Seth Tatel, MD is a gastroenterologist with Michiana Gastroenterology, Inc. Dr. Tatel has been in the Michiana area for just over a year coming initially from the Chicago area. Dr. Tatel grew up in Highland Park, IL and completed his medical studies, residency and fellowship at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Upon graduation he worked in LaPorte for 5 years before settling down in the Michiana area. Dr. Tatel says that he enjoys the slower pace and people of Northern Indiana.
Dr. Tatel wasn’t entirely sure he wanted to be a physician until medical school. He now loves being a physician because it allows him to meet new people and make a difference in their lives. During residency, he hired a limousine for a patient that lived 40 miles away because they had no way home. He also saved a young woman’s life after giving birth with prolonged CPR followed by a two-month long hospitalization. Thankfully in part to Dr. Tatel’s efforts, she was able to be discharged home to be with her child. Two great stories! Speaking of stories, Dr. Tatel says that his coworkers would say he is a great story teller. They also say that he is serious but lighthearted at the same time!
Dr. Tatel has a wife and two daughters. In his free time, he enjoys flying and belongs to the flying club at the South Bend Airport. Dr. Tatel enjoys music and is always looking for the next concert to attend. His last concert was Lovelytheband in Chicago. Those sound like two great hobbies. Thank you for all your wonderful work, Dr. Tatel.