About Midwest Women's Healthcare Specialists
Midwest Women's Healthcare Specialists has provided a comprehensive array of women's health services at the same location for half a century. The physicians merged into the current large partnership years ago and their service area now extends from Jackson County to Clay and Cass Counties along the 71 Hwy corridor. We offer five convenient office locations and new patients are always welcome.
Unique services that the fourteen practitioners provide include: obstetrics and gynecology, fertility assistance including in-vitro fertilization (IVF) at the fertility clinic of Dr. Gregory Starks, advanced risk pregnancy care, modern and laparoscopic surgical techniques, birthing center concept and midwifery services for low risk maternity care at Midwest Midwifery, ultrasound services, and urogynecology.
For more information about fertility options (IVF) and the Fertility Clinic of Dr. Gregory Starks visit these websites at: Fertility and Family Planning at Research Medical Center, fertilitysuccessrates.com, fertilityjourney.com, or resolve.org.
Please call (816) 444-6888 to schedule an appointment. For cancelations, please provide a 24-hour notice.
Stanley Anderson, MD
Dr. Stanley Anderson obtained his medical degree from and completed his residency at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. He has served as the faculty preceptor at the Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine and performed as the senior Ob/Gyn at Carilion Medical Group in Christianburg, Virginia. Dr. Anderson is affiliated with Research Medical Center. More
Amber Bledsoe, MD
Amber Bledsoe, MD, is an obstetrician/gynecologist with Midwest Womens Healthcare Specialists in Kansas City, Missouri. Dr. Bledsoe earned her medical degree at the University of Kansas School of Medicine and completed her residency training at the University of Oklahoma. More
Meredith Levine, MD
Dr. Meredith Levine obtained her medical degree from the AUC School of Medicine (St. Maarten) and completed a residency at Research Family Practice. Dr. Levine has been honored by the University of Miami as a Merrick Academic Scholar and is an inductee of Alpha Epsilon Delta premedical honor society. She is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Medical Association, and the Missouri State Medical Association. Dr. Levine... More
Katie Lorand, CNM
Katie Lorand has been a nurse-midwife since 1997 and has practiced midwifery in several different types of settings in four different states. Having seen and experienced many different approaches to pregnancy and childbirth, she believes strongly in the ability of women and their families to make good choices about their childbearing options when given complete and accurate information, and she is committed to supporting women in their choices. She... More
Sheila Roth, CNM
Sheila has been a Certified Nurse-Midwife since 1994 and celebrated her 1,000th birth in 2005. She received her midwifery training from San Jose University and has worked in the Missouri and Greater Metropolitan Kansas City area since that time. With an emphasis on nutrition, Sheila encourages a holistic approach and informed decision making in one's healthcare choices. She is a member of APPPAH and serves on the FIMR Board in the Kansas City area... More
Gregory Starks, MD
Dr. Starks is the Director of the Advanced Reproductive Medicine (ART) program at Research Medical Center and specializes in reproductive disorders and the diagnosis and treatment of infertility. The treatment includes Advanced Reproductive Techniques such as IVF/ICSI with the latest advances in the field. He is a clinical professor for the area's teaching institutions and is a noted lecturer concerning the subjects of infertility and reproductive... More
Bradley Sullivan, MD
Dr. Sullivan serves as president of Midwest Womens Healthcare and has been in practice for more than 25 years. He is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and chairman of Research Medical Center's department of obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Sullivan is a member of the American Medical Association, the Missouri State Medical Society and a past president of the Kansas City Gynecology Society. More
Diane Utz, CNM
I have been proud to serve the women of the Kansas City area since 2008, providing care for those at all ages and stages of life, helping them to achieve their health and wellness goals. As a board-certified nurse midwife, I deliver a full range of services including wellness care for women of all ages, prenatal care, care and management during labor and delivery, post-partum care, lactation support, and birth control education and management. In ... More
Rebecca Wayman, MD
Rebecca Wayman, MD, is a board-eligible OB/GYN with broad experience in low-risk and high-risk pregnancy situations, general gynecology and infertility treatments. Dr. Wayman is relocating to the Kansas City area from Alaska, bringing to her patients a commitment to offering them choices in their care, a willingness to accommodate medicalized or natural births, and sound clinical judgment. She has solid clinical experience in abdominal, vaginal, and... More
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