Taylor H. Shepard, M.D.

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4315 James Casey St., Suite 300, Austin, Texas, 78745

Phone number

(512) 444-7944

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Health & Medicine > Physicians - Ear, Nose & Throat


Dr. Shepard is Board Certified in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. He treats a wide variety of conditions in both children and adults. He combines the latest medical information with a patient-centered approach. He believes that the physician should educate and advise you regarding your medical condition and be sure that the treatment course aligns with your values. He has privileges at most Austin hospitals.

He has an interest in diseases of the sinus and performs a wide array of both conventional sinus surgery and balloon sinuplasty. His office is equipped to comfortably perform balloon sinuplasty as well as turbinate reduction and other nasal procedures under local anesthesia without needing a trip to the operating room. He enjoys caring for diseases of the thyroid and parathyroid and is capable of performing ultrasound and evaluation of nodules in a single visit. His office is fully equipped for evaluation of allergies, including testing and institution of shots or sublingual allergy drops.

Dr. Shepard treats nasal obstruction, deviated septum and enlarged turbinatesa as well as a wide variety of problems with the ear, including hearing complaints. He performs evaluation of voice and swallowing disorders, including minimally invasive treatment for Zenker diverticulum. He is also equipped to comfortably perform tongue reduction in the office for people with sleep apnea.

Having 3 children of his own, Dr. Shepard knows how important it is to have a physician who understands kids. He works hard to make kids comfortable with the visit and the exam, and he enjoys teaching them about their health. He treats pediatric allergies, sinus complaints, ear infections, hearing loss, tonsillitis, snoring, enlarged tonsils, and a variety of other pediatric illnesses. He utilizes some of the latest tools, such as the Coblator, to help with pain and recovery.

Dr. Shepard is a member of the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. He is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, the Texas Medical Association, and the Travis County Medical Society.

Despite being an Austin native with Longhorn parents, Dr. Shepard attended Texas A&M University and completed a degree in Biomedical Science, summa cum laude. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas. Following medical school, he completed a residency in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Duke University Medical Center. He returned home following training to start his practice.

Monday: 8:00am to 5:00pm
Tuesday: 8:00am to 5:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00am to 5:00pm
Thursday: 8:00am to 5:00pm
Friday: 8:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Payment options: American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Languages: English

Tags: Allergy testing and treatment, CT Scan, Ultrasound, Balloon sinuplasty, Physical therapy, Hearing Aids, Cochlear implants, Hearing testing, Voice and swallowing center, Ear Infections and Surgery, Ear Drum Perforation, Swimmer's Ear, Otosclerosis, Ear Wax, Ear Pain, Dizziness & Balance Disorders, Electronystagmography, Benign Positional Paroxysmal Vertigo (BPPV), Meniere's Disease, Tinnitus, Throat Discomfort, Voice Care, Swallowing Disorders, Salivary Glands, Tonsils & Adenoids, Neck Masses, Cancer, Thyroid Disease, Allergies, Skin Testing, Allergy Treatments, Nosebleeds, Sinus Problems, Sinusitis, Sinus Surgery, Nasal Obstruction, Septoplasty, Turbinate Reduction, Nasal Fractures, Rhinoplasty, Snoring, Injection Snoreplasty, Radiofrequency Tongue Ablation (Rf TA), Tonsillectomy, Allergic Rhinitis, Sleep Apnea, Uvulopharyngopalatoplasty (UPPP), Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP), Bell's Palsy, Facial Trauma, Skin Cancer

Services: Allergy testing and treatment, CT Scan, Ultrasound, Balloon sinuplasty, Physical therapy, Hearing Aids, Cochlear implants, Hearing testing, Ear Infections and Surgery, Ear Drum Perforation, Dizziness & Balance Disorders, Electronystagmography, Allergy Treatments, Skin Testing, Septoplasty, Sinus Surgery, Rhinoplasty, Injection Snoreplasty, Radiofrequency Tongue Ablation (Rf TA), Tonsillectomy, Uvulopharyngopalatoplasty (UPPP)


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