About Us

general family medicine Our four physicians were all born and raised in the Detroit metro area.







Dr. DeMare

Dr. DeMare attended Wayne State University and the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor for undergraduate and graduate studies, and received his medical degree from Michigan State University.

He is an avid walker, loves cars and music.






Dr. Joyce McDonald 

Dr. Joyce McDonald attended Michigan State University for her undergraduate studies and received her medical degree from Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine.







Dr. Shepherd

Dr. Shepherd received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and his medical degree from Des Moines University and College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery. He has two daughters, Hope and Leah, who attended the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

He loves golf, exercise, boating and virtually all sports.







Dr. DiPonio

Dr. DiPonio attended Wayne State University for his undergraduate degree and received his medical degree from Michigan State University. He loves Detroit sports, volunteering and outdoor activities.

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Contact Information

Professional Village Family Medicine

13700 19 Mile Road
Sterling Heights, MI 48313

Phone: 586-247-6020

Business Hours:
Monday 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Tuesday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wednesday 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Thursday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Sunday Closed

We accept Visa. We accept MasterCard. We accept American Express.
We accept Discover. We accept Cash. We accept Check.

Most Commercial Insurances Accepted, Blue Cross, Medicare, HAP and BCN