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Scott M. Shorten, M.D.

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Scott Shorten MD

Neurology and Sleep Medicine

Gender: Male

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


Year began practicing in specialty:

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


University of Kansas Medical Center


Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Graduate Training

University of Kansas


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