Thomas Shriwise, MD

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Dr. Shriwise’s practice focus is on sports medicine and general orthopedics, including uni-compartmental knee replacement and rotator cuff repair, among others.  His experience working with hundreds of patients in different practice settings allows him to adapt his treatment style to meet nearly every patient’s needs.  Dr. Shriwise looks forward to meeting you and understanding your treatment goals and expectations.

Areas of Specialty

  • Arthroscopic surgery for cartilage defects and sports medicine injuries
  • Arthritic conditions and other general musculo-skeletal problems
  • Partial knee replacement and rotator cuff repair


Arthroscopic & Reconstructive Sports Medicine Fellowship, University of Toronto, Orthopaedic & Arthritic Hospital, Toronto, Canada


Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Missouri-Kansas City

Education / Doctor of Medicine

Doctor of Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • AOA Medical Honor Society
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

Professional Roles

Contracting Physician 2007 –  2018. Dwight D. Eisenhower VA Medical Center Leavenworth, Kansas

Chairman Department of Orthopaedic Surgery 2010 – 2018. St. Luke’s Hospital Kansas City, Missouri

Courtesy Staff 2003 – Present. Truman Medical Center Kansas City, Missouri

Clinical Associate Professor 2003 – Present. University of Missouri, Kansas City

More About Dr. Shriwise

Dr. Shriwise was raised on a farm in southwestern Kansas where one of his four brothers still resides.

Dr. Shriwise and his wife of 25 years, Celina, have three children. They enjoyed volunteering to provide medical care to the underserved in the Dominican Republic and St. Lucia. His last trip to Honduras was in 2012.

Besides recreational sports, Tom and his family enjoy traveling. The especially like to visit his wife’s family in Canada and friends in Colorado annually.