Dr. Harold Tillman Shelton MD
Emergency Physician511 Hodges Street Lake Charles LA, 70601
Dr. Harold Shelton practices Emergency Medicine in Lake Charles, LA. Dr. Shelton assesses patients who seek immediate medical attention at any time of day or night. Emergency Medicine Physicians are trained to efficiently work with each patient and situation no matter how acute or life-threatening. Dr. Shelton examines patients, determines means of testing, diagnoses conditions, and decides the best treatment methods.
Education and Training
La State Univ Sch of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 1974
Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans 1974
SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgeryABS
- Heart Disease
- Med Ctr La New Orleans-Lsu, General Surgery; Med Ctr La New Orleans-Lsu, Flexible Or Transitional Year
- Lsu Med Ctr/Charity Hosp
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