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Timothy Michael Saettele, MD

Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine
Call to make an appointment 816-756-2255

Education

Medical School
University of Missouri - Columbia, Columbia, MO
Residency
Internal Medicine, University of Missouri - Columbia, Columbia, MO
Residency
Internal Medicine, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO
Fellowship
Med/Pulm (Crit Care), University of Missouri - School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO
Fellowship
Interventional Pulmonology, Univ of TX MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

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

Clinical Interests

  • lung cancer
  • pleural effusion
  • bronchoscopy

Biography

Dr. Saettele received his medical degree from the University of Missouri School of Medicine in Columbia, Mo. He completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Missouri– Kansas City School of Medicine and remained there for fellowships in pulmonary disease and critical care medicine. He then completed a fellowship in interventional pulmonology at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. After practicing for a year in Salt Lake City, he joined Saint Luke’s in 2015.

Dr. Saettele is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary disease, and critical care medicine. His practice encompasses all aspects of interventional pulmonology, including lung nodule evaluation, lung cancer screening, diagnosing and staging lung cancer and other thoracic malignancies, treating airway obstruction, and diagnosing and treating pleural diseases. He is trained in advanced diagnostic bronchoscopy procedures, including endobronchial ultrasound and navigation bronchoscopy, advanced therapeutic bronchoscopy, and such advanced pleural procedures as PleurX catheter placement and medical thoracoscopy.

Saint Luke's News

Saint Luke’s News: Interventional Pulmonology: The new sub-specialty that’s catching lung cancer early in Kansas City
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States, but more men and women are surviving the cancer than ever before. Dr. Tim Saettele and Dr. Matthew Aboudara explain how a new field of medicine is helping to diagnose it early.

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

Publications

Saettele TM, Jimenez CA. Pleural coccidioidomycosis. BMJ Case Rep. Published online: 11/24/2014.

Saettele TM, Jimenez CA. Digital quantification of air leak to identify the location of an alveolopleural fistula. Ann Am Thorac Soc 2014; 11:1152-1154.

Mohammed TL, Saettele MR, Saettele T, Patel V, Kanne JP. Eponyms in cardiothoracic radiology: part III – interstitium. Curr Probl Diagn Radiol 2014; 43: 285-93.

Saettele TM, Jimenez CA, Eapen GA. Peripheral T-cell lymphoma of the pleura. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2014; 190:587.

Saettele TM, Ost DE. Multimodality systematic approach to mediastinal lymph node staging in non-small cell lung cancer. Respirology 2014; 19:800-808.

Mohammed TL, Saettele MR, Saettele T, Patel V, Kanne JP. Eponyms in cardiothoracic radiology: part II – vascular. Curr Probl Diagn Radiol 2014;43:219-26.

Mohammed TL, Saettele MR, Saettele T, Patel V, Kanne JP. Eponyms in cardiothoracic radiology: part I – neoplasms. Curr Probl Diagn Radiol 2014; 43:91-98.

Saettele TM, Mohr J, Salzman GA. Evaluation and management of acute kidney injury in the intensive care unit. Missouri Medicine 2012; 109:285-289.

Dabbagh O, Oza A, Prakash S, Sunna R, Saettele TM. Coagulopathy does not protect against venous thromboembolism in hospitalized patients with chronic liver disease. Chest 2010; 137: 1145-1149.

Saettele TM, Bachman SL, Costello CR, Grant SA, Cleveland DS, Loy TS, Kolder DG, Ramshaw BJ. Use of porcine dermal collagen as a prosthetic mesh in a contaminated field for ventral hernia repair: a case report. Hernia 2007; 11:279-285.

Kolder DG, Saettele TM, Nelson CS, Dale PS. Desmoplastic melanoma: a disease of the ages? A case report and review of the literature. Clin Geriatr 2007; 15:32-35.

On Staff At

  • Saint Luke's Cushing Hospital
  • 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