MEET THE DOCTOR AND STAFF
Kansas City Direct Primary Care has a best in class, dedicated care team to meet all your healthcare needs.
Allison Edwards, M.D.
– Founder | Primary Care Physician –
Dr. Edwards aims to change the manner in which healthcare is delivered, putting the emphasis on keeping people well rather than solely stepping in and treating the sick (check out her Philosophy of Care here). Her professional interests and areas of expertise include public health, women’s health, preventive medicine, and emergency medicine. Originally from Lawrence, Dr. Edwards spent her undergraduate years at Drake University in Des Moines, IA before returning to Kansas City for medical school at the University of Kansas. From there, she completed her residency and served as Chief Resident at the University of Colorado in Denver, CO and is currently board-certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. In addition to providing care at KCDPC, she serves as a Volunteer Clinical Assistant Professor for the University of Kansas and a Volunteer Clinical Instructor for the University of Colorado, allowing her to continue to educate the next generation of students as well as volunteer at the JayDoc Free Clinic. In her free time, she loves spending time with family and pursuing hobbies including photography, travel, gardening, cooking, being outdoors, and reading the newspaper over a cup of coffee.
– Medical Assistant | Lab Director –
Laurin is trained in phlebotomy and has taken on the role of both Lab Manager and medical assistant at KCDPC. She is eager to continue her education in the healthcare field and has aspirations to enter into nursing school in the future. She’s often the first point of contact for patients and loves that the direct primary care model allows her to get to know all of the KCDPC patients on a personal level.
– CFO –
Zach received his BSBA in finance and management from Drake University. He enjoys all things outdoors: from pickup games in the park to skiing fresh powder across the Mountain West to backcountry adventures in the backcountry of the National Park System. He takes care of the back office and accounting and enjoys being part of the solution to the healthcare problem confronting the US.