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T. Bryan Bownik

T. Bryan Bownik, M.D.

  • NKCH
  • Meritas




  • Complementary Medicine
  • Internal Medicine


Medical School

University of Missouri


University of Missouri, Internal Medicine
UCLA School of Medicine, Medical Acupuncture


Dr. Bownik completed his Medical Acupuncture training at UCLA School of Medicine. He became board certified by the American Board of Medical Acupuncture in July 2001 and is now a Fellow of that Board. He has taught throughout the country for the Helm Institute of Acupuncture in association with the UCLA School of Medicine.

Dr. Bownik grew up in the Northland and has been commited to serving the community in Internal and Complementary Medicine. In the past, he has been Chairman of North Kansas City Hospital Medical Staff Department of Medicine, the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, the Utilization Review and the Medical Advisor committee of the North Kansas City Hospital. He has been voted outstanding internist by his peers in the Kansas City Squire Magazine. He has served for many years as Medical Director of Meritas Health Corporation.

By using both traditional and complementary medical treatments, he feels patients get the most well rounded treatment for their medical diagnosis.

Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Acupuncture

Professional Memberships

Dr. Bownik's fellowships include the American College of Physicians, American Medical Association and American College of Medical Acupuncture and he is currently on staff at North Kansas City Hospital.

Office Information

Doctor's Contact Information

  • Office Phone: 816-691-5400
  • Fax: 816-346-7040

Meritas Health Complementary and Internal Medicine website