Kansas City’s Finest Academic Gastroenterology and Liver Disease Private Practice

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Kansas City Gastroenterology and Hepatology physicians have been providing gastroenterology and liver services to the Kansas City metropolitian area, for more than 60 years. Our mission is to provide comprehensive, cutting edge, academic level of GI, liver, and weight management care to the Kansas City Metro.

We have board certified physicians and nurse practicioners who are active in numerous clinical research studies ensuring that patients are given access to cutting edge medicine. 

Our staff has a full understanding of our patients’ need for good communication, privacy and sensitivity. We work to make patients feel comfortable and provide individualized care during your visit to our clinic.

  • arrow_forwardLiver Treatment
  • arrow_forwardColon Cancer Screening
  • arrow_forwardGastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • arrow_forwardColonoscopy
  • arrow_forwardBarrett's esophagus
  • arrow_forwardInflammatory bowel disease
  • arrow_forwardCrohn's disease and Ulcerative Colitis
  • arrow_forwardIrritable Bowel Syndrome
  • arrow_forwardDiverticulitis
  • arrow_forwardConstipation
  • arrow_forwardDiarrhea
  • arrow_forwardPancreatitis
  • arrow_forwardCirrhosis
  • arrow_forwardObesity Management
  • arrow_forwardAnemia
  • arrow_forwardH. pylor infection
  • arrow_forwardCeliac disease
  • arrow_forwardAbdominal Pain
  • arrow_forwardNausea/vomiting
  • arrow_forwardSwallowing difficulty
  • arrow_forwardGastritis
  • arrow_forwardHepatitis B and C treatment
  • arrow_forwardAutoimmune hepatitis
  • arrow_forwardRectal Bleeding
  • arrow_forwardGI, Liver, Weight Management, Endoscopy Services
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Kansas City Gastroenterology and Hepatology

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Address: 6675 Holmes Road, Ste 430, Kansas City, MO 64131

Phone: (816) 361-0055

Office Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

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Insurance Providers Accepted

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Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Bradley L. Freilich, MD Bradley L. Freilich, MD
Care Philosophy

Our practice is focused on a patient – physician collaboration. We rely on understanding our patient’s physical and emotional condition to find the best means of reaching a proper diagnosis and developing a treatment strategy using the latest resources available with staying on the cutting edge through clinical trial work.

Bradley L. Freilich, MD

Dr. Freilich is a board-certified, fellowship-trained gastroenterologist with a special emphasis on hepatology, liver disease, and weight management. Dr. Freilich leads the Kansas City Research Institute. This clinical research unit is a leading site in liver disease, weight management, and digestive disease states. 

Dr. Freilic leads the new telehealth-based metabolic weight loss program at Kansas City Gastroenterology & Hepatology. The program is a resource for overweight and obese patients, and those with chronic conditions like cardiac diseases, diabetes, fatty liver disease, orthopedic issues and more, who need additional support losing weight. The program focuses on accountability, diet and nutrition, medication management, exercise, emotional health and working to break habits that have resulted in overeating. 

He is a well-known academian and researcher credited with numerous articles, presentations, talks, and research projects on various aspects of liver disease. This distinction ensures that the patients under his care have access to the latest treatments and technologies to treat liver disease. In addition to his practice, Dr. Freilich serves as the medical director of the Liver & Pancreas Institute at Research Medical Center. He is a diplomat of the American Boards of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology and a member of American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, and the American Gastroenterology Association. 

Dr. Freilich earned his medical degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. He completed his internal medicine residency at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center in Chicago. Dr. Freilich then completed two fellowships at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Medical Center, one in gastroenterology and the other in hepatology.

Credentials and Education

University of Missouri Kansas City
University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine
Gastroenterology Hepatology
Rush Presbyterian/ St. Luke's Medical Center
Internal Medicine

Procedures and Conditions Treated

  • arrow_forwardColon Cancer Prevention - Screening
  • arrow_forwardColonoscopy
  • arrow_forwardColorectal Cancer 
  • arrow_forwardDiarrhea 
  • arrow_forwardUpper Endoscopy
  • arrow_forwardDigestive Diagnostic Procedures 
  • arrow_forwardHepatitis Treatment
  • arrow_forwardGastroparesis
  • arrow_forwardHepatology 
  • arrow_forwardInflammatory Bowel Disease 
  • arrow_forwardAcid Reflux Treatment
  • arrow_forwardAcid Reflux Surgery (TIF)
  • arrow_forwardFatty Liver Disease
  • arrow_forwardMetabolic Disease
  • arrow_forwardPorphyria
  • arrow_forwardLiver disease 
  • arrow_forwardUlcers 
  • arrow_forwardWeight loss
  • arrow_forwardClinical Trial Access
  • arrow_forwardClinical Trial Participation
  • arrow_forwardWeight & Treatment
  • arrow_forwardCirrhosis


  • arrow_forwardGastroenterology - Board Certified
  • arrow_forwardHepatology – Board Certified
  • arrow_forwardObesity Medicine – Board Certified

Dr. Paresh R. Patel, MD Paresh R. Patel, MD

Paresh R. Patel, MD

Paresh R. Patel, MD, is a board-certified gastroenterology specialist at Kansas City Gastroenterology & Hepatology. Dr. Patel has many years of expertise in all areas of clinical gastroenterology and hepatology. Dr. Patel has specialized skills in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy including biopsies of the liver and endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography (ERCP), a diagnostic procedure for diseases of the liver, bile ducts and pancreas. 

Dr. Patel is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Gastroenterology. In addition to patient care, Dr. Patel is involved in the residency teaching program through HCA at Research Medical Center as an instructor for GI and liver diseases, he has also served as a clinical instructor of gastroenterology at the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center. He earned his medical degree from MS University, Medical College in India. Dr. Patel completed his internal medicine residency at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, where he also completed his gastroenterology fellowship. 

Dr. Patel is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterology Association and the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

Credentials and Education

Maharaja Sayajiroa University of Baroda
Graduate Degree
Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center

Procedures and Conditions Treated

  • arrow_forwardAbdominal pain 
  • arrow_forwardCapsule Endoscopy 
  • arrow_forwardColon Cancer Prevention - Screening 
  • arrow_forwardColorectal Cancer 
  • arrow_forwardGastro Esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) 
  • arrow_forwardConstipation 
  • arrow_forwardDiarrhea 
  • arrow_forwardDigestive Diagnostic Procedures 
  • arrow_forwardEndoscopy 
  • arrow_forwardEsophagus Disorders 
  • arrow_forwardHepatitis 
  • arrow_forwardHepatology 
  • arrow_forwardInflammatory Bowel Disease 
  • arrow_forwardRegional Enteritis And Ulcerative Colitis
  • arrow_forwardUlcers


  • arrow_forwardGastroenterology - Board Certified

Dr. Paresh R. Patel, MD Bradley L. Freilich, MD

Janay Kissinger, ANP

Janay Kissinger, ANP, BC is a board-certified nurse practitioner with Kansas City Gastroenterology and Hepatology where she has provided patient care for the past 25 years. 

Janay completed training at the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 1997 and has a special interest in treating adult patients with gastrointestinal and liver disorders.

Credentials and Education

Grandview College
Undergraduate Degree 1983
University of Missouri Kansas City
Graduate Degree 1997

Procedures and Conditions Treated

  • arrow_forward Capsule Endoscopy 
  • arrow_forward Colon Cancer Prevention - Screening 
  • arrow_forward Diarrhea 
  • arrow_forward Hepatitis
  • arrow_forward Cirrhosis
  • arrow_forward Digestive Diagnostic Procedures 
  • arrow_forward Metabolic Syndrome
  • arrow_forward Hepatology
  • arrow_forward Inflamatory Bowel Disease
  • arrow_forward Clinical Trial Participation
  • arrow_forward Other Digestive System Diagnoses 
  • arrow_forward Ulcers
  • arrow_forward Abdominal Pain
  • arrow_forward Gerd
  • arrow_forward Fatty Liver Disease


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