Dr. Shannon Carpenter, MD

Dr. Shannon Carpenter, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Female  |  
34 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Shannon R. Carpenter is a fellowship-trained Shoulder and Elbow surgeon with OrthoKC located in Kansas City, KS serving Wyandotte and Johnson counties and the surrounding areas. She is originally from the Destin, FL, but has been fortunate to travel all over the country for her training prior to settling down in Kansas City. During her training, Dr. Carpenter performed in a variety of mentoring and leadership roles. In particular she enjoys working with underpriveledged youth and encouraging them to participate in S.T.E.M. type activities. She is an active member of the Perry Initiative, a project which encourages women to pursue careers in engineering or orthopedic surgery. She has been an active presenter of professional papers and posters at the regional and national level. 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. She has written several book chapters covering topics such as: Reverse total shoulder arthroplasty, Stemless shoulder arthroplasty, Triceps tendon repairs, and Rehabiliation after LUCL reconstruction. She has a special interest in patient safety and quality improvement, and has participated on councils in the past working to improve healthcare and the overall patient experience. Dr. Carpenter is an AOA Emerging Leader and member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Orthopaedic Trauma Association, Arthroscopy Association of North America, Mid-America Orthopaedic Society and the American Medical Association.

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Care Philosophy

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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Dr. Carpenter's Experience

Dr. Carpenter's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • 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

Board Certifications

Dr. Carpenter does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Disorders


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

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • 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

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Carpenter accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Carpenter has admitting privileges

Overland Park Regional Medical Center
10500 Quivira Rd
Overland Park, KS 66215
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Providence Medical Center
8929 Parallel Pkwy
Kansas City, KS 66112
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