Dr. Todd Fristo, MD

Dr. Todd Fristo, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Todd Fristo, MD is a family medicine specialist in Independence, MO and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University of Nebraska School of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in family medicine.

4801 S Cliff Ave Ste 300

Independence, MO 64055

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cenpatico Behavioral Health
  • Cigna
  • Comp Choice
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
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This content was provided by Dr. Fristo "I am a member of St. Luke's Medical Group-independence, a new primary care / family practice. We strive to provide high quality, compassionate healthcare in a caring, affordable, timely and accessible manner. We collaborate with patients, their physician colleagues and other healthcare professionals to help ensure each patient's individual healthcare needs are met."

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

276  Conditions Treated

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37  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Function Test
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Suture Removal
  • Suture Uncomplicated Lacerations
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • Wellness Examination
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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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  • University Of Nebraska/Lincoln
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • University of Nebraska School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Truman Medical Center Lakewood
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Truman Med Center East
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Todd Fristo, MD
I have been Dr. Fristo's patient for more than two years, and he always explain in very clear langue so I understood my options. He never just treats my symptoms and prescribe a pill. He made me wanted to be a better patient and cooperate with him!
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Julie Hwang in Independence, MO – May 29, 2016
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Dr. Fristo is a very diligent caring professional. My husband and I have been under his care for the past 8 yrs. He is very thorough and personable. I couldn't imagine our lives without him being there !
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Anita Mccurdy in Kingsville Mo – Mar 10, 2016
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Fristo has/had been my doctor for over 20 years. I also entrusted him with my children's health as well. Apparently he didn't care about me and or my family at all as I received notice without any warning that he has decided to terminate our relationship without reasonable explanation. I have never...Read More
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Deceived in Blue Springs, MO – Jan 22, 2016
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I first became a patient of Dr Fristo about 20 years ago. I could not recommend another doctor higher than Dr Fristo, he is extremely personable as well as highly competent. My only complaint is that he is so popular, it's difficult to get an appointment with him.
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Bill in Lees Summit – Dec 17, 2015
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