Kristen Stuppy, MD, FAAP

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Dr. Kristen Stuppy has been a general pediatrician in private practice for over 20 years in the Kansas City area. She has served as the Pediatric Department Chair at Overland Park Regional Medical Center and Menorah Medical Center and has worked on several committees within the medical community over the past 20 years.

Dr. Stuppy has a special interest in ADHD and is actively involved in her local CHADD chapter. She manages her practice’s social media and has been a speaker at various pediatric conferences on the topics of social media and ADHD.

She graduated from the University of Missouri School of Medicine in Columbia and did her pediatric residency at Blank Children’s Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa. She is board certified and a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.


Professional Highlights

  • General Pediatrician at Pediatric Partners, P.A. Overland Park, Kansas


Board Certification 

  • American Board of Pediatrics


Presentations and Webinars  

  • “New Protocol for Management of Hyperbilirubinemia in the Newborn Infant” Overland Park Regional Medical Center (December 8-9, 2004)
  • “Tips & Tricks for Getting Your ADHD Kid to Eat” ADHDKC Parent Meeting (February 19, 2013)
  • “Have a Social Media Presence While Managing a Thriving Pediatric Practice” SOAPM-PPMA Practice Management Webinar with Brandon Betancourt, Practice Administrator of Salud Pediatrics (October 17, 2013)
  • “Internet Safety Counseling in the Medical Home” Kansas Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics Spring Meeting (April 24, 2015)
  • “Likes and Shares: Effective Use of Facebook To Raise Awareness and Change Behavior” as a component of Maximum Impact: Harnessing the Power of Digital Media to Translate Findings into Practice Symposium with Michael Patrick, MD, and David Stukus, MD Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting (PAS) (May 3, 2016)
  • “ADHD Medications 101: What to Expect When Your ADHD Child Starts Taking Meds” with Peter Carter, MD, and Jennifer Mellick, MD ADHDKC Parent Meeting (March 25, 2014)
  • “Underdiagnosis of Girls and Women” with Jeremy Didier, Parent Coach, Outreach – IMPACTADHD, Chapter Coordinator – ADHDKC, Sophie Didier, and Sarah Stuppy ADHDKC Parent Meeting (January 29, 2018)
  • Teens with ADHD Panel Moderator Midwest ADHD Conference (April 26, 2018)
  • “Raising a Child with ADHD” Get Healthy 360 with Dr. Kris Ferguson (February 8, 2019)


Committees and Positions 

  • Pediatric Department Vice-Chair, Overland Park Regional Medical Center
  • Pediatric Department Chair, Overland Park Regional Medical Center
  • Pediatric Department Vice-Chair, Menorah Medical Center
  • Pediatric Department Chair, Menorah Medical Center
  • Pediatric Sub Committee Overland Park Regional Hospital
  • Committee Member, Children’s Mercy South Physician Advisory Board
  • Board Member, ADHDKC (local CHADD chapter) Professional Advisory Board Co-President with Carla Allan, PhD
  • ADHDKCTeen Coordinator



  • Postgraduate Pediatric Intern and Resident, Blank Children’s Hospital Des Moines, Iowa (July 1996-July 1999)
  • Doctor of Medicine from the University of Missouri School of Medicine Columbia, Missouri (August 1992-May 1996)
  • Bachelor of Science, Major in Biology, Minor in Psychology from Truman University, Kirksville, Missouri (August 1988-May 1992)
Last modified on: 22-05-2024