Dr. Gregory Schnell, MD

Dr. Gregory Schnell, MD

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Gastroenterology

Dr. Gregory Schnell, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Kansas City, MO. Dr. Schnell has extensive experience in Esophageal Disorders. He is affiliated with North Kansas City Hospital. His office accepts new patients.

Locations

Gastrointestinal Associated Specialists

Gastrointestinal Associated Specialists1300 NW Briarcliff Pkwy Ste 150 Kansas City, MO 64150
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(816) 533-3144

Hospital Highlight

Dr. Schnell is affiliated with North Kansas City Hospital North Kansas City, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for gastroenterology.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Practices at Top Hospital America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ See hospitals
  • Hospital Satisfaction Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals

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Dr. Schnell's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Schnell

3.7

Based on 13 ratings

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Long time patient
Very happy long time patient. Takes his time to help you figure out what is happening. Takes the time to explain.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • 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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Lynne – Jul 21, 2022
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I was referred for a routine colonoscopy, and the staff and doctor were efficient and professional.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Explained conditions well
What could be improved
No results
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Julie Elliott – May 27, 2021
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I can't imagine what on earth would prompt any one to leave a negative for Drs. Walden and Snell. These are hands down the best gastro doctors in the city. They are beloved - brilliant, compassionate and go out of their way for their patients. My elderly mom was turned away by another gastro doctor (because, he said: "she's Medicare, isn't she? She should go in hospice") and I called Walden/Snell's office in tears - and they got my mom in right away and corrected her simple throat stricture on an emergency surgery appointment. This kind of compassion is what this office is about. I have been with these doctors for ten years now - with GERD and Barretts - and they have made my life better - indeed SAVED my mother's life. I am a real person with a long time relationship with this office - Mary, the nurse, who is the kindest person you will ever meet. I am the pickiest patient in Kansas City and the Walden/Snell office is a central part of my health team.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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Peggy Stevinson Bair – Dec 07, 2019
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I saw Dr Schnell on a Tues early PM. He sent me for x-rays & blood work. I called to get my results on Wed & Thurs but had no luck. Fri AM I was taken by ambulance to the ER. I had a severe UTI & my blood sugar was very high. The tests ordered showed high white blood count, but since I wasn't told about it, I wasn't treated. As a diabetic, this could've been life threatening. As it was it was very expensive & painful. It was easily prevented-call your patient when test results indicate a problem
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
What could be improved
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
2 people found this helpful
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Apr 11, 2019
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Wildly unprofessional and unorganized front office and nursing staff, in particular Jeremy and Mary. $75 cash rate quoted by Mary at the end of 2018 for 5 minutes of the doctor's time simply to get a new standard 12-month Rx for established patient. (New insurance--not in network). 3 ignored phone follow-ups later to confirm rate after appt was set, Jeremy rudely informs me "no one remembers that", new rate is $250. I opt to cancel the appointment, the response was to be hung up on. Avoid.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
3 people found this helpful
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Kristin Sebel in Overland Park, KS – Jan 21, 2019
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Very good bedside manners! Talks to you and ask you if you have any concerns or questions. He offers suggestions to a issue that may Convern what might be bothering you! Excellent
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
1 person found this helpful
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Sheri Montelongo in Parkville, Missouri – Nov 23, 2016
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I have been Dr. Schnell's patient for several years and I appreciate and thank him for taking such good care of me.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
4 people found this helpful
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Kansas City, MO – Dec 31, 2015
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Schnell

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Schnell treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Schnell treats other conditions, please contact the office at (816) 533-3144.

Esophageal Disorders

Esophageal disorder specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the esophagus, such as reflux esophagitis, indigestion, and esophageal ulcers through procedures including medication, surgery, and swallowing therapy.Compare with other Esophageal Disorders specialists.

Dr. Schnell is experienced in the area of Esophageal Disorders. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 19 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Schnell
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Nausea
Dysphagia
Esophagitis
Hiatal Hernia
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High
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Check Dr. Schnell's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Schnell's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Achalasia
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Gallbladder Scan
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Impedance Testing
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Function Test
  • Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • pH Probe
  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ultrasound, Endoanal
  • Ultrasound, Esophageal
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • VAP Lipid Testing
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Wireless pH Testing

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Cigna PPO
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Gregory Schnell, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Kansas City, MO. Dr. Schnell has extensive experience in Esophageal Disorders. He is affiliated...Read more

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

Education

UMKC School of Medicine
Medical School
1986
Truman Medical Center - West
Fellowship Hospital
1986
U Mo
Residency Hospital
1984
U Mo
Internship Hospital
,

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Gregory Schnell, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (816) 533-3144.

Is Dr. Gregory Schnell, MD accepting new patients?

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Does Dr. Gregory Schnell, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Gregory Schnell, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Schnell frequently treats Esophageal Disorders. See all practice areas where Dr. Schnell specializes.

Where is Dr. Gregory Schnell, MD's office located?

Dr. Schnell's office is located at 1300 NW Briarcliff Pkwy Ste 150, Kansas City, MO 64150. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Schnell is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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North Kansas City Hospital

North Kansas City, MO

78% Patients that would definitely recommend, 8% higher than the national average

2 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™ (2023)