Orthopaedic Surgeon in Kansas City, Missouri (MO)

Richard M. Schwend MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Location

  • 501 Nw Barry Rd
    Kansas City, Missouri, 64108 - United States
    Phone: (816) 413-2500

About Our Practice

Our practice cares for children of all ages with a variety of spine conditions. This includes scoliosis in infancy, adolescent scoliosis, congenital scoliosis, kyphosis, spondylolisthesis, spine trauma, tumor, spinal deformity in neuromuscular conditions such as cerebral palsy and spina bifida, and complex deformities. Our spinal deformity team works at Children's Mercy Hospital, a child friendly full service pediatric children's hospital. We have a comprehensive approach to the child with a spine deformity that includes diagnostic evaluation utilizing the various specialties at Children' Mercy, a comprehensive perioperative pain management, on site brace facility and a pediatric rehabilitation program. Children's Mercy Hospital is a site for the NIH sponsored phase III BrAIST study- Bracing in Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Our surgical program provides comprehensive care that includes casting, spinal deformity instrumentation and fusion, growing rods, VEPTR, kyphosis correction and complex osteotomy.

Specialties
  • Orthopaedic Surgeon
Certifications
  • Board Certified
  • Fellowship Trained
Associations
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Scoliosis Research Society
Hospital Affiliations
  • Children's Mercy Hospital
University Affiliations
  • Professor of Orthopaedics, University of Missouri, Kansas City
  • Professor of Orthopaedics, Kansas University, Kansas City
 
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