Dr. Kourtney Bettinger
Dr. Bettinger is a general pediatrician who went to medical school at the University of Kansas and returned to Kansas City after finishing her pediatric residency training in 2016. She loves working in Wyandotte County and is excited to be a part of Vibrant Health. Dr. Bettinger speaks English and Spanish.
Dr. Rebecca Kisling
Dr. Rebecca Kisling was born in Saint Louis, Missouri and attended Nerinx Hall High School. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from University of Missouri-Columbia with two degrees, a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Bachelor of Arts in Spanish. After her undergraduate degrees, Dr. Kisling received her Doctor of Dental Surgery from University of Missouri-Kansas City Dental School.Following Dental School, she was accepted into UMKC School of Dentistry’s Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency. This yearlong program advanced her skills in both restorative and surgical dentistry. She is a member of the American Dental Association, Kansas Dental Association, Missouri Dental Association, and Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Kisling loves Kansas City and now considers herself a Royals fan (even though she will always be a Cardinals fan at heart, with her St. Louis roots). Outside of Dentistry, she loves kayaking, paddle boarding, and horseback riding. She also enjoys photography, crafting, and spending time with her family and friends. She has worked at Vibrant Health part time since March of 2016, and full time in private practice since July 2016.
Dr. Kelly Kreisler
Kelly Kreisler, MD, MPH, FAAP, is a board certified pediatrician who has been in practice since 2002, and the chief medical officer of Vibrant Health. Following graduation from pharmacy school, Dr. Kreisler attended West Virginia University School of Medicine, where she completed her pediatric residency. After working for six years at a large suburban pediatric hospital and volunteering at an inner city pediatric safety net clinic, Turner House Children’s Clinic, Dr. Kreisler returned to training. She completed two years of developmental behavioral pediatrics fellowship and earned a Masters of Public Health from Kansas University Medical Center. She is currently a general pediatrics faculty member at KUMC, where her clinical and research focus is medically underserved children, particularly immigrants and refugees. She serves on the board of the Kansas Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, where she serves on the public policy committee. Dr. Kreisler has four children, two dogs, and a husband with superhuman patience.
Ms. Lightfoot has been a Board Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner for over 14 years. Prior to this, she was a Critical Care Registered Nurse and Instructor for 15 years. Her background includes critical care, cardiology, primary care, women’s health, emergency medicine and research. She is a KU School of Nursing NP in our Vibrant Health Argentine Primary Care Clinic and continues in her role as an Alumni Clinical Instructor for KU NP students. She takes pride in providing health care in safety net clinics in the Kansas City communities. Kansas City has been her family’s home for over 21 years.
Yvonne Ornelas-Rios, APRN-BC
Yvonne is a board certified family nurse practitioner. She graduated with her master’s degree in nursing from the University of Kansas School of Nursing. She comes to Vibrant Health from Silver City Health Center. She has been a nurse practitioner for 19 years and cares for patients from birth to seniors. She manages acute and chronic illnesses, as well as performing preventive physical exams for children and adults. Yvonne is bi-lingual in English and Spanish.
Dr. Ryan Smith
Dr. Smith is a board- certified pediatrician with clinical interest in informatics, immigrant health, and system- based practice. Dr. Smith is excited to return to Wyandotte County where a social work position spurred an interest in community health that led to enrollment at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. When away from clinic, Dr. Smith enjoys hiking, biking, reading, and travel.