AdventHealth Shawnee Mission Expands Primary Care Network with Shawnee Mission Primary Care Blue Valley

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AdventHealth Shawnee Mission (AHSM) has expanded its primary care network with the opening of Shawnee Mission Primary Care Blue Valley. SMH welcomes physicians Jason Bessey, DO and Lauren Bessey, DO to serve the Blue Valley community, which includes Overland Park, Leawood, Olathe and Stillwell.

With the opening of AdventHealth Shawnee Mission Primary Care Blue Valley, we look forward to providing primary care closer to home for the Blue Valley community in southeastern Johnson County, said Scott Woods, chief operating officer of the AdventHealth Shawnee Mission Physician Enterprise.

The Besseys, who are a married couple, went to medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences and both completed their residency at Research Family Practice.

We are honored to welcome Drs. Jason and Lauren Bessey to our primary care network to provide personalized care to our patients in the Blue Valley community, said Dr. Greg Sweat, chief medical officer of the AdventHealth Shawnee Mission Physicians Group.

AdventHealth Shawnee Mission Primary Care Blue Valley is temporarily located at Centra Care Shawnee Mission Urgent Care at 9099 W. 135th Street in Overland Park. The office will move to its permanent location on the AHSM Blue Valley campus in early 2017. The new space will feature modern amenities and a layout tailored to improve the patient experience.

AHSM broke ground on its Blue Valley campus in October 2015. Located at the intersection of 159th Street and US 69 Highway in Overland Park, the facility is part of the new BluHawk development and will feature an emergency department, laboratory, imaging center, and a medical office building. The first phase is expected to open in early 2017.

AdventHealth Shawnee Mission Primary Care Blue Valley is open Monday through Friday, 8 am to 4:30 pm. For an appointment, call Call913-373-2230, or request an appointment online. In addition, patients can visit MyHealthKC.com, a resource from AHSM that helps patients find not just a doctor but the right doctor in a matter of seconds.

About AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

AHSM is a network of health care facilities and services located throughout the Kansas City metropolitan area and surrounding communities. The network includes AdventHealth Shawnee Mission Medical Center (AHSMMC) in Merriam, Kan., a 504-bed facility with more than 22,000 inpatient admissions and more than 200,000 outpatient admissions annually; AHSM Prairie Star, a comprehensive health care facility located in western Lenexa, Kan.; Centra Care Shawnee Mission Urgent Care and physician practices located throughout Johnson and Leavenworth Counties. SMH serves more than 72,000 patients in its emergency departments annually, has the area's first accredited Chest Pain Emergency Center and delivers more babies each year at AHSMMC than any other hospital in the metropolitan area. SMH also has some of the highest customer service or HCAHPS scores in the Kansas City metro. The network employs more than 3,200 local residents and supports an exceptional staff of nearly 700 physicians representing 50 medical specialties, the largest medical staff of any full-service hospital in Kansas City. Shawnee Mission is just one of the many locations of AdventHealth, the largest not-for-profit, Protestant health care organizations in the nation. AH affiliates offer a broad continuum of health services that enrich the bodies, minds, and spirits of individuals who live in the communities they serve. Visit us online.

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