Dr. Yvonne Shelton, MD

Dr. Yvonne Shelton, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Yvonne Shelton, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Worcester, MA and has been practicing for 34 years. She graduated from George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences in 1984 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

55 Lake Ave N

Worcester, MA 01655

Contact Information

(508) 856-2834

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Fracture
normal
more than 32% of peers
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
normal
more than 10% of peers
Hip Fracture
normal
more than 4% 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.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

39  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hip Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Torticollis
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13  Procedures

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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.

Education

  • George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1984

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

2.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shelton to family and friends
4 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Shelton's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    POOR
  • Answers questions

    POOR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

We recently saw Dr. Shelton for my son's leg pain. She was good at the initial appointment and determining a plan for testing to rule things out. I was disappointed in her bedside manner and follow up after my son's testing. She was quick to explain medical terms, potential causes and provided a...more
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We have been under Dr. Sheltons care since my son was 6 months old. We adopted my son after he was shaken suffering 47 broken bones. He has many surgerys (7 spinal fusions to his neck) If it wasn't for her wonderful care he would not be with us today. He is now 21 and still receiving the best care....more
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Doctor would not call us back with MRI results. I had to call twice and got an attitude from both the receptionist and the doctor. Dr. Shelton gave me the results - No rotator cuff tear. Okay, but that still doesn't explain the problem my son was having. She dismissed us and my son is still...more
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