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Dr. Vernita Hairston-Mitchell, MD

Spinal Cord Injury Medicine* Age 62
Dr. Vernita Hairston-Mitchell, MD
4.3 (12 Ratings)
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Dr. Vernita Hairston-Mitchell, MD is a Spinal Cord Injury Specialist in Kansas City, KS.
Dr. Vernita Hairston-Mitchell, MD
4.3 (12 Ratings)
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Dr. Vernita Hairston-Mitchell, MD

Spinal Cord Injury Medicine* Age 62
Kansas City, KS
Accepting new patients
Dr. Vernita Hairston-Mitchell, MD is a Spinal Cord Injury Specialist in Kansas City, KS.

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Dr. Vernita Hairston-Mitchell, MD is a Spinal Cord Injury Specialist in Kansas City, KS. They graduated from University of Maryland School of Medicine and completed a residency at Case Western Reserve School Of Med. They currently practice at The University of Kansas Health System and are affiliated with University Of Kansas Hospital. At present, Dr. Hairston-Mitchell received an average rating of 4.3/5 from patients and has been reviewed 12 times. Their office accepts new patients. Dr. Hairston-Mitchell is board certified in Neurology and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Gait Abnormality
Chronic Neck Pain
Spinal Stenosis
Gait Abnormality
Chronic Neck Pain
Spinal Stenosis
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Radiculopathy
Spinal Cord Injury
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Alzheimer's Disease
Anterior Horn Disease
Astrocytoma
Ataxia
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Autoimmune Diseases
Autonomic Disorders
Autonomic Dysreflexia
Bell's Palsy
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Disorders
Brain Injury
Cancer
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Palsy
Cerebrovascular Disease
Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
Chronic Pain
Cluster Headache
Concussion
Confusion
Cranial Trauma
Dementia
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Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Difficulty With Walking
Diplopia
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Dystonia
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Epilepsy
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Essential Tremor
Febrile Convulsion
Fever-Induced Seizure
Headache
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Herniated Disc
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Incomplete Spinal Cord Syndrome
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
Insomnia
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Low Back Pain
Medulloblastoma
Meningiomas
Menstrual Migraine
Migraine
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Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Myasthenia Gravis
Myelopathy
Myoclonus
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuropathy
Neuropathy, Motor and Sensory
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Nystagmus
Optic Neuritis
Parkinson's Disease
Parkinsonism
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pinched Nerve in Back
Polymyositis
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Restless Leg Syndrome
Schwannoma
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Seizure Disorders
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Sleep-Walking
Spina Bifida
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Stroke
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Subdural Hemorrhage
Syncope
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Temporal Arteritis
Tension Headache
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Tourette's Syndrome
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Traumatic Brain Injury
Tremor
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Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vascular Disease
Vertigo
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Visual Field Defects
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
EMG (Electromyography)

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Locations

  1. 1 Landon Center on Aging
    3599 Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66103

Patient Satisfaction

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hairston-Mitchell
4.3
Based on 12 Reviews
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Jun 23, 2023
Dr. Hairston is wonderful. Kind and considerate. She’s been my doctor for years. I have MS. She’s stayed on top of my medications and MRI’s and bloodwork. She has a fabulous nurse named Martha who handles any extra problems that may arise. With these two you can’t go wrong! 5*
Kelly Derringer — Jun 23, 2023
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Care Philosophy
  • Vernita F. Hairston-Mitchell, MD, is a board-certified neurologist with more than 20 years of experience. Fellowship trained in clinical neuromuscular disorders and neuro-rehabilitation, Dr. Hairston-Mitchell's clinical interests are in treating neuromuscular disorders and multiple sclerosis, electromyography, and spinal cord medicine. She has an extensive academic background in addition to her patient care experience, and has served as an assistant professor of neurology for the University of Maryland and University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) schools of medicine and as adjunctive clinical professor at University of Kansas School of Medicine. Dr. Hairston-Mitchell has also presented multiple lectures for the University of Maryland at Baltimore and UMKC medical schools and residency programs. Among her experiences, Dr. Hairston-Mitchell served as the director of the Muscular Dystrophy Association Clinic at Maryland General Hospital, medical director of the Acute Rehabilitation Unit at James Lawrence Kernan Hospital and director of the Electromyography Lab at James Lawrence Kernan Hospital. She is a member of the Academy of Spinal Cord Professionals, the American Academy of Neurology, the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine and the Myasthenia Gravis Association. Dr. Hairston-Mitchell received her medical degree from the University of Maryland Medical School and completed her residency in neurology at Case Western Reserve University. She completed a fellowship in clinical neuromuscular disorders at the University of Pennsylvania's department of Neurology and a neuro-rehabilitation fellowship at the University of Maryland, training at Montebello Hospital and James Lawrence Kernan Hospital. She is board certified in neurology and in spinal cord medicine.

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Biography
  • Dr. Vernita Hairston-Mitchell, MD is a spinal cord injury specialist in Kansas City, KS. She specializes in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine.
Biography
Specialties*
Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • University of Maryland School of Medicine
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Neurology and Spinal Injury Medicine
Board Certifications
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Residency

Residency Hospital
  • Case Western Reserve School Of Med
Residency Hospital

Fellowship

Fellowship Hospital
  • University Of Maryland Baltimore School Of Med|University Of Pennsylvania School Of Med
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Dr. Vernita Hairston-Mitchell, MD is affiliated with University Of Kansas Hospital.

Yes, Dr. Vernita Hairston-Mitchell, MD holds board certification in Neurology and Spinal Injury Medicine.

Hospital Affiliations

  • University Of Kansas Hospital

    4000 Cambridge St, Kansas City, KS