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Kristen L. Carroll, M.D.

Kristen L. Carroll, M.D.

Kristen L. Carroll, M.D., is the chief of staff of Shriners Hospitals for Children — Salt Lake City and pediatric orthopaedic surgeon. She is also professor of orthopaedics at the University of Utah.

Dr. Carroll specializes in the areas of pediatric hip and foot abnormalities, both congenital and neuromuscular in origin. Her research interests include neuromuscular and complex hip disorders, skeletal dysplasias, complex foot and ankle deformities, and cerebral palsy. She graduated from Albany Medical School in New York with Alpha Omega Alpha distinction, and completed her orthopaedic residency and fellowship in pediatric orthopaedics at Primary Children’s Hospital and Shriners Hospitals for Children — Salt Lake City.

Dr Carroll has worked at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Salt Lake City for over 20 years. She specializes in caring for children with neuromuscular diseases like cerebral palsy, skeletal dysplasias, osteogenesis imperfecta and developmental dysplasia of the hip. She teaches and does research on these conditions as well, and is on the editorial board of the Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics.

Dr. Carroll is truly honored to care for all the families she has been able to help through her work at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Salt Lake City.

Credentials:

  • Medical Degree, Albany Medical College
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, University of Utah, School of Medicine
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Fellowship, Primary Children’s Hospital and Shriners Hospitals for Children
  • Professor (Clinical), University of Utah
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Member of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA)

Awards, publications and textbook contributions

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