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Specializes in General Surgery • Female • Age 39

350 Hospital Way Ste 270
Somerset, KY 42503
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Dr. Shelton's Specialties

  • General Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital
305 Langdon St
Somerset, KY 42503

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Lake Cumberland Srgcl Cnsltnts
Lake Cumberland Srgcl Cnsltnts
350 Hospital Way Ste 270
Somerset, KY 42503
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    Dr. Shelton's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Laparotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Atelectasis
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Shelton

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    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of Louisville
    Graduated in 2003
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Shelton & Staff

    • English
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    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Shelton's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Shelton

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    Likelihood to Recommend

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    5 out of 5

    Dr. Shelton's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    5 out of 5

    2 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

    2 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    2 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    31 – 45 minutes

    2 responses

    Experience with Dr. Shelton

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    2 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    2 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    5 out of 5

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    Office Locations

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    Lake Cumberland Srgcl Cnsltnts
    350 Hospital Way Ste 270
    Somerset, KY 42503
    (606) 425-4298 (Office)
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