About Dr. Kenneth Shephard
Dr Shephard completed his training in Diabetes in one of the most recognized diabetes centers in the world, The Joslin Diabetes Center, in Boston, Massachusetts and Endocrinology training at Deaconess hospital in Boston, Massachusetts and The Lahey Clinic in Burlington, Massachusetts. After over 5 years of education, he went on to gain experience at multiple hospitals in Miami, Baptist hospital, South Miami Hospital, Mercy hospital, and later grew into running his own practice.
Dr. Shephard does not only use his many years of education, but his diverse experiences with his own practice and other medical centers to approach all of his patients, and their medical situations. Dr. Shephard’s practice has been open since 2003 and has been recognized as one of the best endocrinology practices in Miami, Florida.
When it comes to building a relationship between doctor and patient, Dr. Shephard is highly praised and is very well known for build trusting relationships with all of his patients as well as putting his patients first. He dedicates himself completely to each and every single one, making sure that all of their medical needs are met and taken care of.
Dr. Shephard’s certifications include: Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine and Diplomate, American Board of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, American Board of Anti Aging and The Cenegenics Education & Research Foundation. He also received his training by the American College of Endocrinology in Diagnostic Neck Ultrasound, Thyroid and Parathyroid disorders, Ultrasound Guided Fine Needle Aspiration, Endocrine Certification in Neck Ultrasound (ECNU) and American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM). These certifications are what make him and his practice stand out from many other endocrinologists.
Dr. Shephard received awards in 2007, 2010, 2012, and 2017 as America’s Top Physician; His years of dedication and hard work have helped him reach his goals to open his own practice and to deliver the best endocrine medical services to all of his patients.
Endocrine Certification in Neck Ultrasound (ECNU)
One technique that licensed doctors use is ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration (UGFNA). By having ECNU credentials, it means a doctor has passed both the Comprehensive Certification Evaluation (CCE) and the Validation of Competency Process (VCP).