Dr. Spencer Kirk, DO

Dr. Spencer Kirk, DO

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Dr. Spencer Kirk, DO is a general surgery specialist in Belton, MO. He graduated from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and specializes in general surgery.

Belton Surgical Affiliates

17067 S Outer Rd Ste 200

Belton, MO 64012
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Accepted insurance

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Cenpatico Behavioral Health
  • Cigna
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Family Health Partners
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HCA Midwest Comp Care
  • Healthcare USA

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Top Care Areas

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Cholecystitis and Gallstones
very high
more than 98% of peers
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
very high
more than 93% of peers
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kirk "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."
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Kirk does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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.

Education

  • Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Des Moines University College Of Health Sciences
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mercy Catholic Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Kirk has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Kirk has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Belton Regional Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Patient Safety Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

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Dr. Kirk's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kirk to family and friends
4.7
based on 12 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Kirk's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in Kansas City, MO
Doctor Kirk is straight-forward and good at what he does. He has a professional approach and does not waste time with unnecessary small talk. The procedure has been a success and I am very happy with him and his staff.
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in Raymore, MO
Dr. Kirk took the time to explain what my surgery would entail and answered all of my questions.. Excellent post-operative care and followup. All of the staff and nurses were very courteous and efficient.
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in Kansas City, MO
Dr. Kirk and his nurses are wonderful. He has a great bedside manner and the nurses are very friendly and helpful. I would definitely use him again.
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in Belton mo
Our entire family could not be happier with the choice we made for our surgeon. Dr Kirk has exceeded our expectations in his performance and personality. The entire staff at his office go out of their way to make you feel comfortable and take care of your concerns. A true winning team in our book.
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in Raymore, MO
I found out about my surgery after I was admitted to the hospital so I guess this could be considered emergency surgery. Admitted Wed morn found out about surgery Thursday afternoon, surgery Friday morning. All went well. He was very comforting with our first visit and I had no fears about what was...more
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