Call us at (816) 276-7600. We're located at 6675 Holmes Road in suite 360. Take an online tour!
Since 1974, Goppert-Trinity Family Care Center has served Kansas City families from its location at Research Medical Center Brookside Campus. Thousands of patients depend on Goppert-Trinity each year to meet their family's healthcare needs. In addition, we’re leading the way into the future of family medicine with our post-graduate Residency Program. This three-year program trains physicians in the specialty of family medicine by allowing them to work with experienced family physicians.
Goppert-Trinity family physicians are committed to providing quality healthcare for patients of all ages. From prenatal care to the care of older adults, we are well trained to serve your entire family. We offer:
- Newborn Care
- Adult Care
- Care of Older Adults, including nursing home services
- Licensed social worker on site
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.
Goppert Express Clinic
Walk-In Hours Now Available!
Monday - Friday, 8:15 am to 4:45 p.m. in Suite 360
Walk-in patients are seen in the order that they arrive. More complicated symptoms should schedule an appointment to see a physician. Please call (816) 276-7600 to schedule an appointment.
- Sore Throat
- Sports Physical
- Urinary Tract Infection
- Ear Wax Removal
- Pink Eye
- Sinus Headache
- Heart Burn
- Chicken Pox
- Cold Sore
- Canker Sore
- TB Skin Test
- Tetanus Shot
- Hepatitis Shot
- Bug Bite/Sting
- Poison Ivy
Information, Hours & Directions
Goppert-Trinity Family Care Center accepts ALL major health insurance plans in the Kansas City area. *
Please call (816) 276-7600 to schedule an appointment. Same-day appointments are offered.
At Goppert-Trinity we realize that it isn't always easy to work around your daytime schedule. That's why we offer extended hours - to better meet your needs. We hope that you will "Let our family care for your family."
Monday through Thursday | 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Friday | 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday | 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Sunday | Closed
After hours, please call (816) 276-7600 and our answering service will inform you how to reach a physician on call. Please be considerate of the time of day you call for non-urgent questions.
Goppert-Trinity Family Care Center
6675 Holmes, Suite 360
Kansas City, MO 64131
Our board-certified family physicians provide direct patient care and serve as faculty for our physicians in training. Our resident physicians are selected from among the best graduates of approved medical schools. In both the clinic and the hospital, supervising faculty physicians provide oversight for residents caring for patients. Resident physicians are assigned patients that they follow as they progress through their three years of training. Research has shown that patients at teaching hospitals receive the highest level of care.
Kavitha Arabindoo, MD
Dr. Kavitha Arabindoo obtained her medical degree from Chenai (Madras) Medical College and completed her residency at the Wesley Family Medicine Residency Program. She is board-certified in family medicine and has completed a Teaching and Learning Fellowship. Her professional interests include management of chronic illnesses, Intensive Care Unit care, delivering babies and outpatient procedures.
Amber Botros, DO
Dr. Amber Botros obtained her medical degree from the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences and completed a residency in family medicine at Research Medical Center. She served as OB liaison, medical student liaison, and Patient Care Commission Resident Representative while in residency. She is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Osteopathic Association, the Missouri Academy of Family Physicians and the Kansas Academy of Family Physicians. She has been honored as Resident Teacher of the Year and by the Kansas Osteopathic Service Scholarship. Her special interests include women's healthcare, obstetrics and adolescent/pediatric medicine.
Andrew Bukaty, DO
Dr. Andrew Bukaty obtained his medical degree from the Kansas City University of Medicine & BioSciences. He is board-certified in family practice.
Nicholas Comninellis, MD
Dr. Nicholas Comninellis obtained his medical degree from the University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Medicine and completed a residency at the University of Texas. He is board-certified in family practice.
Jennifer Frost, MD
Dr. Jennifer Frost obtained her medical degree from Brown University School of Medicine and completed her residency at the University of New Mexico Family Medicine Residency program. She is board-certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and has completed a fellowship in obstetrics at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center. Her professional areas of interest include women's health and obstetrics colposcopy.
