Sharla Brown Shipman, M.D.

“I am so proud to have the opportunity to better the health and well being of women in my community. It is an honor to work with a group of physicians who respect the privilege of patient care. I strive to be thought of as a reliable health resource and educator to my patients. I firmly believe that women, when given knowledge and support, can achieve the physical and mental well being they deserve.”


250Shipman_Pro_1Dr. Shipman is accepting new patients.

Primary Specialty:

Medical Education:
University of Missouri School of Medicine – Columbia, Missouri

University of Kansas Medical Center – Kansas City, Kansas

Board Certifications:
Board Certified in OB/GYN

In Practice since: 1997
Staff Affiliations: Menorah Medical Center
Shawnee Mission Medical Center
Special Areas of Interest:
Pregnancy/Obstetrics/Prenatal Care, Minimally Invasive Surgery/Hysterectomy, Laparoscopy, Office Gynecology, Well-Woman Exams/Pap Smears
Awards and Recognition: 
Voted one of Kansas City’s Super Doctors by her peers as seen in KC Magazine, 2007, 2009-2013
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Outstanding Teaching Resident OB/GYN and Student Voice Award 1994-1998
Outstanding Chief Resident Award 1998
Prior Fields of Research:
Relation of Pap Smear Results to Preterm Delivery
Chronic Endometritis
Multiple Online Patient Review Awards:
“Patient’s Choice” Award (2012)
“Compassionate Doctor” Award (2012)
Health Grades Honor Roll
Online Reviews:
Dr. Shipman is very caring, loving person with high positive spirits. She is very understanding and answers all my questions with patience. She is very sweet! All the staff there are very friendly and understanding.”
“I love the quality of care I received through normal checkups to pregnancy and miscarriage. She is very caring and knowledgeable.”
“Excellent doctor. Saved my life twice … great experience all around.”
Journal Publications:
Obstetrics and Gynecology, Journal of the Board of Family Practice

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