Dr Shepard is proud to have staff members who pay close attention to patient care. Below is a list of his staff members, as well as their direct phone lines, should you need to contact them.
Juli Boyer M.S., ATC, PA-C
Juli Boyer is a Physician Assistant working with Dr. Shepard at the Orthopedic Specialty Institute. Juli works directly with Dr. Shepard in the diagnosis, treatment and management of athletic injuries. She also assists Dr. Shepard in the operating room at Main Street Specialty Surgery Center.
Juli’s background is based in athletic training. She graduated cum laude from San Diego State University with a Bachelors degree in Kinesiology with an emphasis in athletic training. After graduation, she headed to the Midwest to attend Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. While there, she was a graduate assistant athletic trainer for Purdue Women’s Soccer. She graduated from Purdue with a Master of Science in Kinesiology and Pedagogy. Juli accepted a position at UCLA and lent her athletic training skills to both the Women’s Water Polo and Women’s Soccer teams. She left UCLA to pursue her education to become a Physician Assistant. Juli attended Loma Linda University where she received a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Sciences.
She continues to be passionate about optimizing patients’ ability to participate in healthy active lifestyle through care and prevention of athletic injury. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the California Academy of Physician Assistants.
MELISSA handles the scheduling of office appointments and can be reached directly at
Judy handles the scheduling of surgery and can be reached directly at (714) 937-2151