Valerie Sheppard, M.D., FAAP

Pediatrician located in Fashion Island, Newport Beach, CA & Costa Mesa, CA

About Dr. Sheppard

Dr Valerie Sheppard is a board-certified pediatrician and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Originally from the Seattle area, Dr Sheppard attended college in California at Clermont Mckenna College where she graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Anthropology.

Receiving her medical degree from Loma Linda University Dr Sheppard completed her residency training at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital.

After residency, she was honored to serve as a teacher, mentor, and advocate for residents at Loma Linda University as a chief resident.

Experienced in out patient and inpatient car, Dr Sheppard’s special interests include newborns, care of twins /multiples, and ADHD management. She has a passion for community service and international medicine, leading her residency volunteer program and spending a month giving medical presentations in Hangzhou, China.

Dr Sheppard is a proud mom of 3, including twins. Dr Sheppard enjoys traveling, Hiking and musical theater with her husband and children. She is available at our Costa Mesa office Hoag location.

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Dr Valerie Sheppard is a board-certified pediatrician and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Originally from the Seattle area, Dr Sheppard attended college in California at Clermont Mckenna College where she graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Anthropology.

Receiving her medical degree from Loma Linda University Dr Sheppard completed her residency training at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital.

After residency, she was honored to serve as a teacher, mentor, and advocate for residents at Loma Linda University as a chief resident.

Experienced in out patient and inpatient car, Dr Sheppard’s special interests include newborns, care of twins /multiples, and ADHD management. She has a passion for community service and international medicine, leading her residency volunteer program and spending a month giving medical presentations in Hangzhou, China.

Dr Sheppard is a proud mom of 3, including twins. Dr Sheppard enjoys traveling, Hiking and musical theater with her husband and children. She is available at our Costa Mesa office Hoag location.


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Insurance

Newport Children’s Medical Group and its pediatricians are participating with the list of insurance plans listed. Participation in these plans is not a guarantee of payment or coverage. There are insurance companies that require referral or prior-authorization for coverage of services. If you would like to verify coverage or have questions regarding out of pocket expenses, please contact your insurance company to verify requirements, your coverage and benefits. To find out if Newport Children’s Medical Group and its physicians participate in your insurance plan, please contact (800) 642-8004. For the Hoag Office Only: We are accepting Blue cross healthy family, MCAL, CalOptima (Hoag office only), Monarch CalOptima, CalOptima Direct, and CCS. We also accept cash and credit cards (Visa and Master cards and American Express). If you do not see your insurance plan on this list, please call Newport Children’s Medical Group at (800) 642-8004 to check or verify if we participate in your plan. You can also email us at manager@newportchildren.com.

Aetna PPO
AHMC Healthcare Inc.
Blue Cross PPO
Blue Shield
CHAMP VA
Cigna
Community Care
CoreSource
First Health
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Health Net PPO
Humana
Interplan
Monarch Healthcare
Nippon Life
Oxford