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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joseph Shelton is Excellent. Dr. Shelton has been reviewed by 23 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 4.3
Courteous Staff 4.8
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 4.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. Joseph Shelton, MD is board certified in Gastroenterology.

  • He has special expertise in 12 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colonoscopy
  • Constipation
  • Diverticulitis
  • Gallstones
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis C
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Viral Human Hepatitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Shelton graduated from Baylor College of Medicine, Houston. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2012 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012 - 2013)


Dr. Shelton has 13 hospital affiliations:

  • Baylor All Saints Medical Centers 
  • Harris Methodist H E B 


  • English
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Joseph Houston Shelton MD is a male Internist, has 11 years of experience and practices in Gastroenterology.
Where does Dr. Joseph H. Shelton practice?
Dr. Joseph Shelton has 1 office location.
Dr. Joseph Shelton practices Gastroenterology near Fort Worth, TX.
See Fort Worth Gastroenterologists.