MERRIAM, Kan. – Shawnee Mission Urgent Care will close its Oak Park Mall location beginning Monday, January 17 and move one mile north to a new, expanded clinic at 9040 Quivira Road in Lenexa. Urgent Care will be closed Monday, January 17 and Tuesday, January 18 in preparation for this move. The clinic will reopen at its new location near I-35 and Quivira on Wednesday, January 19 at 9 a.m.
MERRIAM, Kan. – Building on the strength of its existing cardiology team, Shawnee Mission Medical Center (SMMC) will welcome four new cardiologists this month. Gilbert Katz, MD; Rajya L. Malay, MD, FACC; Thaju Salam, MD; and Mohan Shenoy, MD; will practice at Shawnee Mission Cardiology Associates. The four join SMMC’s current cardiology groups, Clinical Cardiovascular Associates and Heart Health Partners, PA; increasing the number of cardiologists on SMMC’s staff from 10 to 14.
MERRIAM, Kan.- Shawnee Mission Medical Center’s Special Addition Birth Center broke its own birth record in July, welcoming 361 babies into the world. The previous record was 355 babies born in August 2005.
Merriam, Kan. — Shawnee Mission Medical Center (SMMC) recently qualified for the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Mission: Lifeline Bronze Performance Achievement Award. The award recognizes SMMC’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients that effectively improves the survival and care of ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) patients.
MERRIAM, Kan. –Shawnee Mission Medical Center’s (SMMC) Breast Center was granted a three-year, full accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons. SMMC is the only hospital in the Kansas City metropolitan area and the State of Kansas to receive this recognition. Accreditation by the NAPBC is only given to those centers that have voluntarily committed to providing the highest level of quality breast care and that undergo a rigorous evaluation process and review of their performance.