Physician Profile

Saint Luke’s Care Member

Physician Profile

Monisha Das, MD

Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine

Education

Medical School
Bharati Vid Yapeeth (Deemed University), Pune/Maharashtra,
Internship
Transitional, General Hospital, Chandigarh,
Residency
Internal Medicine, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO
Fellowship
Med/Critical Care, University of Missouri - School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Subspecialty in Critical Care Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Subspecialty in Pulmonary Diseases

Academic Titles

  • Assistant Professor, University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Medicine

Clinical Interests

  • interstitial lung disease/pulmonary fibrosis including non-specific interstitial pneumonia and hypersensitivity
  • pneumonitis and smoking-related lung disease
  • asthma
  • COPD/emphysema
  • bronchoscopy

Biography

Dr. Das completed her Internal Medicine Residency and Fellowship in Pulmonary Critical Care at University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine. Her philosophy is, "If you are passionate about your profession, aspire to know all there is to know about your field, apply the knowledge you acquire to make the life of a patient better and empathize with their suffering, only then you can truly fulfill the role of a physician." She received Critical Care Consultant of the Year Award in the final year of her fellowship.

Dr. Das is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary diseases and critical care medicine. Her practice includes inpatient and outpatient consultation in various diseases including Interstitial Lung disease, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Smoking related Lung diseases, COPD/Asthma, Lung cancer, and Shortness of Breath.  She also is a specialist in critical care and manages critically ill patients in the Intensive Care Unit.

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

Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis: An overview for internists and Hospital Physicians. Das M, Salzman G. Hospital Practice (Minneap) 2010; Feb;38(1) 43-9

Megaloblastosis: from morphos to molecules. Das KC, Das M, Mohanty D, etal.Med Princ Pract. 2005; 14 Suppl 1:2-14.

Cutaneous Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis and Myelodysplastic Syndrome with little or no evidence of associated auto-immune disorders - a case report and a brief review of the literature. Das M, Chhabra R, Hinton SW. Am J Med Sci 2008 Oct; 336(4):368-71

On Staff At

  • 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