Jennifer Kelley, MD
Dr. Jennifer Kelly obtained her medical degree from Creighton University and completed her residency at Trinity Lutheran Family Medicine. She is board-certified by the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Sandra Lepinski, MD
Dr. Sandra Lepinski obtained her medical degree from the University of Arizona College of Medicine and completed her post-graduate training at the Affiliate University of Wisconsin. She has been with the Baptist Residency Program since January 1993. She spent more than six years assisting with general surgeries and delivering babies before moving to Kansas City. Her professional interests include women's health issues, obstetrical care and pediatrics.
Shari Ommen, MD
Dr. Shari Ommen obtained her medical degree from the University of Missouri School of Medicine and completed her residnecy at the St. Mary's/TLH Family Practice Residency Program. She is board-certified in family medicine.
Gazala Parvin, MD
Dr. Gazala Parvin obtained her medical degree from VSS Medical College in India. She completed her residency in family medicine at the Research Family Medicine Residency program. Dr. Parvin completed her two-year fellowship in integrative medicine at the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine under Andrew Weil, MD. She is board-certified in family medicine.
Donald Philgreen, MD
Dr. Don Philgreen obtained his medical degree from the University of Chicago School of Medicine and is board-certified in family medicine. His professional areas of interest include obstetrics and gynecology. He was recently honored by the Missouri Academy of Family Physicians as the Missouri Family Physician of the Year and was considered as one of 6 finalists for National Family Physician of the Year.
Lawrence Rues, MD
Dr. Larry Rues obtained his medical degree from the Unversity of Missouri, Kansas City and completed his residency at Baptist Lutheran Medical Center. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians and has a certificate in geriatrics. Dr. Rues has remained with Research Medical Center for the duration of his medical career. He has been a Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at UMKC and has served as president of the Southwest Clinical Society, the Metropolitan Medical Society Kansas City, the Missouri Academy of Family Physicians and the Baptist Medical Center Medical Staff. He has served on the board of directors for Baptist-Lutheran Medical Center, Research College of Nursing and Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Kansas City. He currently performs as Rockhurst University Health Clinic Director and as Audio Tape Associate Editor, Home Study Series for AAFP. He has served as delegate to the House of Delegates in both the Medical Schools Section and the Organized Medical Staff Section and as Alt Delegate to the AAFP's conference of Delegates. He has been honored with the Herb Virden, MD Distinguished Physician Award and the Humanitarian Award.
Stephen Salanski, MD
Dr. Stephen Salanski obtained his medical degree from the University of Missouri, Columbia School of Medicine. He completed his residency at the Goppert Family Practice Residency Program. Dr. Salanski spent more than twelve eyars as a family physician in Lee's Summit before returning to the Goppert Family Practice Residency Program, serving as Associate Director for four years and currently as the Program Director. Dr. Salanski's interests include quality improvement projects in areas including chronic illness care (such as diabetes and asthma). He has produced an AAFP audiotape CME program called "Preventive Care of Type II Diabetes" in conjunction with Dr. Larry Rues. With Dr. Mark Lee, he developed and performed a seminar in 2003 entitled "Treadmill Testing for the Family Physician," currently in the curriculum at the NCFPR. He is an active ACLS instructor and periodically reviews "code blues" with the residents. He has also provided additional training in End-of-Life Care and Medical Ethics. Dr. Salanski served as president of the medical staff at Baptist Lutheran Medical Center and as a chairperson on several committees including ethics and peer review. In April of 2006, the inpatient services at Baptist Lutheran were transitioned to Research Medical Center, and Dr. Salanski now serves on the Medical Executive Committee, Patient Care Commission and the Ethics Committee there. He also serves as co-chair of the Center for Practical Bioethics Ethics Committee Consortium, which includes representatives of ethics committees from most Kansas City area hospitals, and he works with the Kansas City Quality Improvement Consortium which has written several chronic illness guidelines for use throughout the Kansas City medical community. He also serves on the Lee's Summit Health Education Advisory Board.
