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Scott M. Shorten, M.D.

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Scott Shorten MD

Specialties:
Neurology and Sleep Medicine

Gender: Male

Patient Rating

816-472-5157

Location

  • Office Phone: 816-472-5157
  • Fax: 816-472-7201

Experience

Year began practicing in specialty:
2015

Area Of Interest

Dr. Shorten is board certified in neurology and sleep medicine. He practices general neurology with a specific interest in sleep medicine. As a neurologist, Dr. Shorten chose to specialize in sleep medicine due to the interwoven nature of sleep health and neurological function. In addition to sleep disorders, Dr. Shorten has interest and experience in general neurological problems. He is experienced in the use of botulinum toxin (BOTOX) for treatment of migraine headaches. He particularly has interest in stroke, dementia and Parkinson's disease.

Education and Training

Medical School

University of Kansas Medical Center

Residency

University of Kansas Medical Center

Fellowship

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Graduate Training

University of Kansas

Biography

Dr. Shorten grew up in rural Kansas and continues to call Kansas home. When not working he and his wife enjoy an active lifestyle including playing tennis, mountain biking, hunting and fishing. 

Teaching or Professional Positions

Dr. Shorten serves as clinical assistant professor in the neurology department at the University of Kansas School of Medicine.

Board Certification

  • AB Psychiatry & Neurology (Sleep Medicine)
  • Am Bd Psychiatry & Neurology (Neurology)
  • Am Bd Sleep Medicine

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Neurology
  • American Association of Sleep Medicine
  • American Medical Association