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Meritas Health Psychiatry

Meritas Health Psychiatry

211 NE 54th Street Suite 201
Kansas City, MO 64118

  • Main: 816-453-6777
  • Fax: 816-454-3601

New Patients

We are not accepting new patients at this time.

Develop a comfortable, trusting relationship with a Meritas Health Psychiatry mental health professional who can help you meet your goals. Learn about our compassionate, highly qualified psychiatrists near you.

Your Kansas City Psychiatrists

Psychiatrists are physicians with advanced, specialized training in diagnosing and caring for people with behavioral and mental health conditions. Because they hold medical degrees, they can prescribe and manage medications. All Meritas Health Psychiatry doctors are board certified, so you know they’re knowledgeable about the latest treatments and developments in behavioral and mental health care.

Our Treatment Philosophy

You’ll appreciate our holistic, conservative approach to care. Count on your psychiatrist to provide you with as much information as possible about your condition and your treatment options. We believe that “through more education, there is less medication.” Expect to build a strong connection with your provider as you work together to create a care plan that improves your physical and mental well-being.

Services From Our Psychiatrists

Rely on Meritas Health Psychiatry for care of a wide variety of mental and behavioral health conditions. Our services include:

  • Psych evaluations
  • Psychotherapy
  • Medication management
  • Care for anxiety and mood disorders, including depression
  • Care for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Care for schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders
  • Substance abuse treatment

Your Psychiatrist Appointments

To help your appointment go as smoothly as possible, please follow these guidelines:

  • Arrange to have your medical records forwarded from your referring physician before your appointment.
  • Bring your insurance card and any applicable copay or co-insurance amounts
  • Bring a current, complete list of medications.
  • Arrive 30 minutes before your first appointment, and 15 minutes before all subsequent appointments, so we can verify and update your information.

Billing & Insurance

Read our financial policy [PDF] statement to learn:

  • What you can expect from us regarding insurance claims and billing
  • Your financial responsibilities as a patient
  • How to set up payment plans

Review the list of insurance providers we accept, or see how you can pay your bill.

Prescription Refills

Tell your doctor during your appointment if you’ll need any prescription refills before your next visit.

To request a refill between appointments, call your pharmacy or mail-order service and they’ll contact us for approval. Submit your refill request several days before you run out of medication; we respond to refill requests only during our business hours.

After-Hours Calls & Emergencies

If you need immediate care, go to North Kansas City Hospital or your nearest emergency room.

In a life-threatening emergency, call 9-1-1.

Patient Registration & Forms

Spend less time at your doctor’s office by printing and filling out any necessary forms at home and bringing them to your appointment.

Other Forms

Mental Health Resources

Learn more about living well with a mental health condition by exploring the following resources:

Hours of Operation

Mon-Thurs, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.


  • Psychiatry