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About Dr. Louis H Wetzel

Dr. Louis H Wetzel, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Kansas City, KS. He has 36 years of experience. His specialties include Diagnostic Radiology and Radiology. Dr. Wetzel is affiliated with Ellett Memorial Hospital and Menorah Medical Center. Dr. Wetzel has received 1 award. He speaks English.

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Primary Address

University Of Kansas Medical Center

3901 Rainbow Blvd
Kansas City, KS 66160
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Specialties

Dr. Louis H Wetzel has the following 2 specialties

  • Diagnostic Radiology

    Radiologists help doctors get a closer look at what’s happening inside your body. If your primary care doctor wants to investigate your symptoms further, they may refer you to a radiologist to get an ultrasound or x-ray. Some radiologists specialize in mammography and breast imaging, which is who you see when you need a mammogram. A Radiologist can also determine if bones are broken or fractured after any kind of accident.
    Radiologists are trained to perform MRIs and CT scans, both of which are used to determine the presence of diseases or disorders and help your doctor properly diagnose you. They can detect anything from tumors, bleeding and infections to bone and muscle disorders.

  • Radiology

    A radiologist is a physician who specializes in the use of medical imaging to diagnose and treat illnesses or injuries in patients.
    The different types of medical imaging are X-ray, computed tomography (CT) scans, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound, and nuclear medicine.
    Radiologists are experts in these different types of tests and can advise a primary care doctor on which test is most appropriate in a specific case. These doctors also assist primary care doctors in analyzing the images produced by these tests in order to determine next steps necessary for treatment.

  • Expertise

    7 Expertise

  • Radiology
  • X-Ray
  • Ultrasound
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease (Autosomal Dominant)
  • MRI
  • PET Scan
  • CT Scan

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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Wetzel is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    36 Years Experience

  • University Of Kansas School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1982

  • University Of Kansas Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Louis H Wetzel accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
    • Cigna MISSOURI NET - NET POS Seamless
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry MO PPO
    • CoventryOne PPO Network
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

University Of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, KS
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