Board certified in family practice, Larry Bumguardner is a fellow of the American Osteopathic Association. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas, Arlington in 1976 and his medical degree from the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1981.
He completed his residency at the Wichita Osteopathic Hospital (Via Christi Riverside Health Systems). Larry operated his own medical practice for eleven years. He has also served as medical director for New Horizons of Valley Center, Starkey Developmental Center, Keystone Drug Rehabilitation Center at Riverside Health Systems, Great Plains Rehabilitation Center, Sunflower Alternative Medicine, and Hutchinson Correctional Facility. He has worked locum tenums for various emergency rooms and army/air force hospitals. He was chief of staff at Riverside Health System and served in several board positions in the Sedgwick County Osteopathic Medical Society. Furthermore, he was faculty of the Riverside Health Systems internship/residency training program for many years.
When he is not seeing patients, Larry can be found taking care of his Friesian and American Warmblood horses. He enjoys training, riding, and driving them. Occasionally, you will find him with one or two of them at The Old Cowtown Museum. He also enjoys woodworking, carpentry, metalworking, and automobile repair/maintenance.