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Provider Profile

Tracy L Stevens, MD

Call to make an appointment 816-931-1883


Medical School
Univ of MO - Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO
Internal Medicine, University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO
Cardiovascular Disease, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester, MN

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Subspecialty in Cardiovascular Disease

Academic Titles

  • Professor of Medicine, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

Clinical Interests

  • clinical cardiology
  • preventative cardiology
  • womens heart health


Tracy L. Stevens, M.D. is a Board Certified Cardiologist with Saint Luke’s Cardiovascular Consultants and is on staff at Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute in Kansas City, Missouri.  She is the Julia Irene Kauffman Endowed Chair for Women’s Cardiovascular Health and Professor of Medicine at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Medicine.

Dr. Stevens received her medical degree at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, and her Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy at the University of Missouri-Columbia. She is the recipient of the UMKC Take Wing Award and the Alumni Spotlight Award. She completed her Cardiology Fellowship at Mayo Clinic, where she was also the National Institutes of Health Cardiovascular Research Fellow. Dr. Stevens was awarded the Mayo Clinic Outstanding Achievement Award in Cardiovascular Disease, as well as the Mayo Clinic Alumni Association Donald C. Balfour Award for Meritorious Research.

Dr. Stevens’ involvement in professional activities includes prior Presidency of the American Heart Association, Greater Kansas City Division, and Councilor of the Missouri Chapter of the American College of Cardiology. She is the Medical Director of the Saint Luke’s Muriel I. Kauffman Women's Heart Center, recognized as the first women’s heart center of its kind in the United States and recipient of the Inaugural Woman’s Day Red Dress Award. She has served as Medical Director of Cardiac Transplantation and on the National Cardiac Transplant Research Database Executive Committee.

In collaboration with the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute and the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Dr. Stevens facilitated the visit of former First Lady, Mrs. Laura Bush, to Kansas City to promote the efforts of the Heart Truth Campaign. Dr. Stevens has been recognized as a pioneer in promoting women’s cardiovascular health at two White House events, including the proclamation signing by President George W. and Mrs. Bush in support of the Heart Truth Campaign.

Dr. Stevens is the recipient of the WomenHeart Wenger Award for her contributions to women’s heart health and has received an Excellence of Insights HealthStream Award for four straight years—she is one of only two physicians to be recognized every year out of more than 20,000 providers. She serves on the Heart Health Advisory Board for Woman’s Day, Scientific Advisory Council for WomenHeart and is a National Spokesperson for the American Heart Association.

Saint Luke's News

KCTV: Empowering heart health in women
Heart disease the number one cause of death in women, but many wrongly assume it's only older women who are at risk. KCTV talked to Dr. Tracy Stevens about risk factors for women in this week's Aging in Style segment.
Better Kansas City: Preventing heart disease in women
Heart disease claims more women's lives each year than all cancers combined, yet it is 95% preventable. Dr. Tracy Stevens shares what steps women can take to reduce their risk on Better Kansas City.

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


Bybee KA, Dew ML, Lawhorn SL, Stevens TL.  Cardiovascular Disease in Women Essentials.  Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC. 2010.

On Staff At

  • Anderson County Hospital
  • Hedrick Medical Center
  • Saint Luke's Cushing Hospital
  • Saint Luke's East 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
  • Wright Memorial Hospital