Obstetrics & Gynecology


tmchh08_200wUniversity Health Truman Medical Center

University Health Truman Medical Center (UHTMC) provides a full array of acute care and outpatient services. In addition to Emergency Medicine and Trauma, TMC Hospital Hill is also noted for Asthma, Diabetes, Ophthalmology, Weight Management and Women’s Health. Women’s Health Services include high risk obstetric care, specialized gynecologic care, hysteroscopic and uterine sparing procedures. Patients can receive OB/GYN services and primary care, all in one location.

tmclw_200wUniversity Health Lakewood Medical Center
A comprehensive range of primary, preventive and specialty care services are delivered in UHLMC’s outpatient medical clinics, and in the Pavilion.  While Family Practice specialists or a Nurse Midwife provide much of the preventive or well-care, acute care and routine OB care, specialists are available on site to address more serious women’s health issues.

cmh08_200wChildren’s Mercy Hospital

Children’s Mercy Hospital (CMH) has 26 subspecialty training programs and core residency programs in Pediatrics and Internal Medicine/ Pediatrics.

CMH is a regional, 317 bed tertiary referral center and Level I Pediatric Trauma Center serving the Heart of America and the only free-standing children’s hospital between St Louis to the east, Denver to the west, Omaha to the north and Little Rock 1D the south. CMH is consistently recognized as one ofthe top children’s hospitals in the United States

StLukes-New_6693_200wSaint Luke’s Hospital
The Women’s Center of Saint Luke’s Hospital, which opened in May 2010, is comprised of two adjacent facilities – the Ellen Hockaday Center for Women’s Care and the Muriel I. Kauffman Women’s Heart Center – whose mission is to serve the health care needs of women throughout various life stages.

The first floor of the Hockaday center houses the maternal-fetal medicine practice, Obstetrix, which employs four MFM physicians and one women’s health nurse practitioner. Patients have access to comprehensive care including genetic counseling, antepartum testing, diabetes management, and ultrasonography, among other things. The second floor is home to 11 family-friendly and over-sized labor and delivery suites, 3 C-section delivery suites, 2 post-anesthesia care suites, 22 postpartum rooms, a wellborn nursery, and an 8-bed women’s post-surgical unit. The 40-bed subspecialty level IIIB Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is also housed on the 2nd floor and provides multidisciplinary and comprehensive care for infants born at all viable gestations. We offer sustained mechanical ventilation as well as advanced respiratory support, including high frequency oscillating ventilation and inhaled nitric oxide.

Additionally, we recently implemented two new programs unique to Saint Luke’s Health System – The Kansas City Regional Human Milk Bank and the Cord Blood Program.

ResearchMedCtr_200wResearch Medical Center
Research Medical Center provides unique services including: obstetrics and gynecology, fertility assistance including in-vitro fertilization (IVF) at the fertility clinic of Dr. Gregory Starks, advanced risk pregnancy care and modern and laparoscopic surgical techniques.