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Michael L Munger, MD

Family Medicine

Education

Medical School
Univ of MO - Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO
Residency
Family Medicine, Research Medical Center, Kansas City, MO

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Family Medicine

Clinical Interests

  • whole person care
  • primary care
  • evidence-based medicine

Biography

Philosophy: I believe the patient and I need to work together as a team for their health.  I am an advocate for the individuals for which I provide care.

National Procedures Institute

  • Advisory Committee- AAFP representative; Member 2008-present

American Academy of Family Physicians

  • President 2017
  • Commission on Education 
    • Commission Chair 2011
    • Executive Committee  2008-present
    • Subcommittee on Graduate Curriculum, Chair 2010
    • Subcommittee on National Conference Planning, Chair 2008-2009; Member 2007-2008
  •   Commission on Science Subcommittee on Genomics, Member 2008-2010
  •   Committee on Scientific Program 1995-1998; Chair 1996-1997
  •   Congress of Delegates:
    • Delegate, Kansas Chapter 2011-present
    • Reference Committee Education 2011
    • Delegate, Missouri Chapter 1998-2000
    • Alternate Delegate, Missouri Chapter 1997
    • Chairman Credentials Committee  2000
    • Reference Committee Public Health 1999

Kansas Academy of Family Physicians

  • Delegate 2011-present
  • Chairman of the Board 2010-2011
  • President 2009-2010
  • President Elect 2008-2009
  • Vice President 2007-2008
  • Secretary 2006-2007
  • Board of Directors 2005-2006

Missouri Academy of Family Physicians

  • Delegate 1998-2000
  • Alternate Delegate 1997
  • Chairman of the Board 2000-2001
  • President 1999-2000
  • President Elect 1998-1999
  • Vice President 1997-1998
  • Treasurer 1996-1997
  • Board of Directors 1993-1996
  • Finance Committee Chair 1996-1997
  • Education Committee/ Scientific Program Chair 1991-1996
  • New Physicians Committee 1989-1991

Kansas City Academy of Family Physicians

  • President 1991-1992
  • Vice President 1990-1991
  • Board of Directors 1987-1993

Department of Health and Human Services

  • Postgraduate Education Training Grants Review Panel 1995-1997

American Medical Association  1984-2000

Missouri State Medical Association

  • Interdisciplinary Specialty Committee 1999-2000

Metropolitan Medical Society of Kansas City

  • Election Committee 1987-1988
  • Specialty Committee 1991-1992

Johnson/ Wyandotte Medical Society

  • Member 2001-present

 

Business Organizations:

  • Saint Luke's Medical Group
    • Medical Director 2012-present
    • Medical Affairs Committee 2002-present
  • Community Care Alliance
    • Chair Board of Directors 1997-1998
    • Board of Directors 1997-1998
  • Community Care Physicians Alliance
    • Chair Board of Directors 1997-1998
    • Board of Directors 1997-1998

Community Service:

  • Clean Air Kansas City, Spokesperson 2005
  • Overland Park Chamber of Commerce, Task Force Member Public Smoking Restriction, 2005
  • Medical Mission, Jamaica Partners Medical and Dental Mission, Ocho Rios, Jamaica Feb, 2003
  • Kansas City Free Health Clinic 1987-1995

Saint Luke's News

Physicians Practice: Retail clinics are changing the role of the primary care physician
Physicians Practice talked to Dr. Michael Munger, a Saint Luke's primary care physician, about what doctors can do to meet consumers' needs within traditional practices and how they can close the communication gap with outside retail clinics.
435 Magazine: What your sweat is trying to tell you
Sweating is a basic body function we need to survive. 435 Magazine talked to father-son pair Dr. Michael Munger and Dr. Kevin Munger to determine fact from fiction when it comes to sweat.

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)
  • 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

On Staff At

  • Saint Luke's South Hospital