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Maureen O'Shaughnessy, M.D.

Maureen O'Shaughnessy, M.D.

Maureen O'Shaughnessy, M.D., is an upper extremity surgeon at Shriners Hospitals for Children Medical Center - Lexington, and is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. She is an assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at the University of Kentucky. She received an undergraduate degree from Stetson University and earned a medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine. Dr. O'Shaughnessy completed her residency in orthopaedic surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, before completing additional training as a hand and upper limb fellow at Stanford University in California.

Areas of special interest to Dr. O'Shaughnessy include traumatic disorders, repetitive stress injury, performing-arts-related injuries, reconstructive procedures after spinal cord or brachial plexus injury, congenital hand differences and tumors involving the upper limb. She excels in treating patients whose problems are complex or unusual. She also has expertise in minimally invasive arthroscopy of the wrist and small joints, as well as endoscopic carpal tunnel release.

Dr. O’Shaughnessy is a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Association for Hand Surgery.


  • Medical Degree, University of Miami School of Medicine
  • Residency, Mayo Clinic
  • Fellowship, hand and upper limb, Standford University