Meet Our Team

Carly Shaw, FNP-C


Carly Shaw, DNP, FNP-C

Professional Biography

Carly Shaw joins Ascentist Ear, Nose, and Throat as a family nurse practitioner specializing in the care of children and adults of all ages. She has over ten years of nursing experience working in med/surg, hematology/oncology, bone marrow transplant, and ENT medicine. She received her doctoral degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and is nationally board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Outside of clinic, Carly enjoys traveling with her family and friends, sand volleyball, and playing the piano.


William Jewell College
Bachelors of Science in Nursing

University of Missouri-Kansas City
Doctorate of Nursing Practice

Honors & Awards

  • Sigma Theta Tau Honors


  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

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“Everyone I interacted with was very friendly and professional. I was extremely early to my appointment, and they were able to get me in sooner, which was unexpected and lovely. The building itself was very swanky.”
Emeline F., Merriam, KS
Emeline F.
Merriam, KS
“Loved this place for our 3 year old!! We did originally have her tubes done elsewhere and will not be going back due to loving Ascentist so much!”
Jessica M., Kansas City, MO
Jessica M.
Kansas City, MO
"People with allergies and or anything that deals with your sniffer, should come to this place. Our daughter had surgery here but its relatively quick and not too painful. Staff was very nice. If it helps your loved ones, check into it."
C., Lee’s Summit, MO
Lee’s Summit, MO
"The care, compassion, professionalism, and friendliness from the doctors and staff are hard to beat. I enjoy each visit and a piece of me will be saddened that I will no longer need to go into the office much longer (because he listens and is great at his job), Dr. Foster listens, cares, and is ready to tackle my concerns. I am grateful to be referred to Dr. Foster and hope others are receiving the same experience!"
Sharon R., Ascentist Healthcare patient
Sharon R
Merriam, KS

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