Meet Our Team

PHYSICIANS

The physicians on our team are among the highest quality.  We are all board certified in anesthesiology with some holding specialty board certifications in pain management, pediatric, cardiac and regional anesthesia.  We have trained and practiced across the country, including the military, which provides us a diverse range of experiences to bring the highest level of care to our patients.

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William Askins, MD

Charlotte

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William Askins, MD

Chief, OR Manager
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
University of Notre Dame

MEDICAL EDUCATION
St. Louis University

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
St. John’s Mercy Medical Center, Internship

University of Florida, Anesthesiology Residency

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Krishna Baddigam, MD

Charlotte

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Krishna Baddigam, MD

Personnel Committee
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MEDICAL EDUCATION
Mahadevappa Rampure Medical College of the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
University of Missouri, Internship

University of Missouri University Hospital, Residency

University of Washington School of Medicine, Fellowship

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Pain Management

Jeff Baeuerle, MD

Charlotte

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Jeff Baeuerle, MD

Staff Anesthesiologist
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
University of Dallas

MEDICAL EDUCATION
University of Texas Medical School

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Brooke Army Medical Center, Internship

Brooke Army Medical Center, Residency

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Craig Barnette, DO

Watauga

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Craig Barnette, DO

Section Chief, Watauga Medical Center
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MEDICAL EDUCATION
Lincoln Memorial University Debusk College of Osteopathic Medicine

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
University of Kansas, Residency

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Laurie Beach, MD

Halifax

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Laurie Beach, MD

Staff Anesthesiologist
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Tennessee Tech University

MEDICAL EDUCATION
University of Tennessee

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Brockton Hospital, Internship

Carney Hospital, Fellowship

Vanderbilt, Residency

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

James G. Benonis, MD

Charlotte

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James Benonis, MD

Section Chief, Matthews Ambulatory Surgery Center
Past President – PAA

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Case Western Reserve University

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Temple University School of Medicine

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
The Reading Hospital and Medical Center, Internship

Duke University Medical Center, Residency

Duke University Medical Center, Fellowship

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Carl C. Berasi IV, MD

Pinehurst

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Carl C. Berasi IV, MD

Staff Anesthesiologist
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
University of Notre Dame

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Duke University School of Medicine

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Riverside Methodist Hospital, Internship

University of Florida, Residency, Fellowship

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology, Advanced Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography

John Berry VII, MD

Pinehurst

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John Berry VII, MD

Staff Anesthesiologist
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
University of North Carolina

MEDICAL EDUCATION
University of North Carolina

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
University of North Carolina Hospitals, Internship, Residency

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Harvard Medical School, Fellowship

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology, Echocardiography

Kim Blumberg, MD

Charlotte

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Kim Blumberg, MD

Section Chief, Huntersville Ambulatory Surgery Center

Section Chief, Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Baylor University

MEDICAL EDUCATION
The University of Texas Medical Branch

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Brooke Army Medical Center, Internship

Brooke Army Medical Center, Anesthesiology

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Willem Bok, MD, MBA

Charlotte

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Willem Bok, MD, MBA

Section Chief, Kimel Park Surgery Center
Section Chief of Ambulatory Surgery
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Duke University School of Medicine

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill, MBA

Deaconess Hospital, Internship

Duke University Medical Center, Residency

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Christopher Brann, MD

Brunswick

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Christopher Brann, MD

Staff Anesthesiologist
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Boston University

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Boston University School of Medicine

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Maine Medical Center, Internship

Maine Medical Center, Anesthesiology Residency

University of California, Neuroanesthesiology Fellowship

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Ronald Brannon, MD

Charlotte

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Ronald Brannon, MD

Staff Anesthesiologist
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Wheaton College

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Baylor College of Medicine

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Brooke Army Medical Center, Internship

Brooke Army Medical Center, Residency

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Daniel Briggs, MD

Charlotte

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Daniel Briggs, MD

Section Chief, Novant Health Charlotte Orthopedic Hospital

Section Chief, Novant Health Center City Outpatient Surgery Center
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

MEDICAL EDUCATION
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Medicine

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Internship and Residency, Internal Medicine

Duke University Medical Center, Residency, Anesthesiology

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Alison Brown, MD

Charlotte

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Alison Brown, MD

Staff Anesthesiologist
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Dartmouth College

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Duke University School of Medicine

