Dr. Mark Shelton, MD

Dr. Mark Shelton, MD

Vascular Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
59 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Mark Shelton, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 24 years. He specializes in vascular surgery.Read his story

Southern Hills Surgical Consultants

397 Wallace Rd Ste 414

Nashville, TN 37211
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 92% of peers
Aortic Aneurysm
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Shelton'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.

Dr. Shelton's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shelton "Dr. Shelton attended college at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School in Houston, TX in 1985. Dr. Shelton completed his Internship and Residency in General Surgery at Barnes Hospital - Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis, MO. He also completed a research fellowship in transplantation at Washington University School of Medicine. He followed this training by completing his fellowship in Vascular Surgery at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Memphis, TN.After completing his many years of training, Dr. Shelton began work in Columbia, TN where he spent nine years working at Maury Regional Hospital in private practice. During his surgical career at Maury Regional Hospital, Dr. Shelton served as Chairman of the Department of Surgery, Division Chief of the Surgery Section and Secretary of the Medical Staff Executive Committee. He then moved to Paducah, KY where he spent two years in private practice before making Southern Hills Medical Center his home for his own private practice in 2005. Dr. Shelton joined Southern Hills Surgical Consultants in 2012.Dr. Shelton is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and belongs to the Southern Association of Vascular Surgery, The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Omega AlphaDr. Shelton is married to Angie Shelton. They have 3 children and reside in Nashville, TN."
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1  Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

34  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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26  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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.


  • University Of Texas Medical School At Houston
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University Of Tennessee
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shelton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shelton's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shelton to family and friends
10 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Shelton's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr Shelton has done surgery on my husband 4 times and he is very professional and explains everything in detail. We highly highly recommend him and his staff are very friendly.
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Dr Shelton performed a major arterial surgery on me. The surgery, rechers needing surgery.overy and follow-up care have been excellent. Besides his excellent care, Dr Shelton is always attentive, professional and personable. His office staff are always helpful and friendly. I have been very happy...more
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Dr. Shelton and his staff really are awesome! While I'd rather have never needed the surgery which saved my life, I'm really glad my care was (and continues to be) in their hands.
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I have been a patient of Dr. Mark Shelton since 2012. He's an excellent surgeon. His calming demeanor and bedside manner is great when it comes to easing any fears and indecision when anticipating going through a surgery. I would highly recommended him to anyone who is looking for a surgeon. No...more
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Dr Shelton was very thorough and informative and personable. I feel better knowing that he is on my "team" as I search for my medical solution.
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