McPherson's Dan Lichty announces retirement

The McPherson Sentinel

A McPherson doctor has announced his retirement.

Dr. Dan Lichty, who practices family medicine at McPherson Medical and Surgical Associates, will retire on June 30. 

“I would like to thank McPherson Hospital and the people of Central Kansas for putting their trust in me this past 14 years," Lichty said in a statement. "It has been my honor and privilege to be the recipient of that trust.”

Dr. Lichty got his bachelor's degree at  McPherson College, earning a bachelor’s degree and completed his medical degree at the University of Kansas School of Medicine.

Before beginning his medical career, Lichty was a wheat and milo farmer in Kansas, a biology teacher, and participated in the international service in El Salvador through Brethren Volunteer Service. 

Dr. Lichty spent 13 years in Quinter practicing family medicine and also spent a year in Westport, New Zealand as a general practitioner before returning to McPherson. He joined Dr. James Prescott at Midland Family Medicine and then joined McPherson Medical and Surgical Associates at McPherson Hospital where he's been since 2014. 

“Dr. Lichty is a true professional,” McPherson Hospital President and CEO Chris Stipe said in a statement. “In my short time at the hospital, I have appreciated his medical insight and experience. Clearly, he will be missed a great deal by his colleagues and his patients. The hospital wishes him the absolute best in retirement and we will forever respect his contributions to the McPherson medical community.”

Other providers at McPherson Medical and Surgical Associates are accepting Dr. Lichty’s patients. Call 620-241-7400 for more information.