Dr. Celeste Sheppard -  OB-GYN and specialist in maternal-fetal medicine (MFM)

Founder, President at Hill Country MFM



Current location

United States

Work category

Medical and Nursing



An OB-GYN and specialist in maternal-fetal medicine (MFM) with more than 15 years’ experience in her field, Dr. Celeste Sheppard currently treats patients at Hill Country Maternal Fetal Medicine in Austin, Texas. Dr. Sheppard set the stage for her career as a student at Wellesley College and, later, the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical School. Following receipt of her Doctor of Medicine in 1989, Dr. Celeste Sheppard entered into a lengthy period of clinical training, beginning with a general internship and OB-GYN residency at Parkland Memorial Hospital. Four years later, she undertook an MFM fellowship at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, where she split her time among various research projects and clinical activities. After a second fellowship, in perinatal research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Dr. Celeste Sheppard earned board certification in general obstetrics and gynecology and maternal fetal medicine.

Dr. Celeste Sheppard's Education and Qualifications


PhD/Doctorate - Perinatal Research Fellowship

University of Wisconsin-Madison


PhD/Doctorate - Maternal Fetal Medicine

University of Texas-Houston Medical School


PhD/Doctorate - Obstetrics and Gynecology

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School


PhD/Doctorate - Medicine

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas


Bachelor/Degree - Art history

Wellesley College

Dr. Celeste Sheppard's Additional Information



Supporter of Forklift Danceworks, KUT, Wellesley College Alumnae Association, AnyBabyCan (Nurse-Family Partnership), Caritas, Planned Parenthood. Reading & book collecting, contemporary art, SCUBA diving, travel.