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Swope Health Expands Operations with Leavenworth Pediatric Clinic

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (July 5, 2023) – Swope Health, a leading voice in community health and premier provider of quality accessible healthcare in Kansas City, announces its acquisition of Lori Ann Golon, M.D., P.A., a Leavenworth, Kansas-based pediatric practice, effective Monday, July 10. Operating hours will remain unchanged: Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This marks Swope Health’s first expansion in Kansas since the 1980s, when it first clinic opened in Wyandotte County. Dr. Lori Ann Golon, the primary physician at the practice, and the full clinic staff will join Swope Health and continue serving their roster of patients. 

“For 23 years, Dr. Golon’s practice has provided quality, cost effective medical care to pediatric patients in the Leavenworth and Lansing communities. Relatedly, Swope Health seeks to eliminate barriers to care while helping kids and families develop healthy habits for a lifetime,” said Jeron Ravin, J.D., President and CEO of Swope Health. “We are thrilled to welcome the entire staff to Swope Health and feel honored to strengthen our service to Kansas families.”

“Combining resources and services will allow us to provide our patients and families with the best in care and support,” said Golon. “We are excited to join the Swope Health system of care clinics.” 

Swope Health will host an open house at the clinic, located at 1001 6th Ave., #210, Leavenworth, Kan., 66048, for patients and members of the community on Friday, July 14, 3-5 p.m. The public is invited to meet the clinicians, staff and Swope Health leadership team. Members of the press are specifically invited to learn more about the acquisition. Please contact Bridget Locke, director of strategic communications, at blocke@swopehealth.org or (816) 830-2494, for more details or to schedule an interview with members of Swope Health’s leadership team. 

Swope Health, the leading provider of quality accessible healthcare in greater Kansas City, has provided comprehensive primary care and behavioral health services for more than 50 years. Recognized as a patient-centered medical home by the National Committee for Quality Assurance, Swope Health’s commitment to an integrated model of healthcare aligns with its mission of improving community health and wellness by delivering accessible, quality, comprehensive patient care. Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities and The Joint Commission, Swope Health is also recognized as a Federally Qualified Health Center. Annually, Swope Health serves more than 46,000 patients at 16 centers located throughout the area including Kansas City, Belton, Independence, Kansas City North, Hickman Mills and Wyandotte County, KS. Learn more at swopehealth.org.





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