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M. Shaun Machen, MD

M. Shaun Machen, MD

Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. M. Shaun Machen is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon with sub-specialty fellowship training in Pediatric Orthopaedics and sub-specialty board certification in Sports Medicine. He enjoys caring for all pediatric orthopaedic conditions and especially enjoys pediatric and young adult Sports Medicine and Trauma.

He completed an Orthopaedic Residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and also completed an additional research year at Johns Hopkins. Upon graduation, he spent a year doing fellowship training in Pediatric Orthopaedics at the University of Utah - rotating at both Shriners Hospital and Primary Children's Hospital.

He spent the next 10 years at William Beaumont Army Center where he got a tremendous experience in Sports Medicine and Trauma. He deployed to Iraq, in 2004, and ultimately became the Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedics. He retired from the Army as a Colonel after 24 years of experience.

He has 12 years of experience training medical students and orthopaedic residents. He has now joined the University of Utah as an Associate Professor.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Orthopaedics - Professor (Clinical)

Board Certification American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education History

Fellowship University of Utah
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery

Residency Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Orthopaedic Surgery

Fellowship The Johns Hopkins University
Orthopaedic Surgery

Internship Fitzsimons Army Medical Center
Transitional Internship

Professional Medical Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Undergraduate Brigham Young University
Majors: Physical Education, Exercise Physiology

Selected Publications - Journal Articles

Global Impact


  • Machen MS. Combat Extremity Surgery Course, Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fort Gordon, Augusta, GA       - Global
  • Segundas Jornadas de Ortopedia Infantil/Partners of the Americas Compañeros de las Americas Alianza Bolivia-Utah. "Treatment Strategies For DDH". La Paz, Bolivia       - Global
  • Machen MS. Combat Extremity Surgery Course, Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons, Honolulu, HI       - Global

university-of-utah-pediatric-ortho M. Shaun Machen, MD Profile in University of Utah Website

M. Shaun Machen, MD Practice Location
  • Peds Ortho-Utah Valley
    Outpatient Center

    1157 N. 300 W.
    Suite 302
    Provo UT 84604



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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  • Lehi Primary Children’s Hospital

    250 N Miller Campus Dr
    Lehi, UT 84043

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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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