Dr. Kent Heady, MD

Dr. Kent Heady, MD

Orthopedic Surgery •  Male • Age 54

  
Accepting new patients

Dr. Kent Heady, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Wichita, KS. Dr. Heady has more experience with Ankle/Foot than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Wesley Woodlawn Hospital and ER and Wesley Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Heady to book an appointment.


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Kansas Orthopaedic Center

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(316) 838-2020
Woodlawn2450 N Woodlawn Blvd Wichita, KS 67220
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    • Mon: 7:00am - 5:30pm
    • Tue: 7:00am - 5:30pm
    • Wed: 7:00am - 5:30pm
    • Thu: 7:00am - 5:30pm
    • Fri: closed
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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West Village7550 W Village Cir Ste 1 Wichita, KS 67205
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    • Mon: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Dr. Heady's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Heady

2.8

Based on 19 ratings

5 Stars
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1 Star
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  • Office environment (10)
  • Staff friendliness (9)
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Knife happy jerk that did not explain anything except - "we have to have surgery right away. Thankfully I got another opinion and have had no surgery and my wound is 10% healed with no infection. CAUTION!!!!
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Hutchinson, KS – Dec 20, 2018
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The staff was always nice and respectful but the therapist gave up early on me as not the correct course for healing - I agreed and we stopped appointments (paid by the VA - I am a disabled vet on outpatient community care to help with back pain). They marked me as a no-show and then charged my account $25 for the no-show. This month they reported me to credit bureaus for SERIOUSLY DELINQUENT $25!!! Are you freaking kidding me???? They destroyed my credit over $25 they think they are owed when i
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  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Bill in Wichita, KS – Aug 15, 2018
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I don't know where to start. Waited for 45 minutes and then the doctor came in. My time is just as valuable as his!!! He spent a total of four minutes with me, didn't look at the x-rays, and determined I should come back in four weeks. This is after being out of commission for six weeks. DO NOT GO TO HIM!!! It's a waste of time, money, and patience!!! Extremely aggravated!!!
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Wichita KS – Nov 21, 2017
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had him do foot reconstruction for cavus. After initial exam we had more questions, went back the same day (couple of hours later) and they worked us in so we could ask our questions. I asked if another foot surgeon on staff could look at x-rays and confirm the diagnosis, maybe give a second opinion, and they did so with no questions. Had no problems post surgery and will have no questions about him doing my other foot.; Very concise in his diagnosis and plan of action to take care of the issue.
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Mound City, KS – Sep 06, 2017
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Called office to schedule appointment for second opinion for Jones fracture. Advised he would look at my records and stated then decide if they would consider giving me a second opinion in a very snotty manner. I will not be going there
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Mcpherson, KS – Aug 01, 2016
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My experience with him was horrible he took me into surgery done surgery didn't do what he said he was going to do and I had to go to another surgeon to get it fixed the proper way.
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Wichita – Jan 13, 2016
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(316) 838-2020

Dr. Heady accepts the following insurance:

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National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Practice Areas

Ankle/Foot

Ankle and foot specialists diagnose and treat localized conditions such as arthritis, bunions, nerve damage, and plantar fasciitis through procedures including medication, physical therapy, and surgery.Compare with other Ankle/Foot specialists.

Typically treats 68% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 14 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Heady performs Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Heady performs this procedure more than 99% of their peers

Foot Conditions
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Heady treats Foot Conditions more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Heady treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Heady treats Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Heady treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

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Dr. Heady's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Spur
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Point Injection

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Heady feels his role in caring for the patient is to accurately diagnose the patient's condition so that he may educate and guide the patient in making the best treatment choices based on the available medical information along with the patient's...Read more

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Podiatric Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

2002
University of Texas Medical Branch
Fellowship Hospital
2001
Greenville Memorial Hospital
Residency Hospital
2001
Greenville Memorial Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1988
Kansas State University
Undergraduate School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Affiliated Hospitals

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Wesley Woodlawn Hospital and ER

Wichita, KS

Wesley Medical Center

Wichita, KS

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Ascension Via Christi Hospital St. Francis

Wichita, KS

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2018)