Provider Profile

Tracy L Stevens, MD
Saint Luke’s Care Member

Provider Profile

Tracy L Stevens, MD

Cardiology
Call to make an appointment 816-931-1883

Education

Medical School
Univ of MO - Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO
Residency
Internal Medicine, University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO
Fellowship
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

Biography

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.

News

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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

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