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Shannon M. Kraft, MD

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Director, Residency Program

Associate Professor, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery


Professional Background

Dr. Kraft completed her undergraduate work in Biology at Northwestern University. After a successful tour as a Logistics Officer in the United States Marine Corps, she attended medical school at Indiana University. She subsequently completed her residency training in Otolaryngology at the University of Kansas and her fellowship training in Laryngology and Professional Voice at Oregon Health andamp; Science University. Dr. Kraft returned to the University of Kansas in 2013 to join the KU Voice and Swallow Center team. Dr. Kraft's clinical interests include voice disorders in both professional and non-professional voice users, benign lesions of the vocal fold, surgical management of early vocal fold cancers and airway stenosis. She is currently an Associate Professor in the KU Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery and Director of the Residency program.

Education and Training
  • BA, Biology, Northwestern University, Evanston , IL
  • MD, Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
  • Clinical Fellowship, Laryngology , Oregon Health Science University, Portland, OR
  • Residency, Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City , KS
Licensure, Accreditations & Certifications
  • American Board of Otolaryngology, American Board of Otolaryngology
  • Certificate of Registration for MD License, Oregon Medical Board
  • Kansas DEA Certificate, Drug Enforcement Agency
  • KS State License, Kansas State Board of Healing Arts
  • Missouri DEA Certificate, Drug Enforcement Agency
  • MO BNDD Certification, Missouri Board of Healing Arts
  • MO State License, Missouri Board of Registration for the Healing Arts
Professional Affiliations
  • Society of University Otolaryngologists, Member, 2016 - Present

Publications
  • Ho, Trang., Thi Dai, Hamill, C., S, Sykes, Kevin., J, Kraft, Shannon., M. 2018. Work-related musculoskeletal symptoms among otolaryngologists by subspecialty: A national survey.. The Laryngoscope, 128 (3), 632-640
  • Jones, Joel., W, Baumanis, Maraya., M, Perryman, Molly , Sykes, Kevin ., J, Cabrera-Muffly, Cristina, Dowdall, Jamie, Garnett, James., David, Kraft, Shannon., M. 2020. Resident Education in Laryngeal Stroboscopy: Part II - Evaluation of a Multimedi Training Module. Journal of Voice
  • Kavookjian, Hannah, Irwin, Thomas, Garnett, James., David, Kraft, Shannon ., M. 2020. The Reflux Symptom Index and Symptom Overlap in Dysphonic Patients. Laryngoscope
  • Kraft, Shannon., M, Sykes, Kevin., J, Palmer, A, Schindler, J. 2015. Using pulmonary function data to assess outcomes in the endoscopic management of subglottic stenosis.. The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology, 124 (2), 137-42
  • Quesada, Pompeyo., R, Solis, Roberto., N, Diaz, Rodney., C, Kraft, Shannon ., M. 2020. Otolaryngology Residency Application during the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Pandemic. Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, 164 (1), 89-90
  • Kraft, Shannon., M, Hsu, Chi, Brough, Douglas., E., Staecker, Hinrich. 2013. Atoh1 induces auditory hair cell recovery in mice after ototoxic injury. The Laryngoscope, 123 (4), 992-999. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/lary.22171
  • Bhalla, V, Sykes, Kevin., J, Kraft, Shannon., M, Chiu, Alexander., Guang-Yu. 2018. Commentary on Bowe et al, "The State of the Otolaryngology Match: A Review of Applicant Trends, 'Impossible' Qualifications, and Implications".. Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 158 (2), 217-218
  • Holcomb, Andrew., J, Hamill, Chelsea., S, Irwin, Thomas., T, Kevin, Sykes, James, Garnett., David, Kraft, Shannon., M. 2018. Practice Patterns of Referring Physicians in Management of the Dysphonic Patient. Otolaryngology -- Head & Neck Surgery
  • Jones, Joel., W, Baumanis, Maraya., M, Perryman, Molly , Sykes, Kevin ., J, Cabrera-Muffly, Cristina, Dowdall, Jamie, Garnett, James., David, Kraft, Shannon., M. 2020. Resident Education in Laryngeal Stroboscopy: Part II - Evaluation of a Multimedi Training Module. Journal of Voice
  • Kavookjian, Hannah, Irwin, Thomas, Garnett, James., David, Kraft, Shannon ., M. 2020. The Reflux Symptom Index and Symptom Overlap in Dysphonic Patients. Laryngoscope