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Dr. Andrew Shelton, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 54

Dr. Shelton

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 been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University Of Wisconsin Medical School in 1991 and specializes in general surgery and colorectal surgery.


Dr. Shelton's Reviews

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3.9

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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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Biography

Dr. Andrew Shelton, MD is a general surgery specialist in Palo Alto, CA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University Of Wisconsin Medical School in 1991 and specializes in general surgery and colorectal surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

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

Awards

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(650) 498-6000

Dr. Shelton accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Shelton's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shelton performs Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Shelton performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Anal and Rectal Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shelton treats Anal and Rectal Cancer more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Shelton treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anal Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer
Colorectal Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shelton treats Colorectal Cancer more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Shelton treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Distal Colorectal Cancer
  • Familial Colorectal Cancer
  • Hamartomatous Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-H Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-L Colorectal Cancer
  • MSS Colorectal Cancer
  • Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer, Familial
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Sporadic Colorectal Cancer

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