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Duke University, Internship, Residency

Duke University, Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Pediatric Anesthesiology

Dale Buchanan, MD

Charlotte

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Dale Buchanan, MD

Staff Anesthesiologist
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Clemson University

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Medical University of South Carolina

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Medical University of South Carolina, Internship and Residency, Pediatrics

Duke University Medical Center, Residency, Anesthesiology

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Fellowship

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Pediatrics

Courtney Castoro, MD

Charlotte

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Courtney Castoro, MD

Subspecialty Chief, Cardiac Anesthesia
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
University of Arizona

MEDICAL EDUCATION
University of Arizona

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Tuscon Hospitals Medical Education Program, Internship

University of Arizona, Residency

Mayo Clinic, Fellowship

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Stephanie Chismar, MD

Charlotte

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Stephanie Chismar, MD

Section Chief for Novant Health Pre-Surgical Services
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Pennsylvania State University

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Medical University of South Carolina, Internship

Medical University of South Carolina, Residency

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Steven Colwell, MD

PAA - Salisbury

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Steven Colwell, MD

Staff Anesthesiologist
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Hobart College

MEDICAL EDUCATION
S.U.N.Y. Upstate Medical University

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Internship

Wake Forest University, Anesthesiology Residency

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Kevin Crosby, MD

Charlotte

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Kevin Crosby, MD

President
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Furman University

MEDICAL EDUCATION
University of North Carolina School of Medicine

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Mayo Clinic, Internship and Residency

Nemours Children’s Clinic, Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Pediatric Anesthesiology

Christopher J. Duggins, MD

Charlotte

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Christopher J. Duggins, MD

Past Chairman of Anesthesiology, Novant Health Greater Charlotte Market
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Memphis State University

MEDICAL EDUCATION
University of Tennessee College of Medicine

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Brooke Army Medical Center, Internship

Brooke Army Medical Center, Residency

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Transesophageal Echocardiography

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Ashley Feeman, MD

Charlotte

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Ashley Feeman, MD

Staff Anesthesiologist
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Appalachian State University

MEDICAL EDUCATION
University of South Carolina School of Medicine

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Medical University of South Carolina, Internship and Residency

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Paul Fronapfel, MD

Charlotte

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Paul J. Fronapfel, MD

Chair, Clinical Practice Committee

Medical Director, Novant Health Pre Surgical Services
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MEDICAL EDUCATION
Mayo Medical School

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Mayo Clinic, Internship and Residency

Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Fellowship

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Laura Gardner, MD

Charlotte

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Laura Gardner, MD

Section Chief, OB Novant Health Charlotte, PAA
Recruitment Committee
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
College of Charleston

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Medical University of South Carolina

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Medical University of South Carolina of Charleston, Internship

University of Chicago Medical Center, Residency

Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital, Fellowship

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology

Jacquelyn Gibbons, MD

Kimel Park

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Jacquelyn Gibbons, MD

Staff Anesthesiologist
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
University of South Carolina

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Medical University of South Carolina

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Medical University of South Carolina, Residency

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Richard Griggs, MD

Charlotte

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Richard Griggs, MD

Section Chief, Novant Health Mint Hill Medical Center
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Chief of Surgery, Novant Health Mint Hill Medical Center
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Penn State University

MEDICAL EDUCATION
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Duke University Medical Center, Internship

Duke University Medical Center, Residency

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Christopher G. Gunn, MD

Charlotte

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Christopher G. Gunn, MD

Section Chief, Mallard Creek Ambulatory Surgery Center
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Furman University

MEDICAL EDUCATION
University of Alabama School of Medicine

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Duke University Medical Center, Internship and Residency

Emory University Hospital, Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, Fellowship

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Transesophageal Echocardiography

Doug Guyton, MD

PAA Mobile

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Doug Guyton, MD

Staff Anesthesiologist
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
University of Mississippi

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Harvard Medical School

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
University of California at San Francisco, Internship, General Surgery

University of California at San Francisco, Residency, General Surgery

University of Florida College of Medicine, Residency, Anesthesiology

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

G. Britton Harper, MD

Charlotte

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G. Britton Harper, MD

RECORDING SECRETARY
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
University of the South

MEDICAL EDUCATION
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Geissinger Medical Center, Internship, Surgical

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Residency, Surgical

University of Virginia, Residency, Anesthesiology

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Steven T. Hobgood, MD

Nash

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Steven T. Hobgood, MD

Section Chief, Nash General Hospital
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
East Carolina University

