David P. Fritz, MD


Accepting new patients. A referral is required.

4.8 / 5 (Based on 66 Reviews)

Dr. Fritz, a Kansas native, was born and raised in Newton.  He came to Lawrence to attend the University of Kansas and graduated with a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering.  He completed his medical degree from the KU School of Medicine and attended Indiana University for his neurosurgery residency training.  He has practiced for more than two decades as spine surgeon in Topeka and Kansas City.  He is board certified by American Board of Neurological Surgery and is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.  

Doctor's Contact Information

  • Office Phone 785-505-5815

Lawrence Spine Care

Medical Areas of Expertise


Telemedicine and Spine Care


Education and Training

Degree University of Kansas, Bachelor of Science Chemical Engineer
Medical Degree University of Kansas School of Medicine, Medical Degree
Internship Indiana University Medical Center, Rotating/Surgery
Residency Indiana University Medical Center, Neurosurgery

Teaching or Professional Positions

Topeka Neurosurgery at St Francis

Neurosurgical Associates, P.A.

the Kansas City Neurosurgical Group, Private Practice

Professional Memberships

American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)

Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)

Kansas Medical Society (KMS)

Board Certified

The American Board of Neurological Surgery

  • Lawrence Spine Care
    1130 W. 4th St
    Suite 3204
    Lawrence, KS 66044
    Phone: Main 785-505-5815

Provider Review Comments

July 12, 2022
Outstanding listener and communicator
June 14, 2022
Good listener, patient, explained procedure clearly, personable
June 08, 2022
June 05, 2022
Excellent explanation of procedure
June 02, 2022
Very bright, tuned in and friendly.Discuss ion of upcoming surgery explained to my satisfaction.
May 14, 2022
First meeting prior to surgery, not yet scheduled.
May 10, 2022
Very thorough about condition and surgery
May 04, 2022
April 07, 2022
Very goodnothing
October 27, 2021
Very good, easy to get along with.
October 11, 2021
The doctor explained, he listened, and he advised.
September 11, 2021
Dr. Fritz is great!!!
September 09, 2021
Dr. Fritz did a great job and making me feel heard, and not at all rushed during this appointment to discuss moving forward with surgery. This was very important to me and I appreciate that he was able to put me at ease about the future, and the surgery I'm facing.
September 07, 2021
Dr. Fritz was very thorough with his explanations of the procedure and risks associated with spine surgery.
August 06, 2021
Fabulous care from the minute I came in the door to the minute I left.
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