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Rupal (Pinto) Gupta, MD, Pediatrics, Kansas City, MO, Children's Mercy Hospital Kansas City

RupalChristine(Pinto)GuptaMD

Pediatrics Kansas City, MO

Pediatric Healthcare Research and Healthcare Policy

Pediatrician and Medical Editor

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  • Office

    General Academic Peds - Operation Breakthrough
    3039 Troost
    Kansas City, MO 64109
    Phone(816) 302-6200
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Summary

  • I am a board-certified pediatrician and Medical Director of Children's Mercy Hospital's Operation Breakthrough Clinic, an NCQA-certified Patient-Centered Medical Home co-located within Operation Breakthrough, a large Head Start/Early Head Start agency. Our cross-sector clinic offers primary care and developmental/behavioral care to children within the school and surrounding community. I also serve as a medical advisor to Mid-America Head Start and attend their Health Services Advisory Committee. I actively participate in Children's Mercy Hospital/Operation Breakthrough's Partnership for Resilient Families.

    I'm a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and serve the Kansas Chapter of the AAP as a co-facilitator for Kansas CATCH grants, and am about to start the Research Scholars Program with the Academic Pediatric Association. Our clinic has participated in state-wide QI initiatives including AsthmaReady Communities. I love communicating health information to at-risk, high-need populations in an understandable, enjoyable way. I'm also an avid choral singer and sing soprano with Te Deum Chamber Choir, a renowned sacred choir in the KC/Metro area.
  • From Doctor to Mother

    Personal blog

Education & Training

  • St Christopher's Hospital for Children
    St Christopher's Hospital for ChildrenResidency, Pediatrics, 2007 - 2010
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
    University of Pittsburgh School of MedicineClass of 2007

Certifications & Licensure

  • KS State Medical License
    KS State Medical License 2016 - 2022
  • MO State Medical License
    MO State Medical License 2016 - 2022
  • DE State Medical License
    DE State Medical License 2010 - 2017
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2007 - 2016
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Press Mentions

  • Protecting the Health of KC Children Requires Investing in SNAP
    Protecting the Health of KC Children Requires Investing in SNAPSeptember 1st, 2018
  • Fever: How High Is Too High?
    Fever: How High Is Too High?April 24th, 2017
  • As Opioid Crisis Alarms Communities, Drug Education Now Starts in Kindergarten
    As Opioid Crisis Alarms Communities, Drug Education Now Starts in KindergartenMarch 1st, 2017
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Other Languages

  • Spanish

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