Pediatric Orthopedists
Brett Shannon, MD
Brett Shannon, MD

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Dr. F. Brett Shannon was the area’s first pediatric orthopedic surgeon arriving in Fort Myers in September 1992 after four years at Bethesda Naval Hospital as head of Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Shannon is board certified and fellowship trained in pediatric orthopedic surgery. He is married to Toni and they have three children.

A former U.S. Navy doctor and reservist, Dr. Shannon was called back to duty during the war post-9/11. Dedicated to his country and his community, he invests significant time each year in high-level continuing education to bring the latest treatments and technical advancements to Southwest Florida.

He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America and the Lee County Medical Society.


Matt Wagner, MD
Matt Wagner, MD

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Dr. Matthew Wagner is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon with fellowship training in Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery and Spinal Deformity Correction . He is uniquely trained to deal with musculoskeletal injuries like broken bones and joint, ligament, tendon and muscle problems in developing children as well as congenital and developmental conditions such as scoliosis, limb deformity and spina bifida. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America.

John Churchill, MD
John Churchill, MD

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Dr. John A. Churchill is board certified and fellowship trained in pediatric orthopedic surgery. Dr. Churchill has traveled extensively, delivering humanitarian care to children in third world countries - Africa and the Caribbean.

Dr. Churchill is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America and the Lee County Medical Society.

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