Shawn D. St. Peter
Shawn D. St. Peter M.D.
Dr. St. Peter received his undergraduate degree in Zoology from the University of Idaho, and then continued his education, receiving his Medical degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine.
He completed surgical residency at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale with a year of research at Oxford University in Oxford, England.
training with a fellowship in Pediatric Surgery at Children's Mercy Hospital and Clinics
has stayed on staff.
Along with numerous past national and local professional responsibilities, Dr. St. Peter currently serves on the Outcomes and Clinical Trials Committee, American Pediatric Surgical Association, and the Publications Committee, International Pediatric Endosurgery Group (IPEG) and is the Chair of the Research Committee, International Pediatric Endosurgery Group (IPEG).
At Children's Mercy, he currently serves as the program director for the pediatric surgery fellowship as well as the surgical scholar program.
Since his initial appointment at Children's Mercy he has been the Director of the Center for Prospective Trials, which he founded in 2006.
Dr. St. Peter
is the recipient of several honors and awards, the most recent including the Golden Apple Mercy Mentor Award, the IRCAD Award for the Best Clinical Paper (IPEG), Kansas City Star Top Doctors- Children's Mercy Representative, Rosenkrantz Research Award
: Best Clinical Paper (AAP), the Kansas City Surgical Society Research Award, The Children's Mercy Hospital Fellow Research Award and the Best Prospective Trial Design, Clinical Trials Course of ACS.
has received external funding as a principal investigator on Foundation Grants (e.g.," Assessment of Biliary Anatomy After Adult-to-adult Living Donor Hepatectomy", and "Improving Children's Pain Assessment Following Surgery", as well as numerous prospective trials.
The Center for Prospective Trials
has initiated over 20 prospective, randomized trials, 11 of which are in print.
Dr. St. Peter
has published over 200 peer-reviewed original articles, in addition to the extensive publication of reviews, chapters, abstracts, posters, and the national and international contribution of lectures and presentations.