Provider Profile

Ronald Kevin Fields, MD
Saint Luke’s Care Member

Provider Profile

Ronald Kevin Fields, MD

Neurology
Call to make an appointment 816-960-7630

Education

Medical School
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Residency
Internal Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
Residency
Neurology, Harvard Medical School / Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
Fellowship
Neurophysiology (Clinical) and Epilepsy, Harvard Medical School / Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psy & Neur- Subspecialty in Epilepsy
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology [Neurology]

Clinical Interests

  • epilepsy
  • EEG (electroencephalography)
  • video EEG (inpatient and ambulatory EEG monitoring)
  • surgical evaluation of intractable epilepsy

Biography

Dr. Fields in board certified in neurology and epilepsy.

He specializes in:

  • Patients with epilepsy
  • Epilepsy during pregnancy and women with epilepsy
  • Management of status of epilepticus
  • Non-epileptiform spells
  • Pharmacological intervention
  • Surgical resective therapy
  • Vagal nerve stimulator therapy

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
  • Century Health Solutions (PPO)
  • Cigna (HMO)
  • Cigna (Open Access)
  • Cigna (PPO)
  • CompResults (WC)
  • Coventry Advantra Freedom (PPO)
  • Coventry Health and Life Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra (PPO)
  • Golden Rule
  • 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

Joseph R. Blunck, Joseph W. Newman, Ronald K. Fields, John E. Croom. Therapeutic augmentation of ketogenic diet with a sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitor in a super-refractory status epilepticus patient. Epilepsy & Behavior Case Reports, Volume 10, 2018, Pages 61-64, ISSN 2213-3232, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ebcr.2018.05.002.

Joseph W. Newman, Joseph R. Blunck, Ronald K. Fields, John E. Croom. Fosphenytoin-induced purple glove syndrome: A case report. Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery, Volume 160, 2017, Pages 50-53, ISSN 0303-8467, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clineuro.2017.06.006.

On Staff At

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