sole reason I have established a multi-faceted care team with multiple specialists at the University of Kentucky. She's the best!!!