Mercy Independence Offers Specialty Care Here at Home

July 25, 2014

Did you know Mercy hosts a variety of specialty physician services right here in Independence?

Visiting specialists offer local appointments in the fields of Neurology; Cardiology; Urology; and Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) care. Additionally, our Cancer Center provides chemotherapy and other treatment services, as well as weekly oncologist visits.

Specialty clinics are located on the lower level of Mercy Clinic Primary Care, 800 W. Laurel, Independence. Following are physician schedules and contact information:


Dr. Gary Dykstra, each Wednesday; phone 918-331-2577 / 888-232-0336

Dr. Roger Evans and Dr. Gerasimos Stavens; second and fourth Friday of the month; phone 877-449-1560

Dr. Bassem Chehab; third Friday of the month; phone 316-265-1308 / 800-362-1093

Ear, Nose, Throat

Dr. Mark Robertson, second Tuesday of the month; phone 918-333-0474 / 800-292-2084


Dr. Devendra Jain, first and third Thursday of the month; phone 620-421-3392


Cancer Center of Kansas, Dr. Shaker Dakhil and Dr. Phu Truong; 620-331-4099

Dr. Gregory Byrd, fourth Tuesday of the month; phone 316-636-6100

Dr. V.S. Pai, second and fourth Thursday of the month; phone 620-421-0080

Many of our specialists offer their patients the option for local testing, procedures and treatment, making it more convenient for our community members to find the care they need right at home.