Dr. Kenneth Shewell, MD

General Surgery  |  
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Age 55
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Dr. Kenneth Shewell, MD
Dr. Kenneth Shewell, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Saint Joseph, MO. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 36 years. Dr. Shewell is affiliated with Mosaic Life Care .

4229 Frederick Ave # A

Saint Joseph, MO 64506

Contact Information

(816) 676-2200

Dr. Kenneth Shewell, MD

Dr. Kenneth Shewell, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • 4 More

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Care Philosophy

Thoughtful and tailored for every patient
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Dr. Shewell's Experience

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Dr. Shewell's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
2

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Therapy Endoscopy
1

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
20

Conditions Treated

  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Lump
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ventral Hernia
28

Procedures

  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Colectomy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

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

  • University Of Cape Town
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Cape Town, Faculty Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Groote Schuur Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Cleveland Clin Fndtn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Massachusetts Gen Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Massachusetts Gen Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shewell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shewell's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shewell to family and friends
5.0
based on 5 total reviews
Dr. Shewell's 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
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Shewell accepts 18 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Enterprise Group
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Universal American

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Hospitals where Dr. Shewell has admitting privileges

Mosaic Life Care
5325 Faraon St
Saint Joseph, MO 64506
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