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

Board of Governors

Executive Committee Members

Chair

Ronald J. Weigel, MD, PhD, FACS, Iowa City, IA (68)

Vice-Chair

Taylor Sohn Riall, MD, PhD, FACS, Tucson, AZ (8)

Secretary

Mika N. Sinanan, MD, PhD, FACS, Seattle, WA

Members

Andre R. Campbell, MD, FACS, San Francisco, CA
Mark A. Dobbertien, DO, FACS, St. Augustine, FL
Nancy L. Gantt, MD, FACS, Youngstown, OH
D. Rohan Jeyarajah, MD, FACS, Fort Worth, TX (38)
Martin A. Schreiber, MD, FACS, Portland, OR (55)

Geographic Listing

Note: Those Governors representing surgical specialty societies or associations are keyed by number to the list of societies and associations that follows the geographical listing.

ALASKA

James E. O'Malley, MD, FACS, Anchorage

ALABAMA

Edgar Shields Frey, MD, FACS, Birmingham
Donna L. Dyess, MD, FACS, Mobile

ARKANSAS

Lee A. Forestiere, MD, FACS, Pine Bluff

ARIZONA

Barbara A. Pockaj, MD, FACS, Phoenix (74)
William C. Cirocco, MD, FACS, Phoenix (52)
Ross F. Goldberg, MD, FACS, Scottsdale
Steven B. Johnson, MD, FACS, FCCM, Scottsdale
James A. Warneke, MD, FACS, Tucson
Taylor Sohn Riall, MD, PhD, FACS, Tucson (8)
Marion Curtiss Wilson Henry, MD, FACS, Tucson (29)

CALIFORNIA

Alexander Khalessi, MD, FACS, La Jolla (47)
Sonia L. Ramamoorthy, MD, FACS, La Jolla (33)
Sharon S. Lum, MD, FACS, Loma Linda
Brian R. Smith, MD, FACS, Long Beach
Yosef Y. Nasseri, MD, FACS, Los Angeles
Melinda A. Maggard Gibbons, MD, FACS, Los Angeles
Richard J. Shemin, MD, FACS, Los Angeles (69)
Robert A. Goldberg, MD, FACS, Los Angeles (26)
Maie A. St. John, MD, PhD, FACS, Los Angeles (24)
Jefferson A. Bastidas, MD, FACS, Los Gatos
John M. Morton, MD, MPH, FACS, Menlo Park (30)
David T. Cooke, MD, FACS, Sacramento
Christine S. Cocanour, MD, FACS, Sacramento
Philip R. Wolinsky, MD, FACS, Sacramento (1)
Gail Toshie Tominaga, MD, FACS, San Diego
Jay J. Doucet, MD, FACS, San Diego
Raul Coimbra, MD, PhD, FACS, San Diego (2)
Andre R. Campbell, MD, FACS, San Francisco
Raj S. Pruthi, MD, FACS, San Francisco (61)
Andrew H. Murr, MD, FACS, San Francisco (12)
Danagra G. Ikossi, MD, FACS, Santa Clara
Ronald L. Dalman, MD, FACS, Stanford (60)
Beverley A. Petrie, MD, FACS, Torrance
Ravin R. Kumar, MB, BS, FACS, Torrance
Armando E. Giuliano, MD, FACS, West Hollywood (56)
Farin Amersi, MD, FACS, Westchester

COLORADO

Eric M. Campion, MD, FACS, Denver

CONNECTICUT

Kathleen A. LaVorgna, MD, FACS, Norwalk

CONNECTICUT

Philip R. Corvo, MD, FACS, Waterbury

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Patrick G.Jackson, MD, FACS, Washington

DELAWARE

Ray Blackwell, MD, FACS, Newark
Gerard J. Fulda, MD, FACS, Newark (65)

FLORIDA

Jay A. Redan, MD, FACS, Celebration
Patricia M. Byers, MD, FACS, Coral Gables
Andrew J. Kerwin, MD, FACS, Jacksonville
Seth A. Spector, MD, FACS, Miami (42)
Juan C. Paramo, MD, FACS, Miami Beach
Natan Zundel, MD, FACS, North Miami Beach
Mark A. Dobbertien, DO, FACS, Orange Park
Deepak G. Nair, MD, FACS, Sarasota
Vic Velanovich, MD, FACS, Tampa
Christine Laronga, MD, FACS, Tampa
Raul J. Rosenthal, MD, FACS, Weston
Emanuele Lo Menzo, MD, FACS, Weston

