March 13, 2019
WICHITA –Lowell Ebersole, DO, has been selected as Wesley’s first associate chief medical officer.
“Many of us know Lowell as a hospitalist,” said Francie Ekengren, MD, Wesley Healthcare’s chief medical officer. “He has participated as a physician leader, both serving as president of the medical staff and as a lead in the group. He will be a tremendous fit at Wesley.”
Reporting to the chief medical officer, Ebersole is participating in a 100-day onboarding process that includes broad exposure to Wesley systems, medical staff committees and leadership development. His initial primary responsibilities include overseeing Wesley Woodlawn Hospital & ER and all Wesley hospitalists.
Ebersole graduated from the Via Christi Family Practice residency program in 2004 and began working as a hospitalist. He worked for Kansas Inpatient Services at several facilities including Wesley Medical Center. He became the medical director of Via Christi’s hospitalist program in 2013, serving as a hospitalist for Via Christi and Sound Physicians through 2018.
“I am honored to serve as the associate chief medical officer and to work with our talented providers to elevate compassionate, patient-centered care,” Ebersole said.
Ebersole graduated from Bethel College in Newton, Kansas, with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry. He received his doctor of osteopathy from Des Moines University in Des Moines, Iowa.
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