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About AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

AdventHealth in Kansas City includes AdventHealth Shawnee Mission in Merriam, Kan., a 504-bed facility with more than 22,000 inpatient admissions and more than 200,000 outpatient admissions annually; Advent Health Lenexa; AdventHealth South Overland Park, AdventHealth Centra Care and AdventHealth Medical Group. AdventHealth Shawnee Mission is the only certified member of MD Anderson Cancer Network®, a program of MD Anderson Cancer Center, in Kansas City. AdventHealth Shawnee Mission employs more than 3,300 local residents and supports an exceptional staff of nearly 700 physicians.
About AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Facts & Figures

  • Established in 1962
  • More than 3,300 team members
  • More than 22,000 annual admissions
  • More than 170,000 annual outpatient visits
  • Three emergency departments in Johnson County, Kansas
  • More than 73,000 annual emergency department visits
  • Top Hospital by IBM Watson Health – IBM Watson Health named AdventHealth Shawnee Mission one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals.
  • Baby-Friendly Hospital Designation – This accreditation from Baby-Friendly USA certifies that a hospital adheres to a set of evidence-based practices shown to support mothers and babies on their breastfeeding journeys.
  • The Leapfrog Group – AdventHealth Shawnee Mission has earned 11 consecutive A grades for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group, a national advocate for hospital transparency.

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Meet Our Leadership

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Sam Huenergardt

President and Chief Executive Officer

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Karsten Randolph

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
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Michael Knecht

Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
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Larry Botts, MD

Chief Medical Officer
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Sheri Hawkins

Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer
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Robin Harrold

Vice President, Ambulatory Network