Dr. Dana Towle, MD

Dr. Dana Towle, MD

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Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Male  |  
63 y/o
36 reviews

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Dana R Towle, M.D.

4444 N Belleview Ave Ste 204

Kansas City, MO 64116
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Accepted insurance

  • 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

Learn about Dr. Towle

Care Philosophy

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.
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Dr. Towle's Experience

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Dr. Towle's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Board certified in Hand Surgery and Plastic Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Injury
  • Hand Ligament Rupture
  • Hand Pain
  • Nerve Injury
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Polydactyly
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radial Nerve Entrapment
  • Radial Tunnel Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Ruptured Tendon
  • Skin Cancer
  • Syndactyly
  • Tendon Disorders
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Pain

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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.

Education

  • 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

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Towle to family and friends
4.1
based on 36 total surveys (3 with reviews)
Dr. Towle's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (3)
Kansas City, MO |
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
Excellent staff and great doctor. He was very informative. Won't trust anyone else with my hands
in Kansas City, MO |
Did not even touch or look at my hands only the referral report. Promised follow up in 24 hours and got none in a week. No personality, no explaining, just terrible bedside manor. Sad. So Sad
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Dr. Towle accepts 17 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Choice
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
    Group Plan PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Health Exchange
  • Humana
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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