Dr. Kristin Shipman, MD

Dr. Kristin Shipman, MD

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Pediatric Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
43 y/o
(7)

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Dr. Kristin Shipman, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in Denver, CO and has been practicing for 11 years. She specializes in pediatric surgery, general surgery, and more.Read her story

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Colorado
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Shipman's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Umbilical Hernia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shipman treats Umbilical Hernia more than 90% of her peers

Dr. Shipman treats this condition more than 90% of her peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shipman treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 79% of her peers

Dr. Shipman treats this condition more than 79% of her peers

Abdominal Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shipman treats Abdominal Disorders more than 74% of her peers

Dr. Shipman treats this condition more than 74% of her peers

Dr. Shipman's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Adrenalectomy
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendicitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrotomy
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Pectus Excavatum
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Minimally invasive techniques minimize pain and risk. We are constantly updating surgical techniques to diminish the scars and pain that come with an operation by adding to the capabilities of minimally invasive surgery. While minimally invasive surg...

Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery

Education

2008
Children'S Med Center Of Dallas
Fellowship Hospital
2005
Baylor University Med Center
Residency Hospital
2000
University Of Missouri--Kansas City School Of Medicine
Medical School
1997
University of Missouri
Undergraduate School
2008
2005
2000
1997

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Shipman's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shipman

3.9

Based on 7 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
28.571428571428573%
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What People Say About Dr. Kristin Shipman, MD
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We saw Dr. Shipman for our 4-year old daughter's umbilical hernia and were so pleased! Dr. Shipman engaged our daughter in the conversation and didn't make her feel like an outsider in her own care. While there, Dr. Shipman also noticed a small hiatal hernia that hadn't been diagnosed before. ...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Whole Health Colorado Front Range
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

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