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Dorota J Walewicz, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
Call to make an appointment 913-317-3170

Education

Medical School
Collegium Medicum Jagiellonski University, Krakow,
Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates
Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, Philadelphia, PA
Residency
Internal Medicine, University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO
Fellowship
Endo/Metabolism, Temple University Hospital Program, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certifications

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

Clinical Interests

  • Type 1 diabetes
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • thyroid disorders
  • endocrine disorders during pregnancy
  • transgender hormonal therapy

Biography

A board-certified endocrinologist, Dr. Walewicz treats patients for a full range of endocrine and metabolic disorders. Her areas of expertise include Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, thyroid disorders, endocrine problems during pregnancy, and transgender hormonal therapy.

Dr. Walewicz sees patients at Jacobson & McElliott Diabetes & Endocrinology Center in Overland Park on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and at Saint Luke’s Endocrinology Specialists–Blue Valley in Leawood on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. She sees patients at Saint Luke’s Endocrinology Specialists–Blue Valley in Garnett every second Thursday of the month.

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

Lipid and Diabetes Research Laboratory – Saint Luke’s Hospital
Under the supervision of John Miles, M.D.

  1. Systemic and forearm triglyceride metabolism: fate of lipoprotein lipase – generated glycerol and free fatty acids. 
    Presented as an abstract during 62nd Scientific Session of American Diabetes Association, San Francisco, CA 2002 Published in Diabetes 2004
  2. Severe human insulin allergy managed with sulphated beef insulin – case report
    Presented as an abstract during 63rd Scientific Session of American Diabetes Association, New Orleans, LA  - 2003

Clinical Research Unit – Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia
Under the supervision of Guenther Boden M.D.

  1. The effects of hyperglycemia, hyperinsulinemia on coagulation
  2. The effectiveness and safety of Atkins diet in patients with type 2 diabetes.
  3. The long term effects of rosiglitazone and fenofibrate on free fatty acid, blood glucose metabolism in obese subjects with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

On Staff At

  • Anderson County Hospital
  • Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City
  • Saint Luke's South Hospital