Dr. John Shelmet, MD

Dr. John Shelmet, MD

Diabetes Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. John Shelmet, MD is a diabetes medicine specialist in Lawrenceville, NJ and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Umdnj--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in 1981 and specializes in diabetes medicine and metabolic bone research.

3131 Princeton Pike

Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Contact Information

(609) 896-8050

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Humana
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Shelmet performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Diabetes Type 2
more than 87% of peers
Diabetes Type 1
more than 57% of peers
Lipid Disorders
more than 45% of peers

Dr. Shelmet'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. Shelmet "Practice limited to Diabetes (completed specialty training in Diabetes & Metabolism -- Board Certification unavailable in this specialty)"

2  Specialties

  • Diabetes Medicine
  • Metabolic Bone Research

1  Board Certifications

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

8  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Disease

2  Procedures

  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Insulin Pump Therapy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


  • Umdnj--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Rutgers Affil Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Med Center Princeton
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Middlesex Genl University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Temple University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shelmet has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shelmet's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shelmet to family and friends
12 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Shelmet's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I have been seeing Dr. Shelmet for over 20 years. Am sorry I cannot go to him any longer since I moved out of state. I would recommend him to anyone..family and friends without hesitation.
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