Dr. Shannon Carpenter, MD

Dr. Shannon Carpenter, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
36 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Shannon Carpenter, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Kansas City, KS and has been practicing for 2 years. She specializes in orthopedic surgery, adult orthopedic surgery, and more.Read her story

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Shoulder Disorders
more than 26% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
more than 11% of peers
more than 10% of peers

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Dr. Carpenter's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Carpenter "Dr Shannon R. Carpenter, MD, is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon with Ortho KC Medical Group in Kansas City, Kan. Affiliated with Overland Park Regional Medical Center, Dr. Carpenter specializes in shoulder and elbow orthopedic conditions and utilizes modern surgical methods such as shoulder and elbow arthroscopy, minimally invasive shoulder replacements, cartilage restoration and regenerative medicine. She treats all general orthopedic conditions with specific expertise in non-operative and arthroscopic treatment of rotator cuff injuries, shoulder arthritis treatment with anatomic prostheses, upper extremity trauma, dislocations and fractures in pediatric and adult populations, sports related injuries and work related injuries. Dr. Carpenter is fully committed to partnering with patients and referring physicians to determine the optimum outcomes for those with orthopedic issues. During her training, Dr. Carpenter performed in a variety of mentoring and leadership roles and has been an active presenter of professional papers and posters. She has completed numerous research projects and grant studies within her field, activities which contribute to her knowledge and expertise in the latest orthopedic treatments and procedures. Dr. Carpenter is an AOA Emerging Leader and member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Orthopaedic Trauma Association, Mid-America Orthopaedic Society and the American Medical Association. Dr. Carpenter earned her fellowship for Shoulder and Elbow while at Medstar Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Carpenter "Friendly. Approachable. Caring. That's how patients describe Dr. Shannon Carpenter. Whether you have suffered a minor injury or need a total joint replacement, she takes the time to provide each person with the highest level of concern, respect, and understanding. From your first consultation to your final rehab, every step is designed with you the patient in mind to create the best possible outcome.

Dr. Carpenter utilizes modern surgical methods such as arthroscopy, minimally invasive shoulder replacement, cartilage restoration procedures, and regenerative medicine.

She can treat all general orthopedic conditions, with specific expertise in:

  • Arthroscopic Treatment of Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Shoulder Arthritis Treated with Replacement
  • Broken or dislocated shoulders and elbows in adults and children
  • Sports-related injuries
  • Work-related injuries
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12  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Carpenter does not have any board certifications listed.

24  Conditions Treated

16  Procedures

  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • New College of Florida
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2005
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • Vanderbilt University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • William Beaumont Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2015
  • Union Memorial Orth/Union Meml Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2016

Awards & Recognition

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Shannon Carpenter, MD
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I do not think I could have found a better or more professional surgeon if I tried. Dr Carpenters pride in her work, and her expectations from her patients are as high as the bar is set. Great PA with Katlin, and all of the staff who assist her. I have made several recommendations already. Thank...Read More
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I trusted Dr. Carpenter with my life and my livelihood and would not hesitate for a second to do it again. The care and treatment I received from both her and her P.A. Katie was as professional as it was personable. She is a no nonsense doctor that doesn't sugar coat things and tells you exactly...Read More
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Dr. Carpenter is the best. She operated on my shoulder for a rotator cuff tear and did a brilliant job of repairing my injury. Is kind and caring but very honest and frank about what challenges to expect, with such a major procedure. Would not hesitate to highly recommend her to anyone, as an...Read More
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