Dr. Joseph Houston Shelton MD is a male Internist, has 10 years of experience and practices in Gastroenterology.
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(11)
Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joseph Shelton is Excellent. Dr. Shelton has been reviewed by 11 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.4
  • Currently 3.4 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.4
  • Currently 3.4 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.8
  • Currently 3.8 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.8
  • Currently 3.8 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 8 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colonoscopy
  • Diverticulitis
  • Gallstones
  • Hepatitis
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
  • Viral Human Hepatitis

Education & Awards

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

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

Affiliations

Dr. Shelton has 13 hospital affiliations:

  • Baylor University Medical Center 
  • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Shelton accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 15 plans
  • Unicare - 2 plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas - 2 plans
  • Scott and White Health Plan - 2 plans
  • ODS Health Plans - 1 plan
  • Cigna - 7 plans
  • USA H & W Network - 1 plan
  • Aetna - 3 plans

Languages

  • Spanish


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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Joseph H. Shelton practice?
Dr. Joseph Shelton practices Gastroenterology near Fort Worth, TX.
Additional practice locations include: Arlington, TX and Dallas, TX.
See Fort Worth Gastroenterologists.