Karen Shelton, M.D.
Anterior Segment Surgeon and Fellowship Trained Glaucoma Specialist
Specialty: Cataract, Glaucoma
Practice Locations: Nashville, TN, Murfreesboro, TN, Tullahoma, TN
Dr. Shelton joined SouthEast Eye Specialists in 2020. With over 20-years of experience in ophthalmology, Dr. Shelton specializes in glaucoma and cataract surgery. Originally from Washington, D.C., Dr. Shelton attended Howard University where she finished with a degree in Chemical Engineering.
Primarily practicing glaucoma and cataract surgery, she has performed multiple glaucoma procedures including: Trabeculectomies, Ahmed Valves, Baerveldt Aqueous Drainage Devices, iStents, and the now recently discontinued Cypass stents.She has also been performing Cataract surgery using the Femtosecond Laser (LenSx), Multifocal/Accommodating IOLs, and Toric IOLs.
Undergraduate: Howard University, Washington, DC
Internship: Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI
Residency: New York City Health & Hospitals Corporation with Columbia University at Harlem Hospital, New York, NY
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
Doctor of Medicine: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
- American Academy of Ophthalmology
- American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery
- American Medical Association