Anne Sly, MD
Dr. Anne Sly obtained her medical degree from the University of Missouri, Kansas City. She completed residencies at Pitt County Hospital, Truman Medical Center East, and Truman Medical Center West. She is board-certified by the American Board of Family Practice, the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Geriatrics. Her professional areas of interest incldue geriatrics, hospitalist care and diabetes care, and she has been in family residency teaching for more than twelve years.
Warren Stark, DO
Dr. Warren Stark obtained his medical degree from the Kirksville College of Osteopatchic Medicine and completed his residency at the University of Missouri, Columbia. He is board-eligible in psychiatry and has completed mini-fellowships in seizure disorders. His professional interests include psychopharmacology.
Mark Suenram, MD
Dr. Mark Suenram obtained his medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Dr. Suenram has been honored by both the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and the Mead Johnson Award for Graduate Education in Family Medicine. After eleven years of practicing family medicine in Lee's Summit, he joined the Goppert residency program in 1992.
Terry Suppes, DO
Dr. Terry Suppes obtained his medical degree from the University of Health Sciences -- College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his residency at the Trinity Lutheran Family Medicine Residency Program. He is board-certified in family medicine and geriatrics and holds a bachelor's degree in pharmacy.
Samuel Teferra, MD
Dr. Samuel Teferra obtained his medical degree from Addis Ababa University and completed his residency at the Flower Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program. He is board-certified in family medicine.
Jon Welsh, MD
Dr. Jon Welsh obtained his medical degree from the University of Missouri, Columbia and completed his residency at Goppert/Baptist Lutheran Medical Center. He was in private practice for eight years prior to joining the faculty at the Goppert-Trinity Residency Program. His professional interests include doctor-patient relationships and the psycho-social aspects of medicine.
Julie Wood, MD
Dr. Julie Wood obtained her medical degree from the University of Missouri, Kansas City and completed her residency at Via Christi St. Francis. She spent several years at her busy hometown practice in Macon, Mo. before she joined Goppert in 2003. Dr. Wood represents family medicine and maternity care nationally on the HCA Perinatal Safety Workgroup and is a board-certified lactation consultant. Her professional interests include health care policy and organized medicine. She has served as the president of the Missouri Academy of Family Physicians and met with legislators in Jefferson City to provide testimony on tort and insurance issues as well as access to care. She is currently a delegate for the MAFP to the AAFP Congress of Delegates.
Donna Forgey, PhD
Dr. Donna Forgey obtained her bachelor's degree in nursing from the University of Kansas and both her master's degree in education and her doctorate in counseling psychology from the University of Missouri, Kansas City. After graduation from nursing school, she practiced as a psychiatric nurse for four years and later taught nursing for six years. She joined the faculty of the Goppert-Trinity Family Medicine Residency in 1986. Dr. Forgey speaks to professional groups and has developed and performed presentations at national, state and local meetings in psychology and family practice education.
Julie Wood-Warner, PhD
Dr. Julie Wood-Warner obtained both her master's degree and her doctorate from the University of Kansas. She completed her residency at the Veteran's Affairs Medical Center in Leavenworth, Kan. She practiced at Student Counseling and Educational Support Services at KU Medical Center for nearly 5 years prior to joining the faculty at the Goppert-Trinity Residency Program. She has experience in behavioral pediatrics and geriatrics although her primary interest is health psychology. Her professional interests include women’s issues. Dr. Wood-Warner is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Society of Teachers in Family Medicine, the Kansas Psychological Association (for which she has served as president) and the Greater Kansas City Psychological Association (for which she has sat on the board).
Insurance and Payment
This practice accepts ALL major health insurance plans in the Kansas City area.
Forms of payment*:
- Personal Check
- Alzheimer’s Association
- American Academy of Family Physicians
- American Arthritis Foundation
- American Cancer Association
- American College of Physicians
- American Diabetes Association
- American Heart Association
- American Lung Association
- Medicare & Medicaid Services, Centers for
- National Institutes for Health
- U.S. Food & Drug Administration