McPherson Center for Health adds doctor

Chad Frey

McPherson Center for Health recently announced the addition of a physician to its family medicine and obstetrics clinics. Ruth Lehman Wiens, MD, is now scheduling patients at McPherson Medical and Surgical Associates, 1000 Hospital Drive and will begin seeing patients in Jan. 2021.

Dr. Lehman Wiens received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biochemstry and Molecular Biology from Goshen College in Goshen, Indiana. She received her Doctor of Medicine Degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Wichita in 2017. Her residency was completed at the Wesley Family Medicine Residency program in Wichita with a focus in Obstetrics.

She completed a medical student international rotation at Pachuca, Hidalgo, Mexico and an international resident rotation at Mattru Jong, Sierra Leone, West Africa. She also has experience in emergency and inpatient coverage throughout Kansas, including McPherson Hospital.

Along with board certification in family medicine, Dr. Lehman Wiens has other certifications in Basic Life Support, Pediatric Life Support, Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support, Advanced Trauma Life Support and Neonatal Resuscitation. She is also a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians. In addition to family medicine, she has special medical interests in women’s reproductive health and obstetrics and is proficient in conversational Spanish.

Dr. Lehman Wiens said, “Being in health care gives me satisfaction knowing that I’m able to positively impact people on a personal level and provide them with the health care they need and deserve. I’m thrilled to be starting work in the McPherson community. Growing up in Newton I always loved visiting McPherson and I am excited to get to know the people of the town better!”

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Lehman Wiens and her family to McPherson,” said Terri Gehring, president and CEO of McPherson Center for Health. “She has a depth of knowledge and experience that provide her with exceptional skills in patient care of all ages. She will be a wonderful addition not only to our already exceptional team of providers but also as a valued member of our community.”

Dr. Lehman Wiens is currently accepting patients of all ages in family medicine and obstetrics. New patients may call 620-241-7400 to inquire.