The American Health Council has announced the election of Michael Tempel, MD to the AHC Board of Physicians. A general surgeon specializing in colon and rectal cancer, Mike has spent 17 years in the medical field and is currently with the Lima Memorial Health System in Lima, Ohio.
Following his 1996 graduation from Wabash, Mike received his MD from Indiana University School of Medicine in 2000, and completed a residency in general surgery followed by a fellowship in colon and rectal surgery. He is also a Fellow with the American College of Surgeons and with the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.
Mike is Vice Chairman of the Department of Surgery and a member of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee. His long-term goal is to develop a comprehensive program for the treatment of rectal cancer at Lima Memorial.