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Regional Committees on Trauma

Chair, American College of Surgeons (ACS) Regional Committees on Trauma:  Leonard J. Weireter, MD, FACS, Norfolk, VA

Region 1

Chief: Kimberly A. Davis, MD, FACS, New Haven, CT
Connecticut: Brendan T. Campbell, MD, FACS, Hartford, CT
Massachusetts: Lisa A. Patterson, MD, FACS, Springfield, MA
Maine: David L. Ciraulo, MD, FACS, Portland, ME
New Hampshire: Kurt K. Rhynhart, MD, FACS, Lebanon, NH
Rhode Island: Charles A. Adams, Jr., MD, FACS, Providence, RI
Vermont: William E. Charash, MD, FACS, Burlington, VT

Region 2

Chief: Ronald J. Simon, MD, FACS, New York, NY
New Jersey: Louis T. Di Fazio, Jr., MD, FACS, Morristown, NJ
Greater New York: Patricia A. O’Neill, Brooklyn, NY
New York State: Mark L. Gestring, MD, FACS, Rochester, NY
Puerto Rico/Virgin Islands: Fernando L. Joglar, San Juan, PR

Region 3

Chief: Jeffrey S. Young, MD, FACS, Charlottesville, AV
Delaware: Mark D. Cipolle, MD, FACS, Newark, DE
Maryland: Dany Westerband, MD, FACS, Bethesda, MD
Pennsylvania: Simon D. Lampard, MD, FACS, Altoona, PA
District of Columbia: Jack A. Sava, MD, FACS, Washington, DC
Virginia: J. Forrest Calland, MD, FACS, Charlottesville, VA
West Virginia: Rebecca S. Wolfer, MD, FACS, Morgantown, WV

Region 4

Chief: Michael C. Chang, MD, FACS, Winston-Salem, NC
Alabama: Sidney B. Brevard, MD, FACS, Mobile, AL
Florida: Ernest F. J. Block, MD, FACS, Melbourne, FL
Georgia: Christopher J. Dente, MD, FACS, Atlanta, GA
Kentucky: Glen A. Franklin, MD, FACS, Louisville, KY
Mississippi: No Chair at present
North Carolina: James O. Wyatt, MD, FACS, Greensboro, NC
South Carolina: Stephen A. Fann, MD, FACS, Columbia, SC
Tennessee: Oscar D. Guillamondegui, MD, FACS, Nashville, TN

Region 5

Chief: Richard J. Fantus, MD, FACS, Chicago, IL
Chicago: Thomas J. Esposito, MD, FACS, Maywood, IL
Illinois: John P. Sutyak, MD, FACS, Springfield, IL
Indiana: Lewis E. Jacobson, MD, FACS, Indianapolis, IN
Michigan: Wayne E. VanderKolk, MD, FACS, Grand Rapids, MI
Minnesota: John K. Cumming, MD, FACS, Minneapolis, MN
Ohio: Jeffrey A. Claridge, MD, FACS, Cleveland, OH
Wisconsin: Dr. David J. Schultz, MD, FACS, Neenah, WI

Region 6

Chief: Roxie M. Albrecht, MD, FACS, Oklahoma City, OK
Arkansas: Ronald R. Robertson, MD, FACS, Little Rock, AR
Louisiana: Juan C. Duchesne, MD, FACS, New Orleans, LA
New Mexico:  Stephen W. Lu, MD, FACS, Albuquerque, NM
Oklahoma: Robert W. Letton, Jr., MD, FACS, Oklahoma City, OK
Northern Texas: Stephen S. Luk, MD, FACS, Dallas, TX
Southern Texas: Alan H. Tyroch, MD, FACS, El Paso, TX

Region 7

Chief:  Richard A. Sidwell, MD, FACS, Des Moines, IA 
Iowa:  Dionne A. Skeete, MD, FACS, Iowa City, IA
Kansas: Paul B. Harrison, MD, FACS, Wichita, KS
Missouri: Stephen L. Barnes, MD, FACS, Columbia, MO
Nebraska: Paul J. Schenarts, Omaha, NE

