Skip to main content
Richard S. Shelton
( out of 11 reviews )

Richard S. Shelton, MD

Languages spoken: English

Clinical Locations

University of Utah Hospital

Cardiovascular Center
Salt Lake City
801-585-3229
  • Specialties

    Board Certification

    American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)
    American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Cardiovascular Disease)
    American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology)

    Patient Rating

    4.9 /5
    ( out of 11 reviews )

    The patient rating score is an average of all responses on our patient experience survey. The rating averages scores for all questions about care from our providers.

    The scale on which responses are measured is 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

    Patient Comments

    Patient comments are gathered from our patient experience survey and displayed in their entirety.
    Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

    April 27, 2024
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Dr. Shelton is kind, caring, and extremely knowledgeable. I¿m so grateful to have him on my medical team.

    March 30, 2024
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Great doctor

    December 22, 2023
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    He cares about his patients and explains things in detail. He will help you to get the care you need even if he isn¿t the right fit for your specific need.

    October 20, 2023
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    He was very knowledgeable, courteous, and kind. He explained things in a way I was able to understand and gave me time to process things on my own. I felt heard and understood. He defiantly knows how to make you feel seen and not just like another number. So thank you!

    December 16, 2022
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Dr. Shelton exudes confidence, knowledge, and he genuinely listens. That combination is reassuring and opens the space for an open and honest discussion. I cannot thank him enough for his knowledge and effort to change my life and it worked!! He is a great example of how the University achieves such high ratings in health care.

  • Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Internal Medicine -Primary
    Academic Divisions Cardiovascular Medicine
    Board Certification
    American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)
    American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Cardiovascular Disease)
    American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology)

    Education history

    Fellowship Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology - Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Fellow
    Cardiovascular Disease - University of California, Davis Fellow
    Fellowship Cardiology - Indiana University School of Medicine Postdoctoral Research Fellow
    Internal Medicine - Indiana University School of Medicine Resident
    Professional Medical Medicine - Saint Louis University School of Medicine M.D.
    Bioengineering - University of Utah M.S.
    Undergraduate Electrical Engineering - Brigham Young University B.S.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Cho JH, Namazi A, Shelton R, Ramireddy A, Ehdaie A, Shehata M, Wang X, Marbn E, Chugh SS, Cingolani E (2020). Cardiac arrhythmias in hospitalized patients with COVID-19: A prospective observational study in the western United States. PLoS One, 15(12), e0244533. (Read full article)
    2. Shelton RS, Ogawa M, Lin H, Shen C, Wong J, Lin SF, Chen PS, Everett TH 4th (2018). Effects of Stellate Ganglion Cryoablation on Subcutaneous Nerve Activity and Atrial Tachyarrhythmias in a Canine Model of Pacing-Induced Heart Failure. JACC Clin Electrophysiol, 4(5), 686-695. (Read full article)
    3. Yu CC, Corr C, Shen C, Shelton R, Yadava M, Rhea IB, Straka S, Fishbein MC, Chen Z, Lin SF, Lopshire JC, Chen PS (2015). Small conductance calcium-activated potassium current is important in transmural repolarization of failing human ventricles. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol, 8(3), 667-76. (Read full article)
    4. Robinson EA, Rhee KS, Doytchinova A, Kumar M, Shelton R, Jiang Z, Kamp NJ, Adams D, Wagner D, Shen C, Chen LS, Everett TH, Fishbein MC, Lin SF, Chen PS (2014). Estimating sympathetic tone by recording subcutaneous nerve activity in ambulatory dogs. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol, 26(1), 70-8. (Read full article)

    Case Report

    1. Shelton R, Cho JH, Joshi S, Betzold R, Shehata M, Ehdaie A, Swerdlow C (2020). Treatment of atypical pacemaker-mediated tachycardia with ablation of the retrograde atrioventricular nodal pathway. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol, 31(5), 1213-1217. (Read full article)
  • News & Podcasts