Physician Profile

Physician Profile

Mara Cvejic, DO

Sleep Medicine, Neurology
Call to make an appointment 816-756-2255

Education

Medical School
Midwestern University, Downers Grove, IL
Residency
Pediatrics, University of Florida College of Medicine - Jacksonville, Jacksonville,
Fellowship
Ped/Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science - Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL
Fellowship
Sleep Medicine, Stanford Health Care-Sponsored Stanford University, Redwood City, CA

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology - Subspecialty in Sleep Medicine
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology [Neurology]

Clinical Interests

  • sleep medicine
  • general neurology

Biography

Dr. Mara Cvejic-Paryani relocated from Jacksonville, Florida, with her family. She has a strong interest in sleep disorders, including narcolepsy, Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS), insomnia, REM Behavior Disorder (RBD), parasomnias and Obstructive Sleep Apnea. She is an advocate at both the county and state levels for organized medicine and completed the Florida Medical Association Leadership Academy. She continues to advocate for both pediatric and adult care, having traveled to Haiti to the Hospital of Sacree Coeur as part of a volunteer medical relief team.

Accepted Insurances

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Choice POS II Aexcel Local
  • Aetna Choice POS II Local
  • Aetna Elect Choice
  • Aetna Federal Employees Health Benefit Plan
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna HMO Local
  • Aetna Mail Handlers Benefit Plan
  • Aetna Managed Choice
  • Aetna MDOT & Missouri State Highway Patrol
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Missouri Preferred
  • Aetna MU myChoice Health Program
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna Select
  • Aetna Select Local
  • Aetna Signature Administrators (ASA)
  • Aetna Workers Comp
  • BCBS of Kansas (call provider)
  • BCBS of Kansas City (PPO)
  • BCBS of Kansas City Freedom Network
  • BCBS of Kansas City Freedom Network Select
  • BCBS of Kansas City Preferred Care
  • BCBS of Kansas City Preferred Care Blue
  • BCBS of Kansas City Traditional
  • Beech Street (PPO)
  • Century Health Solutions (PPO)
  • Cigna (HMO)
  • Cigna (Open Access)
  • Cigna (PPO)
  • Cigna HealthSpring (HMO Medicare Advantage)
  • CompResults (WC)
  • Coventry Advantra Freedom (PPO)
  • Coventry Health and Life Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra (PPO)
  • Golden Rule
  • Great West HealthCare (POS)
  • Great West HealthCare (PPO)
  • Great West HealthCare One Health Plan
  • Great West HealthCare One Health Plan/Gen AM
  • Health Choice of Northwest Missouri (PPO)
  • Healthcare USA-MC+ (Aetna Better Health)
  • HealthLink (HMO)
  • HealthLink (PPO) through Freedom Network
  • Home State Health Plan (Missouri practices)
  • Humana (PPOx)
  • Humana Choice Care (PPO)
  • Humana Choice PPO (Medicare Advantage PPO)
  • Humana Gold Choice Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus (HMO)
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO SNP
  • Humana SmartExpress PPO
  • Humana SmartNet PPO
  • Humana SmartSuite PPO
  • HumanaOne
  • Integrated Health Plan
  • Kansas Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Missouri Care (Missouri practices only)
  • Missouri Medicaid
  • MultiPlan/PCHS (PPO)
  • Occupational Health Management (WC)
  • OHARA Managed Care (WC)
  • ProviDRs Care Network (formerly WPPA)
  • Pyramid Life (Medicare Advantage PPO)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Sunflower State Health Plan (Kansas practices)
  • TRICARE
  • Triwest Veterans Affairs Patient Centered Community Care
  • United Healthcare Choice
  • United Healthcare Choice Plus
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • United Healthcare Definity Health Reimbursement Account
  • United Healthcare Definity Health Savings Account
  • United Healthcare Golden Rule HMO
  • United Healthcare Indemnity
  • United Healthcare Managed Indemnity
  • United Healthcare Options PPO
  • United Healthcare Select
  • United Healthcare Select Plus
  • UnitedHealthcare Evercare DH
  • UnitedHealthcare Evercare DH-POS
  • UnitedHealthcare Evercare DP
  • UnitedHealthcare Evercare RDP
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Choice
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Choice Essential
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Complete
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Complete Essential
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Complete Plus
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare DH
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Plus Essential
  • US Department of Labor

Publications

Cvejic, M. and Arunthari V. (2015a) Clinical Sleep-Related Breathing.   Mayo Clinic Neurology Board Review, Edited by Kelly D. Fleming and Lyell K Jones. pp (799-803). Oxford, Oxford University Press.

Cvejic, M. and Arunthari V. (2015b)  Hypersomnias and Sleep-Related Movement Disorders. Mayo Clinic Neurology Board Review. Edited by Kelly D. Fleming and Lyell K Jones. Pp (803-809). Oxford, Oxford University Press.

Cvejic, M. (2015c) Sleep Disorders in Infants and Children. Mayo Clinic Neurology Board Review. Edited by Kelly D. Fleming and Lyell K Jones. Pp (819-824). Oxford, Oxford University Press.

On Staff At

  • Saint Luke's Cushing Hospital
  • Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City
  • Saint Luke's North Hospital–Barry Road
  • Saint Luke's North Hospital–Smithville
  • Saint Luke's South Hospital
  • Wright Memorial Hospital