Dr. Krista Nelson-Cox, MD

Dr. Krista Nelson-Cox, MD

Pediatrics •  Female • Age 49

Accepting new patients

Dr. Krista Nelson-Cox, MD is a Pediatrics Specialist in Kansas City, MO. She is affiliated with Research Medical Center. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Nelson-Cox to book an appointment.


Baby and Child Associates

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(816) 523-0066
Baby and Child Associates6601 Rockhill Rd Ste 105 Kansas City, MO 64131

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  • Practices at Top Hospital Patient Safety Excellence Award™ See hospitals

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Dr was grandchildres Dr till they turned 19. She is a wonderful human being,concerned physician & helped me to cope with raising grand children.
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
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Dr. Nelson-Cox's conditions and procedures:

  • Acne
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Asthma
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Back Pain
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Cellulitis
  • Common Cold
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Fever
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Headache
  • Hearing Screening
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Immunization Administration
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Newborn Jaundice
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Otitis Media
  • Pediatric Obesity
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sore Throat
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Strep Throat
  • Throat Pain
  • Wellness Examination

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(816) 523-0066

Dr. Nelson-Cox accepts the following insurance:

Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
National (BlueCard) PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cenpatico Behavioral Health
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Family Health Partners
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
HCA Midwest Comp Care
Healthcare USA
HealthPartners HMO
Homestate Health Plan
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Missouri Care
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
New Directions Behavioral Health
Preferred Health Professionals
Preferred Mental Health Management, LLC
Premier Group Insurance
United Healthcare
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

About Me


Dr. Krista Nelson-Cox, MD is a Pediatrics Specialist in Kansas City, MO. She is affiliated with Research Medical Center. She is accepting new patients....Read more


  • Pediatrics


Children's Mercy Hospital
Residency Hospital


  • English
  • Chinese

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Research Medical Center

Kansas City, MO

64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)