Skip to main content
Avg ER Wait
Checking ER Wait Time
The feed could not be reached
Retry?
Lee's Summit Medical Center
--
mins

Newsroom

Nutrition should be the most important consideration when heading back to school, says Dr. Rachel Hailey with Lee’s Summit Medical Center. Start the day with a solid, healthy breakfast. Take your lunch occasionally. Dump the junk food, and stay hydrated. Here’s her other advice for a safe, healthy school year.

Read More

More than 400 Lee’s Summit campers expected to visit Lee’s Summit Medical Center throughout the week to learn First Aid and about healthcare careers.

Read More

Wearing high heels can put stress not just on your feet but also on your ankles, knees and back. Dr. Leila Koleiny with Lee’s Summit Family Care and Lee’s Summit Medical Center offers tips for those who wear high heels on a regular basis.

Read More

With summer upon us, it’s important to remember that young children are more susceptible to dehydration than adults. Dr. Michael Watts with Lee’s Summit Medical Center reminds parents that once a child becomes dehydrated, he or she is vulnerable to more serious heat-related illnesses such as heat cramps, heat exhaustion or heatstroke. He advises drinking plenty of fluids, taking frequent breaks and watching for early symptoms of dehydration such as thirst, fatigue and nausea.

Read More

Concussions, fractures and sprains, oh my. The main culprits: bicycles, trampolines and roller blades. Dr. Gregory P. Ballard, an orthopedic surgeon at Centerpoint Medical Center and Lee’s Summit Medical Center, urges the use of helmets, proper equipment and parental supervision. Learn what else you need to know to avoid injury.

Read More

Dr. Megan Sneed, OB/GYN at Lee’s Summit Medical Center and the area’s only female board-certified urogynecologist, explains how robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery using the daVinci Surgical System is revolutionizing treatment for many causes of pelvic pain, including endometriosis, ovarian cysts and uterine fibroids.

Read More

In January, Lee's Summit Medical Center started supporting the Lee's Summit Parks & Recreation Rev-Up program in providing health education seminars giving participants a chance to hear directly from a physician or specialist and ask questions.

Read More

Midwest Transplant Network recognized this hospital in saving lives through an organ and tissue donation program.

Read More

Local nurses are being recognized for making a difference in their patients' lives, their hospitals and their communities.

Read More

Lee Summit Medical Center’s CEO Matt Sogard was a part of the groundbreaking ceremony of the Blackwell Interchange. Learn more about this new 25 million dollar interchange, making a great impact on the citizens of Lee’s Summit and surrounding communities.

Read More