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Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Our mission at the University of Kansas Medical Center is to provide excellence in the areas of academia, research and patient care for the health care of women at all stages of their lives.

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New Clinic Offers Convenience for Eastern Kansas Patients

topeka_office_location Center for Advanced Fetal Care -  Topeka, KS

For years now, patients from Topeka, Lawrence, and Manhattan, KS have been driving to the KUMC campus for diagnostic ultrasounds and fetal testing.  Drive no more, or at least drive a shorter distance.  The KU Center for Advanced Fetal Care has expanded their services to Topeka, KS.  The Center has opened a new office at 1111 SW Gage Blvd in the Fleming Place, which will provide nearly all of the same services and testing performed in Kansas City.  Marc Parrish, DO, a perinatologist who recently joined the Center, will be the primary physician at this location.  For appointments, please call (785) 783-8987.

KU Women's Health Specialty Centers Continue to Grow

Dr. Courtney Marsh 75 x 100We are pleased to announce the arrival of Dr. Courtney Marsh.  Dr. Marsh joined the KU Women's Health Specialty Center in October 2013 and will join S. Sam Kim, MD, Colleen Milroy, MD and Sacha Kreig, MD at the Center for Advanced Reproductive Medicine. 

Dr. Marsh graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine and completed her Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.  She returns to Kansas City after completing a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Michigan. 

During her fellowship Dr. Marsh trained with experts in the field of reproductive endocrinology and infertility.  As a fellow, she researched hypothamic feedback of estrogen as related to pubertal onset and menstrual cyclicity.  She also completed research using neuroimaging techniques to better understand polycystic ovary syndrome which she will continue as a faculty member at the University of Kansas Medical Center.  She has a number of publications in the scientific literature and is also a member of many medical associations.

With the addition of Dr. Marsh and four new physicians, who joined KU during the summer of 2013, solidified KU Women's Health Specialty Centers as the most comprehensive women's health practice in the region. 

Erin Carey, MDErin Carey, MD received her medical training from University of Missouri-Kansas City and completed a two-year fellowship in benign Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery and pelvic pain sanctioned by the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL) at the University of North Carolina. Dr. Carey uses a unique multidisciplinary approach to the evaluation and treatment of gynecologic pain syndromes, including lifestyle modifications, medication management, surgical intervention, and neuromodulation techniques.

Rhonda Johnson, PhDRhonda Johnson, Ph.D. received her doctorate degree in Counseling Psychology at Oklahoma State University and has internship and postdoctoral experience in Health Psychology at the University of Oklahoma. Dr. Johnson is also a Certified Sex Therapist and Sex Educator (American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists).  As a sex therapist, Dr. Johnson specializes in therapy that focuses on addressing the sexual concerns, function and sexual expression of men and women and to guide people in becoming more comfortable with communicating and understanding their intimacy concerns.

Stefanie Kempke, MD completed her Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at The University of Kansas in Wichita, Kansas.During her residency, Dr. Kempke trained for both laparoscopic and robotic procedures.  Dr. Kempke has a special interest in obstetrics.  She enjoys the unique relationship that develops during the care of a pregnancy and postpartum.

Marc Parrish, DO, received his Doctorate of Osteopathy, from the University of Health Sciences-College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kansas City, MO and completed his residency at the University of Missouri-Kansas City in Obstetrics and Gynecology.  Following his residency, he completed a three year fellowship in maternal-fetal medicine at the University of Mississippi, Jackson, MS.  He also holds a Master's of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS and is board certified from the Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

Last modified: Apr 07, 2014
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Office Locations

KU Medical Center Office
Medical Office Bldg., 5th flr., Pod C
3901 Rainbow Blvd. 
Kansas City, KS 66160

Overland Park Office
Corporate Medical Plaza, Bldg. II

10777 Nall Ave., Ste. 200
Overland Park, KS 66211

Topeka Office
Fleming Place

1111 SW Gage Blvd., Ste. 300
Topeka, KS 66604

 To make an appointment, please call (913) 588-6200.