Dr. John Shekleton, MD

Dr. John Shekleton, MD

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Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
59 y/o
(24)

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Dr. John Shekleton, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Frankfort, KY and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in gastroenterology.

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Top Care Areas

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Unexplained Weight Loss
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dysphagia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diarrhea
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Shekleton's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shekleton "I'm committed to delivering the highest quality patient care by providing compassionate care in all areas of prevention, wellness and treatment of illness and disease."

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

75  Conditions Treated

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6  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • St Louis University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Southern Illinois School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • St Johns Mercy Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • St Johns Mercy Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Tulane University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shekleton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Frankfort Regional Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Patient Safety Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Shekleton is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Shekleton's Reviews

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shekleton to family and friends
24 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Shekleton's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

I'm sorry to say, this man should not be a doctor. He is hard to talk to. So intimidating and seems so unconcerned with his patient. When people come to you, they are sick, they need your help. I'm disappointed to say that I never received anby help from this man after several visits. It's very sad...more
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We are so sorry to hear of your experience. Customer service is very important to us. I would like to discuss this with you further to see if there is anything that can be done to correct the situation. Please call me, Kellie Carr, directly at (502) 875-7000.

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Dr. Shekleton is very good with patients. He makes sure that everything is covered and all questions answered in easy to understand terms. I don't feel rushed through to get to the next patient.
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Thank you for the positive feedback! We appreciate the kind words.

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I was referred to Dr. Shekleton for some stomach issues. The staff and Dr . Shekleton were friendly and knowledgeable. I would recommend their office.
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Not the best bedside manner.... I have seen him multiple times and he never seems caring or concerned with your condition. I feel like he just gives me Medicine (without fully understanding my problem) and pushes me out the door. Three procedures with him, I'm still having the same issues years...more
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We are sorry to hear this and truly value your feedback. Patient experience is important to us at Commonwealth Specialists of Kentucky, so we will make every effort to address any concerns you may have. Your comments have been shared with the practice manager, Kellie. If you would like to speak with someone about this experience, please call Kellie at 502-875-7000.

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I first saw Dr. Shekleton after 3 visits to Frankfort Regional ER for chest pain. The pain was in my sternum area but very sharp. The ER ruled out a heart attack each time and they said I should see a GI doctor and gave me Dr. Shekleton's name. I had an appointment with him and we scheduled a...more
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