• WELCOME TO GUADALUPE CLINIC

    WELCOME TO GUADALUPE CLINIC

    “As missionary disciples of Christ, and with other people of good will, Guadalupe Clinic works to provide access to quality health care for people in need.”  Read More
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  • SUPPORTERS

    SUPPORTERS

    Our contributors remove the cost barriers to affordable health care for those in our community that face many challenges each day.
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  • PATIENTS

    PATIENTS

    Here at Guadalupe Clinic we have over 30 years of service for the uninsured and medically undeserved.
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  • VOLUNTEERS

    VOLUNTEERS

     We at Guadalupe Clinic know first-hand how important volunteers can be; after all volunteers have been our life blood since 1985!
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Mission Moment

When I first met Thomas in 2014 at The Lord’s Diner he was homeless and had his belongings stolen – so we went to the Coleman Outlet Store and picked up a sleeping bag. Fast forward to today. Thomas shared his story in my office on a warm October morning.  A few months prior to my meeting him, Thomas had moved from an apartment that he shared with a roommate who had fallen into meth. Thomas “couldn’t be around that stuff” and moved out in the middle of a snow storm. He spent the next 17 months homeless, suffering from PTSD, anxiety and a number of medical conditions. Finally, he went to Open Door and began working in the kitchen. In 2015 the Wichita Police Department’s Homeless Outreach Team was able to find him housing with Interfaith Ministries.

Thomas is being assisted by a unique nationwide program that is funded by a three-year federal grant called Supportive Employment Demonstration. The program is a national qualitative study of 3,000 people, designed to stabilize individuals with severe and persistent mental illness. Through this effort, the goal is then to secure employment in an attempt to keep them off welfare.

Thomas began coming to Guadalupe about four months ago and is being treated by a primary care team of volunteer physicians for a number of medical conditions as well as being treated for his Hepatitis C by our volunteer gastoenterologist. “I’ve come a long way,” Thomas reflects, “and it is very helpful that your staff calls and reminds me about my appointments.  Everyone is always very pleasant,” he continues, “You can tell a lot about a place by how the staff care for you, and they are always wonderful!” David, Thomas’ caseworker, summed up who and what Guadalupe Clinic is when he said, “Your staff is very humble and very aware of who they are caring for: those who need health care the most, but cannot afford it.”

David Gear
Executive Director

  • About Us
  • Our Leadership
  • Our History
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About Us

Guadalupe Clinic provides health care for persons who are 18-64 years of age.  We serve those in our community that are uninsured and underserved.  All clients are treated with respect and dignity regardless of race or religion, everyone is welcome!

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     Clinic Board of Directors

    Sara Bartak
Sheryl Beard, MD
Judge Joseph Bribiesca
Sr. Susanne Daniels, CSJ
Richard Egelhof, MD
Robert Gutschenritter
Maryon Habtemariam
Cindy LaFleur
Rev. David Marstall
Stacia McKnight
James Petrich
Sr. Fran Schumer, ASC
Rev. Michael Simone
John Sponsel
Jill Steiner
Daniel Tatpati, MD
Paul Wagle
              

    Executive Team

     Executive Director
Director of Development
Volunteer Medical Director
Volunteer Asst. Medical Director
Nursing Director

David Gear
Andrie Krahl, MBA                              
Richard Egelhof, MD
Sheryl Beard, MD
Jane McGuire, RN

Our History

In 1985, six volunteer nurses decided to change the face of medicine in Wichita.  They wanted quality affordable health care made available to everyone, regardless of income.  They founded Guadalupe Health Station, which later was renamed Guadalupe Clinic.  Now some 32 years later, there are three clinics and volunteers and staff also provide outreach services at various locations around Wichita.  Guadalupe Clinic has been a donation-based clinic since its inception in 1985. Patients are asked for a $5 donation and receive a doctor's care, lab tests, x-rays, and medication for that donation. No one is ever turned away due to an inability to donate.   Medical volunteers along with staff provide thousands of medical services each year to those in our community with no insurance or other affordable means to health care services.

These are the many companies and foundations that have provided Guadalupe Clinic with needed funding through grant opportunities. We are humbled and grateful for their belief in our mission and for all of their generous support.

   

-AmeriCorps VISTA
-ASC Foundation
-Bank of America Charitable Foundation
-Black Hills Energy
-Black Hills Energy Foundation
-Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas Foundation
-Cargill
-Cargill Cares
-Commerce Bancshares Foundation
-Congregation of St. Joseph
-CVS/pharmacy
-Delta Dental of Kansas
-Derby Community Foundation
-Duane and Velma Wallace Foundation
-Fidelity Bank
-First Presbyterian Church
-Goebel Family Star Lumber Charitable Foundation 
-Health Concepts Foundation

-KAMU
-Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE)
-Kansas Health Foundation
-Lattner Family Foundation
-Raskob Foundation
-Riverside Health Foundation
-Rotary Club of East Wichita
-Rudd Foundation
-Sedgwick County
-Sedgwick County Mill Levy
-Sherwin-Williams
-Spirit AeroSystems (Good Neighbor Fund)
-St. Thomas Aquinas Church Mission Outreach Apostolate
-Walmart
-Welch Allyn
-Wichita Community Foundation
-Wichita Wagonmasters
-Women of Wichita