Rod Thill, MD
Dr. Rodney Thill MD, FACS is the Chief Medical Advisor to Shape Up Church. He and his family have been impacted by the ministry of Shape Up Church and are privileged to be apart of it.
Dr. Thill grew up in central Ohio (Go Buckeyes!) He did his undergraduate studies at Olivet Nazarene University. He received his medical degree from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine and completed his surgical residency at Rush University in Chicago, Illinois in 1995.
“I believe in the ministry and the message of Shape up Church. My wife and I have experienced the physical and spiritual benefits of understanding God’s call on our lives and our household and focusing on the vision and purpose that God has for us. We each have impacted our bodies and our health through Shape Up Church. As parents, we have transformed our home as we are helping our kids and their spouses seek God’s will and best for their health and nutrition.”
He has been in a surgery practice in the Chicago South Suburbs for the last 20 years. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a member of the Chicago Surgical Society, and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons. His practice encompasses General Surgery including advanced laparoscopic surgery, colorectal surgery and surgical robotics.
Dr. Thill and his wife of 29 years, Ambre, have 3 adult children and their families. They have been apart of ministry at Calvary Church in Naperville for the last 28 years. He has been part of multiple medical missions trips to the Philippines through Calvary Church.