License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Walter Shelton is Below Average. Dr. Shelton has been reviewed by 4 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 1.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.8
Promptness 1.4
Courteous Staff 1.9
Accurate Diagnosis 1.0
Bedside Manner 1.0
Spends Time with Me 1.0
Follows Up After Visit 1.4

Specialties & Research

Dr. Walter Shelton, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Bone Transplantation
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Shelton graduated from University of Mississippi , Jackson.


Dr. Shelton has 14 hospital affiliations:

  • Mississippi Baptist Medical Center 
  • St Dominic-Jackson Memorial Hospital 


  • Arabic
  • French

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Additional Information
Dr. Walter Rowen Shelton MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 37 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Walter R. Shelton practice?
Dr. Walter Shelton has 3 office locations.
Dr. Walter Shelton practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Jackson, MS.
Additional practice locations include: Flowood, MS and Madison, MS.
See Jackson Surgeons.