Medical Cannabis Authorizations

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Our Mission

Dr. Gil’s mission is to fight back against the nation’s growing opioid epidemic. Dr. Gil’s goal is to give patients an alternative to traditional pain medications, antidepressants, anti-anxiety medications, and other addictive and harmful drugs.

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Why You Should Choose Dr. Gil’s?

Dr. Gil’s advocacy for medical cannabis started fifteen years ago as a practicing physician in Washington State where he, alongside a coalition of medical cannabis patients, helped form and reform Washington State law regarding medical cannabis. Since then, Dr. Gil has dedicated his time to research, education, and policy making surrounding medical cannabis in a range of topics such as the use of pesticides, DUIs, and lab testing proficiency. Dr. Gil is a certified Medical Review Officer (MRO) and Drug Recognition Expert (DRE).

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Who Qualifies?

a. Be a resident of Missouri &

b. At least 18 years of age

c. Have at least one qualifying condition already diagnosed by a physician.

  • Common conditions include:
    1. Depression
    2. PTSD
    3. Chronic Pain
    4. Cancer

For a full list of qualifying conditions click HERE.

Schedule Your Appointment Today!

Call us at (417) 869-8000 or text us at (417) 848-6100 to schedule your appointment or email hhankel@drgilsimmediatecare.com OR walk-in to our location during normal business hours and we will be glad to see you! For a small additional fee, Dr. Gil will even make a house-call to visit you if you’re within a 50-mile radius!

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Before Your Appointment

If you’re a member of the Cox or Mercy network then you can register for their electronic medical record patient portals MyMercy and CoxHealth Express. We encourage our patients to register for these if they are not currently. Access to your electronic health record speeds up your visit time in our office.

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After Your Appointment

Register with the DHSS as a patient. Once your application is approved and you’ve received your ID card you can purchase medical cannabis from a state licensed dispensary.

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Full List of DX/Conditions

Any condition already diagnosed by a doctor may qualify. Some of the common qualifying conditions are depression, PTSD, chronic pain as well as the following:

  1. Cancer;
  2. Epilepsy;
  3. Glaucoma;
  4. Intractable migraines unresponsive to other treatment;
  5. A chronic medical condition that causes severe, persistent pain or persistent muscle spasms, including but not limited to those associated with multiple sclerosis, seizures, Parkinson’s disease, and Tourette’s syndrome;
  6. Debilitating psychiatric disorders, including, but not limited to, post-traumatic stress disorder, if diagnosed by a state licensed psychiatrist;
  7. Human immunodeficiency virus or acquired immune deficiency syndrome;
  8. A chronic medical condition that is normally treated with a prescription medication that could lead to physical or psychological dependence, when a physician determines that medical use of marijuana could be effective in treating that condition and would serve as a safer alternative to the prescription medication;
  9. Any terminal illness; or
  10. In the professional judgment of a physician, any other chronic, debilitating or other medical condition, including, but not limited to, hepatitis C, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s disease, Huntington’s disease, autism, neuropathies, sickle cell anemia, agitation of Alzheimer’s disease, cachexia and wasting syndrome.

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