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Scott Shorten, MD

Scott M. Shorten, M.D.

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To schedule an appointment with Scott M. Shorten please call 816-472-5157.

Accepting new patients. A referral is required.

  • NKCH
  • Meritas


Year began practicing in specialty:

Areas 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.


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

Office Information

Doctor's Contact Information

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


  • Meritas Health Neurology
    2790 Clay Edwards Dr
    Ste 1235
    North Kansas City, Missouri 64116
    • Main: 816-472-5157
    • Fax: 816-472-7201

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