Coronavirus (COVID-19) Statement

We continue to closely monitor the situation surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and are following the published recommendations of the CDC and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. We will continue to see our patients and treat any urgent/emergent needs.

With all of our offices open, the following protocols are in place:

1) We have greatly expanded measures to disinfect our office including cleaning between each patient appointment.

2) To limit any potential exposure, we ask you NOT to bring any non-essential person(s) with you to the appointment.

3) If someone must accompany you to your appointment, we ask that they do not enter the office, if at all possible.

4) If you have an upcoming appointment and identify with the following statements, please do not come directly to the office, but instead call us:

• Fever greater than 100.4

• Respiratory symptoms or difficulty breathing

• Exposed to someone with COVID-19 in the past 14 days

• Placed in self/hospital quarantine by medical doctor

 Your health and that of our staff is our guiding priority and we continue to update our protocol to ensure safety for everyone. If you have questions regarding these evolving protocols, please contact our office.


Beatty G. Suiter, M.D., F.A.C.S.


  • Beatty G. Suiter, M.D.


  • November 6, 1972; Great Falls, Montana


2011- PRESENT:

  • Retina Associates, P.A.
    Santa Fe Medical Building
    9301 West 74th Street
    Suite 210
    Shawnee Mission, KS 66204
  • Retina Associates, P.A.
    6201 College Boulevard
    Suite 200
    Overland Park, KS 66211
  • Retina Associates. P.A.
    10100 N Ambassador Drive
    Suite 100
    Kansas City, MO 64153
  • Retina Associates, P.A.
    6001 SW 6th Avenue
    Suite 300
    Topeka, KS 66615
  • Retina Associates, P.A.
    3700 W 10th Street
    Suite 101
    Sedalia, MO 65301
  • Retina Associates, P.A.
    100 NE Missouri Road
    Suite 203
    Lee's Summit, MO 64086

2008 – 2011:

  • Discover Vision Centers
    Independence, Missouri
    Diseases and Surgery of the Vitreous and Retina

2006 – 2008:

  • Retina Associates, P.A. Shawnee Mission, KS
    University of Kansas Kansas City, KS
    Kansas City VA Kansas City, MO
    Vitreo-Retinal Fellowship

2004 – 2006:

  • Lawrence Eye Care
    Lawrence, Kansas
    General Ophthalmology

2001 – 2004:

  • University of Kansas Kansas City, KS
    Ophthalmology Residency
    Chief Resident

2000 – 2001:

  • Boston University Brockton, MA
    Transitional Year Internship

1999 – 2000:

  • University of California, San Diego La Jolla, CA
    Ophthalmology Research Fellow


  • University of Kansas Lawrence, KS 1991 – 1995
  • University of Kansas Kansas City, KS 1995 – 1999
    Doctor of Medicine


  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Kansas Medical Society
  • American Medical Association
  • Metropolitan Medical Society of Greater Kansas City


  • University of Kansas Honors Program
  • Beta Theta Pi National Foundation Scholarship
  • University of Kansas Leadership Scholarship



  • A comparison of visual acuity, predictability and visual function outcomes after intracorneal ring segments and laser in-situ keratomileusis
    • David J. Schanzlin, M.D. and Michael D. Twa, O.D. coauthors
    • Presented at the October 1999 ASCRS Symposium
    • Published in Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society
  • Ocular and refractive changes after removal and reimplantation of Intacs: An extraordinary example
    • Presented at the May 2000 ASCRS Symposium


  • Setup and maintained a database of over 2500 refractive surgical procedures and trained technicians in the post-operative data entry
  • Evaluated and implemented software used to produce personal nomograms for refractive surgeons

A Vision to be the Best

As the largest group of Retina specialists in the Greater Kansas City, Topeka, Sedalia and surrounding areas we offer multiple professional offices to serve you.  Each of our offices are staffed and equipped to provide the highest level of health care service and access in a comfortable environment.

Dr. Suiter is currently seeing patients at our Topeka,  Shawnee Mission, Lee's Summit and Lawrence locations.

Retina Associates, PA

Retina Associates, PA is an advanced medical practice devoted to the diagnosis and treatment of retinal, macular, and vitreous diseases. Together, our eye care physicians belong to various prestigious organizations: 

  • American Board of Ophthalmology
  • American Medical Association
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Retina Specialists

Our mission is to help every patient preserve or restore their sight through our advanced treatment options. To discuss your needs with one of our doctors, request an appointment online or call us at (913) 831-7400.

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