Dr. James Lynch
Dr. Lynch received his medical degree from Wayne State University and performed his post doctoral training at William Beaumont Hospital. He is a fellow of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, as well as a past President of the Michigan Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.
Dr. Lynch developed an interest in the prevention and cure of colon disease after his father developed colon cancer before his 50th birthday. That experience continues to drive him to encourage all of his patients to take advantage of the cancer screening methods available today.
Currently, Dr. Lynch is the Chief of Colon/Rectal Surgery at William Beaumont Hospital, Troy, where, in addition to the patient load he manages, he is active in hospital administration.
Dr. Lynch devotes what little spare time he has to his family, with whom he loves to travel.
Dr. Raymond Landes
Dr. Landes grew up in the Chicago suburbs. He attended Northwestern University for his undergraduate studies, then completed his medical degree and surgical residency at the University Of Illinois College Of Medicine. He completed his colorectal fellowship at William Beaumont Hospital-Royal Oak.
He is certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Landes' interest in colorectal surgery arose from his exposure to his fatherís career in general surgery, but he preferred specialize in a single surgical discipline. He enjoys the broad range of colorectal topics including cancer surgery, endoscopy, laparoscopy, and anorectal surgery.
Dr. Landesí wife is also a physician. They have two lovely daughters. Dr. Landes is a pilot and is also active in music playing French horn.
Dr. Jon Hain
Dr. Hain got his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia. He completed his post doctoral training at the University of Minnesota and his research fellowships at the University of Michigan. He is board certified by the American College of Surgeons and the American College of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.
He has given numerous lectures at the state and national level regarding colon and rectal surgery. Dr Hain’s interest in colon and rectal surgery was initiated by his grandfather’s bout with rectal cancer and his early surgical mentors.
Dr. Michelle Vogel
Dr. Vogel went into colorectal surgery because she loved surgery, yet wanted to be an expert in one area of the body. Her uncle died of colon cancer at 36, and Dr. Vogel wants to educate people about the importance of prevention.
Dr. Vogel earned her medical degree from Wayne State University and completed both her post doctoral training and research fellowships at William Beaumont Hospital. She is board certified by the American College of Surgeons and the American College of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.
Dr. Vogel has given talks on a variety of subjects, including inflammatory bowel disease and colon cancer prevention. Her goal is to make patients feel comfortable, despite the rather uncomfortable nature of their problems.
Dr. Vogel’s second full-time job is as a wife and mother of three sons.
Dr. Kenneth Bark
After spending his youth in Michigan and graduating from Andover HS and Kalamazoo College, Dr. Bark earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin. He trained in general surgery and colon and rectal surgery with a heavy emphasis on minimally invasive surgery at Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital/Columbia University in Cooperstown, NY and Presbyterian/UT Southwestern in Dallas, TX, respectively.
Dr. Bark is often asked, "what made you want to go into this field?" - Aside from numerous influential mentors and the ability to prevent and cure colorectal cancers, he discovered the joy of helping people in all aspects of colon and rectal surgery including inflammatory bowel disease, and anorectal disease.
Dr. Bark considers himself fortunate to have found a profession that he enjoys and relishes the opportunity to help those in need of his services. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, photography, tennis, basketball, and golf. "Bark" doesn't sound Korean to you? There's a good story behind that so ask about it the next time you see him in the office.