Kent McIntire, DO
ENT-Otolaryngologist & ENT Residency Program Director
Kansas City University & Freeman Health Systems
Kent Douglas McIntire, DO, FAOCO, is a board-certified otolaryngologist and head and neck surgeon with three decades of experience in the medical field, who has served as a partner physician with Freeman Ear, Nose, and Throat Center for 22 years.
Dr. McIntire holds particular expertise in facial trauma surgery, cancers of the head, neck, and face, skin cancer, and thyroid and salivary gland tumors in his practice. He also performs surgical procedures to treat sleep apnea, sinus disorders, and other general ENT surgeries. Alongside his clinical work, Dr. McIntire is also part of the Kansas City University teaching faculty, where he trains and mentors medical residents and serves as the ENT Residency Training Program.
In pursuit of his education, Dr. McIntire obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Mid-American Nazarene University. He received his Doctor of Osteopathy from the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, MO. Following medical school, he completed his residency in Otolaryngology with Freeman Health System. To further his training, Dr. McIntire completed a Fellowship in Head and Neck Surgery at Buffalo General Hospital. The doctor is board certified in otolaryngology, head and neck surgery, facial reconstruction, and plastic surgery through the American Osteopathic Boards of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery.
Among his noteworthy recognitions, Dr. McIntire received the Top Doctor Award by Missouri Life Magazine in 2021, and recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Trusted Surgeon for his outstanding career in Otolaryngology and in acknowledgment of his accomplishments with Freeman Ear, Nose, and Throat Center in 2022.
Dr. McIntire discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of his presentation.