Dr. Kathryn Hedges, MD

Dr. Kathryn Hedges, MD

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Neurology  |  
Female  |  
54 y/o
(22)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Kathryn Hedges, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Lees Summit, MO. She is 54 years old.

Kansas City Neurology Associates

2000 SE Blue Pkwy Ste 270A

Lees Summit, MO 64063
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Cenpatico Behavioral Health
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Family Health Partners
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)

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Top Care Areas

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Migraine
very high
more than 99% of peers
Tremor
very high
more than 99% of peers
Essential Tremor
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hedges "I am a member of Midwest Physicians, an integrated, multi-specialty group that strives to provide high quality, compassionate healthcare in a caring, affordable, timely and accessible manner. Our doctors collaborate with patients, their physician colleagues and other healthcare professionals to help ensure each patient's individual healthcare needs are met."
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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Botulism
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Spasticity
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Syphilis Infections
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • University Of Nebraska School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Ohio State University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Ohio State University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hedges has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hedges' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hedges to family and friends
4.8
based on 22 total reviews (10 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Hedges' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

in Kansas City, MO |
I am a patient of Dr Hedges for many years. She is medically an expert as a neurologist . Very compassionate , and provides the best listening ear to all your care and concerns that at times are not directed to her expertise. She has a great sense of humor and makes you feel so at ease with...more
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in Lee's Summit Mo |
I visited Dr Hedges for headaches. I have visited doctors for years and its always the same story. Long waits in waiting room and 10 minutes tops with the doc while they look on their laptop. This visit was different. She actually explained to me about headaches thoroughly and then came up with...more
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in Lee’s Summit MO |
Dr Hedges is very easy to talk to. She was very through in the exam and explained everything. I will recommend to all who ask.
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in Clinton |
Dr. Hedges has a kind soul and takes the time to listen and research your health needs. She is currently working to help find out what type of tremors are going on with my hand, shoulder, and head. She helped send me in the right direction back in 1999 when I had a cancerous brain tumor and is...more
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in Blue Springs, MO |
Dr. Hedges has helped me with my migraines. She is a very knowledgeable physicians who is also friendly and kind to patients. I never have to wait in the waiting but maybe 1-2 minutes ever, and the whole staff is wonderful.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Hedges accepts 31 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Cenpatico Behavioral Health
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Family Health Partners
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • HCA Midwest Comp Care
  • Health Net
  • Healthcare USA
  • Homestate Health Plan
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Missouri Care
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • New Directions Behavioral Health
  • PHCS
  • Preferred Health Professionals
  • Premier Group Insurance
  • Savility
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare

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Hospitals where Dr. Hedges has admitting privileges

Lee's Summit Medical Center
2100 SE Blue Pkwy
Lees Summit, MO 64063
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