Provider Profile

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Provider Profile

Marie L Griffin, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
Call to make an appointment 913-323-4747


Medical School
University of Alabama - School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL
Internal Medicine, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
Med/Endocrinology, University of Virginia Health Science Center, Charlottesville, VA

Board Certifications

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

Clinical Interests

  • pump management
  • thyroid disorders
  • osteoporosis
  • Hashimoto's thyroiditis
  • diabetes


Dr. Griffin has 18 years of practice in the KC/Overland Park area. Her practice philosophy focuses on a very personal relationship with patients. She works to fit the treatment options into the patient's lifestyle rather than using a "one size fits all" approach. She believes impactful life changes can only occur if the physician truly understands the lifestyle and challenges of the patient.

President, Medical Staff - Saint Luke's South Hospital 2011-2012
Vice President, Medical Staff - Saint Luke's South Hospital 2010-2011
Secretary-Treasurer, Medical Staff - Saint Luke's South Hospital 2009-2010
Board Member, Board of Directors - Saint Luke's South Hospital 2008-2009

University of  Virginia:
  Endocrine Fellows Foundation Grant recipient
  NIH Grant:  Clinical Associate Physician Award, March 1994  (declined to enter practice)
  First Place for a Poster Presentation - 13th Annual Research Day in Internal Medicine

University of Alabama:
  Osler Award for Excellence in Diagnosis by an Intern
  Alpha Omega Alpha Nation Medical Honor Society
  State Merit Scholarship Recipient
  Dean's Award for Clinical Excellence

University of North Carolina:
  Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society
  Dean's List - all semesters
  Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
  Panhellenic Freshman Woman's Scholarship recipient

Coca-Cola Research Grant recipient

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 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)
  • 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


  • Pastor Carmen L. MD, Korf Marie Griffin MD, Aloi Joseph A MD, Evans William S MD, Marshall John C MD, "Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome-Evidence for Reduced Sensitivity of the GnRH Pulse Generator to Inhibition by Estradiol and Progesterone,"  J. Clin Endocrinol Metab 1998, Feb:83(2):582-90.
  • Evans, William S. MD, Griffin Marie L MD, Yankov Vladimir I. MD, " The Pituitary Gonadotroph:  Dynamics of Gonadotropin Release,"  1996, in Reproductive Endocrinology, Surgery and Technology, Adashi E.Y., Rock J. A., Rosenwaks Z. (editors) Rave Press pp 181-210.
  • Marshall J.C. MD, Dalkin A.C. MD, Haisenleder D.J. PhD, Griffin, M.L. MD, Kelch, R.P. MD:  "GnRH Pulses-the Regulators of Human Reproduction.  Transactions of the American Clinical and Climatological Association.  ABS 4, pp 331-340, 1994.
  • Griffin Marie L. MD, South Stephen A. MD, Yankow Vlagimir I MD, Booth Robert A. PhD, Asplin Christopher M. MD:  "Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus and Mental Dysfunction."  Annals of Medicine, Vol.26, pp 331-340, 1994.
  • Marshall J.C. MD and Griffin M.L. MD:  "The Role of Changing Pulse Frequency in Regulation of Ovulation, "Proceedings of the International Ferring Symposium, Rheinghau, Germany.  Human Reproduction, Ed. R.G. Edwards, Vol. 8, Suppl. 2, pp. 57-61, 1993.

On Staff At

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