Children’s Mercy of Kansas City, Mo., is starting a general surgery clinic for children in Wichita at 3243 E. Murdock, Suite 201.
The clinic, which will be done using telemedicine, will allow surgeons to see patients for pre- and post-operative appointments remotely. The clinic is intended to help reduce travel time for families who need to go to Kansas City for the actual surgery, according to a news release.
Children’s Mercy expects it will see about 120 patients in the general surgery clinic each year.
Since it first opened a clinic in 2012, Children’s Mercy has rapidly expanded its Wichita clinics.
Other clinics include cardiology, endocrinology, nephrology, gastroenterology, allergy and asthma, orthopedic surgery, urology, hematology and oncology. Several of those clinics have providers on-site in Wichita in addition to using telemedicine.