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Biography

Kimberly D. Ponnuru, MD, FACS is an experienced, Board-certified surgeon with AdventHealth Medical Group. She specializes in minimally invasive surgery and acute care surgery, including gastrointestinal surgery, colorectal surgery, hemorrhoidectomy, laparoscopic cholecystectomy and diverticulitis treatment.



Prior to joining AdventHealth in 2018, Dr. Ponnuru practiced general surgery at medical centers across Kansas and Missouri. She has earned a number of honors throughout her career, including the America’s 100 Best General Surgery Healthgrades Award and the Five-Star Recipient Gallbladder Surgery Healthgrades Award.



After graduating summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in biology from Pittsburg State University, Dr. Ponnuru earned her medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine. She completed her general surgery residency at the University of Kansas School of Medicine–Wichita. She is Board-certified in general surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS).

Areas Served
Shawnee Mission, KS
Languages Spoken
English
Education

University of Kansas School of Medicine

Residencies

General Surgery at Kansas University School of Medicine - Wichita

Board Certification

General Surgery: The American Board of Surgery

Ages Accepted
Adults
Geriatrics

Insurances accepted by Kimberly Ponnuru, MD, FACS

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The list below is for reference purposes only and is subject to change. Please check with your health plan to confirm that this doctor is included before scheduling an appointment.

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  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Aetna Better Health-KS Medicaid
  • BCBS-Kansas City
  • Beech Street
  • Century Health Solutions
  • Champus
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring Medicare Advantage HMO
  • GEHA
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Home State Health Allwell Medicare Advantage
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Question: What locations does Kimberly Ponnuru, MD, FACS practice at?
Answer: Kimberly Ponnuru, MD, FACS practices at Shawnee Mission at 7450 Kessler Street, Suite 201, Shawnee Mission, KS, 66204. Learn more about Kimberly Ponnuru, MD, FACS at AdventHealth.
Question: What is Kimberly Ponnuru, MD, FACS's specialty?
Answer: Kimberly Ponnuru, MD, FACS specializes in General Surgery. Learn more about Kimberly Ponnuru, MD, FACS at AdventHealth.
Question: What insurance does Kimberly Ponnuru, MD, FACS accept?
Answer: Kimberly Ponnuru, MD, FACS accepts AARP, Aetna, Aetna Better Health-KS Medicaid, BCBS-Kansas City, Beech Street, Century Health Solutions, Champus, Cigna, Cigna HealthSpring Medicare Advantage HMO, Galaxy Health Network, GEHA, Home State Health Allwell Medicare Advantage, Home State Health Ambetter Exchange, Humana, Humana Gold Medicare Advantage, MEDICA with United Healthcare, Medicaid-KS, Medicare, Medicare Railroad - Palmetto, Multiplan, Oscar Health, PHCS, Sunflower (Kansas Medicaid), Sunflower AllWell Medicare Advantage, Sunflower AmBetter Exchange, Tri-Care, United Healthcare, United Healthcare Community Plan (Kansas Medicaid), United Healthcare Dual Medicare & Medicaid and United Healthcare Medicare Advantage. This list is for reference purposes only and is subject to change. Please check with your health plan to confirm that this doctor is included before scheduling an appointment. Learn more about Kimberly Ponnuru, MD, FACS at AdventHealth.
Question: What conditions does Kimberly Ponnuru, MD, FACS treat?
Answer: Kimberly Ponnuru, MD, FACS treats the following conditions: Appendectomy, Appendix, Gall Bladder, Gallbladder Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laser Therapy for Varicose Veins, Liver Surgery, Lung Surgery, Spleen Surgery, Splenectomy, Stomach Surgery (Gastrectomy) and Surgical Specialists. Learn more about Kimberly Ponnuru, MD, FACS at AdventHealth.