Dr. Richard Peter Charette MD Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Richard Charette is an infectious disease specialist in Kansas City, Missouri. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Providence Medical Center and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City. He received his medical degree from University of Kansas School of Medicine and has been in practice for 35 years. He is one of 4 doctors at Providence Medical Center and one of 6 at Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City who specialize in Infectious Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Infectious Disease Specialist: General Infectious Disease

Education & Medical Training

Children's Mercy Hospital
Residency, Pediatrics, 1976 - 1978

University of Utah
Fellowship, Infectious Disease, 1978 - 1980

University of Kansas School of Medicine
Class of 1976

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

KS State Medical License
Active through 2013

MO State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Lack of effect of oral ribavirin in naturally occurring influenza A virus (H1N1) infection.
Smith, C. B., Charette, R. P., Fox, J. P., Cooney, M. K., Hall, C. E.

Fatal disseminated herpes simplex virus type 1 infection in a child receiving ACTH: failure of vidarabine therapy.
Charette, R. P., Bale, J. F., Overall, J. C., Kern, E. R., Gooch, W. M., Glasgow, L. A.

Functional and metabolic abnormalities of diabetic monocytes.
Hill, H. R., Hogan, N. A., Rallison, M. L., Santos, J. I., Charette, R. P., Kitahara, M.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Kansas City Preferred-Care Blue PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Rocky Mountain Group/Indiv - HMO/Private Pay
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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