Dr. Trent Failing, MD

Dr. Trent Failing, MD

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Breast Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
63 y/o
(8)

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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

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Dr. Failing's Experience

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Dr. Failing's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Breast Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Failing "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 (removal of the spleen) Adrenalectomy (removal of adrenal gland) Stomach surgery including fundoplication, Central line access (Portacath®, Groshong®) Thyroid and Parathyroid surgery, Anal-rectal surgery (removal of hemorrhoids, fistulas, abscesses) HERNIA REPAIR (with laparoscopic options): Inguinal (groin area) Hiatal (stomach into chest cavity) Ventral/Incisional Umbilical BREAST SURGERY: Biopsy Lumpectomy (with nipple sparing and breast conservation) Mastectomy OFFICE PROCEDURES: Fine needle aspirations, lesion removal and I & D of abscesses."
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3  Specialties

  • Breast Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

19  Conditions Treated

19  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • 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)

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Failing has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Failing's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Failing to family and friends
8 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
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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. Failing's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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...more
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