Dr. Dana Towle, MD

Dr. Dana Towle, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
64 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Dana Towle, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Kansas City, MO and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in plastic surgery.

Dana R. Towle, M.D.

4444 N Belleview Ave Ste 204

Kansas City, MO 64116
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Exchange
  • Humana
  • Medicare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Towle performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Benign Tumor
more than 22% of peers
Excision of Skin Lesion
more than 9% of peers
Trigger Finger Release
more than 5% of peers

Dr. Towle's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Towle "Dr.Towle is a hand specialist providing all types of non-surgical and surgical care to his patients. He has over 30 years of experience devoted to hand surgery. Dr.Towle treats anything for minor hand issues to the most complicated conditions."

1  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

37  Conditions Treated

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21  Procedures

  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ligament Repair
  • Nerve Reconstruction
  • Skin Grafts
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • Boise State University,Boise,Idaho
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • University of Washington
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Saint Louis University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Saint Louis University / School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • St.Louis U
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • St Louis University School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • St.Louis U
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University of Missouri
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Lynn Ketchum Md
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Towle has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Towle's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Towle to family and friends
38 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (38)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Towle's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Very professional doctor. He saved my hand. Thank you to him and his staff. Wouldn't go any where else.
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After seeing Dr. Towle for a broken finger I left the office with about $0.50 worth of medical tape. No splint, no additional instructions. Just a taped finger. As a result of that medical ineptitude I had to see a competent medical professional that did address the broken finger but...more
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Had four knuckles replaced in right hand and now it looks like a paw instead of a hand .Fingers go out to the side,instead of straight.Also have hump on top of hand,that won't straighten out. NO I WOULDN'T RECOMMEND;
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Dr. Towle did my breast augmentation and I'm thoroughly pleased. His staff and nurses are amazing.
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He's very efficient, he seems to go straight to the point, ruling on going the safer route, been very happy with his care. an extra kudos goes out to his great staff, who always has been very kind and just good at the jobs
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