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HCA Midwest Health opens center for primary care and women's health

Overland Park, Kan., November 2, 2023 – HCA Midwest Health opened a permanent new location for Family Health Medical Group and the second location of Town Plaza Women’s Health at 13801 Metcalf Avenue. The specialty center offers area residents greater, more convenient access to comprehensive primary care and preventive care for all ages and obstetrics and gynecology care for every stage in life, with a focus on pregnancy, all under one roof.

Family Health Medical Group providers include John Hansen, MD; Herbert McCowen, MD; Katherine McDaniel, MD; Liliana Nazario, MD; Richard Ruiz, MD; Janella Dewitt, PA; and Christopher Pelton, NP. The clinic offers 24 patient rooms and accepts patients in all stages of life.

Town Plaza Women’s Health providers include Natasha Ahmed, MD; Sarah Baldassaro, MD; Lisa Nicholson, MD; and Laura Parks, MD. The clinic offers nine patient rooms and accepts new patients in all stages of life.

“Menorah Medical Center and its physicians have a deep commitment to serving the community with high-quality healthcare and the area will benefit from having the well-known Family Health Medical Group and Town Plaza Women’s Health providers and their specialties conveniently located under one roof,” said Menorah Medical Center CEO Phil Buttell. “Having comprehensive services for family health, women’s health and adult health under one roof allows the teams in each practice to provide dedicated care to patients throughout outstanding clinical providers and experts.”

“Family Health Medical Group is proud to launch our new location in Johnson County,” said John Hansen, MD. “We have served the community since 35 years and look forward to continuing to provide patient-centric, compassionate family health care to area residents.”

“The physicians and staff at Town Plaza Women's Health are experienced in treating female patients with personalized gynecologic care at every stage of life, including pediatric and adolescent gynecology,” said Dr. Laura Parks. “We are also highly skilled in performing complex or minimally invasive gynecologic surgical procedures, allowing us to provide advanced, comprehensive care to moms and their babies.”

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