Dr. Shannon Carpenter, MD

Dr. Shannon Carpenter, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Female  |  
35 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 graduated from U OF CHGO DIV OF BIO SCI PRITZKER SCH OF MED in 2010 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, adult orthopedic surgery, and more.Read her story

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Top Care Areas


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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 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

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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  • 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



  • 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

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kansas.

0 Sanctions

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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

Awards & Honors

Dr. Carpenter has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Carpenter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Carpenter's Reviews

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Dr. Carpenter's Performance

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Office & Staff Performance

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Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

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