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Kristen L. Carroll, MD

Kristen L. Carroll, MD

Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Kristen Carroll is a Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Chief of staff Shriners Hospital. She 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 and complex foot and ankle deformities. Dr. Carroll practices at Shriners Hospitals for Children-Salt Lake City Utah. Dr. Carroll graduated with a medical degree from Albany Medical School in New York, and completed her Orthopaedic residency and pediatric fellowship at the University of Utah.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Orthopaedics - Professor (Clinical)

Board Certification American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education History

Fellowship University of Utah School of Medicine
Pediatric Orthopaedics

Residency University of Utah School of Medicine
Orthopedic Surgery Resident

Internship University of Utah School of Medicine
General Surgery

Professional Medical Albany Medical College

Undergraduate Brown University

Selected Publications - Journal Articles

Journal Article

  1. Carroll KL, Stotts AK, Baird GO, Thorman AL, Talmage M, Moss WD, McMulkin ML, MacWilliams BA (2021). Factors Influencing Outcomes of the Dysplastic Hip in Nonambulatory Children With Cerebral Palsy. J Pediatr Orthop, 41(4), 221-226.
  2. Sinha S, Mundy C, Bechtold T, Sgariglia F, Ibrahim MM, Billings PC, Carroll K, Koyama E, Jones KB, Pacifici M (2017). Unsuspected osteochondroma-like outgrowths in the cranial base of Hereditary Multiple Exostoses patients and modeling and treatment with a BMP antagonist in mice. PLoS Genet, 13(4), e1006742.
  3. MacWilliams BA, Stotts AK, Carroll KL, DAstous JL (2016). Utilization and efficacy of computational gait analysis for hamstring lengthening surgery. Gait Posture, 49, 394-397.
  4. Carroll KL, Schiffern AN, Murray KA, Stevenson DA, Viskochil DH, Toydemir R, MacWilliams BA, Roach JW (2016). The Occurrence of Occult Acetabular Dysplasia in Relatives of Individuals With Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip. J Pediatr Orthop, 36(1), 96-100.
  5. Woiczik MR, Carroll KL, Pizzutillo P, Gross R (10/01/2012). Musculoskeletal Effects of Down Syndrome. Orthopaedic Knowledge Online.
  6. Schiffern AN, Stevenson DA, Carroll KL, Pimentel R, Mineau G, Viskochil DH, Roach JW (2012). Total hip arthroplasty, hip osteoarthritis, total knee arthroplasty, and knee osteoarthritis in patients with developmental dysplasia of the hip and their family members: a kinship analysis report. J Pediatr Orthop, 32(6), 609-12.
  7. Holman J, Carroll KL, Murray KA, Macleod LM, Roach JW (2012). Long-term follow-up of open reduction surgery for developmental dislocation of the hip. J Pediatr Orthop, 32(2), 121-4.
  8. Stotts AK, Carroll KL, Nance E, MacWilliams BA (). Outcome of Gastrocnemius Soleus Facial Lengthening in Ambulatory Patients with Cerebral Palsy. J Pediatr Orthop.
  9. MacWilliams BA, McMulkin ML, Duffy EA, Munger ME, Chen B P-J, Navacheck TF, Carroll KL, Stotts AK, Carter LH, Mader SL, Hayes B, Baird GO, Schwartz MH (). Long-term effects of spasticity reducing treatment, including selective dorsal rhizotomy, on outcomes of individuals with cerebral palsy. Dev Med Child Neurol.

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Kristen L. Carroll, MD Practice Location
  • Fairfax Road & Virginia

    Salt Lake City, UT  84103



Pediatric Orthopaedics Clinic locations

  • Primary Children's Hospital (PCH)

    100 N. Mario Capecchi Drive
    Suite 4550,
    Salt Lake City, UT  84113

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  • Riverton Primary Children's Hospital (Riverton)

    3773 W. 12600 S.
    Suite 302,
    Riverton, UT  84065

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  • Utah Valley Outpatient Center (Provo)

    1157 N. 300 W.
    Suite 302,
    Provo, UT 84604

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  • Layton Intermountain Hospital (Layton)

    201 W. Layton Parkway,
    Suite 3B,
    Layton, UT 84041

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  • Outreach Clinic - Missoula MT

    2360 Mullan Rd
    Suite C,
    Missoula MT 59808

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  • Outreach Clinic - St. George

    1380 E Medical Center Drive,
    Bldg 1; St.
    George UT 84790

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  • Outreach Clinic - Moab

    Moab Regional Hosp,
    450 Williams Way,
    Moab UT 84532

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  • Outreach Clinic - Blanding

    San Juan Health Dept.,
    735 S 200 W Ste 2,
    Blanding UT 84511

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  • Outreach clinic - Vernal

    Tricounty Health Dept.,
    133 S 500 E,
    Vernal UT 84078

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  • Outreach Clinic- Idaho Falls, ID

    Pediatric Specialty Clinic,
    Eastern ID Regional Medical Center,
    2330 Desoto St.
    Idaho Falls 83401

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