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Crossroads Care Center

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1916 Grand Boulevard
Kansas City, MO 64108

Phone Call: 913-29-SPIRA (77472)
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Fax: 816-527-0182

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Care Center hours

 
Mon – Thurs 7:30a – 6:30p
Fri 7:30a – 5:00p
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Care Guide hours

Mon – Fri 8:00a – 5:00p
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Radiology hours

Mon – Thurs
Fri
7:30a – 6:30p
7:30a – 5:00p

Meet the care team

Care Team

Marianne Ray, M.D.

FAMILY MEDICINE

Dr. Marianne Ray comes to Spira Care from a rural health clinic in Kansas where she treated families both in office and in their homes. Seeing the challenges her patients faced in accessing primary care ignited her passion in making primary care accessible to all. At Spira Care, Dr. Ray particularly enjoys working with members who have complex medical conditions or chronic conditions. She works closely with members to clearly explain their diagnosis and the treatment plan.

Dr. Ray grew up in France, and following a lengthy childhood illness, knew that a career in healthcare was her destiny. Her family is truly international as her husband is from Italy, and they enjoy traveling back to Europe to spend time with their families. She even enjoys the transatlantic flights as they give her a rare opportunity to dive into a good book. Aside from traveling, Dr. Ray also enjoys playing the guitar, gardening, and meditating.


Education

Florida State University
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Residency

Family Medicine - University of Kansas Medical Center

Board Certification

Family Medicine – University of Kansas Medical Center

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Care Team

Albert Zheng, M.D.

FAMILY MEDICINE

Dr. Albert Zheng is a family practice physician with a passion for helping people, building healthy communities and utilizing the science behind the medicine to educate and improve member health. His decision to pursue a career in family medicine is fueled by his desire to have the greatest impact on individuals, surrounding community and ultimately be a part of the change in the way healthcare is delivered. He is an avid foodie, loves animals, traveling and enjoys quality time with friends and family.


Education

Saint Louis University

Board Certification

Family Medicine

Residency

Family Medicine – University of Phoenix
Fellowship in Sports Medicine – University of Kansas

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Rachel Fulton, ARNP

NURSE PRACTITIONER

Rachel Fulton is a Nurse Practitioner who is empathetic and compassionate. She chose to become a Family Nurse Practitioner because she values education, prevention, and holistic care of all ages. Rachel earned her Master of Science in Nursing from Walden University and has over six years’ experience in patient care. She chose Spira Care because she values the opportunity to partner with members to improve their health and wellness. Rachel loves creating things and spends her spare time with family and friends.

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Amber (Morse) Vining

NURSE PRACTITIONER

Amber (Morse) Vining is a Nurse Practitioner with over eight years of experience in patient care. Amber pursued a career in this field as she has always had a passion to help and nurture people, and was inspired by a kind nurse who cared for her as a child. Members appreciate Amber for her authentic, individualized and efficient care. She is a careful listener, expert educator and values communication and follow-ups with members. Amber enjoys family medicine and seeing members of all ages, and she is especially interested in dermatology.

Amber is originally from Cuba, Missouri. She earned her Master of Science in Nursing from Chamberlain University. When not in the Care Center, Amber spends her time working out, socializing, traveling, decorating and indulging in her passion for live theatre.

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Jennifer Baldwin, FNP

NURSE PRACTITIONER

Jennifer Baldwin is a Nurse Practitioner at Spira Care with more than 10 years’ experience in the healthcare field. She earned her Master of Science in nursing from Graceland University and enjoys working in a setting like Spira Care where the focus in on the total member experience. When Jennifer is not working, she enjoys spending time with friends and family. Jennifer will be based at Spira Care Lee’s Summit but will float between Spira Care Centers in Missouri to support membership needs.

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Rick Zbinden, LCSW

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CONSULTANT

Rick Zbinden is a Behavioral Health Consultant at Spira Care. He earned his Master of Social Work from the University of Missouri – Columbia and has been in the Behavioral Health Consultant role for seven years. Rick has experience in psychotherapy, crisis intervention and community mental health. He enjoys working with a multi-disciplinary team that utilizes a creative approach to meet members' needs in a holistic manner. He is dedicated to helping others find their own path to wellness and personal growth. Rick enjoys nature, spending time with his dog and is interested in political history.

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