260 East 66th St.
Cosmetic Dermatology, laser surgery, liposuction, Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Reconstruction.
An industrious, forward thinker, Dr. Ron Shelton brought together an accomplished group of surgeons to holistically address the needs of cosmetic patients.
The New York Aesthetic Consultants includes Cosmetic Dermatologic and Plastic Surgeery. Additionally there is a support staff that boasts a clinical nurse practioner, CNP, M.A.s and histotechnicians as well as a Patient Coordinator to help provide the best care possible.
Dr. Shelton has been in practice for more than twenty-two years. Upon completion of his Dermatology Residency, he was assigned to be the Chief of Dermatology at the Langley Air Force Base Hospital in Hampton, Virginia. Dr. Shelton then did further training to specialize in cosmetic and reconstructive dermatologic surgery and Mohs Micrographic Surgery. He was then recruited by the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City to create the first Division of Dermatologic Surgery at that hospital. After five years as a full time faculty member, Dr. Shelton entered private practice in Manhattan. He is one of only a small number of Mohs surgeons in New York City.
Dr. Shelton has maintained his affiliation with the Mount Sinai Medical Center as an Associate Clinical Professor, and he is responsible for teaching many residents, international cosmetic dermatologic surgeons who are being trained in fellowship and visiting physicians from around the world. He has lectured at The American Academy of Dermatology, The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, The Dermatology Society of Greater New York, The American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery , and The New York State Society of Dermatology and The Departments of Dermatology at The Mount Sinai Medical Center and The New York Medical College. Topics have included: Liposuction and Fat Injections for facial volume restoration, Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Reconstruction for Facial skin cancer, Laser Resurfacing and Fillers for Wrinkles and Acne Scar treatment and Facial Enhancement and Rejuvenation. He has published many articles in peer reviewed journals as well as having published chapters in medical textbooks and a chapter in an internet dermatology textbook. His books on Botox and Liposuction were published by Penguin-Putnam Publishers in 2002 and 2003 respectively. He has given many talks to community centers concerning his books.
Dr. Shelton has been entrusted by the American Academy of Dermatology to be a spokesperson for the media, as he retains an academic interest and is highly regarded by his peers as an ethical and knowledgeable physician. Dr. Shelton has been listed as one of Castle Connolly’s “Best doctors in America” for several years. Dr. Shelton has also received an award as Teacher of the Year at the Mount Sinai Medical Center, and from The Journal of Dermatologic surgery for original research.
Dr. Shelton’s philosophy in practice is that he and his staff provide the same care to his patients as they would to their families.