Provider Profile

Thomas William McEwan, MD

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 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
  • Blue Medicare Advantage Access (PPO)
  • Blue Medicare Advantage Complete (HMO)
  • Blue Medicare Advantage Essential (PPO)
  • Blue Medicare Advantage Plus (HMO)
  • 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 Community (HMO)
  • 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
  • Medica Connect
  • Medica Select
  • 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)
  • 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


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