Local Resources

 

Support Groups

The Kansas Chapter invites you to joint a support group in your area.  Meetings are held at various locations across Kansas.  For more information, contact the Lupus Foundation of America, KS Chapter (316) 262-6180 or email us at lupus@kansaslupus.org

Wichita Support Group

  • meets the 2nd Saturday of each month at 3:00 pm
  • Contact the Arthritis Foundation for monthly location (316) 263-0116.
  • Leader: Michelle Chippeaux-Hammerer

Hutchinson Support Group

  • meets the 1st Thursday of each month at 7pm at the Hutchinson Public Library,901 N. Main, Rm 1.
  • Leader:  Kelly Martinez

Topeka Support Group

  • Topeka Public Library Anton Room 202
  • Please contact Darlene Waters @ TopekaLupussg@gmail.com or call (785) 430-1933 to RSVP or if you have ANY questions. Look forward to seeing everyone there.

Stormont Vail Health Center

  • 1500 SW 10th Ave., Pozez Education Center, Carkhuff Classroom. 
  • Leader:  need volunteer.

Salina Support Group

  • meets the 2nd Monday of each month 5:30pm - 6:30pm. 
  • Salina Regional Health Center, 400 South Santa Fe, Salina, BASEMENT conference room: WEST. 
  • Leaders:  Karen Humphries and Courtney Humphries.  salinalupusladies@hotmail.com

The Kansas Chapter will train volunteers who are willing to commit to leading a support group in the state.  Please contact the organization at lupus@kansaslupus.org.

Kansas Rheumatologists

Arthritis and Rheumatology Clinics of Kansas

Wichita Office (316) 612-4815

  • Tim Shaver  MD
  • Shadi Shahouri MD
  • Shirley Wang MD
  • David Weidensaul MD
  • Vivian Illera MD
  • Ruth Busch ARNP, BC

Leawood Office (813) 338-3222

  • James Anderson MD
  • Aruna Baratham MD
  • Nancy Young Olsen MD

Via Christi Clinic Rheumatologists

Wichita (316) 689-9188

  • Nadia Gibon MD
  • Preethi Kurakula MD
  • Richard Lies  MD
  • Steen Mortensen MD
  • Teresa Reynolds MD

Hutchinson Area Rheumatologists

  • Basit A Malik MD  (620) 662-2270
  • Janelle Regier MD  (620) 662-6000
  • Naveed Salahuddin MD  (620) 694-4096
  • David Weidensaul MD  (620) 663-4800

Topeka Area Rheumatologists

Cotton O'Neil Clinic

  • Topeka Office (785) 354-9591
  • Douglas Gardner MD
  • Ed Letournaeu MD

Asthma, Allergy and Rheumatology Assoc.

  • Topeka office (785) 232-9154    
  • Lawrence Office  (785) 842-3778
  • John Martinez MD

Lawrence Area Rheumatologists

  • Lawrence Health Plaza  (785) 840-2551
  • Nancy Nowlin MD
     
  • Arthritis Center (785) 615-1523
  • Bruce Rothschild MD

Kansas City Kansas Area

  • James Anderson MD  (913) 388-3222
     
  • Rheumatology Office Dept Of Medicine KU Medical Ctr  (913) 588-6009
  • Herbert Lindsley  MD
     
  • Dept of Pediatrics/ KU Children Center KU Medical Ctr (913) 588-6325
  • Carol Lindsley MD
  • Nancy Olson MD