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Quick Facts

  • Accepted Insurance

  • Multiplan
  • First Health
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Aetna
  • United Healthcare

Specialties

1 specialty

  • Urology

    A urologist is a physician who specializes in diagnosing and treating conditions affecting the male reproductive system, as well as the urinary tracts of both males and females.
    These doctors cover the kidneys, ureter, urinary bladder, adrenal glands, urethra, and the male reproductive organs which include the testes, epididymis, vas deferens, seminal vesicles, prostate and penis. Some common disorders that urologists treat are urinary tract infections (UTI), stress incontinence, benign prostatic hyperplasia, kidney stones, erectile dysfunction, kidney cancer, prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and cystitis. These urological specialists also perform vasectomies and vasectomy reversals.

Ratings & Comments

80 ratings with 16 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Midwest Urology Center when asked is excellent. Midwest Urology Center has been reviewed by 80 patients. The rating is 4.4 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Midwest Urology Center as provided by patient reviews is 16 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Midwest Urology Center is affiliated with the following hospitals

  • Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City Kansas City, MO 64111
  • Anderson County Hospital Garnett, KS 66032
  • St. Luke's East Lee's Summit Hospital Lees Summit, MO 64086
  • St Mary's Medical Center Blue Springs, MO 64014
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • University Of Kansas School Of Medicine
  • University Of Missouri Columbia School Of Medicine
  • University Of Iowa Roy J And Lucille A Carver College Of Medicine
  • University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences College Of Medicine
  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Midwest Urology Center is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Independence, MO.

  • Midwest Urology & Radiation Oncoloyg Inc.

    Group Practice

    Independence, MO

  • Independence Pediatrics

    Group Practice

    Independence, MO

  • Kcumb Physician Associates

    Group Practice

    Independence, MO

Information About Group Practices

What is a Group Practice?

According to The Medical Group Management Association, a group practice is any relationship between three or more physicians who share facilities, expenses, profits and other resources like support staff and equipment. Group practices tend to fall into two categories: those that organize around a particular medical specialty and those that encompass several specialties like East Boston Neighborhood Health that specializes in internal medicine

Why Group Practice?

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

Benefits of Group Practice

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.