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Duke University School of Medicine

Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Duke University Medical Center, Internship

Duke University Medical Center, Residency

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Freeman R. Jackson, MD

Charlotte

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Freeman R. Jackson, MD

Personnel Committee
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

MEDICAL EDUCATION
University of North Carolina School of Medicine

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
University of North Carolina Medical Center, Internship and Residency

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Nona M. Jarman, DO

Iredell

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Nona M. Jarman, DO

Member, Clinical Practice Committee
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Saint Mary’s College

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Kansas City University

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Saint John Macomb Hospital, Internship

Henry Ford Hospital, Residency

Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Fellowship

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Michael Jones, MD

PAA - Salisbury

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Michael Jones, MD

Staff Anesthesiologist
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Old Dominion University

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Eastern Virginia Medical School

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Wake Forest University, Anesthesiology Residency

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

K-M

Eric Knorr, MD

PAA - Salisbury

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Eric Knorr, MD

Staff Anesthesiologist
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Wilkes University

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Medical College of Pennsylvania

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Medical College of Pennsylvania, Internship

Wake Forest University, Anesthesiology Residency

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Cory Koenig, DO

Charlotte

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Cory Koenig, DO

Vice President, Operations

Chairman of the Recruitment Committee
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
South Dakota State University

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Des Moines University

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Henry Ford Hospital, Internship and Residency

University of Michigan, CS Mott Children’s Hospital, Pediatric Anesthesiology, Fellowship

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Pediatric Anesthesiology

Lauren Kokajko, MD

Charlotte

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Lauren Kokajko, MD

Co-Chair, Marketing Committee

Member, Clinical Practice Committee
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Rhodes College

MEDICAL EDUCATION
University of Kentucky College of Medicine

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
University of Maryland, Internship and Residency

Children’s National Health System George Washington University, Fellowship

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Pediatric Anesthesiology

Brian Kornrumpf, MD

Charlotte

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Brian Kornrumpf, MD

Vice President, Finance

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Lipscomb University

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Wake Forest University School of Medicine

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Internship and Residency

Boston’s Children’s Hospital, Pediatric Anesthesiology, Fellowship

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Pediatric Anesthesiology

Transesophageal Echocardiography

Matthew S. Kozlowski, MD

Charlotte

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Matthew S. Kozlowski, MD

Co-Chief, PAA Mobile
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
University of Florida

MEDICAL EDUCATION
George Washington University School of Medicine

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
University of Florida, Internship and Residency

Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, Fellowship

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Transesophageal Echocardiography

Darryl Malak, MD

Charlotte

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Darryl Malak, MD

Section Chief, Novant Health Matthews Medical Center
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
United States Air Force Academy

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Loyola University of Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Resurrection Medical Center, Internship

Duke University Medical Center, Residency

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Jacob A. Matthews, MD

Charlotte

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Jacob A. Matthews, MD

Staff Anesthesiologist
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Mercer University

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Mercer University School of Medicine

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Internship, Residency

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Ashley A. McDonell, MD

Charlotte

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Ashley A. McDonell, MD

Section Chief, Ballantyne Surgery Center, Ballantyne Hospital (2023)

Section Chief, South Park Surgery Center

Subspecialty Chief, Pediatric Anesthesia
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
University of North Carolina

MEDICAL EDUCATION
University of North Carolina

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Maine Medical Center, Internship and Residency

Seattle Children’s Hospital, Fellowship

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

LeeAnn McGinnis, MD

Charlotte

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LeeAnn McGinnis, MD

Personnel Committee, Alternate
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MEDICAL EDUCATION
University of Michigan

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Boston University, Internship, Internal Medicine

Massachusetts General Hospital, Residency, Anesthesiology

Massachusetts General Hospital, Fellowship

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Antonio McGuire, MD

Nash

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Antonio McGuire, MD

Staff Anesthesiologist
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
North Carolina State University

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Medical College of Virginia, Internship and Residency

University of Florida, Fellowship

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Jonathan N. McMullen, MD

PAA Mobile

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Jonathan N. McMullen, MD

Section Chief, PAA Mobile
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Tulane University

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Tulane Medical School

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Hospital of St. Raphael, Internship

