Dr. Rachel Shelton, MD

Dr. Rachel Shelton, MD


General Surgery | Female | 41 years old

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Dr. Shelton specializes in General Surgery and practices in Somerset, KY. She practices at 1 location.

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            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 General Surgery
            •  Board certified in General Surgery
            •  Malpractice claims in Kentucky not available
            •  No sanctions found
            •  No board actions found

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            • General Surgery

            Conditions Treated

            • Abdominal Disorders
            • Abdominal Pain
            • Abscess
            • Anal Disorders
            • Anal and Rectal Cancer
            • Anorectal Abscess
            • Appendicitis
            • Benign Tumor
            • Breast Cancer
            • Breast Diseases
            • Breast Lump
            • Burn Injuries
            • Cancer
            • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
            • Colorectal Cancer
            • Crohn's Disease
            • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
            • Esophageal Diseases
            • Gastrointestinal Diseases
            • Gynecologic Cancer
            • Hemorrhoids
            • Hernia
            • Hidradenitis
            • Incisional Hernia
            • Inguinal Hernia
            • Intestinal Obstruction
            • Lipomas
            • Lung Cancer
            • Partial Lung Collapse
            • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
            • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
            • Pleural Effusion
            • Pulmonary Disease
            • Second-Degree Burns
            • Secondary Malignancies
            • Stomach Diseases
            • Thrombosis
            • Ulcer
            • Umbilical Hernia
            • Varicose Veins
            • Vascular Disease
            • Ventral Hernia


            • Medical School
              Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med

              Graduated in 2003

            Languages Spoken

            • English

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            • General Surgery

            Procedures Performed

            • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
            • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
            • Biopsy of Breast
            • Breast Surgical Procedure
            • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
            • Esophageal Surgery
            • Excision of Breast Tumor
            • Excision of Skin Lesion
            • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
            • Gallbladder Removal
            • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
            • Gastroenterology Procedures
            • Head and Neck Surgery
            • Heart Surgery
            • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
            • Hernia Repair
            • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
            • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
            • Laparotomy
            • Lung Surgery
            • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
            • Mastectomy
            • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
            • Port Placements or Replacements
            • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
            • Skin Grafts
            • Tracheal Surgery
            • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
            • Wound Repair
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