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Dr. Kelly James, MD

Dr. Kelly James, MD

Age 59 General Surgery M
(17) 17 reviews
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Dr. Kelly James, MD is a general surgery specialist in Independence, MO. Dr. James completed a residency at State University Of New York. He currently practices at Kelly M James and is affiliated with Centerpoint Medical Center. He accepts multiple insurance plans. Dr. James is board certified in General Surgery.


  • State University Of New York, Residency Hospital
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Medical School
  • Montefiore Medical Center - Moses Division, Internship Hospital — 1988

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cenpatico Behavioral Health
  • Cigna
  • CompCare
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Family Health Partners
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HCA Midwest Comp Care
  • Healthcare USA
  • Homestate Health Plan
  • Humana
  • Missouri Care
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • New Directions Behavioral Health
  • PHCS
  • Preferred Health Professionals
  • Preferred Mental Health Management, LLC
  • Premier Group Insurance
  • Savility
  • WellCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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  1. Kelly M James

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      Surgical Care of Independence Inc.
      19101 E Valley View Pkwy Ste B, Independence, MO 64055 Existing Patients: (816) 339-9577

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Dr. James is an excellent surgeon with life saving skills. I would absolutely recommend him.
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Dr. James frequently treats Burn Injuries, Second-Degree Burns, and Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy).  

Hospital Affiliations

  • Centerpoint Medical Center
  • Lee's Summit Medical Center
  • Saint Luke's East Hospital
  • St. Mary's Medical Center