Emergency and Urgent Care Faculty and Staff
Emergency and Urgent Care Faculty and Staff

We are a diverse group of individuals composed of 35 board-certified or board-eligible pediatric emergency medicine (PEM)-trained physicians; 30 board-certified general pediatricians; four emergency medicine-trained physicians; nine PEM fellows; and fifty advanced practice nurses.

Our faculty is accomplished and nationally recognized in a wide-variety of scholarly and advocacy activities.

Physicians

Jane F. Knapp
Chair, Department of Graduate Medical Education; Associate Chair of Pediatrics; Associate Dean, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine; Professor, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Gregory P. Conners
Division Director, Emergency and Urgent Care; Associate Chair for Clinical and Regional Programs; Vice Chair for Emergency Department and Urgent Care Services, Department of Pediatrics; Professor of Pediatrics and of Emergency Medicine, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Milton A. Fowler
Associate Division Director, Emergency Medicine South; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Lisa L. Schroeder
Associate Division Director, Emergency Medicine Children's Mercy Hospital; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Thomas W. Tryon
Associate Division Director, Urgent Care; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Ayman  Abdul-Rauf
Director of Operations, Children's Mercy South Emergency Department; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Tiffany N. Addington
Medical Director, Children's Mercy Urgent Care East; Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Rebecca L. Alfred
Children's Mercy Urgent Care Blue Valley; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Douglas A. Algren
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Alliyia B. Ali
Children's Mercy South Emergency Department
Paul H. Allen
Children's Mercy South Emergency Department; Director of Community Relations; Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Daniel W. Arnold
Children's Mercy Urgent Care-Northland; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City
Holly B. Austin
Children's Mercy Urgent Care College Boulevard; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Theodore M. Barnett
Medical Director for Emergency Preparedness; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Dominick A. Barone
Children's Mercy Urgent Care East; Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Mala  Bhagat
Children's Mercy South Emergency Department; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Gretchen E. Black
Children's Mercy South Emergency Department; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City
Allison E. Burris
Children's Mercy Urgent Care Blue Valley; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Jane G. Buss
Children's Mercy South Emergency Department; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Jenifer L. Butler
Director of Education, Children's Mercy South Emergency Department; Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Greg S. Canty
Medical Director, Center for Sports Medicine; Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Megha S. Chandramohan
Children's Mercy South Emergency Department; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Aleen  Chin
Children's Mercy South Emergency Department; Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Michael R. Christian
Medical Toxicologist; Emergency and Urgent Care; Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Kathleen R. Cita
Children's Mercy Urgent Care-Northland; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Angela J. Croom
Director of Nurse Practitioner Collaboration, Children's Mercy South Emergency Department; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Amy M. D'Angelo
Children�s Mercy South Emergency Department; Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Alicia E. Daggett
Children�s Mercy South Emergency Department; Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Marsha A. Dannenberg
Children's Mercy Urgent Care Blue Valley
Jennifer J. Dilts
Children's Mercy Urgent Care-Northland; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Calie M. Donohue
Pediatrician; Children's Mercy Main Emergency Department; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Dinah V. Dosdos
Children's Mercy Urgent Care East; Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Mary D. Dowd
Director of Research; Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Rebecca A. Fahlgren
Children's Mercy South Emergency Department; Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Laura  Fitzmaurice
Chief Medical Information Officer; Associate Executive Medical Director; Professor of Pediatrics & Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Megan E. Fraker
Children's Mercy Urgent Care Northland; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City
James A. Garner
Children's Mercy Urgent Care Blue Valley
Gerry R. Gerry
Children's Mercy South Emergency Department; Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Joan E. Giovanni
PEM Fellowship Director; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Mary A. Hegenbarth
Pediatric Emergency Physician; Medical Director of the ED PAWS (Pediatric Acute Wound/Sedation) Service; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
James R. Hubbard
Children's Mercy Urgent Care East; Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Leslie A. Hueschen
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician; Children's Mercy Main Emergency Department; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Sharon G. Humiston
Children's Mercy Urgent Care-Northland; Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Pholaphat Charlie  Inboriboon
Children's Mercy Emergency Department; Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Jami T. Jackson
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician; Children's Mercy Main Emergency Department; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Ryan C. Jacobsen
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Chelsea D. Johnson
Director, Staffing and Scheduling; Children's Mercy South Emergency Department; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Jennifer K. Johnson
Medical Director, Urgent Care Blue Valley; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Timothy D. Johnson
Medical Director, Children's Mercy Pediatric Care Network; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Warren C. Johnson III
Children's Mercy South Emergency Department; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Juhi  Kangas
Children's Mercy Urgent Care Blue Valley; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Stephanie A. Karnik
Children's Mercy South Emergency Department; Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
James C. Kelly
Director of Emergency Ultrasound, APN Coordinator; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Christopher S. Kennedy
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City, School of Medicine
Kristi L. Kinder
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Amanda R. Knapp
Children's Mercy South Emergency Department; Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Carlito C. Laude
Children's Mercy Urgent Care-Northland; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Veronica N. Lawrence
Children's Mercy South Emergency Department; Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Tamra L. Lemley
Children's Mercy South Emergency Department; Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Keith I. Linas
Director of Minor Care, Children's Mercy South Emergency Department; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Valerie L. McDougall-Kestner
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Jennifer A. McKinsey
Children's Mercy Urgent Care Blue Valley
Jeffrey G. Michael
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Rotation Director; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Melissa K. Miller
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Tracey L. Miller
Children's Mercy South Emergency Department
Mary E. Moffatt
Program Director, Child Abuse Pediatrics Fellowship; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Amanda G. Montalbano
Children's Mercy Urgent Care East; Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Emily J. Montgomery
Children's Mercy Urgent Care Blue Valley; Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Michael J. Moran
Medical Director, Northland Urgent Care; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Thomas H. Olson
Children's Mercy South Emergency Department
Lauren E. Olson Klontz
Children's Mercy South Emergency Department; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Aimy T. Patel
Children's Mercy Urgent Care-Northland; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Lina M. Patel
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Associate Program Director; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Tamara L. Peterson
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Thuylinh N. Pham
Children�s Mercy Urgent Care East; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Diane M. Plantz
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Amy M. Prince
Children's Mercy South Emergency Department; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Kiran V. Raman
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Kimberly A. Randell
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Robert D. Schremmer
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Katherine B. Schukai
Children's Mercy Urgent Care Blue Valley; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Nirav J. Shastri
Director of Scholarly Activity and Director of Information Technology, Children's Mercy South Emergency Department; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Lance K. Shipman
Children's Mercy South Emergency Department; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Elisa S. Silverstein
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Kelly A. Sinclair
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Robert B. Sturdevant
Director, Medical Informatics Urgent Care; Urgent Care Blue Valley; Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Celeste A. Tarantino
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician; Associate Program Director of Pediatric Residency Program; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Michelle  VanDoren
General Pediatrician, Children's Mercy Urgent Care-Northland; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Irene R. Walsh
Director of South PAWS; Children's Mercy South Emergency Department; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Catherine O. Watts
Children's Mercy Urgent Care-Northland; Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Jennifer L. Watts
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Sarah M. Weston
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician; Children's Mercy Main Emergency Department; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

 

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