Olathe Care Center

15710 West 135th Street,
Suite 200
Olathe, Kansas 66062

Call: 913-29-SPIRA (77472)
Fax: 913-764-0336

M & T: 8a-7:30p
W - F: 8a-5p
1st & 3rd SAT: 8a-noon
(MAR & SEPT 5th SAT: 8a-noon)

Doctors & Care Team

Jason Bessey, D.O.

Family Medicine

Dr. Jason Bessey is a family practice physician with a passion for preventive medicine. He strives to achieve patient wellness goals through healthy lifestyle changes before the use of medication. Honest and caring, he values the art of communication and works to build trusted relationships with every patient. Dr. Bessey competes in triathlons and loves to cook. He’s the husband of Dr. Lauren Bessey, and father of three active youngsters.

Education

  • Medical School - Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, Kansas City

Residency

  • Family Medicine - Research Family Practice, Kansas City

Board Certification

  • Family Medicine

 

Lauren Bessey, D.O., M.B.A.

Family Medicine

Dr. Lauren Bessey is a family practice physician who believes in educating and empowering people to make healthy decisions. Patients of all ages welcome her professional, approachable style. She also strives to achieve patient wellness goals through healthy lifestyle changes before the use of medication. Dr. Bessey likes to run, bike, and is an avid quilter. She’s the wife of Dr. Jason Bessey, and mother of three active youngsters. Hailing from the west coast, she loves how family oriented the region is.

Education

  • Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, Kansas City
  • Rockhurst University, MBA, Kansas City

Residency

  • Family Medicine - Research Family Practice, Kansas City

Board Certification

  • Family Medicine

 

Carla Jung

Care Guide Registered Nurse

Carla Jung, Care Guide RN

Carla Jung is a Care Guide Registered Nurse at Spira Care. She is committed to providing resources for members to better manage their health and wellness. Carla has worked for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City (Blue KC) for five years and been in the nursing field for 30 years. She is a member of the Case Management Society of America. Carla received a Master of Science in Journalism and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, both from The University of Kansas.

Laura Knoll

Care Guide Registered Nurse

Laura Knoll, Care Guide RN

Laura Knoll, a Care Guide Registered Nurse at Spira Care, is focused on helping individuals and families manage their health and offering healthcare solutions. Laura worked as a Critical Care Pediatric and Neonatal Nurse at several pediatric hospitals including Children’s Mercy Hospital. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Colorado and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from The University of Missouri.

Leslie Keck

Care Guide Registered Nurse

Leslie Keck, Care Guide RN

Leslie Keck, a Care Guide Registered Nurse at Spira Care, is passionate about delivering healthcare through patient education, advocacy and healthcare system navigation. She previously served as Clinical Review Nurse at Blue KC. Leslie was also a Registered Nurse at Saint Joseph Medical Center, Saint Luke’s Medical Group in Primary Care and Endocrinology and a Patient-Centered Medical Home Coordinator.

Nancy Shields

Care Guide Registered Nurse

Nancy Shields, Care Guide RN

Nancy Shields is a Care Guide Registered Nurse at Spira Care. She has more than 30 years of experience in inpatient and outpatient settings, surgical care, case management, healthcare information technology, clinical quality reporting and process improvement. She attended the Saint Luke’s School of nursing and is a board certified registered nurse.

Amber Johnson

Care Guide Mentor

Amber Johnson, Care Guide Mentor

Amber Johnson is a Care Guide Mentor for Spira Care. She is passionate about providing outreach population health education services. Prior to her role at Spira Care, Amber worked in the Customer Service Department at Blue KC. Amber earned a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations and Advertising from the University of Southern Indiana.

Jocelyn Burgette

Care Guide Mentor

Jocelyn Burgette, Care Guide Mentor

Jocelyn Burgette, a Care Guide Mentor for Spira Care and a Certified Pharmacy Technician. She is dedicated to coordinating seamless, accurate care and coverage from providers and pharmacies to Spira Care members. Jocelyn has worked at Blue KC for 20 years, most recently in the Pharmacy Customer Service Department. She earned an Associate of Applied Science Degree, Pharmacy Technician from National American University.

Services Offered*

  • Wound care/skin debridement
  • Nail removal
  • Suture care and removal
  • Ear irrigation
  • Vaccinations
  • Administration of IV fluids
  • Fracture Care
  • Osteopathic manipulation
  • Skin biopsy
  • Removal of skin lesions and other dermatological procedures including the use of cryotherapy
  • Preventative examination for pediatric and adult patients and well women exams
  • Digital radiography (DR X-ray)
  • Electrocardiogram
  • Pulmonary function testing
  • Glucose monitoring
  • Finger stick PT INR
  • CBCs
  • Streptococcal testing
  • Flu testing
  • Urinalysis testing
  • Glucose testing
  • Urine pregnancy testing

Diabetic counseling and personalized care planning as performed by a certified diabetic educator. Evaluation and management services related to acute illnesses and chronic disease management. Health related counseling and screening including but not limited to:

  • Depression
  • Fall prevention
  • Diet and nutrition
  • Tobacco use
  • Cardiovascular risk management
  • Weight management
  • Vision screening
  • Behavioral health assessment
  • High risk conditions based on family history such as cancer
  • Cognitive health assessment

* This is not a comprehensive list of services