Yale New Haven Hospital, Residency

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Anthony Meluch, MD

Iredell

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Anthony Meluch, MD

Staff Anesthesiologist
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Perdue University

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Indiana School of Medicine

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Ball Memorial Hospital, Internship

Duke University Medical Center, Residency

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Stephen V. Mendoza, MD

Charlotte

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Stephen V. Mendoza, MD

Subspecialty Chief, Obstetric Anesthesia

Chair, Personnel Committee
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Texas A&M University

MEDICAL EDUCATION
University of Texas Health Science Center

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Brooke Army Medical Center, Internship

Brooke Army Medical Center, Residency

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Emil Menk, MD

Charlotte

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Emil Menk, MD

Staff Anesthesiologist
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
University of Kentucky College of Medicine

MEDICAL EDUCATION
University of Texas Health Science Center

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Brooke Army Medical Center, Internship and Residency

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Megan Meuse, MD

Charlotte

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Megan Meuse, MD

Staff Anesthesiologist
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
University of Arizona

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Dartmouth Medical School

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Michigan State University, Residency

University of Virginia, Residency

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

John A. Meyer, MD

Western Carolina

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John A. Meyer, MD

Staff Anesthesiologist
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Florida State University, University of Pennsylvania

MEDICAL EDUCATION
University of Florida School of Medicine

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
University of Michigan Hospitals, Internship, Residency

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

John Meyer, MD

Charlotte

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John Meyer, MD

Section Chief, Novant Health Charlotte Outpatient Surgery Center, Section Chief, Western Carolina Surgery Center

Co-Chair, Marketing Committee
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

MEDICAL EDUCATION
University of North Carolina School of Medicine

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Internship and Residency

Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Fellowship

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology

Kate Miller, MD

Charlotte

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Kate Miller, MD

Section Chief, Novant Health Midtown Outpatient Surgery Center
Chair, Clinical Practice Committee

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Baylor University

MEDICAL EDUCATION
University of Texas Medical School

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Yale University School of Medicine, Internship and Residency

Yale University School of Medicine, Fellowship

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Pediatric Anesthesiology

Warren G. Mills, MD

Iredell

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Warren G. Mills, MD

Section Chief, Iredell Memorial Hospital
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Emory University

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Medical College of Georgia

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Carolinas Medical Center, Anesthesiology, Internal Medicine

University of Florida, Residency, Anesthesiology

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Internal Medicine

Anesthesiology

Lauren Sylvester Mokris, MD

Pinehurst

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Lauren Sylvester Mokris, MD

Staff Anesthesiologist
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Mississippi College

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Residency

University of North Carolina, Fellowship

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Pain Medicine

Joseph W. Morgan, MD

Watauga

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Joseph W. Morgan, MD

Staff Anesthesiologist
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Clemson University

University at Buffalo

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Upstate Medical University

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Cleveland Clinic, Internship and Residency

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Josef N. Mueksch, MD

Brunswick

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Josef N. Mueksch, MD

Division Chief, Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Villanova University

MEDICAL EDUCATION
MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Cooper University Hospital, Internship

Drexel University College of Medicine, Residency

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

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Vaughn P. Nelson, MD

PAA - Salisbury

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Vaughn P. Nelson, MD

Section Chief, Novant Health Rowan Medical Center
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Wake Forest University

MEDICAL EDUCATION
East Carolina University School of Medicine

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
University of Florida College of Medicine, Internship and Residency

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Diana Newby-Boyd, MD

PAA - Salisbury

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Diana Newby-Boyd, MD

Staff Anesthesiologist
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Xavier University of Louisiana

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Medical College of Wisconsin

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Medical College of Wisconsin, Internship

Medical College of Wisconsin, Anesthesiology Residency

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Daniel Nguyen, MD

Watauga

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Daniel Nguyen, MD

Staff Anesthesiologist
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
University of Florida

MEDICAL EDUCATION
University of Florida, College of Medicine

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Presbyterian St. Luke’s Hospital, Internship

University of Florida, College of Medicine, Anesthesiology Residency

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Ann Pflugrath, MD

PAA Mobile

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Ann Pflugrath, MD

Staff Anesthesiologist
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
University of Virginia

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Southwestern Medical School

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Maryland General Hospital, Internship

Duke University Medical Center, Residency

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Thomas Quigley, MD

Charlotte

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Thomas Quigley, MD

Associate VP, Scheduling
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Amherst College