GEORGIA

Jyotirmay Sharma, MD, FACS, Atlanta
D. Benjamin Christie III, MD, FACS,
Macon
Barbara J. Pettitt, MD, FACS, Atlanta (40)
Howard L. Melton, MD, FACS, Moultrie
Heather G. MacNew, MD, FACS, Savannah
Jay U. Howington, MD, FACS, Savannah (72)

HAWAII

Whitney M. L. Limm, MD, FACS, Honolulu
Kenric M. Murayama, MD, MBA, FACS, Honolulu (63)

IOWA

Hisakazu Hoshi, MD, FACS, Iowa City
Ronald J. Weigel, MD, PhD, FACS, Iowa City (68)

IDAHO

Julio C. Vasquez, MD, FACS, Pocatello

ILLINOIS

Amy L. Halverson, MD, FACS, Chicago
Elizabeth A. Blair, MD, FACS, Chicago
Marek Rudnicki, MD, FACS, Chicago
Peter Angelos, MD, FACS, Chicago (7)
Arun K. Gosain, MD, FACS, Chicago (35)
Nashaat H. Naam, MD, FACS, Effingham (14)
John V. Knaus, DO, FACS, Morton Grove (45)
Michael J. Zdon, MD, FACS, North Chicago
Gavish N. Patel, MD, FACS, Peoria
Richard C. Anderson, MD, FACS, Peoria

INDIANA

Stephen A. Bodney, MD, FACS, Corydon
Don J. Selzer, MD, FACS, Indianapolis

KANSAS

Scott D. Coates, MD, FACS, Chanute

KENTUCKY

Sandra Jones Beck, MD, FACS, Lexington
Cynthia D. Downard, MD, FACS, Louisville
Charles R. Scoggins, MD, MBA, FACS, Louisville (79)

LOUISIANA

John P. Hunt III, MD, FACS, New Orleans
Gazi B. Zibari, MD, FACS, Shreveport
Ghali E. Ghali, DDS, MD, FACS, FRCSEd, Shreveport (18)

MASSACHUSETTS

Jo Shapiro, MD, FACS, Belmont (70)
Ali Tavakkoli, MB, BS, FACS, Boston
Peter T. Masiakos, MD, FACS, Boston
Stanley W. Ashley, MD, FACS, Boston (59)
David L. Berger, MD, FACS, Boston (54)
John E. Mayer Jr., MD, FACS, Boston (3)
Sarwat Salim, MD, FACS, Boston (11)
Anne C. Mosenthal, MD, FACS, Burlington
Dmitry Nepomnayshy, MD, FACS, Burlington
Susan E. Pories, MD, FACS, Cambridge (43)
Reza Askari, MD, FACS, Chestnut Hill (75)
Kevin P. Moriarty, MD, FACS, Hampden

MARYLAND

David T. Efron, MD, FACS, Baltimore
Theda C. Kontis, MD, FACS, Baltimore (10)
CAPT Eric A. Elster, MD, FACS, Bethesda (49)
COL Peter A. Learn, MD, FACS, Bethesda (9)
Francis S. Rotolo, MD, FACS, Towson
Norma M. Smalls, MD, FACS, Upper Marlboro

MAINE

Gregory T. Marshall, MD, FACS, Farmington

MICHIGAN

Kurt A. Kralovich, MD, FACS, Ann Arbor
John C. Eggenberger, MD, FACS, Ann Arbor
David A. Bloom, MD, FACS, Ann Arbor (16)
James G. Tyburski, MD, FACS, Detroit
Wayne E. VanderKolk, MD, FACS, Wyoming

MINNESOTA

Jamie N. Bakkum-Gamez, MD, FACS, Byron (66)
Melissa E. Brunsvold, MD, FACS, Minneapolis
Eric H. Jensen, MD, FACS, Minneapolis
Sean P. Cleary, MD, FACS, Rochester (44)

MISSOURI

Debra G. Koivunen, MD, FACS, Columbia
Alan M.Buchele, MD, FACS, Joplin
John P. Kirby, MD, FACS, Saint Louis

MISSISSIPPI

Richard J. Field III, MD, FACS, Centreville (71)
Marc E. Mitchell, MD, FACS, Jackson
Kenneth B. Simon, MD, FACS, Jackson (53)

MONTANA

Garth A. Olds, MD, FACS, Bozeman

NORTH CAROLINA

Timothy M. Farrell, MD, FACS, Chapel Hill
Anthony G. Charles, MB, BS, FACS, Chapel Hill
Andrea A. Hayes-Jordan, MD, FACS, Chapel Hill (64)
Danielle Saunders Walsh, MD, FACS, FAAP, Greenville
Janet E. (Betsy) Tuttle, MD, FACS, Greenville
Preston R. Miller III, MD, FACS, Winston Salem (2)

NORTH DAKOTA

Mary Oline Aaland, MD, FACS, Fargo

NEBRASKA

Juan A. Asensio, MD, FACS, Omaha

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Kurt K. Rhynhart, MD, FACS, Hopkinton

NEW JERSEY

Michael L. Arvanitis, MD, FACS, Eatontown
Justin T. Sambol, MD, FACS, Livingston
Adam M. Kopelan, MD, FACS, Newark

NEW MEXICO

David E. Pitcher, MD, FACS, Albuquerque

NEVADA

Annabel E. Barber, MD, FACS, Las Vegas
Michael C. Edwards, MD, FACS, Las Vegas (76)

NEW YORK

John McNelis, MD, FACS, FCCM, Bronx
Jeffrey M. Schwartz, MD, FACS, Brooklyn (1)
Jeffrey P. Steinig, MD, FACS, Buffalo
Danielle A. Katz, MD, FACS, East Syracuse
Soha Nadim Ghossaini, MD, FACS, Forest Hills (28)
Gady Har-El, MD, FACS, Hollis (25)
James E. Satterfield, MD, FACS, Jamaica
David W. Wormuth, MD, FACS, Jamesville
William Doscher, MD, FACS, Lake Success
Anthony J. Vine, MD, FACS, New York
Jamal Rahaman, MB, BS, FACS, New York
Arthur Cooper, MD, FACS, New York
Susan He Lee, MD, FACS, New York
Saul P. Greenfield, MD, FACS, New York (58)
James A. Eastham, MD, FACS, New York (5)
Hiram S. Cody III, MD, FACS, New York (32)
Jacob Moalem, MD, FACS, Rochester
Mark A. Talamini, MD, MBA, FACS, Stony Brook

OHIO

Bruce J. Averbook, MD, FACS, Cleveland
Scott M. Wilhelm, MD, FACS, Cleveland
Michael S. Benninger, MD, FACS, Cleveland (77)
Jeffrey M. Marks, MD, FACS, Cleveland (62)
Manoj Monga, MD, FACS, Cleveland (5)
Benedict C. Nwomeh, MB, BS, FACS, Columbus (7)
Amalia L. Cochran, MD, FACS, Columbus (4)
Ginny L. Bumgardner, MD, PhD, FACS, Columbus (37)
Jeffrey E. Janis, MD, FACS, Columbus (36)
Walter S. Cha, MD, FACS, Mayfield Hts
Munier M.S. Nazzal, MB, ChB, FACS, Toledo
Nancy L. Gantt, MD, FACS, Youngstown

OKLAHOMA

Ronald A. Squires, MD, FACS, Oklahoma City

OREGON

Laurel Curtis Soot, MD, FACS, Beaverton
Brett C. Sheppard, MD, FACS, Portland
Martin A. Schreiber, MD, FACS, Portland (55)

PENNSYLVANIA

Jeffrey W. Kolff, MD, FACS, Abington
Joel I. Sorosky, MD, FACS, Abington (21)
Michael A. DellaVecchia, MD, PhD, FACS, Berwyn
Joseph A. Blansfield, MD, FACS, Danville
Paul J. Malaspina, MD, FACS, Erie
Francis D. Ferdinand, MD, FACS, Erie (51)
Collin L. Myers, MD, FACS, Fayetteville
Donald R. Mackay, MB, BCh, FACS, Hershey (19)
Amit R. T. Joshi, MD, FACS, Philadelphia (41)
James T. McCormick, DO, FACS, Pittsburgh
Giselle G. Hamad, MD, FACS, Pittsburgh
Shannon M. Foster, MD, FACS, Reading

RHODE ISLAND

Guy R. Nicastri, MD, FACS, East Greenwich (34)
Adam A. Klipfel, MD, FACS, Providence
David T. Harrington, MD, FACS, Providence (20)

