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William Y. Asihene, MD, FACS

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To schedule an appointment with William Y. Asihene please call 815.786.3770.


Year began practicing:


  • General Surgery

Service Line

Areas of Interest

General and laparoscopic surgery, Gastrointestinal and colorectal diseases and cancers, Surgical therapies for many conditions including appendicitis, diverticular diseases, hemorrhoids, abdominal hernias, skin and soft tissue tumors and cancers, Gallbladder diseases, breast diseases including cancers, wound care


  • American Board of Surgery: Surgery - General Cert


  • English


  • Aetna
  • American Psyche System (APS) Healthcare
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of IL PPO
  • Champus
  • Cigna
  • Coventry
  • DeKalb County Healthcare Purchasing Group
  • Employers Coalition on Health (ECOH)
  • Great West Life
  • Health Alliance
  • Healthcares Finest Network (HFN)
  • Humana
  • Humana Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • OSF Healthplans Direct Access Network PPO
  • Personal Care
  • Preferred Care Network (PCN)
  • Preferred Plan Inc. (PPI) / InterPlan
  • Private Health Care System / PHCS
  • Three Rivers Provider Network PPO
  • TriCare
  • Viant Payment Systems



New York Methodist Hospital (Brooklyn), Surgery, General
Temple University School of Medicine (Pennsylvania), Medicine


New York Methodist Hospital (Brooklyn), Surgery, General


Robert Wood Johnson University - Livingston, Bariatric Surgery


Dr. Asihene is an experienced surgeon, with particular expertise in general and laparoscopic surgery. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery (ABS) and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS). Dr. Asihene brings vast experience in surgical therapies for many conditions including appendicitis, gallbladder diseases, breast diseases, hernias, skin tumors and cancers, colon and intestinal cancers, diverticular diseases, hemorrhoids, and wound care.

Dr. Asihene graduated from Temple University School of Medicine, in Philadelphia in 1995. He also received his Ph.D in biochemistry from Howard University, Washington, DC; and completed his internship and residency in general surgery at New York Methodist hospital/Affiliate Weill Cornell Medical Center in 2000. He also completed a clinical bariatric laparoscopic fellowship in 2003 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital bariatric Surgery Program. Dr. Asihene's philosophy of care is to provide excellent surgical care in a compassionate manner; and to be able to empathize with my patients and their families in order to make them feel at ease.

Dr. Asihene enjoys hiking, gardening, and cooking traditional West African/Ghanaian cuisines.

Office Information

Doctor's Contact Information

  • Office Phone: 630.552.9830
  • Fax: 630.552.9840
  • Email:

KishHealth System Physician Group

Office Hours

Sandwich: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8 am - 5 pm and Tuesday, Thursday 8 am - 8 pm



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