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Brian Todd Allenbrand, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
Call to make an appointment 816-880-2600

Education

Medical School
University of Missouri - Columbia, Columbia, MO
Residency
Internal Medicine, Wright-Patterson Medical Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH
Fellowship
Endo/Metabolism, San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Ed Con Program, Lackland AFB, TX

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Subspecialty in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Clinical Interests

  • adrenal disorders
  • thyroid disorders
  • osteoporosis
  • metabolic bone disorder
  • hypogonadism

Biography

Dr. Allenbrand completed his Fellowship in Endocrinology at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Wright Patterson Air Force Base/Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, Missouri.

Dr. Allenbrand is board certified in Endocrinology and Metabolism and Internal Medicine. Dr. Allenbrand most recently served as Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and staff endocrinologist at Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas for the past four years. He also served as the associate program director for the endocrinology fellowship, Deputy Chief of the Department of Endocrinology, and Flight Commander of the Department of Endocrinology at Wilford Hall Medical Center. Dr. Allenbrand joined Saint Luke’s in 2012.

Accepted Insurances

  • Aetna Better Health/KanCare (KS Medicaid)
  • Aetna Choice POS II Aexcel Local
  • Aetna Choice POS II Local
  • Aetna Elect Choice POS
  • Aetna Federal Employees Health Benefit Plan HMO
  • Aetna First Health Network (excluding limited benefit plans)
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna HMO Local
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS
  • Aetna Medicare Plan (Medicare Advantage HMO, PPO)
  • Aetna Missouri Preferred
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna Select HMO
  • Aetna Select Local HMO
  • Aetna Signature Administrators (ASA) HMO, POS, PPO
  • Aetna UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust (Medicare Advantage HMO, PPO)
  • Aetna Workers Comp
  • Aetna/Coventry Advantra Freedom Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Aetna/Coventry Advantra Freedom Plus Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Aetna/Coventry Advantra HMO
  • Aetna/Coventry Advantra Total Care Medicare Advantage PPO
  • BCBS of Kansas (call provider)
  • BCBS of Kansas Blue Choice Preferred Care Blue PPO
  • BCBS of Kansas City Blue Select Plus (UCMO and City of KCMO)
  • BCBS of Kansas City Federal PPO
  • BCBS of Kansas City Freedom Network PPO
  • BCBS of Kansas City Freedom Network Select PPO
  • BCBS of Kansas City Preferred Care
  • BCBS of Kansas City Preferred Care Blue
  • BCBS of Kansas City Traditional
  • BCBS of Kansas Federal
  • BCBS of Kansas Traditional
  • BCBS of Michigan Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Blue KC Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Blue KC Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Century Health Solutions (PPO)
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna National POS Open Access
  • Cigna OAP
  • Cigna PPO
  • CompResults/CompAlliance (WC) PPO
  • Health Choice of Northwest Missouri (PPO)
  • Home State Health Plan Missouri Medicaid (Missouri practices)
  • Humana Choice PPO - Medicare Advantage
  • Humana ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana Community HMO - Medicare Advantage
  • Humana Gold Choice Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO - Medicare Advantage
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO SNP - Medicare Advantage
  • Humana Kansas City PPOx
  • Humana National POS-Open Access Plans
  • Humana PPO
  • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Humana SmartExpress PPO
  • Humana SmartNet PPO
  • Humana SmartSuite PPO
  • HumanaOne PPO
  • Integrated Health Plan PPO
  • Kansas Medicaid
  • Medica Connect
  • Medica Select
  • Medicare
  • Missouri Care Health Plan - Missouri Medicaid (MO practices only)
  • MultiPlan/PCHS (PPO)
  • Occupational Health Management PPO (WC)
  • OHARA Managed Care (WC)
  • Private Healthcare Systems PPO
  • ProviDRs Care Network PPO (formerly WPPA)
  • Sunflower State Health Plan Kansas Medicaid (Kansas practices)
  • TRICARE WEST
  • Triwest Veterans Affairs Patient Centered Community Care
  • United Healthcare - All Savers Insurance Company POS
  • United Healthcare - Choice HMO
  • United Healthcare - Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan (KS Practices, KanCare, Kansas Medicaid)
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan (MO practices, Missouri Medicaid)
  • United Healthcare - Definity Health Reimbursement Account POS
  • United Healthcare - Definity Health Savings Account POS
  • United Healthcare - Golden Rule HMO (HMO & PPO)
  • United Healthcare - Indemnity
  • United Healthcare - Managed Indemnity
  • United Healthcare - Options PPO
  • United Healthcare - Select HMO
  • United Healthcare - Select Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - United Health One (Short Term Medical)
  • UnitedHealthcare - AARP Medicare Complete Choice PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare - AARP Medicare Complete HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare - AARP Medicare Complete PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare - Dual Complete SNP PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare - Group Medicare Advantage PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare - Medicare Complete PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare - Medicare Gold SNP PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare - Medicare Silver SNP PPO

