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Deetra Y. Ford, MD

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Clinical Associate Professor, Neurology

Professional Background

Dr. Deetra Ford is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Kansas Medical Center. She attended the combined BLA/MD Medical Program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and then completed her Neurology residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center. She is currently the Director of General Neurology at the KU Corporate Medical Plaza Location. Dr. Ford is a voting member of the Ambulatory Pharmacy and Therapeutics committee at the University of Kansas Health System, a working member of the KU Neurology Residency Application Committee, and Co-Chair for the KU Neurology Update Annual Education Course.

Education and Training
  • MD, BLA/MD Combined program, Univ of Missouri-Kansas City
  • Internship, Neurology/Internal Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
  • Residency, Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
Licensure, Accreditations & Certifications
  • Kansas State License, Kansas Medical Board
  • Missouri State License, Missouri Board of Healing Arts
  • Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Professional Affiliations
  • Kansas University Health System Ambulatory Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, Ambulatory Pharmacy and Therapeutic Committee, Member, 2020 - 2021
  • KU Neurology Residency Application/Diversity Committee, KU Residency Application/Diversity Committee, Member, 2020 - Present
  • Missouri Kansas Neurological Society, Member, 2018 - Present
  • Kansas City Clinical Neurosciences Society, Member, 2013 - Present
  • American Academy of Neurology, Member, 2006 - Present