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What you need to know about RSV – Respiratory Syncytial Virus

By Amanda Martin, M.D. What is RSV? Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) is a common lower respiratory infection. In infants and toddlers, it causes bronchiolitis, which is swelling and mucous production of the small airways in the lungs, or pneumonia. In infants and...

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Screen Time vs. Family Time. It’s a problem.

By Dena Pepple, R.N. for Lee’s Summit Physicians Group. I bought my first smart phone 5 years ago. My first grand-baby was coming, and I wanted to be ready for pictures and FaceTime video that my flip phone did not offer. Shortly after, a niece introduced me to Candy...

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All Staff Training Day… And Food Trucks!

By Jody C. Brown, Director for Lee’s Summit Physicians Group. One of my favorite days of the year here at Lee’s Summit Physicians Group is All Staff Training Day. We close all our offices for the afternoon, order up food trucks and our entire staff converges on “the...

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Happy Halloween from LSPG! Check out these spooky pics.

From all of us at Lee's Summit Physicians Group, we hope you have a safe and fun Halloween. Organizations all over the city are having "safe" trick-or-treating opportunities in their buildings and parking lots. It's always a good idea to go early and with friends. And...

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Employee Spotlight: Angela Covington, Supervisor

By Rhonda Pfaffly, Referral Coordinator for Lee’s Summit Physicians Group. Angela came to work for LSPG in April, 2000 at the ripe old age of 19 and has been a permanent fixture of LSPG ever since. Angela was working at TMC when she was introduced to the Steve...

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Do you live in a Haunted House? That might not be candy…

By Dena Pepple, R.N. for Lee’s Summit Physicians Group. We're not far from Halloween... Are there monsters under your bed or ghosts in your closets? Do you hear creaks and noises in the night? Are you afraid to go to the basement alone? Maybe, you live in a haunted...

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Employee Spotlight: Wendy Johnson – Director of Nursing

By Matthew Hornung, Director of Information Technology for Lee’s Summit Physicians Group. We are happy to announce our new Director of Pediatric Nursing for Lee’s Summit Physicians Group, Wendy Johnson. Wendy has been with us for over 20 years. She brings a wealth of...

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Provider Spotlight: Julia Crouch, C-P.N.P.

I'm so excited to be joining the team at LSPG this summer! I'm a Kansas City Native, born and raised in Overland Park, Kansas. In my free time I enjoy watching the Chiefs play, reading, and spending time with loved ones including my golden retriever, Rooney. I am...

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Taking Care of our Own: Sabrina’s Story

By Rhonda Pfaffly, Referral Coordinator for Lee’s Summit Physicians Group. It seems like the news and social media are focused on sensational, negative things most of the time. It's draining. Wouldn't it be nice to hear some good news for a change? Well, I've got a...

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