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Provider Spotlight: Holly Prather, PNP

Holly Prather, a Kansas City native, is a board certified pediatric nurse practitioner. She earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from Avila University in 2013 and her Master’s of Science in Nursing from Saint Louis University in 2018. Holly previously worked at...

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Fostering : Part 1

NOTE: Links to articles in this series: Fostering Part 1 | Fostering Part 2 | Fostering Part 3 By Dr. Robin Dyson "To the world you may be just one person, but to one child, you may be the world." This child may be your own, if you have been blessed with one. But...

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Sallie Veenstra, MD: Memories of our Matriarch Doctor

Dr. Sallie Veenstra's last day is June 28, 2019. Since 1981, she has been a mother to us all at Lee's Summit Physicians Group. How it all began. On Wednesday, February 6, 1980, St Joseph Hospital officials announced that they were converting the emergency facility at...

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How do you know if your child has a concussion?

By Cindy Aldrige, F.N.P., Provider for Lee’s Summit Physicians Group Spring fling... for sports goers sometimes that’s more than just having fun. Spring brings more physical activity and sometimes falls and concussions. New standards and precautions are in place to...

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Provider Spotlight: Rebecca Coppage, PNP

By Matthew Hornung, Director of Information Technology for Lee’s Summit Physicians Group Every month, we're doing a provider or employee spotlight to help you get to know our staff. This month, we chose to do a provider spotlight on Rebecca Coppage, PNP. Rebecca is a...

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Traveling with kids: Tips to reduce your stress levels.

By Ashley Campbell, DO with Lee's Summit Physicians Group Traveling with young children may seem like a daunting task. There is so much that can go wrong when considering naps, tantrums, boredom, snack time, diaper changes, etc., but with a little bit of planning and...

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Red Nose Day 2019

By Rhonda Pfaffly, Referral Coordinator for Lee’s Summit Physicians Group I’m so happy that it’s almost RED NOSE DAY! Why? Because with the purchase of a red clown nose at your local Walgreens, it can help child poverty all over the world. Red Nose Day funds programs...

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Part II of Kids and Electronics (Ages 6-18)

By Daniel E. Gershon, D.O. and Laura Salitros, D.O. - Lee's Summit Physicians Group We recently posted a blog about social media and young children (ages 0-5).  Now we move on to a more challenging situation: media and how it applies to school aged children and...

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