MEDICAL EDUCATION
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
University of Arizona, Internship, Internal Medicine

University of Arizona, Residency

Harvard University, Boston Children’s Hospital, Fellowship

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Pediatric Anesthesiology

Atif Raja, MD

Charlotte

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Atif Raja, MD

Staff Anesthesiologist
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
North Carolina State of University

MEDICAL EDUCATION
University of North Carolina, School of Medicine

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
University of North Carolina, Residency

Duke University Medical Center, Fellowship

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Echocardiography

Jacland F. ReVille Jr., MD

Pinehurst

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Jacland F. ReVille Jr., MD

Staff Anesthesiologist
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Washington and Lee University

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Wake Forest University School of Medicine

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Wake Forest University, Anesthesiology Internship, Residency

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology, Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Ryan Rich, MD

PAA - Salisbury

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Ryan Rich, MD

Staff Anesthesiologist
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Wake Forest University

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Wake Forest University, School of Medicine

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Wake Forest University, Anesthesiology Residency

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Edward Roberts, MD

Nash

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Edward Roberts, MD

Staff Anesthesiologist
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
High Point College

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Wake University, Bowman-Gray School of Medicine

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
North Carolina Baptist Hospital, Internship

Medical College of Virginia, Anesthesiology Residency

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Ilya Rubin, MD

Charlotte

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Ilya Rubin, MD

Section Chief at Ballantyne Surgery Center
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Personnel Committee, Alternate
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MEDICAL EDUCATION
Belarussian Medical University

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
University of Minnesota Hospitals and Clinics, Internship and Residency

University of Minnesota Hospitals and Clinics, Fellowship

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Paul Ryskiewich, MD

Charlotte

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Paul Ryskiewich, MD

Staff Anesthesiologist
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
North Carolina State University

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Wake Forest University Bowman Gray Medical School

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
University of Virginia Affiliated Hospitals, Internship

Indiana University, Residency

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

S-Z

Farrukh Sair, MD

Charlotte

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Farrukh Sair, MD

Division Chief, Interventional Pain Center
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Duke University

MEDICAL EDUCATION
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Frankford Hospital, Transitional Internship

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Anesthesiology Residency

Duke University Medical Center, Pain Medicine Fellowship

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Pain Medicine

John J. Sandoval, MD

Charlotte

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John J. Sandoval, MD

Chairman of Anesthesiology, Novant Health Greater Charlotte Market
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
University of Denver

MEDICAL EDUCATION
University of Colorado Health Science Center

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
University of Colorado Health Science Center, General Surgery Internship

University of Florida College of Medicine, Anesthesiology Residency

University of Florida College of Medicine, Chief Resident in Anesthesiology

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Samuel Sayson, MD

Charlotte

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Samuel Sayson, MD

Member, Clinical Practice Committee
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
University of California

MEDICAL EDUCATION
F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine, Uniformed Services, University of the Health Sciences

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Letterman Army Medical Center, Transitional Internship

Brooke Army Medical Center, Anesthesiology Residency

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Transesophageal Echocardiography

Pain Management

Leon R. Shaw, MD, MPH

Halifax

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Leon R. Shaw, MD, MPH

Division Chief, Halifax Regional Medical Center
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
University of the Witwatersrand

MEDICAL EDUCATION
University of the Witwatersrand

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
University of London, Internship

Stanford University Medical Center, Residency

University of California, Los Angeles, Fellowship

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Paul Shook, MD

Charlotte

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Paul Shook, MD

Staff Anesthesiologist
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Albion College

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Wake Forest University Bowman Gray School of Medicine

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Duke University, Internship and Residency

Duke University, Fellowship

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Transesophageal Echocardiography

Karen V. Slocum, MD, MPH

Charlotte

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Karen V. Slocum, MD, MPH

Section Chief, Edgewater Ambulatory Surgery Center
Secretary/Treasurer of the North Carolina Society of Anesthesiologists

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Boston College

MEDICAL EDUCATION
University of North Carolina School of Medicine

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
George Washington University, Internship and Residency

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Fellowship

College

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Francis Stranick, MD

Charlotte

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Francis Stranick, MD

Vice President, Business Development
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Creighton University

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Creighton University

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Eastern Virginia Medical Center, Internship

Brown University, Residency, Pediatrics

Georgetown University, Residency, Anesthesia

George Washington University, Children’s National Medical Center, Fellowship, Pediatric Anesthesia and Critical Care Fellowships

