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Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Hospital honors late physician with Distinguished Service Award

INDIANAPOLIS – Thomas Charles Wisler Sr., MD, recently was honored posthumously at the Physician's Dinner Dance as recipient of the annual Distinguished Service Award. He passed away Oct. 28, 2014, after 35 years in medical practice at Franciscan St. Francis Health.

The award was accepted by his wife Patricia Wisler, MD, and his son Thomas Wisler Jr., MD.
Dr. Wisler was a graduate of Cathedral High School. In 1963, he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from the University of Florida. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1964 to 1966 and retired as lieutenant commander in 1983. He attended the Florida State University Program in Medical Sciences and graduated from Creighton University School of Medicine in 1975 and later completed his residency at the University of Cincinnati.
He practiced obstetrics and gynecology with Beech Grove Obstetrics and Gynecology/Women's Health Partnership from 1979 to 2008 and was in solo practice from 2008 until his death.
"Dr. Wisler represented excellence and longevity in providing care to women throughout the south side," said Christopher Doehring, MD, vice president of medical affairs. "His distinguished service mirrors the mission and values established by the Sisters of St. Francis 100 years ago."