Meet Our Team

Missy Journot, DPM



Professional Biography

Dr. Journot enjoys spending time with her family, who lives in Kansas City, and her dogs. In her spare time, she enjoys weight lifting, playing soccer and playing board games.

Her focus at Ascentist Healthcare is on Sports Medicine and trauma of the foot and ankle


University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA, Bachelor of Arts, Biology, 2008- 2012

Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine, Des Moines, IA, 2012 – 2016

Residency: Truman Medical Center, Lakewood, Kansas City, MO, 2016 – 2019

Fellowship: Virginia Mason Medical Center Seattle, WA, 2019 – 2020


  • Director of the Board of the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine

Activities and Organizations

  • American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine
  • Associate of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • American Podiatric Medical Association

Advanced Training/Specialties

  • Fellowship training in sports medicine and trauma of the foot and ankle. Focus on getting athletes back to their athletics as quickly and safely as possible. Worked with Olympic and Professional athletes in Seattle.
  • Multiple courses on Total Ankle Replacement surgery
  • Advanced Arthroscopy of the Foot and Ankle

See what patients are saying about Ascentist Healthcare.

“Everyone I interacted with was very friendly and professional. I was extremely early to my appointment, and they were able to get me in sooner, which was unexpected and lovely. The building itself was very swanky.”
Emeline F., Merriam, KS
Emeline F.
Merriam, KS
“Loved this place for our 3 year old!! We did originally have her tubes done elsewhere and will not be going back due to loving Ascentist so much!”
Jessica M., Kansas City, MO
Jessica M.
Kansas City, MO
"People with allergies and or anything that deals with your sniffer, should come to this place. Our daughter had surgery here but its relatively quick and not too painful. Staff was very nice. If it helps your loved ones, check into it."
C., Lee’s Summit, MO
Lee’s Summit, MO
"The care, compassion, professionalism, and friendliness from the doctors and staff are hard to beat. I enjoy each visit and a piece of me will be saddened that I will no longer need to go into the office much longer (because he listens and is great at his job), Dr. Foster listens, cares, and is ready to tackle my concerns. I am grateful to be referred to Dr. Foster and hope others are receiving the same experience!"
Sharon R., Ascentist Healthcare patient
Sharon R
Merriam, KS

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