Mark Lowry Friedell, M.D., F.A.C.S., died late Sunday, July 10.
Dr. Friedell came to the UMKC School of Medicine in 2012, where he had served as professor and chair of the Department of Surgery.
He earned his bachelor’s degree from Beloit College and his medical degree from the University of Bologna in Italy, followed by a residency at University of Massachusetts Medical Center and fellowship at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. Prior to joining UMKC, he was a clinical associate professor of surgery at the University of Central Florida, academic chair of surgical education for Orlando Regional Healthcare/Orlando Health and program director of general surgery for Orlando Health.
A celebration of life will be held 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 17 at Orlando County Club, Orlando, Forida. In lieu of flowers, donations are request to: Level 1 Trauma Center, Orlando Regional Medical Center, give.orlandohealth.com/ORMC, in memory of Dr. Friedell.