Bob Shepherd is arguably the country’s foremost medical-legal visual consultant and illustrator. He is President & CEO of MediVisuals, the nation’s largest and most experienced medical-legal illustration company.
Bob graduated with honors from the Medical College of Georgia’s accredited medical illustration graduate program in 1980. For over 30 years, he has been a Professional Member of the Association of Medical Illustrators, is a Fellow in that Association, and has been a Board Certified Medical Illustrator since 1992.
Bob’s visual training and abilities, in combination with his vast experience working with many of the nation’s foremost attorneys and experts, allow him to provide cost-effective visual solutions to help solve and communicate issues that span beyond medical issues into all types of litigation. He consults on or reviews more than 700 medically related cases a year, develops visual strategies for demonstrative aids to support case arguments, and works with a staff that includes 16 other accredited medical illustrators.
Bob has illustrated numerous medical textbooks and chapters dealing with a wide variety of subject matter including Brain Injuries, Trauma, Complications of Surgery, Foot and Ankle Injuries & Surgeries, and Gastroenterology. In 2015, he co-authored the chapter "Basic Medicine and Anatomy for the Personal Injury Lawyer" in Anatomy of a Personal Injury Lawsuit, Fourth Edition, edited by John Romano. Bob also co-authored the article "3-D Printing" in the December 2015 issue of TRIAL magazine.
The Association of Medical Illustrators has presented Bob with multiple "Awards of Excellence in Medical-Legal Illustration," and he has overseen the development of dozens of other award-winning illustrations and animations, including two of the three awards given in the Medical-Legal category in 2017.