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Kayron Bradley, MD

Dr. Kayron Bradley was born and raised in Kansas City, KS. She graduated from Sumner Academy, completed her undergrad with a BA in Biology at The University of Kansas and completed medical school at The University of Kansas School of Medicine.  She finished residency at Children’s Mercy Hospital in 2014 and joined The Division of Adolescent Medicine as faculty before joining Heartland Primary Care. She enjoys taking care of children and adolescents of all ages.

Dr. Bradley and her husband, Ben, have 3 beautiful, fun-loving daughters, Leila, Leah, and Livia.  She enjoys cheering on the local sports teams, especially the Jayhawks, cooking, running, and spending time with her family. Dr. Bradley’s professional interests include adolescent medicine, newborn care, and obesity. She is board certified in pediatrics.

Alan Clement, MD

Alan Clement was born in Kentucky and raised in Pittsburg, KS. He went to the University of Kansas for undergrad, then moved to the KU School of Medicine and obtained his MD in 2009. Prior to graduating from medical school he decided that kids are way more fun than grownups, so he decided to specialize in Pediatrics. He completed residency at Children’s Mercy Hospital in 2012 and joined Heartland Primary Care later that year. Dr. Clement is a Pediatrician at both the KCK and Lenexa locations.

Dr. Clement currently lives in Shawnee, KS with his wife and five children: Emma (10), Avery (8), Asher (6), and twins Kate and Parker (3). He enjoys spending time with his family, helping coach his son’s soccer team, reading, listening to music, and rooting on his beloved Jayhawks. His professional interests include breastfeeding support, Down Syndrome, and evidence-based medicine. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

David B. Yu, MD

  • Born in Virginia and raised in Australia and California
  • Medical School at Loyola University, Stritch School of Medicine Chicago, II and residency at Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri
  • Personal Interests: Sports and home improvement
  • Wife, Angela Myers, M.D., Pediatric Infectious Disease physician at Children’s Mercy Hospital and two children, Jackson and Emma.
  • Professional Interests: Asthma, allergy management, pediatric diabetes, and ADHD Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Currently at both the Kansas City, KS & Lenexa, KS locations with a specialty of Pediatrics
  • Board Certified: American Board of Pediatrics
  • Member of American Medical Association, and American Association of Pediatrics

Holly Stetler, APRN

Holly is a board-certified pediatric nurse practitioner. She obtained her undergraduate nursing degree from the University of Kansas in 2006. Following her graduation, Holly worked as a registered nurse in the NICU at Children’s Mercy Hospital and after completing her masters at UMKC in 2010 she began practicing at Heartland Primary Care. Holly’s is currently at the Kansas City, KS location and her specialty is Pediatrics. Her professional interests include providing healthcare for the underserved, infant development and preventive medicine. She was born in San Diego, raised in Utah, graduated from high school in Minnesota and moved to Lawrence, Kansas to pursue her degree in nursing. She is married with two children and enjoys serving the people in her community.

Anna Slattery, DO

I dreamed of becoming a physician from the age of five years old. On this journey, I obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and minor in Journalism from the University of Central Missouri. I then chose to attend Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB) to become an osteopathic physician. In 2009, I completed a residency at Children’s Mercy Hospital and joined Heartland Primary Care as a pediatrician at the Lenexa, KS location. I am also board certified in general pediatrics. I love watching children grow and helping parents care for their kids from birth to young adulthood. I feel parents are the most important team member in the diagnosis and treatment of their children. It is my privilege to be such an intimate part of my patients’ families. I am also a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and participate in volunteer work in the community. My husband Travis and I enjoy working and playing outside at our home in rural Leavenworth County. Our daughter Erin was born in 2012 and our son Micah was born in 2014. Micah has significant medical needs due to a rare form of muscular dystrophy. Because of these two, life has brought us so much more learning and joy than we would have ever imagined.

Marandapalli R. Jayaram, MD


  • Born in Mysore, India
  • Medical School University of Mysore, India; Rotating Housemanship in Mysore, India; Rotating Internship at Mercy Hospital in Buffalo, NY; Residency and Fellowship in pediatrics at Kings County Medical Center – State University of New York, Brooklyn, NY; Fellowship at Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri; staff privileges at 3 hospitals: Providence, Shawnee Mission and Overland Park Regional
  • Personal Interests: Jogging and racquetball
  • Married with 3 children
  • Professional Interests: Pediatric cardiology and allergy
  • Member of Kansas Medical Society, Southwest Pediatric Society, Johnson Co – WyCo Medical Society, and Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Dr. Marandapalli R. Jayaram specializes in Pediatrics at the Kansas City, KS location

Amber DeWald, APRN

Amber is board certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing through Fort Hays State University in 2002. Amber then worked as a Registered Nurse at Shawnee Mission Medical Center primarily on the postpartum/women’s surgical units and well infant nursery through 2008. She received her Master’s in Science in Nursing from the The University of Kansas in 2008 and joined Heartland Primary Care after graduation. Amber’s professional interests include caring for children with asthma, allergic rhinitis and Attention Deficit Disorder as well as the growth and development of the well child. Amber DeWald is a Nurse Practitioner specializing in Pediatrics at the Kansas City, KS location

Aside from her love of taking care of children, Amber loves spending time with her daughter Hailyn (3) and her husband Shane. She enjoys visiting family in western Kansas where she grew up, playing volleyball and live music. Her favorite colors are CRIMSON AND BLUE!!

Gretchen Black, DO

Dr. Black is a Board Certified pediatrician with midwestern roots. Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, she enjoys all aspects of pediatrics, and is especially interested in preventive medicine and asthma. Dr. Gretchen Black is one of our Lenexa, KS Pediatricians.

She was born in Omaha, NE, and raised in a career military family with frequent moves throughout the United States, mostly the Midwest.

She studied Cell and Molecular Biology at the University of Washington in Seattle, then attended medical school at Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Tulsa. Her Internship was in Pediatrics fast track program at Tulsa Regional Medical Center and was followed by a residency in Pediatrics at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City.

Served in United States Air Force 2004-08. Was deployed in 2006 on a multispecialty humanitarian mission aboard USNS Mercy. Upon completion of her military service she joined Children’s Mercy South working in the Urgent Care/ER. She joined Heartland Primary Care as a general Pediatrician in February, 2012.

Married with three boys, Dr. Black enjoys reading for pleasure, home improvement projects and watching her three boys in their growth through school, sports and fun time activities.

Member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Osteopathic Association, and American Academy of Osteopathic Pediatricians