Richard G. Wendt, MD

Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Wendt is a 1979 graduate of Kansas State University and was born and raised in central Kansas. He graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine in 1983. His internship and orthopaedic surgery residency were completed at St. Francis Regional Medical Center in affiliation with the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Wichita.

Dr. Wendt engages in general orthopaedic surgery, although he has special interests in arthritic hip and knee conditions, total joint reconstruction, arthroscopy and trauma. He has been involved with general hospital committees including, chief of surgery, as well as on the Board of Directors of the local VNA, and a volunteer preceptor for 1st and 2nd year KU medical students.

Board Certified
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (Re-certified 2010)

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

- Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
- Kansas Orthopaedic Society

Honorary Doctor Chairperson for Annual Lawrence Arthritis Walk

  • Orthopedic Office Hours

    Monday 8:30am - 5:00pm Tuesday 8:30am - 5:00pm Wednesday 8:30am - 5:00pm Thursday 8:30am - 5:00pm Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm Saturday Closed Sunday Closed
  • Therapy Clinic Hours

    Monday 7am - 6pm Tuesday 7am - 6pm Wednesday 7am - 6pm Thursday 7am - 6pm Friday 7am - 6pm Saturday Closed Sunday Closed
  • Pool Hours

    Monday 6:30am - 8pm Tuesday 7am - 8pm Wednesday 8:30am - 8pm Thursday 7am - 8pm Friday 6:30am - 8pm Saturday 9am - 1pm Sunday Closed
    Call for Aqua Aerobics Class Times and Open Swim Hours
  • Wellness Program & Gym Hours

    Monday 7am - 8pm Tuesday 7am - 8pm Wednesday 7am - 8pm Thursday 7am - 8pm Friday 7am - 8pm Saturday 9am - 1pm Sunday Closed
    The Gym is open Monday – Friday from 12pm–2pm and from 5pm–8pm
    Other times are reserved for therapists to treat patients.


1112 West Sixth Street
Suite 124
Lawrence, KS 66044

St John's Medical Plaza
3550 4th Street
Suite 250
Leavenworth, KS 66048

T 785.843.9125
Toll Free 1.800.843.9616