Dr. Lind

Edward John Lind II M.D.

Birthplace: Emporia, Kansas

High school: Iola (Kansas) High School
Undergraduate degrees: A.A. Degree from Allen County Community College in 1973, and B.S. Degree in Biology from Pittsburg State University, 1975
Medical degree: Kansas University School of Medicine, 1978
Residency training: Completed a residency in Family Medicine at St. Joseph Medical Center, 1978 to1981. Dr. Lind served as chief resident in his third year.
Board Certification:
Dr. Lind is Board Certified in Family Medicine, as recognized by the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM).
In addition, he holds a CAQ in Sports Medicine from the ABFM.
Medically related positions held:

  • Chief resident St. Joseph Family Medicine Residency, 1981
  • Part-time Emergency Room Physician, St. Joseph Medical Center ER, 1981-1990
  • Secretary of the Medical Staff, St. Joseph Medical Center, 1985.
  • Dr. Lind has been the Secretary, Vice President, President-elect, and ultimately President (1991) of the Kansas Academy of Family Physicians.
  • Hospitalist for Preferred Medical Associates (PMA), two different stints in the 1990’s, overseeing and coordinating care and risk for PMA’s HMO patients while hospitalized.
  • Medical Director and Vice President of Medical Affairs for Preferred Medical Associates of Via Christi Medical Center, 1995 through 1999.
  • Physician member of Preferred Health Systems Second level appeals committee, eleven years, 2000-2011.
  • Team Physician, high school football and basketball, 31 years of service and attendance.
  • Volunteer faculty, University of Kansas Medical School, Wichita, Family Medicine.

Hospital/Surgery Center affiliations:
Dr. Lind holds privileges at the following local facilities: Via Christi Medical Center, Wesley Medical Center, the Center for Same Day Surgery (CSDS), the Kansas Surgery and Recovery Center (KSARC), and Endoscopic Services.
Interests outside of medicine:

  • Instrument rated pilot with more than 1200 hours of flight.
  • Coach of my 3 sons’ baseball and basketball teams; grade school and high school summer teams.
  • Member of the St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Parish, Derby, Kansas
  • Hunting
  • Golf

Dr. Lind has been married to Kimberly Ann (Gottron) Lind since 1982.
He has three sons: Derek, Zachary, and Daniel.