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Kyong-A (Kay) Kong

Dr. Kyong-A (Kay) Kong, D.D.S., graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry after completing her undergraduate work at Avila University, in Kansas City, Missouri.

Dr. Kong worked in private practice before the joining the staff of the Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center. She also has experience working at the Kansas City Free Health Clinic and the St. Joseph Outreach Program. Dr. Kong has received several awards including the Academy of Dental Materials Award, an award from the Outstanding Clinical Performance in Restorative Dentistry and the Philip M. Jones Award for Excellence 

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Michelle N. Perez

Michell N. Perez, D.M.D., graduated with a Doctorate of Dental Medicine degree from the A.T. Still University of Health Sciences-Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health in Mesa, Arizona. She completed an undergraduate degree at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Before joining the staff of Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center, Dr. Perez provided dental services at the Lyon County Health Department, Flint Hills Community Health Center in Emporia, Kansas. She has performed extensive community service work in the dental health arena in a variety of settings, in both Kansas and Arizona.

Dr. Perez is a member of the American Dental Association, the American Dental Education Association, the Hispanic Dental Association, and the Kansas Dental Association.

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MD

William C. LaHue

William LaHue, MD, practices at SURHC’s Lafayette Family Medical, Dental and WIC Services practice office in Lexington, Missouri. He has provided medical care to patients in Lafayette County for over 50 years and is a skilled surgeon.

LaHue provides minor medical procedures such as the treatment of wounds, cyst removals, biopsies and wart removal, as well as skin cancer assessment and removal. LaHue is also an FAA Designated Medical Examiner since 1963 offering FAA Flight Physicals for area pilots.

Dr. LaHue graduated from the University of Missouri School of Medicine in Columbia, Missouri, and he completed his Residency Training at Tampa General Hospital in Tampa, Florida, and at St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Navkirandeep Kaur

Navkirandeep Kaur, DO, is a pediatrician seeing children at our Cabot Westside practice office. Dr. Kaur previously worked at the University of Kansas Medical Center. In addition to providing patient care at KU, Dr. Kaur was also a member of the faculty in the Pediatric Residency Program and received the Kansas Resident of the Year Award in 2010 by the Kansas Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Dr. Kaur believes in working with the child and the parents together, as a team, to achieve the best outcomes in a child’s health. Dr. Kaur has special interest in obesity and complex patient care.

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Dalal Sangetta Jignesh

Dalal Sangetta Jignesh, M.D., received her graduate and undergraduate medical degrees from Baroda Medical College in Gujarat, India. She was a first year Fellow in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at the National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Health, and Johns Hopkins University program. Dr. Dalal was a Resident in Pediatrics at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri, where she was also an assistant professor.

Dr. Dalal worked in a variety of medical settings both within the U.S. and abroad, before coming to the Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center. Those included Kaplan Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland and Asha Children's Hospital. She was a staff pediatrician at Children's Hospital in Ahmedabad, India. In addition, Dr. Dalal worked as a physician in the Department of Pediatrics at Bapunagar General Hospital, a tertiary care center in Ahmedabad, India.

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Anthony Gutierrez

Anthony Gutierrez, MD is our new  physician at Cabot Westside, 2121 Summit Street in Kansas City, Missouri. He provides quality care for adults of all ages, and he is Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is bilingual in Spanish - along with the rest of our staff at Cabot Westside - and has been practicing in the Kansas City area since 1986.

Gutierrez graduated from medical school from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and completed his residency in Internal Medicine from the Consortium for Health Education in Kansas City.

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MD, FAAP

Jose Maria C. Cruz

Jose Cruz, MD, FAAP, is Board Certified by the American Academy of Pediatrics and he provides medical care for children at SURHC’s Downtown Campus location. Dr. Cruz worked at non-profit medical centers in Kansas City and in Texas, before joining the SURHC staff.

Cruz completed his Residency in Pediatrics at the Elmhurst Hospital Center at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in Elmhurst, New York; he also had a Research Fellowship in Ophthalmology at the Kentucky Lions Eye Center in Louisville, Kentucky, as well as at the Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Cruz completed his Doctor of Medicine Degree at the University of the Philippines, Philippine General Hospital in Manila, Philippines. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and speaks English, Filipino and Spanish.

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