Provider Profile


Provider Profile

Thomas William McEwan, MD

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Call to make an appointment 816-932-0288


Medical School
University of Missouri - Columbia, Columbia, MO
University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery

Clinical Interests

  • cosmetic breast surgeries
  • body contouring
  • liposuction
  • facial rejuvenation and injectables
  • laser skin resurfacing
  • breast reduction and reconstruction
  • rhinoplasty


Whether performing reconstruction after cancer or trauma, surgery for a chronic hand issue or restoration of a trouble area to a more youthful form, Dr. McEwan strives to give his patients the absolute best result and greatest improvement in the quality of their lives. He is a firm believer that each patient is an individual and tailors his approach to meets each patient’s unique needs, but he never sacrifices his high standards or compromises his pursuit of perfection.

During medical school, Dr. McEwan had the honor of serving as the President of his class and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society.  He completed his plastic surgery training at the competitive Integrated Plastic Surgery Residency at the University of Missouri-Columbia where he received multiple surgery resident “teacher of the year” awards. Dr. McEwan lives in Kansas City and enjoys cooking, reading, home improvement projects, outdoor activities, and spending time with his family and their two dogs.

Saint Luke's News

KSHB: Plastic surgeon warns of firework hand injuries
Fireworks are a fun way to celebrate the Fourth of July, but there are dangers as well that can lead to a patient seeing a plastic surgeon.  

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


McEwan TW, Muzaffar AR.  Book Review: Ehrenfeld M, Manson PN, Prein J.  Principles of Internal Fixation of the Craniomaxillofacial Skeleton – trauma and orthognathic surgery.  New York, NY; Thieme Medical; 2012.  Plast Reconstr Surg; 134(4): 856-857, 2014.

Killion EA, McEwan TW, Muzaffar AR.  Normocephalic pancraniosynostosis.  J Craniofac Surg; 24:1665-1668, 2013.

Doshier LJ, Fowler D, McEwan TW, Baker CL, Muzaffar AR.  Intraoperative Tissue Expansion in Surgical Correction of Craniosynostosis.  Plastic Surgery; 23:21-24, 2015. 

McEwan TW, Martin AL, Tanaka T, Aldridge KJ, Muzaffar AR. Evaluating children with metopic craniosynostosis: The cephalic width-intercoronal distance ratio. (accepted for publication in Cleft Palate- Craniofacial Journal.)

On Staff At

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