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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  • 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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About Me

Care Philosophy

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.


  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications


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


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Dr. Fristo was our family doctor for over 3 years but we can no longer go to him because of his rude staff. The receptionist clearly hates her job.
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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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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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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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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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Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Behavioral Health
National Advantage
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Beech Street (Multiplan) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Access PPO
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Advantage Plus HMO
Blue Care HMO
Preferred Care Blue PPO
Cenpatico Behavioral Health
Behavioral Health
Cigna HMO
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Comp Choice
Comp Results
Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
Compassionate Care Network (CCN) PPO
Coventry Health Care
Advantra HMO
Advantra PPO
Coventry Health Care HMO
Coventry Health Care POS
Coventry Health Care PPO
Family Health Partners
Family Health Partners HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Freedom Health
Freedom Network PPO
Select PPO
HCA Midwest Comp Care
Health Exchange
Health Exchange PPO
Healthcare USA
Healthcare USA HMO
Gold Plus Choice PPO
Gold Plus HMO
Humana HMO
Humana POS
Humana PPO
Missouri Care
Missouri Care HMO
Molina Healthcare
Molina HMO
MultiPlan PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO
New Directions Behavioral Health
Preferred Health Professionals
Preferred Health Professionals PPO
Preferred Healthcare
Preferred Healthcare PPO
Preferred Mental Health Management, LLC
Premier Group Insurance
Private HealthCare Systems
Private HealthCare Systems PPO
RockPort Health Care
Savility POS
UniCare HMO
Medicare Supplement PPO
United Behavioral Health
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO
Value Options
Behavioral Health
Viant PPO
WellCare PPO