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Clay Anderson

Clay M. Anderson, M.D., FACP

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To schedule an appointment with Clay M. Anderson please call 816-691-5119.

Accepting new patients. A referral is required.

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Areas of Interest

End of Life Care, Symptom management, Health Ethics, Patient-Physician Communication, Palliative Care for Cancer Patients


Medical School

Stanford University


University of Colorado School of Medicine


University of Texas


Dr. Anderson is married with 3 children. His interests outside of work include fly fishing, duck hunting, hiking, camping, Americana music/concerts, cooking, fine dining and wining, reading books and news.

Teaching or Professional Positions

Mentor for KUMC community health project summer students and for KUMC 4th year palliative care rotation students

Board Certification

  • Am Bd Int Med (Hospice & Palliative Care)
  • Am Bd Int Med (Medical Oncology)
  • Am Bd Internal Medicine

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Oncology Special Interest Group
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society of Clinical OncologyAmerican Association for Cancer Research

  • KC Metro Medical Society

Honors, Awards, etc.

  • 1991  Dean’s Awards in Research, Teaching, and Community Service StanfordUniversitySchool of Medicine
  • 1994  Gold Apple Teaching Award, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
  • 1995  Clifton D. Howe Outstanding Clinical Fellow of the Year, Univ. of Texas-M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
  • 1999   Excellence in Patient Education, Physician Category, University of Missouri Health Sciences Center
  • 2002   Service Quality Hero Weekly Recognition University of Missouri Health Care
  • 2003   Order of Socrates for Excellence in Teaching University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • 2004   Charles and Veta G. Claiborn Faculty Scholar in Cancer Research, Faculty Endowment
  • 2005   Service Quality Hero Monthly Recognition University of Missouri Health Care
  • 2006   Alpha Omega Alpha, Honorary Faculty Member University of Missouri
  • 2007   Finalist, Service Quality Legend University of Missouri Health Care
  • 2008   Vox Magazine – Top Doctors Feature, Columbia Missouri
  • 2009   Leonard Tow 2009 Humanism in Medicine Faculty Award Univ. of Missouri School of Medicine Arnold P. Gold Foundation
  • 2009, 2011, 2012  Listed in Best Doctors in America

Office Information

Doctor's Contact Information

  • Office Phone: 816-691-5119
  • Fax: 816-346-7119