Dr. Kristopher Kimmell, MD

Dr. Kristopher Kimmell, MD

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42 y/o
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Dr. Kristopher Kimmell, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in North Kansas City, MO and has been practicing for 9 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

Meritas Health Neurosurgery

2750 Clay Edwards Dr Ste 410

North Kansas City, MO 64116
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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. Kimmell's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Degenerative Disc Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kimmell treats Degenerative Disc Disease more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Kimmell treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Intervertebral Disc Disease
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kimmell treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Kimmell treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Spine Disorders
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kimmell treats Spine Disorders more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Kimmell treats this condition more than 78% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

Dr. Kimmell's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Dr. Kimmell provides all aspects of neurosurgical care, including surgery for brain and pituitary tumors. He also has expertise in the surgical treatment of degenerative diseases and traumatic injuries of the spine. Among the conditions he treats are brain and spinal cord injuries, brain and spinal cord tumors, chronic pain, herniated discs, spine diseases, spinal stenosis and stroke.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Education

Strong Memorial Hospital Of The University Of Rochester
Residency Hospital
2010
University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine
Medical School
2010

Awards

  • Best Clinical Research Poster, Steven R. Schwid Neuroscience Symposium, University of Rochester Medical Center, 2012
  • Integra Foundation Abstract Award, 2015
  • Resident Leadership Fellow, Congress of Neurologic Surgeons, 2015-2016
  • Medical Student Research Scholarship, American Academy of Neurology, 2006-2010
  • Medical Student Research Scholarship, American Academy of Neurology, 2007
  • Sooner Heritage Scholarship, Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center, 2008-2009
  • Mark R. Johnson Excellence in Medical Writing, Oklahoma State Medical Association, 2011

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting, Member
  • Socioeconomoic Council of State Neurosurgical Societies, Fellow

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Dr. Kimmell is amazing! Very knowledgeable and respectful to his patients. He was extremely skillful and I am 100% healed as a result of my procedure. When first meeting you, he takes the time to review your condition, explain options and treatment plans. Excellent bedside manner and 100%...Read More
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Dr kimmel is a caring physician. When some surgeons would turn away he helped me.
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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North Kansas City Hospital

North Kansas City, MO

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