The physician relations and outreach department is a valuable resource for facilitating communication between Wesley and physicians throughout the state. The department's staff members work with Wesley's administrators, medical staff office and continuing medical education department to coordinate various services for physicians and their staff members.

Outreach services

  • Technology updates
  • Services updates
  • Process updates
  • Communication updates
  • Specialized continuing medical education
  • Physician-to-physician links
  • Customer service
  • Wellness program collaboration
  • Employer relations liaison
  • Professional speakers bureau
  • Community involvement and outreach

Issue resolution services

  • Serving as liaison to administrators, managers and other staff
  • Facilitating follow-through and resolution of concerns
  • Tracking issues for trends and improvement

Physicians and staff are invited to contact any of the department’s staff members with questions or concerns

Jenny Way (316) 962-2071

Todd Stranghoner (316) 962-2020

Chris Short (316) 962-2178

Jody Gragg (316) 962-2013

Kaleigh Porchia (316) 962-7076

Medical staff officers

President – Kurt Kauffman, MD

Vice President – Kristin Myers, MD

Secretary/Treasurer – Stephen Hinkin, MD

Immediate past President – David Hartig, DO

Medical staff services

Chief Medical Officer – Lowell Ebersole, DO

Executive Assistant to Chief Medical Officer – Linda Taylor Shannon

Director – Cindy Noland, CPCS

Medical Staff Coordinator – Deann Willett

Medical Staff Coordinator – Joanna Persyn


To request an application for medical staff or allied health professional staff status, please contact the Medical Staff Office at (316) 962-2025.

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