Professional Summary


  • Wayne State University School of Medicine - Detroit, in Doctor of Medicine, 2009


  • Children's Hospital of Michigan - Detroit, in Pediatric Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 2014

Board Certifications



  • Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish


Shane Dangerfield, M.D. is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Utah where he serves as a Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation specialist in the Comprehensive Care Program. Dr. Dangerfield received his undergraduate education in Biochemistry at the University of Utah and his Medical Degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit Michigan where he was the recipient of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Student Achievement Award. He then completed a combined Pediatric and PM&R residency through Wayne State University and the Detroit Medical Center and was a representative for his program on the Resident Council. His clinical and research interests include chronic management of children with severe disability and multisystem involvement with a focus on spasticity management, pain, orthotics, and quality of life issues.

Intermountain Hospital Affiliations

Verified Patient Ratings

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Patient Satisfaction

(4.7) 52 ratings

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Nov 10, 2022
Dr Dangerfield is the best doctor we have ever met! He had great report with my daughter. He put her at ease and was fun. He finds the good in people and builds them up. I appreciated the time he took to answer my questions and put me at ease. I did not feel rushed or demeaned in anyway. I would give him 6 stars I would recommend him to others in a heartbeat.
Nov 3, 2022
I love how Dr Dangerfield is with my daughter so careing
Nov 1, 2022
We have seen Dr. Dangerfield for a few yrs now and he is great!!
Sep 15, 2022
I feel as Dr. Dangerfield is extremely thorough with the information he gives and receives. I feel like all my concerns or questions he takes very serious. I know he is on our side and wants only the best for my child. I love having him as my daughters doctor. Knowing that Dr. Dangerfield truly cares about my daughter is a major stress reliever. He's a huge blessing to us.
Jun 8, 2022
Excellent support
Mar 18, 2022
Dr Dangerfield is compassionate, and explains every part of my child's care with plain language and patience. He attentively listens to my child's issues and development concerns and addresses them with options backed by science. He carefully explains and risks and helps us weigh options.
Feb 25, 2022
Dr. Dangerfield has the best bedside manner our of any doctor I've seen at primary children's. He was amazing with my daughter, really cared about what was happening and provided resources for us that no other doctor has done.
Jan 8, 2022
We would definitely recommend Dr Dangerfield.
Jan 8, 2022
We were very impressed by Dr. Dangerfield's knowledge and his empathy and willingness to listen. We felt very confident in his care.
Nov 12, 2021
The Dr was very kind and empathetic. He took extra time to listen to my concerns and patiently try to understand where I was coming from as a mother. He helped me deal with stress and concerns regarding my Child and his health. The Dr really gave us what we needed that day.
Sep 15, 2021
Dr. Dangerfield is amazing. He shows true concern for my daughter. She feels comfort and loved when she goes to see him. We are so grateful for his knowledge, wonderful bedside manner, and continuous care and love.
Sep 12, 2021
I would recommend Dr. Dangerfield to anybody seeking quality care from a genuine person and professional. The office staff and nurse/ assistant has some work to do.
Sep 12, 2021
Dr. Dangerfield was awesome, he actively listened to the concerns of my wife and I. He also made it seamless transitioning for my sons care . He showed genuine care and concern for his disabilities.
Sep 4, 2021
Dr. Dangerfield has been a blessing for my daughter. He is truly amazing with her.
Sep 4, 2021
Dr dangerfield was super with my son. Considering he gave my son a few botox injections. He met my sons need and the best part was getting a hot wheel afterwards. Even with all the crying he left happy.
May 28, 2021
dr dangerfield was very aware of my concerns and included me on everything
Feb 26, 2021
Dr Dangerfield was amazing! He listened carefully to us and showed concern for my daughter's challenges. He took time to make her feel comfortable talking to him and even played her favorite music during the appointment. I was very impressed with our experience.
Feb 2, 2021
would not recommend due to location and office issues nothing with Dr Dangerfield himself. He has been helpful in explaining our situation
Jan 16, 2021
Dr. Dangerfield was amazing. He spent quality time making sure all of my questions were answered and gave me really great explanations. He was very sweet with […] and really made me feel like he cared about her medical care.
Nov 21, 2020
So glad there was a student so that the excellent DR and nurse could share what they know. My son had a great experience.
Nov 21, 2020
the physician cared for and included the patient very well
Oct 3, 2020
Dr Dangerfield is always informative and very concerned about treatment.
Nov 8, 2018
I will recommend Dr. Shane Dangerfield the clinic staff not. They do poor services.
Nov 8, 2018
I really like Dr. Shane Dangerfield; he is very professional. He knows my daughter's condition .
Nov 8, 2018
Dr. Shane Dangerfield is an excellent specialist, I like that he always review my daughter's medical records and updates all info. He is very professional.
May 14, 2017
Dr. Dangerfield is wonderful,he is thorough,he's on top of things,he follows through,he was willing to take us on,and we're very grateful for him to have him on our medical team.
Apr 9, 2017
Dr. Dangerfield is truly an asset to Primary Children's. We've been to several other Children's Hospitals in the country and certain other doctors stand out to us as truly among the best and Dr. Dangerfield stands out as one of those doctors and we are ju

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University of Utah Pediatric Comprehensive Care Clinic

81 N Mario Capecchi Dr Salt Lake City, UT
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