Dr. Wendell L. Funk grew up in a large farming family in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania and currently resides in a restored Washington Boro farm house that boasts an antique collection including period pieces unique to Pennsylvania and Lancaster County. He graduated from Penn Manor High School, and from Franklin & Marshall College in 1972 with a bachelor’s degree in Biology. He then furthered his medical training at Temple University in Philadelphia and at Ohio State University, and pursued cosmetic surgery through a fellowship in New York City at the Manhattan Eye and Ear Hospital, an affiliate of New York University.
Earlier in life, Dr. Funk pursued his artistic gifts through music. His training in classical piano began at the age of five and continued into college. At one point, he considered pursuing a career as concert pianist.
He stays active in his community by volunteering his time for music, the arts, theatre, and his church. He also serves on the board of the Lancaster Fulton Opera House, the Lancaster County Historical Society, and the Lancaster Symphony Orchestra in addition to other civic, charitable, and religious organizations. In his free time he has many hobbies, including flying his plane, collecting wine and antiques, theater, traveling, playing tennis, and swimming.