About Centerpoint Internal Medicine
The physicians of Centerpoint Internal Medicine are your community doctors, serving Independence and the surrounding areas in Eastern Jackson counties. With more than 50 years of combined experience our physicians are making sure you and your family have close-by access to quality healthcare from doctors you know and trust.
Please call (816) 795-9595 to schedule an appointment. For cancelations, please provide a 24-hour notice.
As part of our commitment to providing quality healthcare, we have a fully integrated electronic medical record system allowing our physicians access to patient information 24/7, even during emergencies. Additionally, we are able to send e-prescriptions directly to participating pharmacies.
Rutendo is a graduate from the University of St Mary's in Leavenworth Kansas where she obtained a BSN in nursing and of Research College of nursing for a Masters in Adult/Geriatric NP. She worked as an Ortho-neuro-trauma registered nurse for a couple of years at Research Medical Center before pursuing her Master's degree in nursing. She brings with her a wealth of experience as a passionate and competent nurse practitioner whose drive is to provide... More
Pamela Maben, MD
Dr. Maben received her medical degree from the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas and completed her residency at the University of Kansas Wichita. She is board-certified in Internal Medicine with added qualifications in geriatric medicine. She is a member of AMA, Metropolitan Medical Society, and the American College of Physicians. More
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