Dr. Kurtis S. Cox, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 52

1020 McIntosh Cir Suite 102
Joplin, MO 64804
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Dr. Cox's Experience

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Dr. Cox's Specialties

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Hospital Quality

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Freeman Hospital West
1102 West 32nd Street
Joplin, MO 64804
Freeman Neosho Hospital
113 West Hickory Street
Neosho, MO 64850

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Cox

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Freeman Surgical Associates
Freeman Surgical Associates
1020 McIntosh Cir Suite 102
Joplin, MO 64804
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    Dr. Cox's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery, 2013
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    • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Colectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Orchiectomy
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy & Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Sphincterotomy
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Thoracentesis
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
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    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Cox

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of Missouri / Columbia Campus
    Graduated in 1990

    Residency Hospital

    University Mo Columbia School Med
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Cox & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Cox's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Cox has admitting privileges:

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    • Freeman Hospital West

    • Freeman Neosho Hospital

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Cox

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cox to family and friends

    7 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Cox's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    7 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    7 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    7 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 5 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Cox
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    7 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    7 responses
    same as
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    7 responses
    same as
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    7 responses
    above
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Cox accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Freeman Surgical Associates
    1020 McIntosh Cir Suite 102
    Joplin, MO 64804
    (417) 781-6844 (Office)
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