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Published on July 24, 2012

KishHealth Physician Group Welcomes New Surgeon in Sandwich

July 24, 2012 

KishHealth Physician Group welcomes a new general surgeon, William Y. Asihene, MD, PhD, FACS. Dr. Asihene has over 17 years of experience as a general surgeon, with particular expertise in 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.  

He received his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, and his PhD in Biochemistry from Howard University, Washington, DC. Before coming to Sandwich, Dr. Asihene was an attending in general surgery at Lexington Surgical Associates, Wake Forest Baptist Health-Lexington Medical Center, Lexington, NC. He also previously practiced in several locations in general surgery in New York and New Jersey. 

Dr. Asihene said, “I was inspired to come and practice in Sandwich, IL, after witnessing the cordial and close knit relationship that exists between Valley West and the community in striving to provide the best quality of healthcare to all residents. As part of the Valley West team, I look forward to providing ethical, compassionate, safe and excellent healthcare for the community.”  

Dr. Asihene is seeing patients at KishHealth Physician Group, Valley West Medical Office Building, 1310 N. Main Street, Suite 208. For more information, please call 815.786.3770 or visit

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