Unsupported Browser
The American College of Surgeons website is not compatible with Internet Explorer 11, IE 11. For the best experience please update your browser.
Become a member and receive career-enhancing benefits

Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACS member benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACS colleagues. It's all here.

Become a Member
Become a member and receive career-enhancing benefits

Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACS member benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACS colleagues. It's all here.

Membership Benefits
ACS
Governance

Board of Regents

BoardEffect Login
Julie A. Freischlag, MD, FACS, FRCSEd(Hon), DFSVS
Vascular surgery

Julie A. Freischlag, MD, FACS, FRCSEd(Hon), DFSVS

President | Winston-Salem, NC

Dean, Wake Forest University School of Medicine; Chief Executive Officer, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center

J. Wayne Meredith, MD, FACS, MCCM
Trauma, thoracic, and critical care surgery

J. Wayne Meredith, MD, FACS, MCCM

Immediate Past-President | Winston-Salem, NC

Richard T. Myers Professor and Chairman, department of surgery; chair of surgery, Wake Forest School of Medicine; and medical director, The Children's Institute for Pediatric Trauma, Winston-Salem, NC

Quan-Yang Duh, MD, FACS
General surgery

Quan-Yang Duh, MD, FACS

First Vice-President | San Francisco, CA

Professor of surgery, division of general surgery; chief, section of endocrine surgery, University of California; attending surgeon, VA Medical Center

Richard A. Lynn, MD, FACS, RPVI
General and vascular surgery

Richard A. Lynn, MD, FACS, RPVI

Second Vice-President | Palm Beach, FL

Private practice, retired

Tyler G. Hughes, MD, FACS
General surgery

Tyler G. Hughes, MD, FACS

Secretary | Salina, KS

Clinical professor of surgery and director of medical education, Kansas University School of Medicine

Don K. Nakayama, MD, MBA, FACS
Pediatric surgery

Don K. Nakayama, MD, MBA, FACS

Treasurer | Chapel Hill, NV

Clinical professor, division of pediatric surgery, department of surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine

E. Christopher Ellison, MD, FACS
General surgery

E. Christopher Ellison, MD, FACS

President-Elect | Powell, OH

Robert M. Zollinger Professor of Surgery Emeritus at The Ohio State University College of Medicine

Mary E. Fallat, MD, FACS
Pediatric surgery

Mary E. Fallat, MD, FACS

First Vice-President-Elect | Louisville, KY

Professor of surgery, Hiram C. Polk, Jr Department of Surgery, University of Louisville; director of surgical quality, Norton Children's Hospital

Anne G. Rizzo, MD, FACS
General surgery

Anne G. Rizzo, MD, FACS

Second Vice-President-Elect | Sayre, PA

System surgical chair and president of surgical services, Guthrie Clinics; and professor of surgery, Uniform Services University of the Health Sciences, Virginia Commonwealth University, University of Virginia

Current Board of Regents

Anton N. Sidawy, MD, FACS
Vascular surgery

Anton N. Sidawy, MD, FACS

Chair, Board of Regents | Washington, DC

Professor & Lewis B. Saltz Chair, department of surgery, George Washington University

Linda G. Phillips, MD, FACS
Plastic and reconstructive surgery

Linda G. Phillips, MD, FACS

Vice-Chair, Board of Regents | Galveston, TX

Truman G. Blocker, Jr., MD, Distinguished Professor; chief, department of surgery, division of plastic surgery; professor, School of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch

Anthony Atala, MD, FACS
Urology

Anthony Atala, MD, FACS

Winston-Salem, NC

Director, Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, W. Boyce Professor and Chair, department of urology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine

Carol L. Brown, MD, FACS
Gynecologic (Oncology) surgery

Carol L. Brown, MD, FACS

New York, NY

Professor, obstetrics & gynecology, Weill Cornell Medical College; associate cancer center director, diversity and health equity; senior vice-president and chief health equity officer, Nicholls-Biondi Chair for Health Equity, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; attending surgeon; & vice-chair, health equity, department of surgery, Memorial Hospital for Cancer and Allied Diseases

Francoise P. Chagnon, MD, FACS, FRCSC
Otolaryngology–head and neck surgery

Francoise P. Chagnon, MD, FACS, FRCSC

Montréal, QC

Associate professor, department of medicine, Université de Montréal; associate professor, department of otolaryngology, McGill University

