Dr. Catherine Shepperd MD
Anesthesiologists — Harlingen, TXContact Dr. Shepperd
Dr. Catherine Shepperd specializes in anesthesiology in Harlingen, Texas. Details of Dr. Shepperd's 42 years experience as an MD, her hospital affiliation and education at University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston are available on your free doctor report.
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2101 Pease St
Harlingen, TX 78550
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An anesthesiologist is trained to provide pain relief and maintenance, or restoration, of a stable condition during and immediately following an operation, an obstetric or diagnostic procedure. The anesthesiologist assesses the risk of the patient undergoing surgery and optimizes the patient's condition prior to, during and after surgery. In addition to these management responsibilities, the anesthesiologists diagnose and treat acute, long standing and cancer pain problems; diagnose and treat patients with critical illnesses or severe injuries; direct resuscitation in the care of patients with cardiac or respiratory emergencies, including the need for artificial ventilation; and supervise post anesthesia recovery.. She is certified in Anesthesiology.
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Dr. Shepperd is affiliated with 1 hospital:
Valley Baptist Medical Center
2101 Pease St
LicenseDr. Catherine Shepperd has been confirmed to have a license in Texas
EducationDr. Shepperd attended medical school at University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and graduated in 1970 having 42 years experience. Additional Anesthesiology training was conducted at Stanford University Hospital. Additional Anesthesiology training was conducted at University Texas Medical Branch Hospitals.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
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