Dr. Samuel U. Rodgers believed that health care was a basic human right. His vision to ensure quality, accessible care regardless of ability to pay led to him founding the health center fifty years ago.
We're here because we love what we do. Hear from three Sam Rodgers Health Center providers about how they help create a safe space for families.
To schedule an appointment, please call (816) 474-4920. A member of our scheduling team will work with you to identify the best match for your clinic location, provider, and more!
Our patient resources provide a variety of support for our community. Sam Rodgers is dedicated to having accessible care for patients of every background. To schedule an appointment, please call (816) 474-4920!
Your generosity allows us to provide much needed health care and support services to more than 23,000 individuals each year.
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Alvin Smith is a Podiatrist with 28 years of experience. He has spent 25 of those years with us at Sam Rodgers. He has been a part of the Kansas City community for over 28 years and started his own practice here, so he feels closely tied to our city.
Types of Visits
Dr. Smith sees patients for:
General foot care, diabetic foot care, and ingrown nails.
Why He Loves Being a Provider
“I believe that people must believe that they can craft the life that they want, and I want to do everything I can to help them achieve their aim.”
Community Health Worker: Foster Care
Director of Pharmacy
Community Health Worker
Lead Community Health Worker
Heather Colaizzi, MSN, APRN, FNP
Tracy Gray, WHNP-BC
Sangeeta Dalal, MD
Associate Chief Medical Officer
Robbie Harriford, MD
Pamela Bevan, WHNP-C
Niva Shakya, MD
Marisa Maher, MSN, APRN, WHNP-BC
Gregg Nurrenbern, FNP
Ginger Vaughn-Pullin, DNP, FNP-BC
Chief Clinical Officer
Daniel Gillen, FNP-C
Cody Ryan, MD
Catricia Tilford, MD, FAAP
Archana Kulkarni, MD
Amy Walker, FNP
Miranda Jimenez, DDS
Michelle Perez, DMD
Melissa Rahmeier, DDS
Mahdokht Farahani, DDS
Chief Dental Officer
Amanda Whiting, DDS
Shannon Johnston, LCSW, MSW
Sara Cole, Psy D, HSP
Carolina E. Uribe, LCSW & MSW
Behavioral Health Consultant/Therapist
Carlos Ramon-Ortiz, LPC
Ada Jarrar, LCSW
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