Dr. Trent Failing, MD

Dr. Trent Failing, MD

Breast Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
63 y/o

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Dr. Trent Failing, MD is a breast surgery specialist in North Kansas City, MO and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in breast surgery, colon & rectal surgery, and more.

Meritas Health Comprehensive Surgery

2790 Clay Edwards Dr Ste 625

North Kansas City, MO 64116
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Missouri
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Freedom Health
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • PHCS
  • UnitedHealthCare

Background Check

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Failing's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal Disorders
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Crohn's Disease
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Meckel's Diverticulum
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Secondary Malignancies

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Failing professional interests include breast cancer, breast conservation and other surgical procedures such as ABDOMINAL SURGERY: Appendectomy (removal of appendix) Cholecystectomy (removal of the gallbladder) Colon surgery Splenectomy (remov...


  • Breast Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery

Board Certifications


  • 1992
    St Luke's Hosp
    Residency Hospital
  • 1988
    St Luke's Hosp
    Internship Hospital
  • 1987
    Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med
    Medical School


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I am a very nervous patient, and Dr. Failing was good about helping me feel relaxed about everything. He has performed three surgeries for me now, and all have gone great. He’s a skilled and knowledgeable doctor with a calm demeanor and I’m glad to have had him as my surgeon.
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He is a fantastic Doctor./Easy to talk with.
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Dr. Failing is an amazing surgeon!!! He removed my gall bladder and it was turned, folded over in half, & pushing against my liver. It was a very serious surgery and he was still able to do it laparoscopically!! He also just took my daughters gall bladder out after numerous ER visits and hospital...Read More
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This doctor and his nurse Jennifet refused to see me when I had pain and my breast was swollen and bruised after 3 for three was. When I insisted they both said that I need to wait and saw the doctor they wanted me to wait 6-7 more wks. I end of having another surgery at CTCA because I had...Read More
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Access
Preferred Care Blue
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
Preferred Care Blue PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Missouri
Blue Care
Cigna Network
Medicare Advantage HMO
Coventry Health Care
Freedom Health
Freedom Network
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Gold Plus
Humana HMO
Humana PPO
Preferred PPO

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North Kansas City Hospital

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