Annesley (AJ) W. Copeland, MD, FACS
General surgery

Annesley (AJ) W. Copeland, MD, FACS

Bethesda, MD

Associate professor of surgery and surgery core clerkship director, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences; attending surgeon, Walter Reed Army Medical Center/Walter Reed Military Medical Center

James C. Denneny III, MD, FACS
Otolaryngology–head and neck surgery

James C. Denneny III, MD, FACS

Alexandria, VA

Adjunct professor, clinical otolaryngology, department of otolaryngology, University of Missouri School of Medicine; adjunct professor, department of otolaryngology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Timothy J. Eberlein, MD, FACS
General surgery

Timothy J. Eberlein, MD, FACS

St. Louis, MO

Bixby Professor of Surgery and chair of surgery; Spencer T. and Ann W. Olin Distinguished Professor and director, The Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center; surgeon-in-chief, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine

Diana L. Farmer, MD, FACS, FRCS
Pediatric surgery

Diana L. Farmer, MD, FACS, FRCS

Sacramento, CA

Pearl Stamps Stewart Endowed Chair and Distinguished Professor and Chair, department of surgery, UC Davis School of Medicine; surgeon-in-chief, UC Davis Children's Hospital, and chief of surgery, Shriners Hospitals for Children

James W. Fleshman Jr., MD, FACS, FASCRS
Colorectal surgery

James W. Fleshman Jr., MD, FACS, FASCRS

Dallas, TX

Chief of surgery; Sparkman Endowed Professor and Chairman, department of surgery; professor, department of surgery, Texas A&M Health Science Center, Baylor University Medical Center

James W. Gigantelli, MD, FACS
Ophthalmology

James W. Gigantelli, MD, FACS

Huntington, WV

Professor and chair, department of ophthalmology, Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine; and Marshall Eye Surgeons

Sean C. Grondin, MD, MPH, FACS, FRCSC
Cardiothoracic surgery

Sean C. Grondin, MD, MPH, FACS, FRCSC

Calgary, AB

Professor of surgery and head of the department of surgery, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, AB; Calgary Zone Clinical Department Head, Alberta Health Services, Calgary

Andrea A. Hayes, MD, FACS
Pediatric surgery

Andrea A. Hayes, MD, FACS

Washington, DC

Professor and chair, department of surgery, Howard University College of Medicine and Howard University Hospital

Fabrizio Michelassi, MD, FACS
General surgery

Fabrizio Michelassi, MD, FACS

New York, NY

Lewis Atterbury Stimson Professor and chairman, department of surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College; and surgeon-in-chief, New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Lena M. Napolitano, MD, FACS, FCCP, FCCM
General surgery

Lena M. Napolitano, MD, FACS, FCCP, FCCM

Ann Arbor, MI

Massey Foundation Professor of Surgery; founding division chief, acute care surgery; director, surgical critical care, department of surgery, University of Michigan Health System

Mark T. Savarise, MD, FACS
General surgery

Mark T. Savarise, MD, FACS

Salt Lake City, UT

Clinical professor; chief, community general surgery, University of Utah

Kenneth W. Sharp, MD, FACS
General surgery

Kenneth W. Sharp, MD, FACS

Nashville, TN

Professor of surgery and vice-chair, department of surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Steven C. Stain, MD, FACS
General surgery

Steven C. Stain, MD, FACS

Burlington, MA

Chair, department of surgery, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

Gary L. Timmerman, MD, FACS
General surgery

Gary L. Timmerman, MD, FACS

Sioux Falls, SD

Attending surgeon, Sanford Surgical Associates; and professor and chair, department of surgery, Sanford School of Medicine, University of South Dakota

Shelly D. Timmons, MD, FACS
Neurological surgery

Shelly D. Timmons, MD, FACS

Indianapolis, IN

Chair of neurological surgery, and the Betsey Barton Chair, department of neurological surgery, and co-director, Neuroscience Institute, Indiana University School of Medicine

David J. Welsh, MD, MBA, FACS
General surgery

David J. Welsh, MD, MBA, FACS

Batesville, IN

Private practice

Philip R. Wolinsky, MD, FACS
Orthopaedic surgery

Philip R. Wolinsky, MD, FACS

Sacramento, CA

Professor and chief value officer, University of California Davis Medical Center

Douglas E. Wood, MD, FACS, FRCSEd
Cardiothoracic surgery

Douglas E. Wood, MD, FACS, FRCSEd

Seattle, WA

Henry N. Harkins Professor and chair, department of surgery, University of Washington