James R. Shepich

James R. Shepich, M.D.

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  • General Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Wound Treatment

Provider Type: Physician

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James Shepich, M.D. is an experienced board certified general surgeon with advanced training in robotic, laparoscopic and open surgery. As a general surgeon, he specializes in procedures to remove gallbladders, repair hernias and treat conditions involving the gastrointestinal tract.

According to Dr. Shepich, he chose to the field of general surgery because of the hands-on technical aspect of surgical care and the broad spectrum of conditions that can be treated. “I also enjoy working with my hands,” he said.

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Shepich believes in creating a partnership with his patients based on trust and wants to educate them so that they can make informed decisions about their health care. “I treat every patient like a family member,” he said. “I enjoy the day-to-day interaction with my patients and knowing that I can improve someone’s life.”

Special Interests and Procedures

Dr. Shepich has a special interest in complex abdominal wall reconstruction.

In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family and woodworking.


  • Male

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MyMichigan Medical Group

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Board Certified

  • General Surgery


  • English


Medical School

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, DOCTOR OF MEDICINE


Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, GENERAL SURGERY

Year Began Practicing

  • 1997

Clinical Interests & Special Procedures

  • Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Hernia Repairs
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery

Professional Memberships

  • American Medical Association
  • Michigan State Medical Society
  • Midland County Medical Society
  • Fellow - American College of Surgeons


“I want my patients to feel like family and be educated about the decisions we have made about their health.”

Participating Insurances*

  • Morbark
  • United Healthcare Commercial
  • TriCare WPS - Prime
  • TriCare Humana Standard
  • TriCare Humana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Trust PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Traditional
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Plus Blue (Medicare Advantage)
  • Blue Care Network Medicare Advantage HMO
  • PACE Central Michigan (Program for All-inclusive Care for the Elderly)
  • Medicaid
  • Molina - Medicaid
  • Priority Health Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Medicare
  • Blue Care Network
  • Priority Health HMO
  • Priority Health PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage HMO/PPO
  • ConnectCare - Northwood University
  • ConnectCare - MyMichigan Health
  • McLaren Health Plan - Medicaid
  • HAP - Preferred
  • HAP - PPO
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • HAP Medicare Advantage HMO
  • HAP Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Aetna Better Health - Medicaid
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage
  • Cigna
  • Aetna
  • Priority Health Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Cofinity
  • Medicare Railroad
  • US Health and Life
  • Meridian Health Plan - Medicaid

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  • General Surgery
  • Wound Treatment

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