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Suzanne M. Shepherd, MD, MS, DTM&H, FAAEM

Suzanne M. Shepherd, MD, MS, DTM&H, FAAEM Physician

Director, Education and Research, Penn Travel Medicine Education Director, Academic Coordinator, Department of Emergency Medicine Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Languages spoken:

  • French
  • German

Dr. Shepherd is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Emergency Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Emergency Medicine, 1984

Clinical Expertise:

  • Environmental Medicine
  • Marine Ecotoxicology
  • Travel Medicine
  • Wilderness Medicine

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Penn Emergency Medicine

    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Ground Ravdin 3400 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-7366 (PENN)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Penn Travel Medicine

    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Ground Silverstein 3400 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-7366 (PENN)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Residency: Georgetown University Medical Center

Memberships

Academic Association for Emergency Medicine , International Alpha Omega Alpha , National American Board of Emergency Medicine, 1988-2006, National American College of Emergency Physicians, (1981-2002), International American College of Emergency Physicians, International American Journal of Emergency Medicine, National American Medical Association , National American Society for Tropical Medicine & Hygiene , National Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors (1987- 90, 1992-2000), National District of Columbia College of Emergency Physicians Washington, DC, Local ECFMG, National Emergindex, National Florida College of Emergency Physicians, Local Global Emergency Medicine Association, National IJET Travel Intelligence, International International Society of Travel Medicine (1995-present), International North Carolina College of Emergency Physicians , Local North Carolina Medical Society, Local Pennsylvania College of Emergency Physicians , Local Pennsylvania Medical Society, Local Salix Pharmaceuticals, International Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (1988-present), International Society of Teachers of Emergency Medicine (1984-88), National University Association of Emergency Medicine , National Wilderness Medical Society , International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Shepherd is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Shepherd SM: Vaccination for the expatriate and long term traveler. Expert Review Vaccines 13 (6): 775-800,2014.

Shepherd SM, Mills A: Human attacks by large felid carnivores in captivity and the wild Wilderness Environ Med 25 (2): 220-30,2014.

Shepherd SM: Dengue eMedicine : 2014.

Shepherd SM, Cunion S: Shigella Attack Ciottone's Disaster Medicine (2nd Edition): CH 133,2016.

Shepherd SM, Grossheider T: Antimalarial Toxicity Harwood Nuss Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine : 2015.

Gaieski DF, Goldman JD, Holzman DL, Shoff WH, Shepherd SM, Mehta N: Algid Malaria treated with early goal directed therapy. American Journal of Emergency Medicine 31 (1): 263e5,2013.

Drowning FIMS Sports Medicine Manual: Event Planning and Emergency Care. : 2012.

Shepherd SM: Travel Medicine Immunizations Primary Care Clinics Office Practice 38 : 643,2011.

Shepherd SM, Dean AJ: An Immigrant with Neck Swelling Visual Diagnosis in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine : 69,2011.

Academic Contact Info

Department of Emergency Medicine
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-7893
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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