Publications

 

RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS 
 
 
S. Ward, L. Rijos, L. Reeves, J. Pollard, M. True, B. Allenbrand.  Inpatient glycemic management team at Wilford Hall Medical Center.  Presented at the 2010 Air Force Medical Service Medical Research Symposium in August 2010
 
B. Allenbrand, L. Rijos, S. Ward, T. Garcia, J. Pollard.  Glucose control in critically ill adults at a military hospital. Presented at the 2010 Air Force Medical Service Medical Research Symposium in August 2010
 
D. Wolf, S. Kuo, K. Ruppert, S. Ward, T. Garcia, B. Allenbrand, J. Zgibor, and M. True.  Insulin infusion protocol for critical care units in a military facility.  Poster presented at the American Diabetes Association 69th Scientific Sessions.  New Orleans, Louisiana. June 2009
 
B. Allenbrand, M. K. Wallace.  Use of ketoconazole in a cushingoid patient with negative biochemical screening.  Podium presentation at the Army/Air Force American College of Physicians 2007 Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas. November 2007
 
B. Allenbrand, M. McElroy, and T. Koroscil.  Incidence of osteoporosis evaluation and treatment after hip/wrist fracture.  Podium presentation at the Society of Air Force Physicians 2004 Annual Meeting. Dayton, Ohio. March 2004
 
J. Xia, B. Allenbrand, G. Y. Sun.  Chronic ethanol and grape extract treatment on LDL oxidation and platelet function in rats.  Poster presentation at Food for the 21st Century, Nutritional Sciences, College of Human Environmental Sciences, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources.  University of Missouri – Columbia. September 1997
 
B. Allenbrand, J. Xia, G.Y. Sun.  Activation of inducible nitric oxide synthase and secretory phospholipase A2 by beta-amyloid peptide in astrocytes.  Poster presentation at Food for the 21st Century, Nutritional Sciences, College of Human Environmental Sciences, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources.  University of Missouri – Columbia. September 1997
 
INVITED LECTURES
 
Insulin therapy: Transitioning to and from NPO/basal and bolus dosing           October 2010
Diabetes Technology Society Annual Hospital Diabetes Meeting
 
Effects of hyperglycemia on hospital outcomes: Case studies                   October 2010
Diabetes Technology Society Annual Hospital Diabetes Meeting    
 
Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma                 March 2008
University of Texas San Antonio Department of Endocrinology Grand Rounds Lecture
 
PEER REVIEWED JOURNALS
 
B. Allenbrand, M.K. Wallace, T. Sauerwein. Syndromes of extreme insulin resistance: A case report and clinical review. Practical Diabetology. 27(3):17-25. September 2008
 
G.Y. Sun, J. Xia, J. Xu, B. Allenbrand, A. Simonyi, P.K. Rudeen, and A.Y. Sun. Dietary supplementation of grape polyphenols to rats ameliorates chronic ethanol-induced changes in hepatic morphology without altering changes in hepatic lipids. Journal of Nutrition. 129(10):1814-1819. October 1999
 
J. Xia, B. Allenbrand, and G.Y. Sun. Dietary Supplementation of Grape Polyphenols and Chronic Ethanol Administration on LDL Oxidation and Platelet Function in Rats. Life Sciences. 63(5): 383-390. 1998
 
 
ABSTRACTS
 
D. Wolf, S. Ward, L. Rijos, T. Garcia, H. Chen, B. Allenbrand. Implementation of an intravenous insulin infusion protocol in the critical care units of a military facility.  Published at the American Diabetes Association 70th Scientific Sessions. June 2010
 
S. Ward, B. Allenbrand, T. Garcia, M. True, D. Wolf. Barriers to inpatient glycemic control in a military facility.  Published at the American Diabetes Association 69th Scientific Sessions, June 2009
 
BOOK CHAPTERS
 
R. Piepenbrink, B. Allenbrand, W. Frey.  “Sleep and Endocrinology.” In Endocrine Secrets, Edited by Michael T. McDermott, 508-519. Mosby, Inc. 2009 
 

On Staff At

  • Saint Luke's East Hospital
  • Saint Luke's North Hospital–Barry Road
  • Saint Luke's North Hospital–Smithville