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About AdventHealth Pain Medicine

AdventHealth Pain Specialists is Kansas City’s home for comprehensive pain management. We specialize in a multidisciplinary approach to assessing and treating both short-term/acute and long-term/chronic pain. Our primary goal is to provide our Kansas City patients with the capability to return to the highest level of function in their daily lives. We strive to achieve these goals in a compassionate and ethical manner.

We’re here to help you find the right physician or a location that’s convenient for you.

Helping You Find Pain Relief

So You Can Feel Whole Again

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Discover the Difference

More than 70 million Americans suffer from chronic pain and each year another 25 million have acute pain from injuries or surgery. At AdventHealth Pain Medicine, we understand pain and know that most pain can be greatly eased with proper pain management. 

Delivering quality care to our patients is our central focus. We adapt and develop the most creative solutions to deliver quality pain medicine. In an ongoing effort to provide the highest quality in pain medicine administration, we have voluntarily adapted the American Society of Anesthesiology’s Quality Guidelines. These measures represent factors that are unique to pain medicine practice and have been proven to be associated with high quality delivery of care.

AdventHealth Pain Medicine uses advanced technologies that provide patients with more options for pain management. Learn more about AdventHealth's state-of-the art treatment options below.

Physician Referrals

AdventHealth Pain Specialists accepts patient referrals from primary care physicians and specialists. We work with your physician in a team effort. Each new patient will have a comprehensive history and physical exam performed. Other tools such as pain scales, diagrams and skeletal models will be used to help us thoroughly understand your pain.

Scheduling Your Patient

It is our goal to make scheduling your patient a simple process. In order for us to most efficiently assist your patients, we request that you please fax the following information to us at Call913-676-7692. Download our referral form for your convenience.

  • Face Sheet - demographics
  • Copy of insurance card (front and back)
  • Most recent physician notes
  • Current medication list
  • Report of any diagnostic studies (MRI, CT or Myelogram, EMG, x-ray, etc.)

Upon receiving your patient's information, we will contact them directly for scheduling. Please be sure to include your patient's contact information. We also pre-certify the patient's insurance for you.

Once we schedule your patient, we will fax a form to you detailing the date and time of the appointment.

Our team will follow up with you with a written report of your patient's treatment.

Information For Patients

Patient Scheduling

Once we receive the referral from your physician, our scheduling team will call you to make an appointment. Please have your insurance information available. During the call, our staff will ask about your pain so that we can determine the adequate time required for your appointment.

You will be asked about:

  • Type and location of pain
  • Referring physician
  • Primary care physician
  • Insurance or payment method
  • Claim mailing address
  • X-ray films or MRI reports

In order to ensure that we prescribe safely and responsibly, we cannot guarantee assumption of medication management at the initial visit.

Your First Visit

For your initial visit, you will be asked to bring:

  • A photo ID
  • Your insurance card(s)
  • Any x-rays, MRI, CT or myelogram films for CDs related to your pain
  • A list of all medications you are currently taking, including the name, dosages (number of pills taken a day), milligrams and how long you have been taking the medications.

To save yourself time, please download and complete our Welcome Letter and Patient Assessment Form before coming to our office. 


Please contact us with any questions at Call913-676-2370. Our fax number is Call913-676-7692.

Advanced Treatment Treatment Options

Radio Frequency Ablation
RF is a non-surgical, minimally-invasive, non-narcotic method for treating chronic knee or hip pain. Because it can be performed in an outpatient setting, patients have the potential to return to an enhanced quality of life much sooner than with surgery—and with a reduced need for narcotics.

Nevro Approach—Alternative Spinal Cord Simulation
AdventHealth Pain Medicine is proud to offer Nevro’s innovative HF10 therapy as an alternative to traditional SCS treatment. HF10 therapy is proven to provide more relief from chronic back and leg pain without the discomfort of tingling or unexpected shocks found in traditional SCS treatment. 

Meet Our Team of Specialists

Our physicians have been treating patients with painful conditions since 1969. All of our specialists are Board-certified and American Board of Anesthesia (ABA) sub-specialty certified in pain management, with advanced training in diagnosing and treating acute and chronic pain of the spine and musculoskeletal systems. Our team also includes a full-time clinical psychologist who specializes in treating the psychological effects of dealing with chronic pain.


Scott Ashcraft, M.D.


ABA Sub-Specialty Certification in Pain Management


Timothy R. Lair, M.D.


Fellowship Trained

ABA Sub-Specialty Certification in Pain Medicine


Brian G. Mills, M.D.


ABA Sub-Specialty Certification in Pain Management


Gregory A. Trempy, M.D.


Fellowship Trained

ABA Sub-Specialty Certification in Pain Management


Jonathan Ferns, M.D.


Fellowship Trained

ABA Sub-Specialty Certification in Pain Management


Smith C. Manion, M.D.


Fellowship Trained

ABA Sub-Specialty Certification in Pain Management


Daniel S. Mitchell, M.D.


Fellowship Trained

ABA Sub-Specialty Certification in Pain Management

Contact Us

We have two convenient locations at our Shawnee Mission and Lenexa campuses.

AdventHealth Shawnee Mission
7315 East Frontage Road, Suite 140
Shawnee Mission, KS 66204

Monday - Thursday: 7 am to 4 pm
Friday: 7 am to 1 pm

AdventHealth Lenexa 
23401 Prairie Star Parkway
Building A, Suite A145
Lenexa, KS 66227

Monday - Friday: 7 am to 4 pm

Phone: Call913-676-2370
Fax: Call913-676-7692

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