Welcome to the Kaw Nation

Kanza Health Clinic

Kanza Health Clinic

The Kanza Health Clinic will deliver a continuum of quality-based clinical, educational and wellness programs for the tribal communities we serve. Through these services, we will raise our patients to their optimal health status, resulting in a productive quality of life.

Our Mission is accomplished by a team of professionals committed to the core values of caring, excellence, respect and team concept in an environment of stewardship which recognizes our Native American Heritage.

What we offer at the clinic

The Kanza Health Clinic is located in Newkirk, Okla., at 3151 East River Road. It is an ambulatory clinic that has been providing health care for Native Americans since its inception of March 1998. It is located within the Pawnee Service Unit which encompasses Kay, Pawnee, Osage, Garfield, Grant, Noble and Payne counties.

When the clinic opened, it operated with five employees, but it currently has grown to a staff of 30 employees. It is operated pursuant to Indian Health regulations and policies and is funded through the IHS compact.

Patient eligibility

Our services extend to anyone who is a member of a federally-recognized tribe. We operate by appointment only and must be furnished with a copy of your CDIB card.

We reserve acute slots for same-day appointments. These appointments fill up quickly, and you must call at 8 a.m. on the day you are wanting to come in. No walk-ins.

The services provided are by a Family Practice Physician, physician’s assistant or nurse practitioner. We also have a diabetic clinic, dental clinic, a women’s health program, and an on-site pharmacy. Our dental program opened in June 2010. To use the dental services you must be an established patient of the medical clinic. The dental clinic operates on appointments only.

Important notice: In order to keep your chart active, you must have a visit in the medical clinic at least once every three years.

Kanza Health Clinic Update – 5/13/2021

Other tribal health care clinics

White Eagle Health Clinic

Pawnee Health Center

Osage Health Clinic

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