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Dr. Gaffney has been providing care for adults with special needs since 1996. Dual certified in Pediatrics and Internal Medicine, she is uniquely qualified to provide specialized care to patients of all ages. Dr. Gaffney focuses her practice on adults with special needs and has earned numerous awards for excellence in patient care. While she is no longer accepting traditional primary care patients, she is currently accepting new primary care patients through the SPAN program.


SpecialtiesPediatrics, Internal Medicine, SPAN, Primary Care Physician
Experience25 years
EducationMedical School – University of Missouri – Kansas City
ResidencyInternal Medicine and Pediatrics – University of Missouri – Kansas City
CertificationsAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
InterestsFamily, Gardening, Reading, Spirituality, Travel

Authored by Laura Gaffney, MD

AdventHealth Medical Group Primary Care at Shawnee Mission

7450 Kessler Street, Suite 300 Shawnee Mission, KS 66204

Patient Ratings & Comments

4.9 out of 5 •506 Ratings
  • Dec 23, 2020Dr. Gaffney has been my physician for 30 years and I think so highly of her, a great respect, and appreciate her compassion.
  • Dec 23, 2020This was my best visit with a physician ever! I have been waiting 52 years for a medical provider with expertise in disabilities.
  • Dec 22, 2020Dr. Gaffney has a true interest in her patient. She puts one at ease to speak freely referencing any subject.
  • Dec 22, 2020I really really LOVE Dr. Laura Gaffney!!
  • Dec 17, 2020Both Doctor and Nurse make us feel comfortable, listen to us, and treat us with care - I appreciate them
  • Dec 16, 2020Dr. Gaffney is the best she goes above the call of duty to give you the best care.
  • Dec 15, 2020she was a very good listener and showed concern and care.
  • Dec 11, 2020everything progressed as one might expect
  • Dec 11, 2020have recommended her & 2 of my daughters go to her & my son to dr kamal!
  • Dec 4, 2020best dr. in the world!
  • Dec 3, 2020Dr Gaffney is always so kind and understanding. Our family appreciates her patience.
  • Dec 2, 2020I really like Dr. Gaffney; she is easy to talk with, knowledgeable, and competent. Besides she is also a cat-lover :)
  • Dec 2, 2020I have recommended my doctor many times.
  • Dec 1, 2020Dr Gaffney is the best!! I never feel rushed. she is an excellent listener and informative!!
  • Nov 20, 2020I have already recommended her to several people.