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Adult rheumatology providers

If you have commercial insurance, Medicare and Medicaid managed care plans or other state Medicaid insurance programs, you should ask about a list of in-network providers. If you currently have no insurance, you may be eligible for coverage through the Affordable Care Act. Go to Please ask to speak with a staff member if you would like help.


Allergy and Rheumatology Clinic of Kansas City
James Anderson, MD (Not accepting new patients as of 6/15/22.)
Aruna Baratham, MD
Nancy Olson, MD
Mary Jacobson, MD
8401 West 125th St.
Overland Park, KS 66213
(913) 338-3222
Outreach clinic:

  • Heartland Health Care Clinic
    Aruna Baratham, MD
    511 N.E. 10th St.
    Abilene, KS 67410
    (785) 263-7190

Arthritis Specialists of Greater Kansas City
Arnold Katz, MD
Stephen Ruhlman, MD
10550 Quivira Road, Suite 320
Overland Park, KS 66215
(913) 888-3231
Outreach clinics:

  • Atchison Hospital
    Stephen Ruhlman, MD
  • Liberty Hospital
    Arnold Katz, MD

*Infusions done at Infusion Express in Overland Park, Kan.
*Does not except Medicaid.

Mid-America Rheumatology Consultants
Carrie Mihordin, DO (Not accepting new patients as of 6/17/22.)
Sarah Vodopest, MD (Not accepting new patients.)
Robyn Moran, DO (Accepting new patients.)
Jonathan Amos, MD (Accepting new patients.)
5701 W. 119th St., Suite 209
Overland Park, KS 66209
(913) 661-9980

University of Kansas Medical Center - Rhematology
Mehrdad Maz, MD
Jason M. Springer, MD
John D. Martinez, MD
Paul S. Schmidt, MD
Megan Krause, MD
Pooja Bhadbhade, DO
Ghaith Noaiseh,MD
Kimberly P. Liang, MD
Michael J Lopker, MD
3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, KS 66160
The University of Kansas Hospital
4000 Cambridge St.
Kansas City, KS 66160
South Kansas City Medical Pavilion
1000 East 101st Terrace
Kansas City, MO 64131
(913) 588-3402
*Infusions at satellite location:

  • 1000 E. 101st Terrace
    Kansas City, MO 64131

*Accepts Kansas Medicaid.

Arthritis and Rheumatology Clinic of Kansas (ARCK)
Timothy Shaver, MD
Melanie Rohr, MD
Maya Estephan, MD
Shadi Shahouri, MD
Rawaa Ebrahem MD
1921 N. Webb Road
Wichita, KS 67206
(316) 612-4815
*Accepts Kansas Medicaid.


Carondelet Rheumatology

Mark Box, MD
Lyla Masters, APRN
1010 Carondelet Drive, Suite 224A
Kansas City, MO 64114
(913) 563-6644
*Accept some forms of Medicaid.

Cass Regional Medical Center
Kevin Latinis, MD
Gina Accurso-Lee, MSN, APRN

2800 E. Rock Haven Road
Harrisonville, MO 64701
(816) 887-0331
Outreach clinics:

  • Appleton City, Mo.
  • Garnett, Kan.
  • Holton, Kan.

*Accepts Missouri Medicaid.

Kansas City Physician Partner - The Center for Rheumatic Disease (private practice within St. Luke’s)
Ann Warner, MD
Kent Huston, MD
Michael Smith, MD
Kalista Engelman, DO (speaks Spanish)
Julian Magadan, MD (speaks Spanish)
Tina Shah, MD
Jeremy Sharp, MD
Zachary Jacobs, MD
Christopher Koenig, MD
Neha Patel, MD
Travis Sifers, MD
Jennifer Kendall, MD
Jaclyn Gill, PA
Patti Lee, NP
Erica Lathon, NP
4330 Wornall, Suite 40
Kansas City, MO 64111
500 N.E. 291 Highway
Lee's Summit, MO 64086
8350 N. St. Clair, Suite 100
Kansas City, MO 64151
17795 W. 106th St., Suite 102
Olathe, KS 66061
12850 Metcalf Ave., Suite 220
Overland Park, KS 66213
(816) 531-0930
*Does not accept Missouri Medicaid.

Mosaic Life Care - Rheumatology Care
Wendell Bronson, DO (speaks Spanish)
Emily Larson, DO
802 N. Riverside, Suite 140
St. Joseph, MO 64507
(816) 271-7979
*Additional locations:

  • Cameron, Mo.
  • Bethany, Mo.

*Accepts Missouri Medicaid.

Rheumatology Specialists of Kansas City
Cameron Jones, MD
450 E. 4th St., Suite 200
Kansas City, MO 64014
(816) 753-5736 

University Health Truman Medical Center - Internal Medicine
Amr Edrees, MD
David John, MD
Sarah Ifteqar, MD
Gray Clinic
2301 Holmes
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 404-1075 or (816) 404-4048
*Accepts Missouri Medicaid.

Children’s Mercy provides this list of possible resources as a courtesy. The list is not complete. Children’s Mercy does not endorse or recommend the providers, associated organizations or services provided. We are not responsible for individual outcomes or experiences. Children’s Mercy is also not responsible for deciding whether the providers listed are in-network with your current insurance carrier.

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Updated: 7/2022