Claire Shannon

Dr. Claire Shannon Consultant Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Years of Experience : 15

Nationality : United States of America

Languages Known : English



Dr. Claire Shannon is a distinguished orthopedic surgeon specializing in pediatric orthopedics, with a remarkable dedication to the field of deformity correction and limb lengthening. Her journey in medicine began at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, where she earned her medical degree from 2006 to 2011. Following her passion for orthopedics, Dr. Shannon completed her residency in Orthopedic Surgery at University Hospitals Case Medical Center, affiliated with Case Western Reserve School of Medicine, from 2011 to 2015, where she also served as Chief Resident during her final year.

Eager to further her expertise, Dr. Shannon pursued a Clinical Fellowship in Pediatric Orthopedics at the prestigious Hospital for Sick Children at the University of Toronto in 2016-2017. This experience deepened her understanding and skills in pediatric orthopedic care, laying the groundwork for her future contributions to the field. In 2017, Dr. Shannon joined the faculty at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, where she held the position of Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine until 2019. During her tenure, she also served as the Director of the Pediatric Limb Reconstruction Program, a testament to her leadership and expertise in complex pediatric orthopedic procedures. In 2019, Dr. Shannon brought her talents to the Paley Orthopedic & Spine Institute, where she continues to make significant strides in pediatric orthopedics. Her commitment to the advancement of her field is evident through her active involvement in the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America and the Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society. Dr. Shannon is not only a committee member but also plays a pivotal role in numerous multicenter research projects and the education of physicians in pediatric orthopedics and limb reconstruction techniques.


  • Pediatric Orthopedics
  • Deformity Correction
  • Limb Lengthening