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Meet Our Governor

Congratulations to the Kansas Chapter Governor, Isaac Opole, MD, PhD, FACP.  As Governor, Dr. Opole will serve as the official representative of the College for the Kansas Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. To learn more about Dr. Opole, feel free to read his bio below.


Isaac Opole, MD, PhD, FACP

Dr. Opole

EDUCATION: 1988: Bachelor of Science in Anatomy, University of Nairobi, 1991: Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Clinical Surgery (MB.Ch.B) University of Nairobi, 2002: Doctor of Philosophy, University of California, Irvine

POST DOCTORAL TRAINING: 2002: Postdoctoral fellowship, University of California, Irvine, 2002-2005: Residency in Internal Medicine, The University of Kansas Medical Center

CERTIFICATION: 2005: ABIM 2010: Fellowship of the ACP

PRESENT POSITION: Associate Professor and Ruth T. Bohan Teaching Professor of Medicine, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and Wahl Academic Society Director Internal Medicine Clerkship Director, The University of Kansas Medical Center; Medical Director for ACIS Services University of Kansas Hospital

ACP CHAPTER INVOLVEMENT/LEADERSHIP ACTIVITIES: 2011-Current: Member, Kansas ACP Chapter Advisory Council

OTHER APPOINTMENTS/ACTIVITIES: 2010 ACP Fellowship; Member, Governance Committee, ACP

AREAS OF PROFESSIONAL INTEREST AND EXPERTISE: Hospital Medicine, Perioperative Medicine, Medical Education