Wendell L. Funk, M.D., FACS
- 230 Harrisburg Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17603-2974
- Tel: Click for phone number717-299-9551
- Fax: 717-399-9266
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Background & Specialties
American Board of Plastic Surgery
Dr. Funk grew up in a large farming family in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and attended Franklin and Marshall College, where he received a B.A. in Biology. Upon completion of his studies at the Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Dr. Funk received in MD degree in 1976. Subsequently, he completed his internship at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh in 1977 and his residency in Urology at the University Health Center of Pittsburgh in 1981. After practicing urology for four years in Hanover and Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, Dr. Funk elected to pursue a new career in plastic surgery. In 1985, he entered a residency program at the Ohio State University School of Medicine and completed his residency in Plastic Surgery in 1987.
After residency, Dr. Funk elected to pursue additional studies and entered a prestigious fellowship in Reconstructive Genitourinary and Plastic Surgery at the Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine in Norfolk, Virginia.
After receiving his training in these distinguished and prestigious centers of education, he was selected to become a member of an elite group of cosmetic plastic surgeons who completed a fellowship in cosmetic surgery in New York City at the world famous Manhattan Eye Ear & Throat Hospital in 1988, under the surgical training of some of the most famous cosmetic plastic surgeons in the world. Only a small percentage of cosmetic surgeons actually complete an additional six to 12 month fellowship in cosmetic surgery in such prestigious medical environments. A fellowship is extensive educational and hands-on surgical training electively taken after a mandatory residency.
Dr. Funk elected to bring these skills and talents back to his home in central Pennsylvania, where his extended family has lived for many generations, and where he has practiced since 1989. He was certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery in 1991. He has offices in Lancaster, York, and Camp Hill-Harrisburg and practices exclusively cosmetic or aesthetic plastic surgery of the face, breast, and body. In addition, Dr. Funk uses his cosmetic talents for facial skin cancer reconstruction in selected patients.
Artistic abilities are gifts. Dr. Funk’s gifts were recognized in his early years as a musician. His training in classical piano began at the age of five and continued into college, when he decided that medicine was his career passion.
Dr. Wendell L. Funk is a premier plastic surgeon who is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Having practiced plastic surgery in the greater Lancaster, Pennsylvania, area for 15 years, Dr. Funk maintains offices in Lancaster, York, and Camp Hill. His patient base spans more than 20 states. His skills are in demand in the United States because of the superior and natural-looking results he provides to his patients.
Hobbies and Interests
Dr. Funk is very active in his community, including music, the arts, theatre, and church. He also serves on the board of the Lancaster Fulton Opera House and Lancaster County Historical Society, in addition to other civic, charitable, and religious organizations. Dr. Funk’s hobbies include playing the piano, swimming, collecting antiques, flying, theater, playing tennis, traveling, and the culinary arts.