McLean Sheperd, MD
Founder, Medical Director, Board Certified Physician
Dr. Sheperd has been practicing dermatology and dermatopathology in private practice for over 20 years. Throughout her career, Dr Sheperd has been an advocate for individualized dermatological care, with patients and practitioners working together as partners in the healing process. In Dr Sheperd’s view, the skin is one of the first places that symptoms of environmental and emotional stress surface. Her practice is focused on identifying the underlying causes of illness and delivering treatments that offer transformational results.
Dr Sheperd graduated as an Echols Scholar with a Bachelors of Art degree from the University of Virginia. Her medical degree was earned at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston, where she graduated as class valedictorian. Dr Sheperd continued at MUSC to complete a dermatology residency and dermatopathology fellowship that focused on the study of skin disease on a microscopic level.
In addition to Western medicine, Dr Sheperd has studied functional, Ayurvedic, vibrational and intuitive medicine as well as botanical therapies and yogic philosophy. She has worked with masters in these disciplines and is passionate about continuing her research into alternative and integrative medicine.
Dr. Sheperd is also an accomplished professional artist whose paintings make the office a place of beauty. Her artistic perspective contributes to her skill with cosmetic treatments. She has a unique gift for uncovering beauty and bringing it out into the world.