Dr. Nicole Fearing, MD

Dr. Nicole Fearing, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
48 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Nicole Fearing, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Overland Park, KS. She specializes in bariatric surgery and general surgery.Read her story

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Top Care Areas

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more than 80% of peers
Esophageal Surgery
more than 55% of peers
Sleeve Gastrectomy
more than 50% of peers

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Dr. Fearing's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Fearing "Dr. Nicole Fearing is a highly respected Bariatric and General Surgeon who has been in practice since 2005. Dr. Fearing specializes in advanced laparoscopic surgery and endoscopy and has a special interest in bariatric surgery. She completed training and was certified to perform the Lap Band in 2005 and the Realize Band in 2009. Since 2005 she has performed numerous bariatric procedures in the area. Dr. Fearing grew up in North Dakota and attended the University of North Dakota medical school graduating in 1998. She completed her surgical residency at the University of Kansas-Wichita in 2003. Dr. Fearing went on to complete a fellowship in advanced laparoscopic/minimally invasive surgery at the University of Texas-Houston in 2004 under the direction of Dr. Philip Leggett. Dr. Fearing has specialized training in numerous bariatric procedures including the Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy, Adjustable Gastric Band and the Gastric Bypass. She currently serves as the Medical Director of Bariatric Surgery for Menorah Medical Center. Dr. Fearing also has interests in medical simulation and serves as the Medical Director of Simulation for UMKC School of Medicine."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fearing "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."

2  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

1  Conditions Treated

5  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kansas.

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.


  • University of North Dakota / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University of Kansas Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Texas Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fearing has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fearing's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fearing to family and friends
21 total reviews (13 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Fearing's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (13)

Dr. Fearing is amazing. I was really nervous going in to my appointment. She went over all of my concerns explaining everything in a way that was easy for me to understand. Her office staff was also very helpful and are guiding me through the process step-by-step.
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I would highly recommend Dr. Fearing to any of my Family or friends, She is extremely knowledgeable in every aspect of her field. Dr. Fearing is Sensitive, loving, caring and simply a wonderful woman of great character. I Love her! and you can believe me when I say you are in excellent hands with...more
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I had a 4:00 pm appointment, and waited more than an hour to see Dr. Fearing. When she finally came in, she said she can’t stay long, she has to get to a program at her child’s school. I arrived on time and waited for her. That instantly shut me down, and essentially said to me to not ask any...more
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Meeting with Dr Fearing has been great! Her and her staff are very kind. She answered very question I had to ask. She made it easy to understand everything about my procedure and what to expect and she let me know that i was right on track. The staff is just as concerned about everyone that comes...more
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Dr Fering is a "caring" Dr. I would highly recommend her!! She is thorough, spends time with her patients, and down to earth with you. She answers all your questions in language you can understand. Excellent bed side manners as they say! You would be in good hands with her surgery hands.
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