Cass Regional Medical Center is pleased to welcome Rebecca Ward, DO, to its medical staff. Dr. Ward is a board-eligible obstetrician gynecologist with Midwest Women’s Healthcare Specialists in Kansas City, Mo. She received her medical degree from Kansas City University [of Medicine and Biosciences]. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Dr. Ward provides care for women of all ages including well-woman exams and gynecology, prenatal and pregnancy care and management of menopause. Dr. Ward is trained in robotics and excels at both minimally-invasive and other gynecologic procedures. She is able to provide prenatal care for women at her office in Harrisonville, and will deliver babies at Research Medical Center in Kansas City.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Ward, please call (816) 444-6888.

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