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 10 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
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
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
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Orchiectomy
Osteosarcoma
Ovarian Cysts
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Pectus Excavatum
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
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
Umbilical Hernia
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

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 s...

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
    2008
  • 2005
    Baylor University Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    2005
  • 2000
    University Of Missouri--Kansas City School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    2000
  • 1997
    University of Missouri
    Undergraduate School
    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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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
28.571428571428573%
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Average Wait Time
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Dr. Shipman's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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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