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About Research Neurology Associates

The physicians of Research Neurology Associates are your community doctors, serving Kansas City and the surrounding areas in Lee's Summit, Belton and Cass County. 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.

Research Neurology Associates is part of the HCA Midwest Physicians network in Kansas City. We are affiliated with Research Medical Center as well as the hospitals of HCA Midwest Health.

Please call (816) 756-2651 to schedule an appointment. For cancelations, please provide a 24-hour notice.

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Iftekhar Ahmed, MD

Iftekhar Ahmed, MD

Dr. Ahmed is a leader in Stroke/TIA care. He is the medical director of The Stroke Care Center at Research Medical Center. The hospital recently received Get With The Guidelines(tm) recognition for excellence in stroke care. Dr. Ahmed in conjunction with Research Medical Center, initiated a 24-hour TIA Clinic at the hospital. Dr. Ahmed was recognized recently by an international society of neurologists in Nice, France and was invited to present...   More


Kyle Carpenter, DO

Kyle Carpenter, DO
Kyle Carpenter, DO, is a fellowship-trained neurologist with Research Neurology Associates. Dr. Carpenter is affiliated with Research Medical Center and serves patients throughout the Kansas City, Mo. metro area. He has specialized clinical interests in subarachnoid hemorrhage, intracerebral hemorrhage and ischemic strokes. Prior to joining the practice, Dr. Carpenter completed his fellowship in neurocritical care. Over the course of his training...   More


Jennifer Chester, NP

Jennifer Chester, NP
Jennifer (Parreira) Chester, RN MSN FNP-BC, obtained her undergraduate nursing degree from Creighton University in Omaha, NE and her Master’s degree and Family Nurse Practitioner Degree from Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY. She has completed a Neurovascular Fellowship through the University of Arizona. Jennifer is adjunct faculty at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, IL for the online RN to BSN program and FNP Program. She is a member...   More


Cynthia Costa, MD

Cynthia Costa, MD
Dr. Cynthia (Cindy) Costa is a vascular stroke fellowship-trained neurologist with Research Neurology Associates focusing on stroke, complicated vascular, concussion, general neurology, and headache. Affiliated with Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Dr. Costa has specialized expertise in vascular neurology, evidence-based medicine, and stroke. Over the course of her training, she was a member of the Education committee in residency, received...   More


Shannon Kohake, MD

Shannon Kohake, MD

Dr. Shannon Kohake obtained her medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine. At the University of Cincinnati, she completed a fellowship in vascular neurology, a residency in adult neurology and an internship in internal medicine. Dr. Kohake has been recognized with the Spirit Award, the American Academy of Neurology Scholarship, the American Neurological Association Scholarship, and the Neurology Residents Scholar Program Scholarship...   More





Office hours at Research Neurology Associates

Mon-Fri 8-4:30, Sat-Sun Closed

Map and Locations

Research Neurology Associates

2330 East Meyer Blvd, #401
Kansas CityMO 64132

Fax: (816) 756-2655

Research Neurology Associates Belton Location

17065 S 71 Hwy
BeltonMO 64012

Fax: (816) 756-2655

Research Neurology Associates Harrisonville Location

2820 E. Rock Haven Rd
HarrisonvilleMO 64701