Dr. Walter Rowen Shelton MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Walter Shelton is an orthopedic surgeon in Jackson, Mississippi and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Mississippi Baptist Medical Center and River Oaks Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Mississippi School of Medicine and has been in practice for 40 years. Dr. Shelton accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 6 doctors at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center and one of 34 at River Oaks Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: General Orthopedic Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Mississippi Medical Center
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1975–1976

Campbell Clinic & Surg Center
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1977–1979

Baylor University Medical Center
Internship, Transitional Year, 1974–1975

University of Mississippi School of Medicine
Class of 1974

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 33 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

MS State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Knee Ligament Masters Experience
2012 3 9

Autografts commonly used in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.
Shelton, W.R., Fagan, B.C.

Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using quadriceps tendon autograft: intermediate-term outcome.
Geib, T.M., Shelton, W.R., Phelps, R.A., Clark, L.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PacificSource Preferred PSN
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Altius Provider Directory
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Idaho PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • ODS Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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