Heartland Primary Care
Dr. Jessica Richter is a Board Certified Family Physician who practices full-spectrum Family Medicine, including obstetrical care, pediatrics, adult medicine and geriatrics. The best part of her job is taking care of the whole family and being a partner in each patient’s distinct medical care. She is also Board Certified in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMT) and incorporates this practice into her holistic approach to treating pain due to chronic conditions, pregnancy or injury. Dr. Richter enjoys working with patients to provide holistic, individualized medical care using traditional medical management, integrative approaches, and lifestyle techniques. She enjoys teaching her patients and learning from them as well. Dr. Richter practices Family Medicine with Obstetrics at the Lenexa East location, and delivers babies at the Birth Center of Overland Park Regional Hospital.
Dr. Richter was born and raised in the St. Louis area and is an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan. She earned her Bachelors of Science degree from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI, and a Doctorate in Osteopathic Medicine from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Bradenton, FL. After medical school, she moved to Kansas City and completed her residency at the University of Missouri – Kansas City Family Medicine Residency. Dr. Richter also earned a Masters of Public Health degree from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. that she completed in 2019. She is actively involved in advocacy and several medical societies at the local, state and national levels. She is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), the American College of Osteopathic Medicine (ACOFP), the American Osteopathic Association, and the Missouri Society of the ACOFP, where she currently serves as President-Elect.
Dr. Richter speaks Spanish fluently and enjoys working with patients from all walks of life. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, reading for fun, outdoor walks with her black lab, and spending time with her family and husband.