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Pediatrics

Kirk Tarasidis, MD

PAA Mobile

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Kirk Tarasidis, MD

Staff Anesthesiologist
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Wake Forest University

University of Richmond

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Emory University School of Medicine

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Internship and Residency Years 1 & 2, General Surgery

Emory University School of Medicine, Residency, Anesthesiology

Ilka Theruvath, MD

Charlotte

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Ilka Theruvath, MD

Chair, Continuous Quality Improvement Committee

DOCTORATE / PH.D.
Medizinische Hochschule
POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Humboldt University, Internship and Residency

Anesthesia Medical College of Georgia, Residency

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Fellowship

Medical College of Georgia, Fellowship

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Pediatric Anesthesiology

Echocardiography

Brendan Tribble, MD

Charlotte

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Brendan Tribble, MD

Co-Chief, PAA Mobile
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
University of California, Santa Barbara

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Northwestern University

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Naval Medical Center, Internship and Residency

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Justin J. Upp, MD

Iredell

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Justin J. Upp, MD

Member, Continuous Quality Improvement Committee
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
University of Florida

MEDICAL EDUCATION
University of Florida

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
University of Florida & Shands, Internship, Internal Medicine

University of Michigan, Residency

Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Fellowship

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Miller Van Vliet, DO

Brunswick

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Miller Van Vliet, DO

Staff Anesthesiologist
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Allegheny College

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Millcreek Community Hospital, Internship

University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital, Residency

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Donna Vernon, MD

PAA Mobile

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Donna Vernon, MD

Staff Anesthesiologist
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Adelphi University

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Adelphi University

Ross University School of Medicine

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Wetchester Medical Center, Residency

Matthew Wang, MD

Charlotte

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Matthew Wang, MD

Staff Anesthesiologist
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
University of Illinois at Chicago

MEDICAL EDUCATION
University of Illinois

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
University of Chicago, Weiss Hospital, Internship

New York University Medical Center, Residency

Harvard University, Boston Children’s Hospital, Fellowship

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Pediatric Anesthesiology

Samuel M. Warren, MD

Western Carolina

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Samuel M. Warren, MD

Staff Anesthesiologist
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
University of Kentucky

MEDICAL EDUCATION
University of Kentucky, Yale University (Master of Science, Pharmacology)

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Riverside Methodist Hospital, Internship

The Ohio State University, Residency

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Joseph L. Weidman, MD

Charlotte

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Joseph L. Weidman, MD

Section Chief, Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Brigham Young University

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Baylor College of Medicine

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
George Washington University Hospital, Internship, Internal Medicine

Massachusetts General Hospital, Residency

Brigham and Woman’s Hospital, Fellowship

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Transesophageal Echocardiography

Jeff Welna, DO

Charlotte

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Jeff Welna, DO

Personnel Committee
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
University of Minnesota

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Carson City Osteopathic Hospital, Internship

Riverside Osteopathic Hospital, Residency

Mayo Clinic, Residency and Fellowship

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Adelle Anthony-Williams, MD

PAA Mobile

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Adelle Anthony-Williams, MD

Staff Anesthesiologist

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
City College of New York School of Biomedical Education

MEDICAL EDUCATION
NYU School of Medicine

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Yale-University School of Medicine, Internship, Residency

UNC at Chapel Hill, Fellowship

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Medical Acupuncture for Physicians

CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine, Medical Acupuncture for Physicians, Pain Management

James Winkley, MD

Pinehurst

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James Winkley, MD

Staff Anesthesiologist

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Brigham Young University

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Transesophageal Echocardiography and Cardiac Anesthesiology Advance Training – Walter Reed Army Medical Center

Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Anesthesiology Residency

Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Transitional Internship

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology, Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography

Katie Yang, MD

Charlotte

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Katie Yang, MD

Vice President, Scheduling
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Duke University

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Duke University

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Washington University, Internship and Residency

Washington University, Fellowship

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology

Christopher M. Zsoldos, MD

PAA Mobile

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Chirstopher M. Zsoldos, MD

Staff Anesthesiologist
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UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
West Virginia University

MEDICAL EDUCATION
West Virginia School of Medicine

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
West Penn-Allegheny Health System, Internship

Loyola University Medical Center, Residency

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anesthesiology, ACLS, PALS, BLS