About Family Health Specialists of Lee's Summit
The physicians at Family Health Specialists of Lee's Summit are your community doctors, serving Lee's Summit and the surrounding areas in Jackson and Cass counties. Our office is conveniently located on the campus of Lee's Summit Medical Center. We are pleased to feature five board certified family physicians and one nurse practitioner to partner with you in your health care needs.
We provide general primary care medical services for children and adults, hospital care, and nursing home care. Our staff is trained to assist us in all aspects of treatment and look forward to serving you and your family.
Family Health Specialists of Lee's Summit is part of the HCA Midwest Physicians network in Kansas City. We are affiliated with Lee's Summit Medical Center as well as the hospitals of HCA Midwest Health.
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.
Please call (816) 524-8488 to schedule an appointment. For cancelations, please provide a 24-hour notice.
Dr. Bessey received her bachelor's degree in Biology from University of California, San Diego. She attended medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, while also obtaining an MBA from Rockhurst University. Dr. Bessey completed her residency in Family and Integrative Medicine at Goppert Trinity. She believes in treating each patient as an individual and caring for the whole person. She practices traditional, osteopathic... More
Dr. Bessey obtained his bachelor's degree from Baker University. He received his medical degree from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences and completed his family medicine residency at Goppert Trinity, where he also obtained a fellowship in integrative medicine. Dr. Bessey believes in promoting wellness in addition to treating illness. He believes in patient education and strong physician/patient communication and truly enjoys caring... More
Rachel Hailey, MD
Dr. Rachel Hailey obtained her medical degree from the University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Medicine and has been practicing medicine since 2001. She is board-certified. She is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Missouri Academy of Family Physicians, and the American Medical Association. Dr. Hailey's professional interests include women's health issues such as colposcopy, joint injections, and minor surgeries. She ... More
Valerie Jones, FNP-C
Valerie Jones, MS, MSN, FNP, is a skilled family nurse practitioner committed to offering the highest level of professionalism to her patients, and partnering with them in their healthcare experience. Valerie has a background in nursing that spans more than 30 years and experience in hospital, clinic and even school nursing environments. With a focus on patient education and preventive care, Valerie provides a wide range of primary care services ... More
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