Laura Gaffney, MD

Laura Gaffney, MD

4.9 (108)

Pediatrics, Internal Medicine

Not accepting new patients

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Laura Gaffney, MD, is an internist and pediatrician who focuses much of her patient care on adults with special needs. She is the medical director of AdventHealth Medical Group's Special Pediatric-to-Adult Need (SPAN) program. SPAN is Greater Kansas City’s only primary care program that provides comprehensive, patient-focused care for adults with a chronic condition that persists from childhood to adulthood.

NOTE: Though Dr. Gaffney is not currently able to accept new patients for standard primary care, she is available for new patients in the SPAN program. If you or someone you know is an adult with special needs who would like to schedule a new-patient appointment with her, call AdventHealth Medical Group Primary Care at Shawnee Mission at Call913-632-2900 and let the scheduler know you are interested in the SPAN program.

Dr. Gaffney has been providing care for adults with special needs since 1996. With dual Board certifications in pediatrics and internal medicine, she is uniquely qualified to provide specialized care for patients of all ages. She earned her medical degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, where she also completed her residency. She has been with AdventHealth Medical Group (formerly Shawnee Mission Physicians Group) since 1997, during which time she has earned numerous honors for excellence in patient care.
Medical School

University of Missouri-Kansas City

Board Certification
Pediatrics: American Board of Pediatrics
Internal Medicine: American Board of Internal Medicine
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Insurances accepted by Laura Gaffney, MD


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  • AARP
  • Aetna / US Healthcare - non HMO
  • Aetna / US Healthcare HMO
  • Amerigroup
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • BCBS-Kansas City
  • CHC of KS-Kansas City
  • Carolina Crescent Health Plan
  • Champus Tricare West
  • Cigna
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