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Dr. Kenneth Shewell, MD

General Surgery •  Male • Age 57

Dr. Shewell

ST JOSEPH SPECIALTY CLINIC Pc

4229 Frederick Ave # A Saint Joseph, MO 64506
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Dr. Kenneth Shewell, MD is a general surgery specialist in Saint Joseph, MO and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Cape Town, Faculty Of Health Sciences in 1981 and specializes in general surgery and therapy endoscopy.

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About Me

Thoughtful and tailored for every patient

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Therapy Endoscopy

Board Certifications

Education

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

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(816) 676-2200

Dr. Shewell accepts the following insurance:

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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No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Shewell's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Incisional Hernia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shewell treats Incisional Hernia more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Shewell treats this condition more than 5% of his peers

Colectomy
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shewell performs Colectomy more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Shewell performs this procedure more than 5% of his peers

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  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
Anal and Rectal Cancer
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shewell treats Anal and Rectal Cancer more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Shewell treats this condition more than 5% of his peers

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  • Anal Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer

Dr. Shewell's conditions and procedures:

  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Lump
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • 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
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • 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
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Ventral Hernia

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ST JOSEPH SPECIALTY CLINIC Pc

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 1:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
  • Directions

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68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018, 2017)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2017)