Welcome to MARC - Mid-America Rheumatology Consultants, P.A.

Opening Hours : Monday to Friday - 8am to 430pm
  Contact : 913-661-9980

Doctor

Tracy A. Coltharp APRN-C

Tracy received her Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry in 2000 and her second Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing in 2002, both from the University of Kansas. She worked primarily as a critical care nurse in the Kansas City area for 10 years before returning to The University of Kansas for her master’s degree in 2011. She graduated in 2014 with her Master’s in Nursing specializing as an Adult and Gerontology Nurse Practitioner. She is board certified with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She is a member of both the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and the American College of Rheumatology.

Dawn L. Petty, APRN-BC

Dawn received her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from Wichita State University in 1995. She worked primarily as an ICU nurse for about 15 years in Wichita, Kansas and the Kansas City area, specializing in cardiovascular, pulmonary, and post-surgical care. She received her Master’s Degree in Nursing from the University of Kansas in 2011. As an Adult Nurse Practitioner she has specialized in the care of Pulmonary and Rheumatology patients. She is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and the American College of Rheumatology.

Kathryn E. Welch, M.D., F.A.C.R.

NOW RETIRED - Dr. Welch received her medical education and completed her post-graduate education at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Dr. Welch is a Diplomate Certified in Internal Medicine as well as Rheumatology. Dr. Welch has served as the Director of the Rheumatology Training Program. Dr. Welch holds membership in the American College of Physicians, American College of Rheumatology and the Midwest Rheumatology Association.

Joey H. Kim, MD

STARTING - September 2018
Dr. Kim received his medical education at St. George's University. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Stony Brook University Hospital, and then completed his Rheumatology fellowship at Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center. He is currently Board Certified in Internal Medicine. He is a member of the American College of Rheumatology and American College of Physicians.

Sarah D. Vodopest, MD

Sarah D. Vodopest, MD is a specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of arthritis and rheumatic disorders. She received her medical education at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. She completed her Internal Medicine residency at the University of Iowa-Des Moines, and then completed her Rheumatology fellowship at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Vodopest is currently Board Certified in Internal Medicine. She is a member of the American College of Rheumatology, the American College of Physicians, and the American Medical Association.