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Adult sickle cell 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.

Research Medical Center Midwest Cancer Care Physicians
Dr. Suman Kambhampati

Dr. Frank Slovick
Dr. Jaswinder Singh
For referrals contact: Stephanie (intake coordinator)
2316 E Meyer Blvd., 1 West
Kansas City, MO 64132
(816) 276-9045

The University of Kansas Cancer Center in Overland Park
Dr. Gregory Crane
Dr. Stuart Hinton
Dr. Benjamin Powers
Dr. Richard Mckittick
Dr. Elizabeth Ng
Dr. Marc Hoffmann
Dr. Manana Aela

Dr. Laknish Chintala
Dr. Brian Osgood
12200 W. 110th St.
Overland Park, KS 66210
(913) 588-3671 (for future patients)

The University of Kansas Cancer Center in Kansas City, Missouri
Dr. Christopher Sirridge
Dr. David Earnst
Dr. Venkatadri Beeki
Dr. Jeremy Flanagan
Dr. Robert Pluenneke
Dr. Maureen Scheehan
Dr. Marci Allen
8700 N. Green Hills Road
Kansas City, MO 64154
(913) 574-2520

The University of Kansas Cancer Center in Lee’s Summit
Dr. Lakshmi Chintala
Dr. Brian Osgood
Dr. Manana Elia
4881 N.E. Goodview Circle
Lee’s Summit, MO 64064
(913) 574-2350

The University of Kansas Cancer Center in North Kansas City
Dr. Robert Pluenneke
Dr. Jeremy Flanagan
Dr. Maureen Sheehan
Dr. Vankatadri Beeki
Dr. David Earnst
Dr. Deetti Elli
Dr. Christopher Sirridge
2750 Clay Edwards Drive, 2nd floor
North Kansas City, MO 64116
(913) 574-1050

The University of Kansas Cancer Center West
Dr. Vinay Raja
Dr. Penelope Harris
Christina Schmidt, APN
8919 Parallel Parkway, Suite 326
Kansas City, KS 66112
(913) 574-2620

Swope Health Central
Dr. Ratnesh Kumar
Dr. Otis Latimer
Ellen Ekuase, NP
Daniel Gillen, NP
Maurice Fleming, NP
Chelsea Phelps, NP
3801 Blue Parkway
Kansas City, MO 64130
(816) 923-5800

Belton Regional Medical Center
17065 S. 71 Highway
Belton, MO 64012
(816) 922-1050

KU Medical Center - Primary Care Office
Sydney Sampleton - Scheduler
Primary provider for sickle cell patients.
(913) 588-1908
*Must see before referred to hematologist.

KU Medical Center - Hematology
Dr. Yacoub - Attending hematology fellows
2330 Shawnee Mission Parkway
Westwood, KS 66205
(913) 945-5989
*They see complex patients - need referral from KU primary care.

Community Cancer Center - KU Outreach (next to Providence Medical Center)
Dr. Vinay Raja
*Doctor to doctor referral process only.
*Must see KU primary provider first.

University Health Truman Medical Center – Sickle Cell
Donna McCurry, FNP
Michael Ofokansi, APRN, FNP
Carol Stanford, MD, Internal Medicine, Medical Director
2301 Holmes
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 404-4290

Lee’s Summit Medical Center - Centerpoint
Dr. Robert Talley
Dr. Aruna Rokkam
Dr. Kareem Syed
Dr. Mozayem Mohammad
2000 S.E. Blue Parkway, Suite 165
Lee’s Summit, MO 64063
(816) 698-8290

Centerpoint Medical Center
Dr. Aruna Rokkam
Dr. Robert Talley
Dr. Mozayem Mohammad
Charlene Simms, APN
Trisha Cockerer, APN
Christina Lavery, APN
3889 S. Jackson Road
Independence, MO 64057
(816) 698-8290

Olathe Cancer Care, PA
Dr. Lary Corum
Dr. David Lee
20375 W 151st St., Suite 208
Olathe, KS 66061
(913) 780-4000

Sarah Cannon Cancer Center - Research Medical
Dr. Jaswinder Singh
2316 E. Meyer Blvd., 1 West
Kansas City, MO 64132
(816) 276-4700

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