Region 8

Chief: Walter L. Biffl, MD, FACS, Denver, CO
Colorado: Julie A. Dunn, MD, FACS, Fort Collins, CO
Montana: J. Bradley Pickhardt, MD, FACS, Missoula, MT
North Dakota: Randolph E. Szlabick, MD, FACS, Grand Forks, ND
South Dakota: Bradley C. Thaemert, MD, FACS, Sioux Falls, SD
Utah: Raminder Nirula, MD, MPH, FACS, Salt Lake City, UT
Wyoming: Brock A. Anderson, MD, FACS, Casper, WY

Region 9

Chief: James W. Davis, MD, FACS, Fresno, CA
Arizona: Corey L. Detlefs, MD, FACS, Phoenix, AZ
Southern California: Kenji Inaba, MD, FACS, FRCSC, Los Angeles, CA
San Diego/Imperial Valley: Jay J. Doucet, MD, FACS, San Diego, CA
Northern California: Gregory P. Victorino, MD, FACS, Oakland, CA
Hawaii: Michael S. Hayashi, MD, FACS, Honolulu, HI
Nevada: Martin A. Bain, MD, FACS, Reno, NV

Region 10

Chief: Martin A. Schreiber, MD, FACS, Portland, OR
Alaska: Thomas J. Knolmayer, MD, FACS, Anchorage, AK
Idaho: Brian E. O’Byrne, MD, FACS, Idaho Falls, ID
Oregon: Frederic J. Cole, MD, FACS, Portland, OR
Washington: Saman Arbabi, MD, FACS, Seattle, WA

Region 11

Chief: Mary H. vanWijngaarden-Stephens, MD, FACS, Edmonton, AB, Canada
Alberta: Rohan N. Lall, MD, FACS, FRCSC, Calgary, AB, Canada
British Columbia: Naisan R. Garraway, MD, FRCSC, Vancouver, BC
Manitoba: Rakesh C. Arora, MD, PhD, FACS, FRCSC, Winnipeg, MB
Saskatchewan: Jeffrey P. Gaboury, MD, FRCSC, Saskatoon, SK

Region 12

Chief: Sandro B. Rizoli, MD, FACS, FRCSC, Toronto, ON, Canada
Newfoundland: Darrell C. Boone, MD, FACS, St. John’s, NF, Canada
Maritime Province: Trevor J. Topp, MD, FACS, FRCSC, Halifax, NS
Ontario: Neil G. Parry, MD, FACS, FRCSC, London, ON, Canada
Quebec: Tarek S. A. Razek, MD, FACS, Montreal, QC, Canada

Region 13

Chief: Jeffrey A. Bailey, MD, FACS, Fort Sam Houston, TX
Navy: Zsolt T. Stockinger, MD, FACS, Fort Sam Houston, TX
Army: Matthew J. Martin, MD, FACS, Fort Lewis, WA
Air Force: David P. Blake, MD, FACS, Norfolk, VA
Veterans Administration: Kenneth A. Lipshy, MD, FACS, Hampton, VA
Canadian Military: Homer C. Tien, MD, FRCSC, FACS, Toronto, ON

Region 14

Chief: Maria Fernanda Jimenez Ayala, MD, FACS, Bogotá, Colombia
Argentina: Alejandro F. De Gracia Larocca, MD, FACS, Buenos Aires
Brazil: Newton Djin Mori, MD, FACS, Suzano
Chile: Froilan Fernandez Sanchez, MD, FACS, Santiago
Colombia: Oswaldo A. Borraez Gaona, MD, FACS, Bogotá
Ecuador: Juan Carlos Serrano Montesinos, MD, FACS, Cuenca
Mexico: Moises J. Zielanowski Mansbach, MD, FACS, Bosques de la Herradura
Panama: Nestor Vega-Yuil, MD, FACS, Panama City
Peru: Juan Jaime Herrera-Matta, MD, FACS, Lima
Uruguay: Julio L. Trostchansky, MD, FACS, Montevideo
Venezuela: Javier Barbeito Garcia, MD, FACS, Caracas

Region 15

Chief: Inger B. Schipper, MD, PhD, FACS, Leiden, Netherlands
Israel: Avraham Rivkind, MD, FACS, Jerusalem

Region 16

Chief: Michael J. Hollands, MB BS, FACS, FRACS, Wahroonga, Australia

Region 17

Chief: Saud Al Turki, MD, FACS, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia