American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

Advisory Councils for the Surgical Specialties

Cardiothoracic Surgery

CHAIR: Joseph F. Sabik III, MD, FACS, Cleveland, OH

Evgeny V. Arshava, MD, FACS, Iowa City, IA
Joseph S. Coselli, MD, FACS, Houston, TX
Elizabeth A. David, MD, FACS, Los Angeles, CA
Francis D. Ferdinand, MD, FACS, Albany, NY
David A. Fullerton, MD, FACS, Aurora, CO
Ravi K. Ghanta, MD, FACS, Houston, TX
James Huang, MD, FACS, New York, NY
Anthony Kim, MD, FACS, Los Angeles, CA
Virginia R. Litle, MD, FACS, Boston, MA
Richard J. Shemin, MD, FACS, Los Angeles, CA
Brett T. Starr, MD, Greenville, NC*
Wilson Y. Szeto, MD, FACS, Philadelphia, PA
Joseph W. Turek, MD, FACS, Durham, NC
Brian A. Whitson, MD, FACS, Columbus, OH
Richard I. Whyte, MD, FACS, Boston, MA
Douglas E. Wood, MD, FACS, Seattle, WA
Stephen C. Yang, MD, FACS, Baltimore, MD

Colon and Rectal Surgery

CHAIR:  David E. Beck, MD, FACS, Nashville, TN

Jamie A. Cannon, MD, FACS, Birmingham, AL
Eric J. Dozois, MD, FACS, Rochester, MN
David J. Maron, MD, FACS, Weston, FL
Harry T. Papaconstantinou, MD, FACS, Temple, TX
Sonia L. Ramamoorthy, MD, FACS, La Jolla, CA
Josh Sommovilla, MD, New Orleans, LA*
Scott R. Steele, MD, FACS, Cleveland, OH
Eric G. Weiss, MD, FACS, Weston, FL
Steven D. Wexner, MD, FACS, Weston, FL
Elizabeth C. Wick, MD, FACS, Baltimore, MD

General Surgery

CHAIR: John H. Stewart IV, MD, FACS, Chicago, IL
VICE CHAIR: Christopher R. McHenry, MD, FACS, Cleveland, OH

Kevin G. Billingsley, MD, FACS, New Haven, CT
Edward C. Borrazzo, MD, FACS, Burlington, VT
Rebecca C. Britt, MD, FACS, Norfolk, VA
Carlos V.R. Brown, MD, FACS, Austin, TX
Ginny L. Bumgardner, MD, FACS, Columbus, OH
Jennifer S. Davids, MD, FACS, Worcester, MA
Daniel L. Dent, MD, FACS, San Antonio, TX
Celia M. Divino, MD, FACS, New York, NY
Timothy J. Eberlein, MD, FACS, St. Louis, MO
Liane S. Feldman, MD, FACS, Montreal, QC
George K. Gillian, MD, FACS, London, VA
Kelly K. Hunt, MD, FACS, Houston, TX
Kenji Inaba, MD, FACS, Los Angeles, CA
Robert C.G. Martin II, MD, FACS, Louisville, KY
Katherine Morgan, MD, FACS, Charleston, SC
Ambria Moten, MD, Philadelphia, PA*
Kenric Murayama, MD, FACS, Honolulu, HI
M. Timothy Nelson, MD, FACS, Albuquerque, NM
Jonathan M. Saxe, MD, FACS, Indianapolis, IN
David R. Urbach, MD, FACS, Toronto, ON
Thomas J. VanderMeer, MD, FACS, Syracuse, NY
Kyle Vincent, MD, FACS, Wichita, KS

Gynecology and Obstetrics

CHAIR: Alan D. Garely, MD, FACS, New York, NY

Jamie N. Bakkum-Gamez, MD, FACS, Byron, MN
Sonia Bhandari, MD, Philadelphia, PA*
Linda Duska, MD, FACS, Charlottesville, VA
Enrique Hernandez, MD, FACS, Philadelphia, PA
Robert V. Higgins, MD, FACS, Charlotte, NC
Kimberly S. Kenton, MD, FACS, Glenview, IL
John V. Knaus, DO, FACS, Morton Grove, IL
Charles A. Leath III, MD, FACS, Birmingham, AL
Gregory J. Marchand, MD, FACS, Mesa, AZ
Mikio A. Nihira, MD, FACS, Riverside, CA
Mitchell Schuster, MD, FACS, Decatur, AL
Joel I. Sorosky, MD, FACS, Abington, PA
Ashley R. Stuckey, MD, FACS, Providence, RI
Fidel A. Valea, MD, FACS, Roanoke, VA
Heather R. Williams, MD, Augusta, GA*

Neurological Surgery

CHAIR:  William C. Welch, MD, FACS, Philadelphia, PA

John L.D. Atkinson, MD, FACS, Rochester, MN
Maya Babu, MD, Rochester, MN*
Frederick A. Boop, MD, FACS, Memphis, TN
Christopher P. Carroll, MD, Virginia Beach, VA*
James M. Ecklund, MD, FACS, Falls Church, VA
Richard G. Ellenbogen, MD, FACS, Seattle, WA
James S. Harrop, MD, FACS, Philadelphia, PA
Jay U. Howington, MD, FACS, Savannah, GA
Alexander Khalessi, MD, MS, FACS, La Jolla, CA
John Knightly, MD, FACS, Morristown, NJ
David A. Steven, MD, FACS, London, ON
George E. Vates, MD, FACS, Rochester, NY
Sharon W. Webb, MD, FACS, Greenville, SC
Isaac Yang, MD, FACS, Los Angeles, CA
Gregory J. Zipfel, MD, FACS, St. Louis, MO

Ophthalmic Surgery

CHAIR:  Susan K. Mosier, MD, FACS, Manhattan, KS

Paul A. Edwards, MD, FACS, Detroit, MI
James W. Gigantelli, MD, FACS, Huntington, WV
Robert A. Goldberg, MD, FACS, Los Angeles, CA
Christina Grassi, MD, New York, NY*
Don O. Kikkawa, MD, FACS, La Jolla, CA
Patricia C. Nelson, MD, FACS, El Paso, TX
Sarwat Salim, MD, FACS, Boston, MA
Alan L. Wagner, MD, FACS, Norfolk, VA

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

CHAIR:  Steven M. Roser, MD, FACS, Atlanta, GA

Brett L. Ferguson, DDS, FACS, Kansas City, MO
Ghali E. Ghali, DDS, MD, FRCS(Ed), FACS, Shreveport, LA
Alan S. Herford, MD, FACS, Loma Linda, CA
Jonathan W. Shum, MD, FACS, Houston, TX
Jennifer E. Woerner, MD, FACS, Shreveport, LA

Orthopaedic Surgery

CHAIR:  Danielle A. Katz, MD, FACS, East Syracuse, NY

John A. Abraham, MD, FACS, Mercerville, NJ
John C. Elfar, MD, FACS, Rochester, NY
James R. Ficke, MD, FACS, Baltimore, MD
Bhavuk Garg, MD, FACS, New Delhi, DEL
Richard T. Laughlin, MD, FACS, Dayton, OH
L. Scott Levin, MD, FACS, Philadelphia, PA
Daniel Miles, MD, Chattanooga, TN*
Anna M. Miller, MD, FACS, St. Louis, MO
Vinod K. Panchbhavi, MD, FACS, Galveston, TX
William C. Pederson, MD, FACS, Houston, TX
Herbert S. Schwartz, MD, FACS, Nashville, TN
Jeffrey M. Schwartz, MD, FACS, Brooklyn, NY
Scott M. Sporer, MD, FACS, Wheaton, IL
William G. Ward, MD, FACS, Winston-Salem, NC
Philip R. Wolinsky, MD, FACS, Sacramento, CA

Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

CHAIR: Dennis H. Kraus, MD, FACS, New York, NY

Michael S. Benninger, MD, FACS, Cleveland, OH
Jeffrey M. Bumpous, MD, FACS, Louisville, KY
James C. Denneny III, MD, FACS, Alexandria, VA
Soha N. Ghossaini, MD, FACS, Astoria, NY
Gady Har-El, MD, FACS, Hollis, NY
Alexander T. Hillel, MD, FACS, Baltimore, MD
David W. Kennedy, MD, FACS, Philadelphia, PA
Theda C. Kontis, MD, FACS, Baltimore, MD
Andrew H. Murr, MD, FACS, San Francisco, CA
Sanjay R. Parikh, MD, FACS, Seattle, WA
Joseph Scharpf, MD, FACS, Chagrin Falls, OH
Jo Shapiro, MD, FACS, Boston, MA
Lawrence M. Simon, MD, FACS, Eunice, LA
Maie St. John, MD, FACS, Los Angeles, CA
April M. Tanner, MD, Chapel Hill, NC*

Pediatric Surgery

CHAIR: Kenneth S. Azarow, MD, FACS, Portland, OR

Jamie Anderson, MD, Sacramento, CA*
Marjorie J. Arca, MD, FACS, Rochester, NY
Paul D. Danielson, MD, FACS, Birmingham, AL
Cynthia D. Downard, MD, FACS, Louisville, KY
Helene Flageole, MD, FACS, Hamilton, ON
Kenneth W. Gow, MD, FACS, Seattle, WA
B.J. Hancock, MD, FACS, Winnipeg, MB
Marion C.W. Henry, MD, FACS, Tucson, AZ
Eunice Y.D. Huang, MD, FACS, Memphis, TN
Robert T. Russell, MD, FACS, Birmingham, AL
Robert S. Sawin, MD, FACS, Seattle, WA
Kasper Wang, MD, FACS, Los Angeles, CA

Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery

CHAIR: Gregory R.D. Evans, MD, FACS, Orange, CA

Devra B. Becker, MD, FACS, Beachwood, OH
Brian K. Brzowski, MD, FACS, Ogden, UT
Kevin C. Chung, MD, FACS, Ann Arbor, MI
Michael C. Edwards, MD, FACS, Las Vegas, NV
Arun K. Gosain, MD, FACS, Chicago, IL
Alan R. Harrop, MD, FACS, Calgary, AB
Jeffrey E. Janis, MD, FACS, Columbus, OH
Ashley N. Leberfinger, MD, Palmyra, PA*
Clara N. Lee, MD, FACS, Columbus, OH
Donald R. Mackay, MD, FACS, Hershey, PA
Bruce A. Mast, MD, FACS, Gainesville, FL
David W. Mathes, MD, FACS, Aurora, CO
Linda G. Phillips, MD, FACS, Galveston, TX
Farooq Shahzad, MD, FACS, Chicago, IL
Peter J. Taub, MD, FACS, New York, NY
Derrick C. Wan, MD, FACS, Stanford, CA

Rural Surgery

CHAIR: Michael D. Sarap, MD, FACS, Cambridge, OH
VICE CHAIR: Matthew B. Rossi, MD, FACS, Hopedale, IL

Mary O. Aaland, MD, FACS, Fargo, ND
Farrell C. Adkins, MD, FACS, Roanoke, VA
Scott D. Coates, MD, FACS, Chanute, KS
Sharmila Dissanaike, MD, FACS, Lubbock, TX
James K. Elsey, MD, FACS, Lawrenceville, GA
Russell J. Juno III, MD, FACS, La Grange, TX
Glenn L. Levine, MD, FACS, Coquille, OR
Amy E. Liepert, MD, FACS, San Diego, CA
Susan Long, MD, FACS, Buckhannon, WV
Michael A. Person, MD, FACS, Sioux Falls, SD
Lauren Smithson, MD, FACS, St. Anthony, NL
Laura P. Stearns, MD, Englewood, CO*
John Patrick Walker, MD, FACS, Crockett, TX
Randal S. Zuckerman, MD, FACS, Kalispel, MT

Urology

CHAIR: Raj S. Pruthi, MD, FACS, San Francisco, CA

Anthony Atala, MD, FACS, Winston-Salem, NC
David A. Bloom, MD, FACS, Ann Arbor, MI
Michael Coburn, MD, FACS, Houston, TX
Michael S. Cookson, MD, FACS, Oklahoma City, OK
Ronald L. Davis III, MD, FACS, Winston-Salem, NC
Roger R. Dmochowski, MD, FACS, Nashville, TN
James A. Eastham, MD, FACS, New York, NY
Kirsten L. Greene, MD, FACS, Charlottesville, VA
Saul P. Greenfield, MD, FACS, Buffalo, NY
Viraj Master, MD, FACS, Atlanta, GA
Manoj Monga, MD, FACS, Cleveland, OH
Stephen Y. Nakada, MD, FACS, Madison, WI
Jay D. Raman, MD, FACS, Hershey, PA
Woodson Smelser, MD, Kansas City, KS*
James S. Wolf, Jr., MD, FACS, Austin, TX

Vascular Surgery

CHAIR:  Audra A. Duncan, MD, FACS, London, ON

Adam W. Beck, MD, FACS, Mountain Brook, AL
Dawn M. Coleman, MD, FACS, Ann Arbor, MI
Ronald L. Dalman, MD, FACS, Stanford, CA
Ellen D. Dillavou, MD, FACS, Durham, NC
John A. Harlock, MD, FACS, Hamilton, ON
Anil P. Hingorani, MD, FACS, Bronx, NY
Joann M. Lohr, MD, FACS, Columbia, SC
Joseph L. Mills, MD, FACS, Houston, TX
Marc E. Mitchell, MD, FACS, Jackson, MS
Peter R. Nelson, MD, FACS, Tulsa, OK
Sneha Raju, MD, Toronto, ON*
Vincent L. Rowe, MD, FACS, Los Angeles, CA
Anton N. Sidawy, MD, FACS, Washington, DC
Patrick A. Stone, MD, FACS, Nashville, TN
Edith Tzeng, MD, FACS, Pittsburgh, PA

Staff Liaison

Patricia L. Turner, MD, MBA, FACS, Chicago, IL
Mark Peterson, Chicago, IL

*Members of the Resident and Associate Society (RAS-ACS)