Steven R. Shelton, M.D., Physician At Lake Substance Abuse Solutions

Steven R. Shelton, M.D. – Chief Medical Officer

Steven R. Shelton, M.D. brings more than 30 years of psychiatric and behavioral health experience to Lake Substance Abuse Solutions.

Dr. Shelton is licensed to practice medicine by the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency and Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure. His credentials include being president, CEO, and medical director of Park View Psychiatric Services (PVPS) and owner and psychiatrist at Psychiatric Care Solutions. Dr. Shelton is also a staff psychiatrist at Correct Care Solutions in Louisville and medical director for the Geropsychiatric Intensive Outpatient Program at KentuckyOne Health Saint Joseph Martin, KentuckyOne Health Saint Joseph Berea, and The Medical Center at Albany, among other area hospitals.

Dr. Shelton graduated salutatorian from Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, KY. Subsequently, he obtained a medical degree from the University of Louisville in 1985 and then completed an internal medicine residency and a psychiatry residency there. In addition to currently holding certifications in adult psychiatry and addiction psychiatry from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Dr. Shelton holds a buprenorphine (SUBOXONE) waiver for opioid treatment programs from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

With a diverse background in behavioral health, Dr. Shelton’s primary focus of interest is outpatient psychiatric care — including for alcohol and drug abuse. He has shared his knowledge as a keynote speaker at multiple symposiums, including “Substance Abuse and the Elderly” for the Kentucky Mental Health and Aging Coalition. In practice, Dr. Shelton’s outpatient treatment methods include performing initial evaluations, developing treatment plans, and providing follow-up care.