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 across the Kansas City metropolitan area.

We offer four convenient office locations and new patients are always welcome. Our services include:

  • Amniocentesis
  • Cesarean section (C-section) delivery
  • Conventional childbirth
  • Dilation and curettage (D and C)
  • Endometriosis treatment
  • Fetal monitoring
  • Fibroid management
  • Heavy and/or irregular bleeding
  • Hysterectomy and alternatives
  • Infertility counseling
  • Miscarriages
  • Menopause management
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Pap smear
  • Pelvic pain
  • Postpartum depression screening
  • Postpartum exams
  • Preconception counseling
  • Pregnancy care
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Ultrasound
  • Well-woman exams

Midwife services in Kansas City, MO

Our midwives at Midwest Women’s Healthcare Specialists work as a part of a collaborative team including obstetricians and other specialists. They provide hands-on, low intervention support and guide you throughout your pregnancy and postpartum period. Our midwifery services include:

  • Breast exams
  • Childbirth services, including labor and delivery support
  • Contraception counseling
  • Educational resources throughout pregnancy
  • Gynecologic care and exams
  • Pap smears
  • Physical and emotional support throughout birth
  • Planning for birth
  • Preconception care
  • Prenatal counseling for diet, exercise, vitamins, and more
  • Prenatal exams and tests
  • Lactation consultation: A new service that provides support for a positive breastfeeding experience for mom and baby. Join us in our private lactation suite where mom and baby will meet with a highly-skilled lactation consultant. This includes:
    • Preterm, late preterm, and post-term babies
    • Oral restrictions/assessment: Tongue tie and/or lip tie, shallow or deep palate, and cleft anomalies
    • Latch issues including pain, soreness, skin breakdown, shallow latch, inverted or short nipples, and more
    • Mastitis and clogged duct prevention and management
    • Low supply, oversupply, and increasing or decreasing supply
    • Pumping or hand-expressing milk
    • Breast pump education and flange fitting
    • Supplementation plans including bottle and supplemental nursing systems
    • Exclusive pumping
    • Pumping schedules
    • Bottle feeding
    • Using and fitting of a nipple shield
    • Breastfeeding multiples
    • Weaning
    • Re-lactation
    • Development of plan for return to work

Unique women’s health services

Our unique women health services 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 on Dr. Starks' fertility clinic or on our midwifery care, call our office today at (816) 444-6888.

Midwest Women's Healthcare Specialists is part of the 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) 444-6888 to schedule an appointment. For cancellations, please provide a 24-hour notice.