SOUTH CAROLINA

Thomas C. Litton, MD, FACS, Charleston
James M. Nottingham, MD, FACS, Columbia
Joann M. Lohr, MD, FACS, Columbia (57)

SOUTH DAKOTA

William C. Spanos, MD, FACS, Sioux Falls

TENNESSEE

Tony O'neal Haley, MD, FACS, Jonesborough
Gayle Minard, MD, FACS, Memphis
Frederick A. Boop, MD, FACS, Memphis (17)
Eunice Yuee-Dean Huang, MD, FACS, Memphis (13)
William H. Edwards Jr., MD, FACS, Nashville
Patrick A. Stone, MD, FACS, Nashville (78)
Oscar D. Guillamondegui, MD, FACS, Nashville (50)
Carmen C. Solorzano, MD, FACS, Nashville (15)

TEXAS

Michael S. Truitt, MD, FACS, Dallas
Ricardo D. Martinez, MD, FACS, Edinburg
Tyson E. Becker, MD, FACS, Helotes  (48)
John P. Walker, MD, FACS, Galveston
Vinod K. Panchbhavi, MB, BS, FACS, Galveston (27)
Lillian S. Kao, MD, FACS, Houston
Jorge D. Salazar, MD, FACS, Houston (73)
James W. Suliburk, MD, FACS, Houston (39)
William C. Pederson, MD, FACS, Houston (31)
Joseph S. Coselli, MD, FACS, Houston (3)
Ari O. Halldorsson, MD, FACS, Lubbock
Sharmila Dissanaike, MD, FACS, FCCM, Lubbock
D. Rohan Jeyarajah, MD, FACS, Richardson (38)
Kent R. Van Sickle, MD, FACS, San Antonio
J. Scott Thomas, MD, FACS, Temple

UTAH

Thomas K. Varghese Jr., MB, BS, FACS, Salt Lake City

VIRGINIA

Reid B. Adams, MD, FACS, Charlottesville
Bruce D. Schirmer, MD, FACS, Charlottesville (4)
Linda Duska, MD, FACS, Charlottesville (23)
Jonathan M. Dort, MD, FACS, Falls Church
Anne G. Rizzo, MD, FACS, Falls Church (8)
James M. Ecklund, MD, FACS, Falls Church (67)
Craig S. Derkay, MD, FACS, Norfolk
Brian J. Kaplan, MD, FACS, Richmond
Fidel A. Valea, MD, FACS, Roanoke (22)

VERMONT

David W. Butsch, MD, FACS, Barre

WASHINGTON

Mika N. Sinanan, MD, PhD, FACS, Seattle
Marc D. Horton, MD, FACS, Seattle
Paul Hsu-Feng Lin, MD, FACS, Spokane

WISCONSIN

Timothy J. Ridolfi, MD, FACS, Milwaukee
Jon C. Gould, MD, FACS, Milwaukee (46)
Raymond F. Georgen, MD, FACS, Neenah

WEST VIRGINIA

Bryan K. Richmond, MD, MBA, FACS, Charleston

WYOMING

Vernon W. Miller, MD, FACS, Thermopolis

Canada

ALBERTA

Sean C. Grondin, MD, MPH, FACS, FRCSC, Calgary (80)
David C. Williams, MD, FACS, FRCSC, Edmonton

BRITISH COLUMBIA

Carl J. Brown, MD, FACS, Vancouver

MANITOBA

Randolph P. Guzman, MD, FACS, Winnipeg

NEW BRUNSWICK

Hari K. Ondiveeran, MB, BS, FACS, Saint John

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR

Darrell C. Boone, MD, FACS, St. John's

NOVA SCOTIA

James C. Ellsmere, MD, FACS, Halifax

ONTARIO

Carol J. Swallow, MD, FACS, Toronto

QUEBEC

Alexander S. Liberman, MD, FACS, Montreal
Sarkis H. Meterissian, MD, FACS, Montreal (6)
Gaetan Brochu, MD, FACS, Quebec (6)

