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Shelly D. Sedberry, MS, DPM, AACFAS

Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgeon

  • Yale-trained doctor of podiatric medicine
  • Board Certified, American Board of Podiatric Medicine
  • Associate, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgery
Shelly D. Sedberry, MS, DPM, AACFAS | Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgeon

Dr. Shelly D. Sedberry, an Oklahoma native, graduated from the University of Oklahoma in Norman with a Bachelor of Science in professional chemistry and a Master of Science in chemistry and biochemistry. She received her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from the Des Moines University in Iowa. While there she was awarded the Des Moines University Research Award and a University Merit Scholarship.

Dr. Sedberry completed three years at one of the top podiatric residencies in the nation, Yale New Haven Hospital/VA Connecticut Healthcare System, where she was chief resident. During her time there she authored and co-authored several podiatric studies that were published in peer-reviewed medical journals.

After residency, Dr. Sedberry moved back to the Midwest to open Shoal Creek Foot & Ankle Center in Joplin, Missouri. She created this state-of-the-art facility in order to provide patients in the four-state area with the best treatment options available. She prides herself on treating foot and ankle pain with passion, expertise, and care.

Dr. Sedberry is a highly skilled surgeon credentialed in rearfoot and ankle reconstruction. She is board certified with the American Board of Podiatric Medicine and is an associate of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgery.  She is affiliated with Mercy Hospital Joplin, Mercy Hospital Carthage, Freeman Hospital West, and Northeastern Tribal Health System.

Dr. Sedberry enjoys life in the Midwest with her husband Aaron, and their two Labrador Retrievers, Sunny and Maggie. When she’s not treating patients, she can often be found hunting or fishing.

Dr. Sedberry is currently accepting new patients.


Brittany M. Ciaramello, DPM, AACFAS

Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgeon

  • Yale-trained doctor of podiatric medicine
  • Associate, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgery

Dr. Brittany M. Ciaramello graduated from the University of Scranton with a Bachelor of Science in neuroscience. She received her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine.

Dr. Ciaramello completed the Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency Program at Yale New Haven Hospital. Her training included private offices, stand-alone surgery centers, and community hospitals to achieve a well-rounded experience. During her time there she authored and co-authored several podiatric studies that were published in peer-reviewed medical journals.

After residency, Dr. Ciaramello began her professional career at Performance Foot & Ankle Specialists in Newton, Connecticut. In December of 2020 she moved to the Midwest and joined the healthcare team at Shoal Creek Foot & Ankle Center. She is affiliated with Mercy Hospital Joplin.

Dr. Ciaramello is currently accepting new patients.