Richard Brewington



Richard “Ryan” Brewington M.D. was born in Pittsburg, KS and grew up primarily in south Overland Park, Kansas. Dr. Brewington received his Bachelor of Science in Organismal Biology with Distinction from The University of Kansas in 1999. He spent a year completing and publishing his research in molecular biology at The University of Kansas Medical Center and later The University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Medicine. He received his Doctorate of Medicine from The University of Missouri – Columbia in 2004 and then completed his residency training in General Psychiatry at The University of Kansas Medical Center in 2008. While at UK Medical Center, he was the Psychiatry Chief Resident in 2007 and published a paper in the Resident’s Journal of the American Psychiatric Association.

After Residency, Dr. Brewington initially joined Mental Health Partners as a part-time Staff Psychiatrist while maintaining a position as a Clinical Assistant Professor at The University of Kansas Medical Center from 2008 through 2009. With a growing practice, Dr. Brewington joined Mental Health Partners full time as a partner beginning in 2010. In 2015 he began work with EDCare Kansas City to provide psychiatric treatment for patients with eating disorders.

Dr. Brewington is board certified in General Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is a member of the American Medical Association and the American Psychiatric Association.

In this free time, Dr. Brewington enjoys watching college and professional sports, attending musicals at Starlight Theater, hunting, fishing, a variety of computer hobbies, and spending time with family and friends.