Total Joint Replacement (TJR)

Total joint replacement is a surgical procedure in which certain parts of an arthritic or damaged joint are removed and replaced with an artificial joint, which is designed to move just like a healthy joint.

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Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS)

MIS Joint Replacement offers important advantages, requiring smaller incisions and potentially causing less trauma, shorter hospital stay, faster recovery and less scarring than traditional techniques.

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Shoulder Arthroscopy

Many shoulder procedures can now be performed arthroscopically, as outpatients and with less post operative pain. Arthroscopic techniques allow for precise visualization of the shoulder using small incisions.

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Dr. Kyle P. Shepperson

Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Shepperson is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon. He earned an undergraduate degree in Human Biology from Stanford University, then completed medical school, and orthopaedic residency at the Mayo Clinic. He cares for people with bone and joint problems, utilizing up-to-date surgical and non-surgical treatments. All options are considered so patients can make informed decisions about their care. Dr. Shepperson strives to improve the quality of life of his patients with a unique blend of compassion and skill. He lives in St. Louis, Missouri and works in Maryville, Illinois.


  • Undergraduate: Stanford University, Stanford, CA
  • Medical: Mayo Clinic Medical School, Rochester, MN


  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester, MN

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Sports Medicine

Hospital Affiliation