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

New Mexico Chapter

New Mexico Chapter of the American College of Surgeons is dedicated to improving the care of the surgical patient and to safeguarding standards of care in an optimal and ethical practice environment. Chapter membership is open to all New Mexico Surgeons, Fellows and Associate Fellows of the College, as well as to Resident and Medical Student Members. The Chapter provide for a close association of their common effort to improve the quality of surgical care. They also offer a medium through which surgical experiences may be presented and discussed, and constitute a common ground for specialties in various branches of surgery to communicate with each other. The Chapter meets every year in September for their annual meeting, which includes a Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program. Members from all over the state come together to learn the latest ACS surgical advocacy updates, new state requirements and how it impact surgical practices, and learning and applying the most up-to-date surgical practices as presented by UNM Residents and Fellow for the annual abstract competition.

316 Osuna Rd. NE
Suite 501
Albuquerque NM, 87107
United States


Murugan Athigaman, MBBS FACS
Past President|09/16/2015 - 09/30/2016

Stephen W. Lu, MD FACS
RAS Chapter Representative|09/16/2015 - 09/30/2017

Chayanin Musikasinthorn, MD FACS
Assoc Women Surgeons Rep|09/16/2015 - 09/30/2017

David Erwin Pitcher, MD FACS
Governor|10/07/2015 - 10/24/2018

Ashwani Rajput, MD FACS
CoC State Chair|07/01/2015 - 07/01/2018

Jean Daniel Remillard, MD FACS
Vice President|09/16/2015 - 09/30/2016

Melania Yeats, MD FACS
President|09/19/2015 - 09/30/2016

Cynthia Reyes, MD FACS
President Elect|09/16/2015 - 09/30/2016

Gloria A. Chavez
Executive Director|01/01/2012 - 01/01/2030

Albert Man-Chung Kwan, MD FACS
Secretary/Treasurer|11/02/2012 - 09/30/2016

Albert Man-Chung Kwan, MD FACS
HPAC Region Chief|10/01/2011 -

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