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Dr. Melissa J Beard MD, Pediatrician

Dr. Melissa J Beard MD


8781 N Platte Purchase Drive Kansas City MO, 64155



Dr. Melissa Beard is a pediatrician practicing in Kansas City, MO. Dr. Beard is a doctor who specializes in the health care of children. As a pedicatrician, Dr. Beard diagnoses and treats infections, injuries, diseases and other disorders in children. Pediatricians typically work with infants, children, teenagers and young adults up to age 21. They practice medical care as well as preventative health care. Dr. Beard can oversee and manage the physical, mental and emotional health of their patients.

Education and Training

University of Wales in Great Britain 1986

Board Certification

DermatologyAmerican Board of DermatologyABD

Provider Details

FemaleEnglish 28 years of experience


  • Dermatitis
  • Ear Infection
  • Fever
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Pain
  • Tonsillitis
  • Strep Throat


  • Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics   1989
  • Children's Mercy Hospital Program   

Dr. Melissa J Beard MD's Practice location

Practice At 8781 N Platte Purchase Drive

8781 N Platte Purchase Drive -
Kansas City, MO 64155
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New patients: 816-587-3200
Fax: 816-587-7644

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Dr. Melissa J Beard MD has a rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 6 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Pediatrician in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

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Head west 207 ft
Turn right onto North Platte Purchase Drive 285 ft
Make a U-turn onto North Platte Purchase Drive 2421 ft
Turn right onto Northwest Barry Road 2.5 mi
Turn right onto North Saint Clair Avenue 469 ft
Turn left 157 ft
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Head west 207 ft
Turn right onto North Platte Purchase Drive 285 ft
Make a U-turn onto North Platte Purchase Drive 2487 ft
Turn left onto Northwest Barry Road 1942 ft
Take the ramp on the right towards US 169 South: Kansas City 2154 ft
Merge left onto Arrowhead Trafficway (US 169) 3.9 mi
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Merge right onto I 29 3.5 mi
Take the ramp on the right 1445 ft
Keep left at the fork 224 ft
Turn left onto Armour Road (MO 210) 1591 ft
Turn left onto Vernon Street (MO 1) 800 ft
Turn right onto Clay Edwards Drive 1648 ft
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Head west 207 ft
Turn right onto North Platte Purchase Drive 1243 ft
Take the ramp on the right 1536 ft
Merge left onto MO 152 5.6 mi
Continue straight onto Northeast Barry Road 2.4 mi
Take the ramp on the left 841 ft
Merge left onto I 35 3.0 mi
Take the ramp on the right onto US 69 1466 ft
Make a slight right 222 ft
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