We are fortunate to have secured two distinguished local physicians as our panelists for our September 25th TACKLE with TAC4 event.
Dr. David Bybee, M.D., M.A.C.P., F.A.C.E.
Born in Harlan, Kentucky, Dr. Bybee grew up in Louisville and holds an undergraduate degree in music history from the University of Louisville. He earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine in Lexington and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at University Hospital in Lexington. He joined the U.S. Navy and moved to the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, where he completed his Fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolism. After completing a tour of active duty in the Navy, he moved to Chicago, Illinois, and a post-doctoral fellowship in Neuroendocrinology. He has served on the faculties of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and Northwestern University as an Assistant Professor of Medicine and currently serves as an Associate Professor of Medicine on the clinical faculty of the University of Louisville and participates in the teaching of medical students.
Dr. Bybee strives to apply the principles of process quality improvement to diabetes care. He is particularly concerned that his patients acquire a firm base of knowledge of diabetes self-care. He also has a particular interest in pituitary, thyroid, and metabolic bone disorders.
Dr. Bybee is board certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology and Metabolism. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and a Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology. Dr. Bybee has received the Laureate Award of the Kentucky Chapter of the American College of Physicians and is listed in “The Best Doctors in America” by Woodward/White, Inc., publishers. Dr. Bybee received the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists’ “Outstanding Clinical Endocrinologist Award” in 2008. He is active in The Greater Louisville Medical Society and will serve as President 2011-2012. Dr. Bybee and his wife, Polly A. Coombs, M.D., share a love for music and often perform classical music together as the “Singing Dog Duo” and in the church choir. They are active supporters of the musical arts in our community.
Dr. Dan Eichenberger, M.D.
Dr. Dan Eichenberger, affectionately and more functionally called “Dr. Dan” by his staff and patients, is a lifelong native of Floyd County. He graduated from New Albany High School in 1981. During high school and while completing his BA in Chemistry at Indiana University Southeast, he worked as a hospital orderly and then as an emergency department technician. Following completion of his medical degree from University of Louisville, Dr. Dan chose to specialize in both adult Internal Medicine and Pediatrics and completed his combined residency through the University of Louisville affiliated hospitals. Dr. Eldridge and Eichenberger, who attended medical school together, graduated in 1990, established the Physician Associates of Floyd Knobs, LLC that has grown to 5 doctors and 1 nurse practitioner and a staff of more than 30 employees. Dr. Dan is also the Chief Medical Officer at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services and Assistant clinical professor at University of Louisville.
Dr. Dan and his wife Stephanie have lived in Floyd County since 1983 and reside in Floyds Knobs, IN. They have four children: Daniel Jr., Jake, Sally and Stuart. They are Christian, and embrace the authority of God’s Word, the Bible. They are active members of Northside Christian Church. The family enjoys water sports, tennis, fishing, hunting, and boating.
Dr. Bybee and Dr. Eichenberger will discuss “The Benefits vs. Consequences of Universal Health Coverage”.