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Richard S. Wirges, M.D.

Dr. Wirges was born in Russellville, AR, and attended Arkansas Tech University, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and chemistry. He then enrolled at the University of Arkansas for Medical Science and was awarded a Doctor of Medicine degree. Dr. Wirges completed his medical training with a surgical internship and general surgery residency at Texas Tech University and a hand surgery fellowship with Kleinert, Kutz and Associates Hand Care Center in Louisville, KY.

As a hand surgery specialist at OrthoArkansas, he treats patients of all ages who have a variety of conditions. He is Board Certified by the American Board of General Surgeons and is a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and the American Association of the Hand Surgery. He has a special interest in the treatment of Dupytren's disease and arthritis. He and his wife, Marla, are actively involved in the activities of their three children. As time permits, Dr. Wirges also enjoys travel and athletics.

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Educational Links

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Texas Tech University

Richard Wirges, M.D.

Medical Background

Medical degree

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Residency

Texas Tech University Health Science Center

Fellowship

Kleinert, Kutz and Associates Hand Care Center, Louisville, KY

Certification

Board Certified, American Board of General Surgeons

Office and Contact Information

Office Address

10301 Kanis Road
Little Rock, AR 72205
Local: 501.604.6900
Toll-Free: 800.264.5633
Fax: 501.604.6941