Robert Sheppard, MD

Robert Sheppard, MD — Associate Professor
Hospitalist Fellowship Director

Dr. Robert Sheppard is one of two founding members of Capstone Hospitalist Group and served as medical director until 2018. He created University Hospitalist Fellowship for The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences He is also an associate professor of Family, Internal, and Rural Medicine for the College. He has primary clinical teaching responsibilities for fourth-year medical students, residents and hospitalist fellows. Sheppard received a bachelor’s degree in Biology and Chemistry from UA and his medical degree from the University of Alabama Marinex E. Heersink School of Medicine (formerly the UA School of Medicine in Birmingham). He completed residency training in Categorical Internal Medicine with a focus on cardiology at the University of South Alabama Medical College in Mobile and was also chief resident. Sheppard was in private practice for 25 years before joining the College and creating the hospitalist medicine program at DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa.