Dr. Robert S. Griffith, MD

Dr. Robert S. Griffith, MD

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Geriatric Medicine | Male | 65 years old

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Care Philosophy

As a family physician, I care for people of all ages. I emphasize prevention to keep patients healthy. I have worked with many of my patients and their families for over 25 years, and relationships are what I value most about my practice. I have extra certification in geriatrics, and that is a significant part of my practice, though I still see pediatric patients and enjoy all ages. I see patients in my own office in the Pavilion at TMC-Lakewood, and I spend about half of my time in the education of medical students and family medicine residents. I find working with learners keeps me more current in my practice and is also very fulfilling. The specialty of Family Medicine is, I believe, the best hope for providing the US with high quality, cost-efficient care.Read more

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Dr. Griffith's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Griffith's Care Philosophy

As a family physician, I care for people of all ages. I emphasize prevention to keep patients healthy. I have worked with many of my patients and their families for over 25 years, and relationships are what I value most about my practice. I have extra certification in geriatrics, and that is a significant part of my practice, though I still see pediatric patients and enjoy all ages. I see patients in my own office in the Pavilion at TMC-Lakewood, and I spend about half of my time in the education of medical students and family medicine residents. I find working with learners keeps me more current in my practice and is also very fulfilling. The specialty of Family Medicine is, I believe, the best hope for providing the US with high quality, cost-efficient care.

Dr. Griffith's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Geriatric Medicine
  •  Board certified in Family Practice and Geriatric Medicine
  •  Malpractice claims in Missouri not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Super Doc award for Family Medicine in Kansas City, 2005 & 200
    • Ingrams Magazine Top Doctors in Kansas City, 2008
    • Ralph Ring COffey Award from Truman Medical Centers, 2011
    • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, 1976
    • Outstanding Leadership Award by the Department of Community and Family Medicine, UMKC School of Medicine, 2010
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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Board Certifications

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  • Family Practice
  • Geriatric Medicine

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Missouri--Columbia School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1977

  • Residency Hospital
    University Ariz

    Completed in 1980

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

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Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Central Line Insertion
  • Cryosurgery for Skin Lesions
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • No-Scalpel Vasectomy
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Skin Lesion Removal
  • Skin Screenings
  • Vaccination
  • Vasectomy