SASKATCHEWAN

Ivar M. Mendez, MD, PhD, FACS, FRCSC, Saskatoon

U.S. Territories

GUAM

Ricardo B. Eusebio, MD, FACS, Tamuning

PUERTO RICO

Yvonne Baerga-Varela, MD, FACS, San Juan

International

ARGENTINA

Alberto R. Ferreres, MD, FACS(Hon), Buenos Aires

AUSTRALIA

Julian A. Smith, MB, BS, FACS, Glen Iris

AUSTRIA

Michael Gnant, MD, FACS, Vienna

BANGLADESH

Murtuza K. I. Q. Choudhury, MB, BS, FACS, Dhaka

BELGIUM

Jean-Marc J.P. Gillardin, MD, FACS, Knokke-Heist

BOLIVIA

Sergio O. Aparicio, MD, FACS, Cochabamba

BRAZIL

Octavio Pires Vaz, MD, FACS, Rio de Janeiro

CHILE

Mario Uribe, MD, FACS, Santiago

CHINA

Gilberto K. K. Leung, MB, BS, FACS, Hong Kong
Richard K. Lo, MD, FACS, Hong Kong

COLOMBIA

Jorge E. Daes, MD, FACS, Barranquilla

ECUADOR

Luis O. Carrion, MD, FACS, Guayaquil

EGYPT

Mohey E. R. Elbanna, MB, BCh, FACS, Heliopolis, Cairo

GERMANY

Ernst Klar, MD, FACS, Rostock

GREECE

Konstantinos M. Konstantinidis, MD, FACS, Athens

INDIA

Prof Chintamani, MB, BS, FACS, New Delhi

IRAN, ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF

Farhad Hafezi, MD, FACS, Tehran

IRAQ

Karim Al-Araji, MB, ChB, FACS, Babylon

IRELAND

Thomas F. Gorey, MB, BCh, FACS, Dublin

ISRAEL

Prof M. Gutman, MD, FACS, Tel Aviv

ITALY

Alessandro M. Paganini, MD, FACS, Rome

JAMAICA

Mark S. Newnham, MB, BS, FACS, Kingston

JAPAN

Norihiro Kokudo, MD, PhD, FACS, Tokyo

JORDAN

Abdalla Y. Bashir, MD, FACS, Amman

KOREA, REPUBLIC OF

Nam K. Kim, MD, PhD, FACS, Seoul

KUWAIT

Salman K. Al-Sabah, MB, BS, FACS, Messila

LEBANON

Ghassan Nawfal, MD, FACS, Beirut

MEXICO

Carlos A. Gutierrez-Flores, MD, FACS, Garza Garcia
Humberto A. Marquez, MD, FACS, Zapopan
Salvador Martin, MD, FACS, Cozumel

MONACO

Eric J. Voiglio, MD, FACS, FRCS, Monaco-Ville

NIGERIA

Emmanuel A. Ameh, MB, BS, FACS, Abuja, FCT

PAKISTAN

Farhat Abbas, MB, BS, FACS, Karachi

PANAMA

Moises Cukier, MD, FACS, Panama City

PARAGUAY

Gustavo M. Machain Vega, MD, FACS, Gran Asuncion 595

PERU

Jaime Herrera-Matta, MD, FACS, Lima

PHILIPPINES

Ray B. Malilay, MD, FACS, Quezon City

PORTUGAL

Paulo M. da Costa, MD, PhD, FACS, FRCS, Lisbon

QATAR

Hiba Abdel Aziz, MB, BCh, FACS, Doha

SAUDI ARABIA

Jamal A. H. Jomah, MB, BS, FACS, FRCSEd, Riyadh

SOUTH AFRICA

Pradeep H. Navsaria, MB, ChB, FACS, FCSSA, Observatory - Cape Town

SPAIN

Antonio J. Torres, MD, FACS, Madrid

SWITZERLAND

Lukas G. Eisner, MD, FACS, Olten

THAILAND

Sopon Jirasiritham, MD, FACS, Muang Pathumtanee

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

Vijay Naraynsingh, MB, BS, FACS(Hon), St. Joseph

TURKEY

Mehmet A. Haberal, MD, FACS(Hon), Ankara

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Safwan Abdul-Rahman Taha, MB, ChB, FACS, Abu Dhabi

UNITED KINGDOM

Nadey S. Hakim, MD, FACS, London

URUGUAY

Roberto R. Taruselli Morencio, MD, FACS, Montevideo

VENEZUELA

Andres L. Hanssen, MD, FACS, Caracas

Staff

Patricia L. Turner, MD, MBA, FACS, Chicago, IL
Emily A. Kalata, Chicago, IL