Lee’s Summit and Overland Park

Dr. Dagget

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Dr. Daggett’s Specialties

Needle Arthroscopy

Using smaller tools, Dr. Daggett can perform many common orthopedic surgeries without the use of general anesthesia or even the use of a scalpel.

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Knee Ligament & Meniscus Repair

The knee is made up of many ligaments. With minimally invasive technology, Dr. Daggett is able to repair meniscus and repair ligaments with little down time.

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Rotator Cuff Repair

Dr. Daggett is an expert in shoulder care, obtaining a shoulder fellowship in Lyon, France.

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ACL Repair/Reconstruction

With his sports medicine fellowship and on-going research on ACL technique, Dr. Daggett uses the latest innovation to provide the best outcomes for his patients.

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Sports & Athletic Injuries

Even the safest of athletes can sometimes encounter joint wear and tear or an injury that can leave them watching from the sidelines.

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Shoulder Instability

With Dr. Daggett’s extensive focus on shoulder care, he has comprehensive background to help patients return to function.

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Shoulder Reconstruction

Dr. Matthew Daggett is fellowship trained in advanced shoulder care and continues to utilize new technology and treatments that lead to better outcomes.

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Patella Instability

With extensive training and research published on knee treatments, Dr. Daggett has helped many patients recover from patella instability.

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Cartilage Restoration

Dr. Matt Daggett specializes in joint preservation, and he has helped relieve pain for many complicated knee injuries.

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Dr. Matt Daggett, the founder and President of Sano Orthopedics, is a board-certified and dual fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon. With 60+ clinical articles & care collaboration with renowned international surgeons, Dr. Daggett has established himself as a trusted surgeon early in his career. He is a leader in medical technology, including needle arthroscopy, a less-invasive tool for treating many issues without general anesthesia.

Dr. Daggett specializes in sports medicine, knee, and shoulder care.


Dr. Daggett founded Sano Orthopedics with a mission to improve musculoskeletal health. This pursuit drives his technique innovation, which he validates through research and outcomes. He leads the country with Needle Arthroscopy, a minimally invasive knee and shoulder technique. He believes better-individualized care will create a healthier KC village.

Dr. Daggett was born and raised in Kansas City, MO. After graduating from the University of Missouri-Columbia, Dr. Daggett received his medical degree from KCU and MBA in Healthcare Leadership from Rockhurst University. He completed his orthopedic residency in Kansas City.

Following residency, Dr. Daggett knew he wanted to become a sports medicine physician. Thus, he obtained 2 fellowships: a sports medicine fellowship at the American Sports Medicine Institute with Dr. Lemak in Birmingham, AL and a shoulder fellowship with Dr. Gilles Walch and Dr. Lionel Neyton in Lyon, France.

Dr. Daggett is an active researcher in his orthopedic field and an expert in injury prevention, knee ligament injuries, sports medicine, and shoulder rotator cuff repair and treatment. He is the only American member of the International SANTI research group on sports medicine injuries and an associate clinical professor of KCU. He also serves on the Sports Medicine Advisory Committee of the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA).

With over 60 published articles and global visits from surgeons who shadow and collaborate with Dr. Daggett, Dr. Daggett has established himself as a trusted surgeon early in his career. With a drive for better outcomes, he leads the way with new techniques, like Needle Arthroscopy.

Dr. Matt Daggett is known for taking the time to listen to his patients, understand their fears and concerns and then pursue the best possible outcomes. When not at work, he is busy at home with the four young children he and his wife Laura are raising in Leawood, Kansas.


  • Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences, Kansas City, MO
  • MBA: Healthcare Leadership, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO
  • Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, Saint Mary’s Medical Center, Blue Springs, MO
  • Board Certifications:
    • American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Fellowships:
    • Sports Medicine, American Sports Medicine Institute, Birmingham, AL
    • Shoulder, Centre Orthopedique Santy, Lyon, France


  • Team Physician for Rockhurst Athletics
  • Ingram’s “40 Under Forty” in 2021
  • Associate Clinical Professor of KCU
  • Member of AOAO, AOSSM, AAOS, ANNA
  • Member of SANTI (Scientific ACL NeTwork International) Study Group
  • KCU Young Alumni Achievement Award
  • Sports Medicine Director at Lee’s Summit Medical Center
  • Sports Medicine Advisory Committee of Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA)
  • The Pitch Magazine “Top Physician” winner 2022


Dr. Daggett is married with 4 kids. He enjoys doing projects around his home, including Aquaponics, traveling, playing recreational basketball and is a fan of the Kansas City Chiefs NFL franchise.


Dr. Daggett sees patients at the following Sano Orthopedics’ offices: Overland Park, KS, and Lee’s Summit, MO.

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Dr. Matt Daggett established himself as a trusted orthopedic surgeon early in his career. He has over 60 clinical articles published in peer-reviewed journals, many of which are in collaboration with renowned international ortho surgeons.  As a private practice surgeon involved in research, the intent is in pursue better outcomes using the latest techniques and innovation.

To view all of Dr. Daggett’s research on Research Gate.


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Dr. Matt Daggett with ACL patient
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