Dr. Joseph Shelton, MD
Accepting
New Patients

Dr. Joseph Shelton, MD

Save

Gastroenterology | Male

Fort Worth Endoscopy Center 900 W Magnolia Ave Ste 100 Fort Worth, TX 76104 Get Directions

Biography

Dr. Joseph Shelton, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Fort Worth, TX. He is 44 years old and has been practicing for 17 years. Dr. Shelton is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White - Fort Worth, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth.

Learn about this doctor

Dr. Shelton's Experience

0ExperienceMatch
Experience Match

See how Dr. Shelton's experience matches your preferences.

1
Specialties

For the best healthcare for your needs, choose a doctor who specializes in your medical condition.

2
Board Certifications

Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which they practice.

77
Conditions Treated

Check to see that this provider treats your medical condition.

11
Procedures Performed

Check to see that this provider performs the procedure that you need.

Background Check

Check to see if your provider has any malpractices, board actions, or sanctions.

Education

Learn more about where this provider went to medical school, residency, and more.

Awards & Recognition

View information about special awards and recognition for this provider.

Languages Spoken

Check to see what languages this provider and/or staff speak.

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

View memberships and affiliations associated with this provider.

Visiting Dr. Shelton

Dr. Shelton accepts 5 insurance carriers

Affiliated Hospitals

Hospital Quality
Check out the quality of care at the 3 hospitals where Dr. Shelton has admitting privileges.

Dr. Shelton's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shelton to family and friends
3.6
based on 14 total surveys (4 with reviews)
Dr. Shelton's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (4)
|
The best Doctor in his field. I have been going to him since he started his practice. He is diligent and thorough. He reviews all your medical history. He is friendly and has a great support staff.
very knowledgeable and kind. Takes his time to hear your concerns and makes you feel very comfortable. He is the best. I have every confidence in his abilities and trust him completely. I was diagnosed with rectal cancer and could not have asked for a better doctor to help me through this time of my life.
in Saginaw, TX |
Dr. Shelton was recommended to me by my favorite Doctor, so I went in feeling comfortable about the procedure. It was my first colonoscopy, so I was a little nervous. Everyone said the pre-procedure was the worst part, in all honesty it wasn't bad at all with the products Dr Shelton advised to use. The procedure itself was over in seconds. Dr. Shelton came to me before and after the procedure to explain everything. He has a very easy manner which I always appreciate.
in Roanoke, TX |
After calling this Doctor to ensure he treated my condition. I was assured several times he would. After sending in all my records, waiting 2 weeks, I finally received a phone call saying my case was too complicated for him and I should see someone else. Complete waste of time. Yet another self centered doctor who only wants to treat easy cases and does not care about patients suffering at all.
Have you seen Dr. Joseph Shelton, MD?
Are you Dr. Shelton?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

Compare Dr. Shelton

Compare this Doctor
View other doctors with similar experience to find the right doctor for you.
View all 10 matches
}

Dr. Shelton's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Gastroenterology
  •  Board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    What is a recognized doctor
  • Media & Publications

    Dr. Shelton has no media or publications listed.

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Texas.

    What is medical malpractice
  • 0
    Sanctions

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

    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
  • 0
    Board Actions

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

    What are board actions

Board Certifications

Why It Matters: Dr. Shelton's Board Certifications

Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

Education

  • Medical School
    Baylor University

    Graduated in 2000

  • Residency Hospital
    University Tx Southwestern/Parkland Hospital

    Completed in 2003

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Baylor University Med Center

    Completed in 2007

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

Dr. Shelton does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Shelton and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your free profile.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Procedures Performed

  • Anoscopy
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry