Kenneth B. Filsinger, PA-C


4.8 / 5 (Based on 147 Reviews)

“I get to fix patients and that's the whole thing. You see somebody when they're hurt. It's also great that you can see them walking downtown, and then when they see you they’ve got a smile on their face because they feel better. That's what it's all about.”

Ken Filsinger received his Bachelor of Science degree in Education and Athletic Training from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. He later received his Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Wayne State University. Ken works with Dr. Richard Wendt at OrthoKansas and brings more than 20 years of experience working in orthopedics, specializing in total joints, general orthopedics and sports medicine, as well as spine and rehab.

What advice does Ken have for his patients?

“Make sure you tell us what's really going on,” he said. “Even if it's embarrassing or it's something that you may not want to share, tell us because it's probably something we need to know. And if you're in pain, call. Don't be at home and be miserable. Don't let pain interfere with your life. Let's see if we can make it better.”

Philosophy Of Care

I'll put my cards on the table. I'll try and give you the best answer that I can for you. That if you come to see me, I hope we can figure out what's going on. If one and one don't equal two, we’ll get more people involved to get you the proper care.

Doctor's Contact Information

  • Office Phone 785-843-9125

Visit the OrthoKansas website

Medical Areas of Expertise


Knee Care and Hip Care


Education and Training

Degree University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Bachelor of Science in Education, Athletic Training Wayne State University: Detroit, MI, Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)
Physicians Assistants in Orthopaedic Surgery (PAOS)

Board Certified

National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)

  • OrthoKansas
    6265 Rock Chalk Drive
    Suite 1500
    Lawrence, KS 66049
    Phone: Main 785-843-9125
  • Provider also sees patients at:

  • Family Centered Medicine - Tonganoxie
    1198 Front Street
    Tonganoxie, KS 66086
    Phone: Main 785-856-0708

Provider Review Comments

October 30, 2021
Everyone was so helpful
October 26, 2021
I found the PA's description of what to do about the problem to be confusing. He said something about some people had surgery, some didn't, and it was up to us. Not really helpful without speaking with an actual doctor. X-rays were taken and he used them to show the shoulder anatomy but he didn't really say if the X-rays showed any problems or not. Overall I didn't find the visit helpful and was disappointed that the clinic didn't have a doctor available for kids to see. PAs are not doctors and I might not have gone if I realized we wouldn't see a doctor:
October 25, 2021
Dr. Ken listened to my concerns and made suggestions for before and after surgery treatments that I didn't think of.
October 18, 2021
I have already sent several people I know to see dr. Wendt. I wouldn't do that if I didn't think he would help them with their medical needs.
July 10, 2021
Very pleased with Ken!
June 14, 2021
Ken Filsinger was so compassionate, understanding and greatly helped me make a decision!
June 11, 2021
April 26, 2021
I was impressed with the good communication and focused responses I received.
April 23, 2021
wish he would of shown me x-rays of kness in more detail. other that that, he was excellent
March 06, 2021
Kenneth provided great service.
October 30, 2020
no criticism.
October 30, 2020
Ken Filsinger did on all categories your survey covers. He did one thing particularly well; I will contact and thank him personally for tha.
October 19, 2020
Ken is terrific.. He is so great at explaining things and is so helpful. He has cared for my knee for a number of years and he is fantastic. I would highly recommend Ken.
October 12, 2020
August 15, 2020
I drive 45 mins specifically to see this provider when there are MANY closer. My daughter see him as well. Not sure what else I could say as far as a recommendation.
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