Dr. Matthew Daggett

Board-Certified & Fellowship-Trained
Knee & Shoulder Expert

Get To Know Dr. Daggett:

Dr. Matt Daggett, the founding member of Sano Orthopedics, is a fellowship trained and board certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine, knee and shoulder care.


Dr. Daggett founded Sano Orthopedics (formerly Advanced Orthopedics & Sports Medicine) with a mission to improve musculoskeletal health. This pursuit drives his technique innovation, which he validates through research and outcomes. He believes better individualized care will create a healthier KC village.

Dr. Daggett was born and raised in Kansas City, MO. After graduating from 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 obtained 2 fellowships: 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 30 published articles as well as 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 is leading 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 pursuing 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


  • Sports Medicine, American Sports Medicine Institute, Birmingham, AL
  • Shoulder, Centre Orthopedique Santy, Lyon, France

– Board Certifications:

  • American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Awards & Affiliations
  • Sports Medicine Advisory Committee of Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA)
  • Team doctor for Avila University
  • 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
Interests & Hobbies

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

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