Dr. Ronald Shelton, MD

Dr. Ronald Shelton, MD

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60 y/o
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Dr. Ronald Shelton, MD is a dermatologist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 35 years. He specializes in dermatology, cosmetic dermatologic surgery, and more.Read his story

Laser & Skin Surgery Center® of New York

317 E 34th St

New York, NY 10016
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Insurance Accepted

  • 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

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Shelton's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shelton performs Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Shelton performs this procedure more than 94% of his peers

Skin Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shelton treats Skin Cancer more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Shelton treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC)
  • Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Epidermoid Carcinoma
  • Facial Skin Cancer
  • Infundibulocystic Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Merkel Cell Cancer
  • Nevoid Basal Cell Carcinoma Syndrome
  • Nodular Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Noduloulcerative Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
  • Pigmented Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Conjunctiva
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck
  • Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shelton treats Squamous Cell Carcinoma more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Shelton treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Conjunctiva
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck

Dr. Shelton's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne
  • Acne Scar Removal
  • Acne Scars
  • Acne Surgery
  • Active FX Fractional Laser Skin Resurfacing Treatment
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Age Spots
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Belotero® Injection
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Botox® Injection
  • Broken Blood Vessels
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellfina™ Treatment
  • Cellulite
  • Clear + Brilliant Laser Treatment
  • Clear + Brilliant Perméa Laser Treatment
  • CO2RE Laser Treatment
  • CoolSculpting®
  • CoolTouch 3 Laser Treatment
  • CoolTouch CTEV™ Laser Treatment
  • Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Cosmetic Laser Surgery
  • Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Deep FX Fractional Laser Skin Resurfacing Treatment
  • Double Chin
  • Erbium Laser Treatment
  • Excel V™ Laser Treatment
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Excimer Laser Therapy for Psoriasis
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Facial Peel
  • Facial Redness
  • Facial Skin Cancer
  • Fat Grafting to the Face
  • Fat Reduction Procedure
  • Fine Lines
  • Fraxel Laser Treatment
  • Freckle
  • Frown Lines
  • GentleLASE Laser Treatment
  • GentleMax Laser Treatment
  • GentleYAG Laser Treatment
  • Glycolic Acid Skin Care Treatment
  • Hair Removal
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • INFINI Laser Treatment
  • Injection Sclerotherapy
  • Isolaz System Acne Treatment
  • Juvéderm® Injection
  • Juvéderm® Voluma® Injection
  • Keloid Scar
  • Kybella Treatment for Submental Fat
  • Laser Skin Rejuvenation
  • Laser Tattoo Removal
  • Liposuction
  • Melanoma
  • Melasma
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Mole Removal
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nail Diseases
  • Nevus of Ota
  • Nodular Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
  • Photocoagulation
  • PicoSure™ Laser Tattoo Removal
  • Port Wine Stain
  • Power-Assisted Liposuction (PAL)
  • Psoriasis
  • Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment
  • Q-Switched Nd:YAG Laser Treatment
  • Q-Switched Ruby Laser Treatment
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Rosacea
  • Sacral Hemangiomas - Multiple Congenital Abnormalities
  • Scars
  • SculpSure Laser Treatment
  • Sculptra™ Injection
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Lesion
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tightening
  • Spider Veins
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stretch Marks
  • Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • 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
  • Wrinkles

About Me

Our dermatology center in New York is the most comprehensive, state-of-the-art laser and cosmetic skin surgery center in the world. Over the past 30 years they have contributed to the development and testing of many devices, fillers and treatments that are now commonly used throughout the world.

Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Dermatologic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1984
SUNY Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, Ny-M.D.
Medical School
1980
Union College, Schenectady, Ny-Bs Bio-Mathematics
Undergraduate School
1984
1980

Awards

Dr. Shelton's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shelton

4.8

Based on 73 reviews

5 Stars
90.41095890410959%
(66)
4 Stars
6.8493150684931505%
(5)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
1.36986301369863%
(1)
1 Star
1.36986301369863%
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The very best in his field in my opinion.... great doctor great persona....can’t say enough about him
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Excellent surgeon and caring. Personal attention and open to discussion and explanation.
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As a clinician, Dr. Shelton is conservative and precise, guided by the necessary technology and mapping that reveals healthy vs malignant tissue. His explanations through all phases of surgery are clear and accurate. As an individual, he is intuitive, proactive, empathetic, and encouraging. His explanations throughout all phases of surgery are clear and realistic. While he shines on his own, he does as well as a team player, partnering with plastic surgery as needed to optimize patient outcomes.
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I’ve been coming to Dr. Shelton for over ten years, staring with a minor lightening of a facial broken blood vessel but referred by a friend who’d had some pretty serious Moh’s done on his nose for skin cancer. I wouldn’t trust anyone else in NYC with my face or skin in general. He I s completely skillful, medically up to date and has probably the best judgment concerning aesthetic procedures that one can find. I feel sorry for people on the street who have obviously been treated elsewhere.
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I came to Dr. Shelton for help with one specific skin problem. Through treatment, the problem was made much more significant.
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Dr. Ronald Shelton is a consummate professional who is dedicated to providing the highest quality of care to his patients. He is very kind, compassionate, and responsive to all questions, He called me at home following surgery to ensure I was fine and not experiencing any pain. Dr. Shelton is a brilliant surgeon with impeccable credentials. He is meticulous, thorough, and has a wonderful sense of aesthetics. I am thrilled with the outcome of my Mohs surgery! I strongly recommend him. .
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Dr. Shelton is very good at what he does. He educates his patients because he wants them to feel comfortable. Unlike most doctors, he will actually spend the time with you to discuss treatment options rather than just handing over a brochure or pamphlet.
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I have been seeing Dr. Shelton for about 10 years and I would highly recommend him. He stays up-to-date on the latest procedures and products, and answers any questions honestly - providing the pros and cons of any procedure. He wants his patients to look natural, so he will tell you when a particular product or procedure may not be a good choice.
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I went to Dr. Ron Shelton today to have a Mohs procedure on a squamous cell carcinoma on my leg removed. The whole experience from beginning to end was excellent. Dr. Shelton took time to build rapport: he warmly introduced himself.. He explained the procedure clearly. He was very skillful in the surgical procedure and was assisted by competent nurses who were also kind and personable. I did not have a a minute of worry. I would say that he is an extra-good doc and highly recommend him
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I've seen Dr. Shelton numerous times in recent years to have something excised, and his work is superb, especially in repairing the site of the incision: you can't make out a scar, even on my face. Also he is an utterly personable fellow, with an easy, outgoing manner, and explains clearly and calmly what's going to happen. Bonus: all the the people who support his practice, from nurses to the front desk, are a pleasure to deal with, including making appointments.
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I am amending my previous review since Dr. Shelton deserves 5 stars not 4. As I stated in my previous review, he is simply the best!!!
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Dr Shelton performed Mohs surgery on my nose. The care I received from him and his staff was exceptional. He was very reassuring and spent time explaining the procedure to me. His staff was very professional and considerate on each of my visits. My post operative recovery was fine; in fact, there is no indication that I ever had any procedure done on my nose - a testimony to the doctor's skill. If I ever need any additional procedures done, I would only go back to Dr Shelton and his staff
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Dr. Shelton is exceptional--a wonderful clinician who is as skillful as he is compassionate.
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Excellent. The best dermatologist I've been to so far.
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    • Tue: 8:00am - 7:30pm
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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

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