Dr. Ronald M. Shelton, MD

Dr. Ronald M. Shelton, MD

Dermatology | Male | 57 years old

In July 2014, Dr. Shelton joined Roy Geronemus, M.D. and associates at the Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York. Dr. Shelton has been in practice for more than twenty-seven years. Upon completion of his Dermatology Residency, in 1990, he became the Chief of Dermatology at the Langley Air Force Base Hospital in Hampton, Virginia. Dr. Shelton then did a fellowship in cosmetic and reconstructive dermatologic surgery and Mohs Micrographic Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco. He was then recruited by the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City in 1993, to create their first Division of Mohs and Dermatologic Surgery and Cosmetic Dermatology Laser division. After five years as a full time faculty member, Dr. Shelton entered private practice in Manhattan but has maintained his affiliation with the Mount Sinai Medical Center as an Associate Clinical Professor, and he is responsible for teaching many residents, international cosmetic dermatologic surgeons who are being trained in fellowship and visiting physicians from around the world. In 2000, Dr. Shelton created The New York Aesthetic Consultants, one of the first medical spas, and multigroup centers providing a full range of cosmetic laser, plastic and Mohs surgical services. He has lectured at many local, national and international conferences, published many peer-reviewed medical journal articles, written chapters in medical textbooks and has authored two books on Botox and Liposuction Dr. Shelton has been entrusted by the American Academy of Dermatology to be a spokesperson for the media, as he retains an academic interest and is highly regarded by his peers as an ethical and knowledgeable physician. Dr. Shelton has been listed as one of Castle Connolly’s “Best doctors in America” and New York Magazine “Top Doctors.” for several years. Dr. Shelton has also received an award as Teacher of the Year at the Mount Sinai Medical Center, and from The Journal of Dermatologic surgery for original research. Dr. Shelton’s philosophy in practice is that he and his staff provide the same care to his patients as they would to their family.Read more

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Specialties

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

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  • Dermatology

Conditions Treated

Dr. Shelton says..

Mohs micrographic surgery 

facial reconstruction

Melanoma excisions

Dysplastic nevi excisions

Lipoma excisions

Scar Revisions

Cosmetic Dermatology

Fillers: Juverderm, Restylane, Radiesse

Volumization: Voluma, Sculptra, Fat Injections

Botox

Laser treatment of facial redness

Laser treatment of brown spots

Laser treatment of wrinkles

Laser treatment of acne scars

Punch Grafts for acne scars

Dermabrasion

Liposuction

CoolSculpting

ThermiTight

ThermiSmooth

Ultherapy

Ultrashape

Fat Transfer

Body shaping

Laser resurfacing

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  • 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
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Wrinkles

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
  • Cellfina™ Treatment
  • Clear + Brilliant Laser Treatment
  • Clear + Brilliant Perméa Laser Treatment
  • CO2RE Laser Treatment
  • CoolSculpting®
  • CoolTouch 3 Laser Treatment
  • CoolTouch CTEV™ Laser Treatment
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • Vectus Laser Treatment
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • XTRAC® Excimer Laser Treatment

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Education

  • Medical School
    Suny Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)

    Graduated in 1984

  • Internship Hospital
    Li Jewish Med Center

    Completed in 1985

  • Residency Hospital
    Brook Army Med Center

    Completed in 1990

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of California San Francisco

    Completed in 1993

  • Undergraduate School
    Union College, Schenectady, NY

    Graduated in 1980

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Dermatology
  • Board certified in Dermatology
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  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Shelton says...

In July 2014, Dr. Shelton joined Roy Geronemus, M.D. and associates at the Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York.

Dr. Shelton has been in practice for more than twenty-seven years. Upon completion of his Dermatology Residency, in 1990, he became the Chief of Dermatology at the Langley Air Force Base Hospital in Hampton, Virginia. Dr. Shelton then did a fellowship in cosmetic and reconstructive dermatologic surgery and Mohs Micrographic Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco. He was then recruited by the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City in 1993, to create their first Division of Mohs and Dermatologic Surgery and Cosmetic Dermatology Laser division. After five years as a full time faculty member, Dr. Shelton entered private practice in Manhattan but has maintained his affiliation with the Mount Sinai Medical Center as an Associate Clinical Professor, and he is responsible for teaching many residents, international cosmetic dermatologic surgeons who are being trained in fellowship and visiting physicians from around the world.

In 2000, Dr. Shelton created The New York Aesthetic Consultants, one of the first medical spas, and multigroup centers providing a full range of cosmetic laser, plastic and Mohs surgical services. He has lectured at many local, national and international conferences, published many peer-reviewed medical journal articles, written chapters in medical textbooks and has authored two books on Botox and Liposuction

Dr. Shelton has been entrusted by the American Academy of Dermatology to be a spokesperson for the media, as he retains an academic interest and is highly regarded by his peers as an ethical and knowledgeable physician. Dr. Shelton has been listed as one of Castle Connolly’s “Best doctors in America” and New York Magazine “Top Doctors.” for several years. Dr. Shelton has also received an award as Teacher of the Year at the Mount Sinai Medical Center, and from The Journal of Dermatologic surgery for original research.

Dr. Shelton’s philosophy in practice is that he and his staff provide the same care to his patients as they would to their family.

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Dr. Shelton's Care Philosophy

Our goal is to provide our patients with the highest quality care with state of the art technology in a professional and respectful environment. All of our procedures are performed by Board Certified Dermatologist   

×

Dr. Shelton says...

Mohs micrographic surgery 

facial reconstruction

Melanoma excisions

Dysplastic nevi excisions

Lipoma excisions

Scar Revisions

Cosmetic Dermatology

Fillers: Juverderm, Restylane, Radiesse

Volumization: Voluma, Sculptra, Fat Injections

Botox

Laser treatment of facial redness

Laser treatment of brown spots

Laser treatment of wrinkles

Laser treatment of acne scars

Punch Grafts for acne scars

Dermabrasion

Liposuction

CoolSculpting

ThermiTight

ThermiSmooth

Ultherapy

Ultrashape

Fat Transfer

Body shaping

Laser resurfacing