Dr. Kristen Carroll, MD

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Dr. Kristen Carroll, MD
Kristen L. Carroll, M.D., is the chief of staff of Shriners Hospitals for Children — Salt Lake City and pediatric orthopaedic surgeon. She is also professor of orthopaedics at the University of Utah. Dr. Carroll specializes in the areas of pediatric hip and foot abnormalities, both congenital and neuromuscular in origin. Her research interests include neuromuscular and complex hip disorders, skeletal dysplasias, complex foot and ankle deformities, and cerebral palsy. She graduated from Albany Medical School in New York with Alpha Omega Alpha distinction, and completed her orthopaedic residency and fellowship in pediatric orthopaedics at Primary Children's Hospital and Shriners Hospitals for Children — Salt Lake City. Credentials: Medical Degree, Albany Medical College Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, University of Utah, School of Medicine Pediatric Orthopaedic Fellowship, Primary Children's Hospital and Shriners Hospitals for Children Professor (Clinical), University of Utah American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Member of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA)

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    Kristen L. Carroll, M.D., is the chief of staff of Shriners Hospitals for Children — Salt Lake City and pediatric orthopaedic surgeon. She is also professor of orthopaedics at the University of Utah.

    Dr. Carroll specializes in the areas of pediatric hip and foot abnormalities, both congenital and neuromuscular in origin. Her research interests include neuromuscular and complex hip disorders, skeletal dysplasias, complex foot and ankle deformities, and cerebral palsy.

    She graduated from Albany Medical School in New York with Alpha Omega Alpha distinction, and completed her orthopaedic residency and fellowship in pediatric orthopaedics at Primary Children's Hospital and Shriners Hospitals for Children — Salt Lake City.

    Credentials:

    • Medical Degree, Albany Medical College
    • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, University of Utah, School of Medicine
    • Pediatric Orthopaedic Fellowship, Primary Children's Hospital and Shriners Hospitals for Children
    • Professor (Clinical), University of Utah
    • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
    • Member of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA)

    Dr. Carroll says...

    Dr. Carroll specializes in the areas of pediatric hip and foot abnormalities, both congenital and neuromuscular in origin. Her research interests include neuromuscular and complex hip disorders, skeletal dysplasias, complex foot and ankle deformities, and cerebral palsy.

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    •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
    •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
    •  Malpractice claims in Utah not available
    •  No sanctions found
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    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Arthritis of the Elbow
    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Broken Arm
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Dysplasia
    • Hip Fracture
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Sprain
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Marfan Syndrome
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
    • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osgood Schlatter Disease
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Scoliosis
    • Sever's Disease
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Still's Disease
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
    • Torticollis
    • Trigger Finger

    Education

    • Medical School
      Albany Med Coll

      Graduated in 1990

    • Internship Hospital
      University of Utah

      Completed in 1991

    • Residency Hospital
      University of Utah

      Completed in 1995

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Prim Chldrns

      Completed in 1996

      Shriners Hospitals for Children Salt Lake City

      Completed in 1996

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
    • Orthopedic Hip Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Achilles Tenotomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Excision of Femur or Knee
    • Excision of Radius or Ulna
    • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
    • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee Surgery
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Wrist Fusion