Dr. Deniz Eker, MD

Psychosomatic MedicineFemaleAge 53

Psychosomatic Medicine

Dr. Deniz Eker, MD is a Psychosomatic Medicine Specialist in Lees Summit, MO. She is affiliated with Christiana Hospital. Her office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

Dr. Deniz Eker, MD

Lee's Summit Medical Center

2100 SE Blue Pkwy Lees Summit, MO 64063
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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(816) 282-5000
Telehealth services available

Accepting new patients

  • Offers Telehealth
    This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
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Dr. Eker's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anorexia
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Mania
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

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Dr. Eker accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Eker's Reviews

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Waste of time and money. This doctor received a full referral and didn't even read through it. She did the evaluation only to say she wouldn't accept the case at the end due to a complex medical history she wasn't comfortable with. All of that info was in the referral. It seems like she went through the eval just so she could bill insurance for several hundred dollars. Terrible bedside manner too. Not as caring as you would hope a psychiatrist to be.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
Jan 21, 2022
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Very disappointed in my experience with Dr. Eker. I sought treatment from her for Major Depressive Disorder & Generalized Anxiety Disorder in 2020, and due to her being booked out, couldn't get in to see her within a month's time from one appointment to the next. She refilled my prescription so I'd have enough to get by until I could see her, but even though she was the one who refilled the Rx (all communication done via the messaging portion of the app), she accused me of getting my medication elsewhere when I actually saw her for the appointment later that month. She told me I shouldn't ever do this again, or she'd...and then stopped herself there. Or what? I simply got the refill from her and she wasn't organized, making me think she'd leave me in withdrawls. As someone who was seeking out treatment for anxiety, this doctor constantly left me thinking I was going to run out of my SSRI, and created SO much more anxiety. So much happier with my new psychiatrist--please be warned.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
Dec 08, 2021
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saw Dr Eker via telehealth for about a year. She never spent more than 5 minutes with me - refused to listen to my concerns and ultimately dropped me as a client for no reasons with no warning. Terrible.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
Sep 29, 2021
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I have been suffering from general anxiety disorder (GAD) and severe depression for almost 10 years and been prescribed various antidepressants, which didn't work. However, Dr. Eker performed a thorough analysis and prescribed perfect medication which out me back up within a week. I feel alive, happy, and energized again. I am strongly recommending Dr. Eker at least for the patients who are suffering from GAD and depression. You will not regret my recommendation.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Gokhan in Houston, TX – Mar 30, 2016
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About Me

Care Philosophy

I believe in providing coordinated, in-depth care to pregnant women and those affected by maternal, fetal or pregnancy related complications.


  • Psychosomatic Medicine

Board Certifications


La State University School Of Med
Residency Hospital


  • English
  • French


Frequently Asked Questions

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Does Dr. Deniz Eker, MD accept any insurance plans?

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Does Dr. Deniz Eker, MD accept new patients?

New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Deniz Eker, MD on Healthgrades. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Eker's profile.

What conditions does Dr. Deniz Eker, MD treat?

Dr. Eker frequently treats the following conditions: ADHD and-or ADD, Adjustment Disorder , and Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence). See more on Healthgrades.

What is Dr. Deniz Eker, MD's office address?

Dr. Eker's office is located at 2100 SE Blue Pkwy, Lees Summit, MO 64063. You can find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages is Dr. Deniz Eker, MD fluent in?

Dr. Eker is able to speak French and English. View profile to see all.

Is Dr. Deniz Eker, MD able to provide telehealth services?

Dr. Eker provides telehealth services. Please contact the office to determine whether you are eligible.

Is Dr. Deniz Eker, MD affiliated with any hospitals?

Dr. Deniz Eker, MD is affiliated with Christiana Hospital.

Is Dr. Deniz Eker, MD a board-certified professional?

Yes, Dr. Deniz Eker, MD holds board certifications in Psychosomatic Medicine.


Lee's Summit Medical Center

Lee's Summit Medical Center2100 SE Blue Pkwy Lees Summit, MO 64063

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Christiana Hospital

Newark, DE

73% Patients that would definitely recommend, 3% higher than the national average

26 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2023)