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Mary R Kellam Upton, NP

Mary R Kellam Upton, NP

Medical Oncology
Becky Kellam, FNP, is a board-certified family nurse practitioner and advanced oncology certified nurse, with a broad patient care background and specialized expertise in working with cancer patients. A former military nurse, Kellam has also worked in coronary care, labor and delivery, and surgical environments. Throughout her career, her work has been published in professional journals and she has served on numerous professional committees. Kellam has been extremely active in professional organizations, including the Missouri State Nursing Association where she was actively involved in lobbying for changing state legislation on the regulation of the practice of nursing. She is a member of the American College of Nurse Practitioners, the American Nurses Association, and the Oncology Nursing Society among others. Kellam received her bachelor's in nursing from Webster University and her master's from the Research/Rockhurst College of Nursing.
Care Philosophy

I am a member of Midwest Physicians, an integrated, multi-specialty group that strives to provide high quality, compassionate healthcare in a caring, affordable, timely and accessible manner. Our doctors collaborate with patients, their physician colleagues and other healthcare professionals to help ensure each patient’s individual healthcare needs are met

AARP Medicare Complete through UnitedHealthcare HMO

Advantra Advantage (by Coventry) - HMO

Advantra Freedom (by Coventry) - PPO

Advantra Freedom Plus (by Coventry) - PPO

Aetna - HMO

Aetna - POS

Aetna - PPO

Aetna Better Health KS - HMO

Aetna HMO/PPO

Aetna

Allwell by HomeState Health - HMO

Allwell by Sunflower Health Plan - HMO

Ambetter by Home State Health Plan (MO) - EPO

Ambetter by Sunflower Health Plan (KS) - HMO

Beech Street/Viant (via Multi-Plan) - PPO

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Kansas City

Blue Care - HMO

Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity

Blue Medicare Advantage Access - PPO

Blue Medicare Advantage Complete - HMO

Blue Medicare Advantage Plus - HMO

Blue Medicare Essential - PPO

Care Improvement Plus/XL Health - RPPO

Cigna - HMO

Cigna - POS

Cigna - PPO

Cigna Connect - EPO

Cigna HealthSpring Advantage HMO

Cigna HealthSpring Preferred - HMO

Cigna SureFit - EPO

Cigna SureFit - PPO

Coventry - HMO

Coventry - POS

Coventry - PPO

Coventry One - PPO

Coventry Select - HMO

Evercare (by UnitedHealthcare) - PPO

First Health PPO

Freedom Network - PPO

Freedom Network Select - PPO

HMCC PHO

Home State Health Plan (MO) - HMO

Humana

Humana POS

Humana - PPO

Humana - Choice - PPO

Humana Gold Choice - PFFS

Humana Gold Plus HMO

Kansas Health Advantage - SNP

Missouri Care (MO) - HMO

MO Medicare Select/AllyAlign - SNP

Multiplan - PPO

NHC Advantage/AllyAlign - SNP

Preferred Care Blue - PPO

Preferred Health Professionals - PPO

Private Healthcare Systems - PPO

Savility - POS

Sunflower State Health Plan (KS) - HMO

Tricare Prime/HealthNet

United AARP - PPO

United Evercare - PPO

United Healthcare - HMO

United Healthcare - POS

United Healthcare - PPO

United Secure Horizons - PPO

UnitedHealth Community Plan (KS) - HMO

UnitedHealth Community Plan (MO) - HMO

WellCare - PPO (HCA Employees)

Worker's Compensation - Aetna

Worker's Compensation - CCO/Rockport

Worker's Compensation - Comp Results

Worker's Compensation - Corvel

Worker's Compensation - First Health

Worker's Compensation - Premier

Anemia

Biopsies

Blood Diseases - Disorders

Bone Marrow Aspiration

Bone Marrow Biopsy

Bone Marrow Disorders

Breast Cancer

Cancer

Cancer Care

Cancer Consultations

Cancer Counseling

Cancer Pain Management

Cancer Treatment (Oncology) Complications

Chemotherapeutic Agents

Chemotherapy

Clinical Trials

Colorectal (Colon) Cancer

Hematologic Disorder Treatment

Hematologic Malignancies

Hematology

Intrathecal Chemotherapy

Leukemia

Lung Cancer

Lymphoma

Melanoma (Skin Cancer)

Multiple Myeloma

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Pancreatic Cancer

PET Scan (Positron Emission Tomography)

Radiation Therapy

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Anemia

Biopsies

Blood Diseases - Disorders

Bone Marrow Aspiration

Bone Marrow Biopsy

Bone Marrow Disorders

Breast Cancer

Cancer

Cancer Care

Cancer Consultations

Cancer Counseling

Cancer Pain Management

Cancer Treatment (Oncology) Complications

Chemotherapeutic Agents

Chemotherapy

Clinical Trials

Colorectal (Colon) Cancer

Hematologic Disorder Treatment

Hematologic Malignancies

Hematology

Intrathecal Chemotherapy

Leukemia

Lung Cancer

Lymphoma

Melanoma (Skin Cancer)

Multiple Myeloma

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Pancreatic Cancer

PET Scan (Positron Emission Tomography)

Radiation Therapy