Dr. Ronald Shelton, MD

Dr. Ronald Shelton, MD

Dermatology  |  
Male  |  
58 y/o
59 reviews

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Accepted insurance

  • 1199SEIU
  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Incorporated (GHI)
  • HIP Health Plan of New York
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • POMCO Group
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Ronald Shelton is a Dermatologist (Skin Specialist) - MOHS-Micrographic Surgery, Dermatologist (Skin Specialist) - started practicing in New York,...Read more

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Dr. Shelton's Performance
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  • Time well spent
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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    Under 10 minutes
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Excellent. The best dermatologist I've been to so far.
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Ronald Shelton  is a Dermatologist (Skin Specialist) - MOHS-Micrographic Surgery, Dermatologist (Skin Specialist) - started practicing in New York, NY 1984.


  • The New York State Society of Dermatology 
  • American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology 
  • New York County Medical Society 
  • The Dermatologic Society of Greater New York 
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery 
  • American Academy of Dermatology


  • Best Doctors in America 2000-2012 - Castle Connolly 
  • Teacher of the Year Award, Dermatologic Surgery - The Mount Sinai Medical Center 
  • Top Doctor Award 2009 - New York Magazine 
  • Preceptorship Award 2007 - American Society for Dermatologic Surgery 
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Department of Dermatology 2004,2005 - The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY


  • Acne 
  • Acne Scarring 
  • Age Spots 
  • Angiofibromas
  • Body Contouring
  •  Botox 
  • Bruising 
  • Brown Spots
  • Birthmarks 
  • Broken Blood Vessels 
  • Café Au Lait 
  • Cellulite 
  • Crows Feet 
  • Double Chin 
  • Excessive Sweating 
  • Facial Redness 
  • For Men Only 
  • Fine Lines
  • Fillers 
  • Hair Removal 
  • Hemangiomas 
  • Ingrown Hairs 
  • Leg Veins 
  • Melasma 
  • Moles 
  • Nail Conditions 
  • Nevus Of Ota 
  • Pigment Loss 
  • Port Wine Stains 
  • Makeup Removal 
  • Scar Removal 
  • Skin Cancer 
  • Skin Laxity 
  • Stretch Marks 
  • Sun Damage 
  • Skin Of Color 
  • Tattoo Removal 
  • Venous Lake 
  • Vitiligo 
  • Volume Loss 
  • Wrinkles 
  • Xanthelasma


  • cash, check, major credit cards and CareCredit


  • accepts most insurance


  • laserskinsurgerycom

Dr. Shelton's Care Philosophy


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 Dermatology
  •  Board certified in Dermatology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for New York.

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Board Certifications

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  • Dermatology

Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Acne Scars
  • Age Spots
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Broken Blood Vessels
  • Cellulite
  • Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Double Chin
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Facial Redness
  • Facial Skin Cancer
  • Fine Lines
  • Freckle
  • Frown Lines
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Keloid Scar
  • Melanoma
  • Melasma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nail Diseases
  • Nevus of Ota
  • Nodular Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
  • Port Wine Stain
  • Psoriasis
  • Rosacea
  • Sacral Hemangiomas - Multiple Congenital Abnormalities
  • Scars
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Lesion
  • Spider Veins
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stretch Marks
  • Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Wrinkles


  • Medical School
    SUNY Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, NY - M.D.

    Graduated in 1984

  • Undergraduate School
    Union College, Schenectady, NY - BS Bio-Mathematics

    Graduated in 1980

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Acne Scar Removal
  • Acne Surgery
  • Active FX Fractional Laser Skin Resurfacing Treatment
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Belotero® Injection
  • Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Botox® Injection
  • CO2RE Laser Treatment
  • Cellfina™ Treatment
  • Clear + Brilliant Laser Treatment
  • Clear + Brilliant Perméa Laser Treatment
  • CoolSculpting®
  • CoolTouch 3 Laser Treatment
  • CoolTouch CTEV™ Laser Treatment
  • Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Cosmetic Laser Surgery
  • Deep FX Fractional Laser Skin Resurfacing Treatment
  • Erbium Laser Treatment
  • Excel V™ Laser Treatment
  • Excimer Laser Therapy for Psoriasis
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Facial Peel
  • Fat Grafting to the Face
  • Fat Reduction Procedure
  • Fraxel Laser Treatment
  • GentleLASE Laser Treatment
  • GentleMax Laser Treatment
  • GentleYAG Laser Treatment
  • Glycolic Acid Skin Care Treatment
  • Hair Removal
  • INFINI Laser Treatment
  • Injection Sclerotherapy
  • Isolaz System Acne Treatment
  • Juvéderm® Injection
  • Juvéderm® Voluma® Injection
  • Kybella Treatment for Submental Fat
  • Laser Skin Rejuvenation
  • Laser Tattoo Removal
  • Liposuction
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Mole Removal
  • Photocoagulation
  • PicoSure™ Laser Tattoo Removal
  • Power-Assisted Liposuction (PAL)
  • Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment
  • Q-Switched Nd:YAG Laser Treatment
  • Q-Switched Ruby Laser Treatment
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Restylane® Injections
  • SculpSure Laser Treatment
  • Sculptra™ Injection
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tightening
  • Tattoo Removal
  • Thermage Radiofrequency Treatment
  • ThermiSmooth™ Non-Invasive Skin Smoothing Treatment
  • ThermiTight™ Subdermal Skin Tightening Treatment
  • Ultherapy®
  • UltraShape Fat Reduction Treatment
  • Vbeam Perfecta Laser Treatment
  • Venous Sclerotherapy