Dr. John Hertenstein, MD

Dr. John Hertenstein, MD

Pediatrics  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
Dr. John Hertenstein, MD is a pediatrics specialist in Kansas City, MO and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University School Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in pediatrics.

9051 NE 81st Ter Ste 100

Kansas City, MO 64158

Contact Information

(816) 792-1170

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Hertenstein's Experience

Dr. Hertenstein's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatrics
  • Board certified in Pediatrics
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Pediatrics

1  Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

99  Conditions Treated


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8  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Hearing Screening
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Children's Mercy Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hertenstein has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hertenstein's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hertenstein to family and friends
17 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

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Dr. Hertenstein'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 (4)

Dr. Hertenstein is one of the most incompetent dr have ever encountered. I have taken my kids to this ofc for yrs only to see Dr. Lively. Unfortunately the handful of times he was not available we had to see Dr. Hertenstein. In my opinion this guy is just a plain idiot and is way too proud of...more
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I ended up at dr hertensteins office after taking my newborn to several places around town. All those places kept telling me my son would get over his horrible cough. Come to find out my son had rsv which dr hertenstein addressed immediately All of the staff and drs at this office actuallly care....more
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Great with the kids and very knowledgeable and caring doctor! Very personable and makes my kids smile and laugh, even when they're scared or sick. Office staff is great too!
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Don't be thrown off by the name! I Had him up until I was an adult, I would have continued seeing him if I didn't feel so awkward in the waiting room with little kids. Haha he's great, he's the same great doctor he's always been from what I remember, he has a charisma about him, very smart. When I...more
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