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Doctor performs his 900th surgery utilizing da Vinci

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EXCELSIOR SPRINGS – Douglas Nespory is a leading user of the da Vinci Xi Surgical System in the Kansas City area and has performed his 900th da Vinci Robotic surgery. Nespory, D.O., FACOS, has been a member of the Excelsior Springs Hospital medical staff for 15 years and became employed as a full-time general surgeon in 2019.
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DREAMS DEFERRED

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Research into Clay County history reveals white people sold black people on the county courthouse steps in the 1800s, a common occurrence in Southern states. Vivid historical descriptions of slavery talk about requiring people to wear identification tags, about scars from chains and whips, rapes, murders and as many humiliations as soulless people could concoct. Such acts occurred in the city where I once lived – a place called Liberty, ironically.