Kansas Down Syndrome Medical Care Centers


There are currently 2 Down syndrome medical care centers in Kansas:


Adults with Down Syndrome Specialty Clinic – Kansas City

Affiliation: University of Kansas Medical Center, Dept. of Family Medicine
Summary: This clinic cares for adults with Down syndrome and their families. We have all the resources available at an academic medical center. Each patient is seen by the nurse practitioner and a dietitian. Other services such as a physican or a mental health nurse practitioner are available within the department. Free legal services are also available to our patients. We can provide primary care or consultative service.
Ages Served: 15 and older
Hours and Days of Operation: Mondays and Tuesdays, and with the dietitian once a month. Other appointments available as needed. Home visits are offered if coming to campus creates a hardship.
Address: The University of Kansas Medical Center, Department of Family Medicine, 3901 Rainbow Blvd., Kansas City, KS 66160
Website: www.kumc.edu/school-of-medicine/family-medicine/for-patients/services/adults-with-downs.html
Email: mpeterso@kumc.edu
Appointments: 913-588-1915
General Phone Number: 913-588-1908
Clinical Director: Moya Peterson, PhD, APRN
Services provided:
Behavioral MD
Psychologist
Nutritionist
Physical Therapist
Occupational Therapist
Family Practitioner
Apraxia Specialist
Speech and Language Pathologist
Audiologist
Social Worker
Education/Inclusion Specialist
Nurse Practitioner
Genetic Counselor
Clinical Care Coordinator
Geneticist/Pediatrician
Year Established: 2009
Patients with Down Syndrome Seen Annually: 75; we have served 150-175 patients since establishing the clinic
Length of Waitlist: None
Medicaid Accepted? Yes
Insurance accepted? Yes

Children’s Mercy Down Syndrome Clinic – Kansas City

Affiliation: Children’s Mercy Hospital
Summary: The mission of this multidisciplinary clinic is to improve the quality of life of individuals with Down syndrome by providing a coordinated medical program that addresses the needs of children with Down syndrome as well as offers support and education to their families.
Ages Served: Birth – 18 years
Hours and Days of Operation: All appointments start at 8:00am and last for 4 hours, clinic in Kansas City is held every Wednesday and clinic in Overland Park, KS is held every Friday.
Address: 5520 College Blvd, Overland Park, KS 66211
Website: www.childrensmercy.org/downsyndrome
Email: downsyndromeclinic@cmh.edu
Phone Number: 816-960-2856
Clinical Director: Nasreen Talib, MD, MPH
Services provided:

Adolescent Medicine Physician
Behavioral MD
Psychologist
Nutritionist
Physical Therapist
Occupational Therapist
 Feeding Therapist

Internal Medicine/Pediatrics physician
Family Practitioner
Apraxia Specialist
Speech and Language Pathologist
Audiologist
Social Worker

Education/Inclusion Specialist
Nurse Practitioner
Genetic Counselor
Clinical Care Coordinator
Geneticist/Pediatrician
Year Established: 1989
Patients with Down Syndrome Seen Annually: 400+
Length of Waitlist: N/A
Medicaid Accepted? Yes
Insurance accepted? Yes

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