Welcome Our New Providers

Submitted by KCH on Fri, 06/14/2024 - 3:54pm
Meeting the needs of our community is a top priority for Knox Community Hospital.

We're committed to continuing to offer qualified and experienced providers for families in our community. We welcome each of our new providers to KCH and our community and invite you to learn more about each provider listed below.

Don't miss their video biographies.
MICHAEL L. CASTEEL, DPM, FACPM
Podiatrist
740.397.4262
STEVEN C. REITZ, MD, FACS
General Surgeon
740.393.9024
LESHITHA NUWAN PILAPITIYA, MD | "DR. P"
Family Medicine Provider (Centerburg)
740.625.6234
Michael L. Casteel, DPM, FACPM Podiatric Medicine, Surgery 740.397.4262 Leshitha Nuwan Pilapitiya, MD Centerburg Family Medicine 740.625.6234 Steven C. Reitz, MD, FACS General Surgery – Heartburn Treatment 740.393.9024
Dr. Casteel has joined the Podiatry team and is now seeing patients. He has additional Podiatric Medicine and Surgery training in Reconstructive Rear Foot/Ankle Surgery Certification (PMSR w/RRA). He also had a fellowship in Podiatric Dermatology.  Dr. P. (as his patients call him) has joined the Centerburg Family Medicine team and is now seeing patients. He has been practicing family medicine for about 15 years and looks forward to practicing community medicine in our growing county. He is very passionate about preventive medicine and educating patients on living a healthy lifestyle to prevent and minimize illnesses in the future. Dr. Reitz recently joined our General Surgery team and is seeing patients. He has been practicing as a general surgeon for 14 years. Dr. Reitz brings expanded advanced robotic services to KCH and looks forward to practicing in a small, close-knit community and providing more personalized medical care.