Dr. Richard Schwend, MD

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Pediatric Sports Medicine | Male

Dr. Richard Schwend, MD
Dr. Richard Schwend, MD is a pediatric sports medicine doctor who practices in Kansas City, MO. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 38 years. Dr. Schwend is affiliated with Children's Mercy - Adele Hall Campus.

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Dr. Schwend's Performance
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      •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      •  Specializes in Pediatric Sports Medicine
      •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery and Pediatrics
      •  Malpractice claims in Missouri not available
      •  No sanctions found
      •  No board actions found

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      • Orthopedic Surgery
      • Pediatrics

      Conditions Treated

      • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
      • Broken Arm
      • Chronic Pelvic Pain
      • Clavicle Fracture
      • Foot Fracture
      • Hand Fracture
      • Knee Sprain
      • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
      • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
      • Low Back Pain
      • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
      • Pyogenic Arthritis
      • Scoliosis
      • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
      • Spine Deformities
      • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
      • Spondylolisthesis

      Education

      • Medical School
        Saint Louis University School of Medicine

        Graduated in 1979

      • Internship Hospital
        Duke University

        Completed in 1980

      • Residency Hospital
        Chldns Mercy Hospital

        Completed in 1983

        Harvard Medical School

        Completed in 1991

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Chldns Hosp/harvard University

      Languages Spoken

      • English

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      Specialties

      • Pediatric Sports Medicine

      Procedures Performed

      • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone