Podiatrist located and serving the Houston Metro (Missouri City / Sugar Land / Stafford / Fresno / Richmond / Rosenberg / Angleton / Iowa Colony / Wharton, TX) and surrounding areas.
With over 18+ years in practice as a board-certified podiatrist, Kurte W. Shepherd, DPM, is a trusted practitioner. Dr. Shepherd, a Houston native, proudly welcomes patients to his practice, Elite Footcare of Texas, Inc. in Missouri City, Texas.
After completing his Bachelor of Science in Biology with a Chemistry minor at Prairie View A&M University in Prairie View, Texas, Dr. Shepherd was accepted into medical school. He earned his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio (now known as Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine.
Dr. Shepherd went on to complete his internship, followed by his Podiatric Medical residencies at University of Texas Health Science Center-San Antonio, TX, Veteran Administration Medical Center-Richmond, VA, Veteran Administration Medical Center-Augusta, GA, UCLA / Veteran Administration Medical Center-Los Angeles, CA.
Dr. Shepherd also has a Masters of Science in Management Information Systems (Medical Informatics) from Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
He’s currently board certified in diabetic wound care and diabetic shoes through the American Board of Multiple Specialties in Podiatry. To ensure he’s always up-to-date with the latest medical advancements and treatment solutions, Dr. Shepherd maintains several professional memberships.
He’s a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association, Texas Podiatric Medical Association, Houston Podiatric Medical Association and American Diabetes Association among others.
Away from the office, Dr. Shepherd sits on numerous Boards and is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Hospital system.
While Dr. Shepherd has special interests in diabetic foot care and chronic foot and ankle conditions, he also offers a wide variety of on-site treatments (for all age groups) and aesthetic solutions with Cosmetic foot care services.
We are your premiere foot and ankle practice where we always, “Put Your Feet First!” Schedule your appointment today.