Dr. Andrew Shelton, MD

General Surgery •  Male • Age 55
  
Dr. Shelton
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Stanford Cancer Center

875 Blake Wilbur Dr Palo Alto, CA 94304

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Dr. Andrew Shelton, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Palo Alto, CA and has over 29 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Shelton has more experience with Transplant Surgery and Colorectal Surgery than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University Of Wisconsin Medical School medical school in 1991. He is affiliated with Stanford Health Care. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Shelton to book an appointment.


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Excellent surgeon and a very compassionate and kind doctor. My surgery went very well and I couldn’t be happier with the results.
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Jennifer – Jul 20, 2020
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After going through two prior attempts with other surgeons at removing Extra Mammary Paget's Disease from my perianal area, including surgical treatment at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, I found my answer with Dr. Shelton. Perfect balance of confidence, competence and tremendous care for me as a patient. I felt very comfortable with his diagnosis and treatment plan. It was aggressive and not easy but I am now back to a very aggressive workout regimen including high intensity Spin Classes. I
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Dr. Andrew Shelton, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Palo Alto, CA and has over 29 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Shelton has more experience with Transplant Surgery and Colorectal Surgery than other specialists in his area. He ...Read more

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery

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Education

University Ca Sf School Of Med
Residency Hospital
University Of Mn Med School
Residency Hospital
1991
University Of Wisconsin Medical School
Medical School

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Dr. Shelton accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
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Practice Areas

Transplant Surgery

Transplant surgery is a subspecialty of general surgery that focuses on replacement of damaged or diseased organs with healthy donor organs and includes partial, single or multi-organ transplant, as well as living donor organ procurement.Compare with other Transplant Surgery specialists.

Typically treats 80% more than their peers

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TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shelton performs Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy) more than 80% of their peers

Dr. Shelton performs this procedure more than 80% of their peers

Colorectal Surgery

Colorectal surgery treats conditions affecting the colon and rectum, including colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticulitis and hemorrhoids, through procedures such as tumor removal, colectomy, colostomy and resection.Compare with other Colorectal Surgery specialists.

Typically treats 59% more than their peers

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TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Colectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shelton performs Colectomy more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Shelton performs this procedure more than 98% of their peers

Excision of Rectal Tumor
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shelton performs Excision of Rectal Tumor more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Shelton performs this procedure more than 96% of their peers

Colon and Rectal Surgery
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shelton performs Colon and Rectal Surgery more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Shelton performs this procedure more than 90% of their peers

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Dr. Shelton's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

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Stanford Cancer Center

Stanford Medicine Cancer Institute875 Blake Wilbur Dr Palo Alto, CA 94304
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