Dr. Barry Sheppard received his Medical Degree from The University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio and then completed a Family Practice residency at The University of Wisconsin at Madison. Dr. Sheppard has been Board Certified in Family Medicine since 1979.

In 1981 he moved to Ukiah and established a family practice that was very gratifying. Since 1990 he has been serving Ukiah as an ER physician at Ukiah Valley Medical Center and Howard Hospital in Willits.

Dr. Sheppard has been a Hospitalist at UVMC for the past 4 years.

He has been happily married for 40 years and has one son. He enjoys reading, exercise, travel, music, and dancing (ballroom, country, and especially Argentine tango.)