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About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Valerie C. Sheppard, MD

Specialty
  • Pediatrics
    (Board Certified)
Additional Language Spoken
English
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Hoag Affiliated Physicians
Address
Newport Children's Medical Group - Costa Mesa
1640 Newport Boulevard
Suite 210
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

Address
Newport Children's Medical Group - Costa Mesa
1640 Newport Boulevard
Suite 210
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Get Directions
Phone
(949) 642-7332
Fax
(949) 642-7335

More Information

  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Pediatrics
      (Board Certified)
    Education & Training
    • Medical School
      Loma Linda University- School of Medicine
    • Residency
      Loma Linda University Medical Center - Pediatrics - 2012
  • Biography

    Biography

    Biography
    Dr. Valerie Sheppard is a board certified pediatrician and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

    Dr. Sheppard is originally from the Seattle area. She attended college in California at Claremont McKenna College where she graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Anthropology.

    She received her medical degree from Loma Linda University and 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.

    Dr. Sheppard is experienced in outpatient and inpatient care.

    Her special interests include newborns, care of twins/multiples, and ADHD management. She has a passion for community service and international medicine. She led her residency’s volunteer program and spent a month giving medical presentations in Hangzhou, China.

    Dr. Sheppard is the proud mother of boy/girl twin infants. She enjoys spending time with her husband and children, traveling, hiking, and musical theater
    Certifications
    American Board of Pediatrics - Internal Medicine
  • Insurance Accepted

    Insurance Accepted

    Insurance ID Numbers

    Aetna: *549206
    Blue Cross: *YNL058
    Blue Shield: 0A1168561
    Cigna: 6607066005
    Cigna Select: 6607066007
    Health Net: 3620202767
    United Healthcare:*0279630052

    *Provider ID is the same for both HMO and Medicare Advantage Plans