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Department of Anesthesiology

Leadership

Al Solina, MD
Chair
Professor of Anesthesiology
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Al Solina, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: St. Georges University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies
Residency: Internal Medicine - Saint Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Paterson, NJ, Anesthesiology - Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY
Fellowship: Cardiac Anesthesiology - Pennsylvania State University, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA

Board Certifications:

Anesthesiology, Echocardiography

Special Interests:

Cardiothoracic anesthesiology (particularly for ventricular assist device, minimally invasive and robotic procedures), perioperative echocardiography

Memberships:

American Society of Anesthesiology, Society of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, New Jersey State Society of Anesthesiologists

About Me:

Dr. Solina has more than 25 years of experience in anesthesiology and brings tremendous knowledge and application of anesthesiology to Cooper through his extensive clinical and administrative experience in some of the busiest medical centers in the country. Prior to joining Cooper, Dr. Solina was Vice Chairman of the Department of Anesthesia and Chief of the Division of Cardiac Anesthesia at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, NJ. He also served as a Professor of Anesthesiology at the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, NJ.

Amanda Burden, MD
Vice Chair
Faculty Affairs
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
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Amanda Burden, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Internship: Chestnut Hill Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Residency: Anesthesiology - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, Pediatric Anesthesiology - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certifications:

Anesthesiology

Special Interests:

Pediatric anesthesiology, airway management, development and use of emergency checklists, patient safety, ending disparities in healthcare and education, simulation in healthcare, education and assessment

Memberships:

American Society of Anesthesiology

Awards and Honors:

Maurice C. Clifford Leadership Award in Surgery, Reader's Pick Top Physician for Children, Pediatric Anesthesiology, South Jersey Magazine, 2011, Board Examiner, American Board of Anesthesiology, Invited Member, Harvard School of Public Health Workgroup for National Implementation of Crisis Checklists

About Me:

Exhibitor/Posters at American Society of Anesthesiology 

Coordinator, Resident Events

Edward Deal, DO
Vice Chair
Clinical Affairs
Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology
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Edward Deal, DO

Education Background:

Medical School: UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ
Internship: Kennedy Memorial Hospital, Stratford, NJ
Residency: Anesthesiology - Kennedy Memorial Hospital, Stratford, NJ
Fellowship: Cardiothoracic Anesthesia - Kennedy Memorial Hospital, Stratford, NJ, Pain Management - Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ

Board Certifications:

Anesthesiology

Special Interests:

Trauma anesthesia, oncology anesthesia, cardiothoracic anesthesia

Memberships:

American Society of Anesthesiologists, American Osteopathic College of Anesthesiology, American Osteopathic Association, American Association for the Advancement of Science, International Anesthesia Research Society, Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, International Trauma Anesthesia and Critical Care Society

Erin Pukenas, MD
Vice Chair
Administrative Affairs
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
CMSRU Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
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Erin Pukenas, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, VA
Internship: Mercy Catholic Medical Center - Fitzgerald Division, Darby, PA
Residency: Anesthesiology - Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ
Fellowship: Pediatric Anesthesiology - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certifications:

Anesthesiology, Pediatric and Adult Simulation

Special Interests:

Neonatal anesthesia, patient safety and perioperative communication improvement

Memberships:

American Society of Anesthesiologists, Founding Member, Committee on Safety and Quality Improvement, Society for Pediatric Anesthesia, American Medical Society

Paul Audu, MD
Division Head
Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology
Neuro Anesthesiology
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Paul Audu, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria
Internship: Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Residency: Anesthesiology - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Fellowship: Anesthesiology - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certifications:

Anesthesiology

Memberships:

American Society of Anesthesiology, International Anesthesia Research Society, Society of Neuroanesthesia and Critical Care

[Research Profile]
Ahmed Awad, MD
Division Head
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology
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Ahmed Awad, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
Internship: St. Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ, Ain Shams University Hospitals, Cairo, Egypt
Residency: Anesthesiology - Sharm El Sheikh International Hospital, South Sinai, Egypt, Anesthesiology - New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, Anesthesiology - Nasser Institute Hospital, Cairo, Egypt
Fellowship: Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology - New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY

Board Certifications:

Anesthesiology, Peri-Operative Transesophageal Echocardiogram

Special Interests:

Cardiac thoracic anesthesia, vascular surgeries, perioperative transesophageal echocardiogram, anesthesia for transcatheter aortic valve implantation(TAVI)

Memberships:

American Society of Anesthesiology, NJ Society of Anesthesiology, Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesia, American Society of Echocardiography

Awards and Honors:

Resident Teaching Award 2010 Cooper University Hospital

Talia Ben-Jacob, MD, MS
Division Head
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Critical Care Anesthesiology
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Talia Ben-Jacob, MD, MS

Education Background:

Medical School: University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT
Internship: Surgery - Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ
Residency: Surgery - Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ, Anesthesiology - Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ
Fellowship: Critical Care - Barnes-Jewish Hospital-Washington University School of Medicine , St. Louis, MO

Board Certifications:

Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine

Special Interests:

Critical care, obstetric critical care and anesthesia, cardiac critical care and anesthesia, simulation, medical education

Memberships:

American Society of Anesthesiologists, Society of Critical Care Medicine

About Me:

South Jersey Magazine 2015 Top Doc

Ronak Desai, DO
Division Head
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Regional/Orthopedic Anesthesiology
Cardiothoracic Anesthesia
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Ronak Desai, DO

Education Background:

Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, PA
Internship: Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Residency: Anesthesiology - University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL

Board Certifications:

Anesthesiology

Special Interests:

Cardiac anesthesia, transesophageal echocardiography, regional anesthesia and postoperative pain management, postoperative cognitive dysfunction

Memberships:

American Society of Anesthesiologists, International Anesthesia Research Society, Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, Illinois Society of Anesthesiology, NJ Society of Anesthesiologists, American Osteopathic Association

Awards and Honors:

The Bayer Pharmaceutical Excellence Award, LECOM Academic Scholarship, LECOM Ambassador Scholarship, Edward M. Chester, MD, Summer Scholar

Gregory Dodson, DO
Division Head
Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology
Ambulatory Anesthesiology
Pediatric Anesthesiologist
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Gregory Dodson, DO

Education Background:

Medical School: UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ
Internship: Delaware County Memorial Hospital, Drexel Hill, PA
Residency: Anesthesiology - Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ
Fellowship: Pediatric Anesthesiology - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certifications:

Anesthesiology

Bharathi Gourkanti, MD
Division Head
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Pediatric Anesthesiology
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Bharathi Gourkanti, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: Kakatiya Medical College, Warangal, India
Internship: Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Hospital, Warangal, India
Residency: Anesthesiology - Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY

Board Certifications:

Anesthesiology

Special Interests:

Pediatric anesthesia, ambulatory anesthesia

Memberships:

American Society of Anesthesiologists, NJ State Society of Anesthesiologists, International Anesthesia Research Society, Operation Smile Charity Medical Mission, International Healthcare Volunteers

Michele Mele, MD
Division Head
Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology
Obstetrical Anesthesiology
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Michele Mele, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
Internship: Obstetrics and Gynecology - Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Residency: Obstetrics and Gynecology - Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, Anesthesiology - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certifications:

Anesthesiology

Ludmil Mitrev, MD
Division Head
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Research
Cardiothoracic Anesthesia
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Ludmil Mitrev, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: University of Oslo Faculty of Medicine, Oslo, Norway
Internship: Hospital of St. Raphael, New Haven, CT
Residency: St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY
Fellowship: Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, Columbia University Medical Center/New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY

Board Certifications:

Anesthesiology

Special Interests:

Perioperative transesophagael echocardiography (TEE), regional anesthesia

Memberships:

American Society of Anesthesiologists, Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, Member, Committee of Electronic Communications, SCA

Awards and Honors:

1997 Candidatus Medicine Cum Laudabilis, University of Oslo, 2004 Resident of the Year, St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital, NY, 2012 Michael E. Goldberg Teacher of the Year Award

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Kinjal Patel, MD
Division Head
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Vascular/Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology
Fellowship Program Director
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Kinjal Patel, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
Internship: Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Residency: Anesthesiology - McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
Fellowship: Adult Cardiac Anesthesiology - McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Board Certifications:

Anesthesiology, Advanced Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography

Special Interests:

Adult cardiothoracic anesthesia, heart failure and mechanical assist devices, regional anesthesia, high-risk obstetrical anesthesia

Memberships:

American Society of Anesthesiologists, NJ State Society of Anesthesiologists, Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists

Michael Sabia, MD
Division Head
Fellowship Program Director
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
Pain Management
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Michael Sabia, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: New York Medical College, Fifth Pathway Program, Valhalla, NY
Internship: Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ
Residency: Anesthesiology - Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ
Fellowship: Pain Medicine - Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY

Board Certifications:

Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine

Special Interests:

Spinal cord stimulation, post laminectomy syndrome, radiofrequency ablation, low back pain

Memberships:

Beta Beta Beta Honorary Society, American Academy of Pain Management, American Society of Anesthesiologists, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, New Jersey State Society of Anesthesiologists, Camden County Medical Society Executive Member, Society of Academic Anesthesiology Associations, Camden County Medical Society: Treasurer, Medical Society of New Jersey

Awards and Honors:

South Jersey Magazine Top Physicians: 2012, 2013, 2014, Top Docs, South Jersey Magazine: 2012, 2013, 2014, Resident of the Quarter, Cooper University Hospital, The Marion Skriloff Scholarship Fund of the Rebekah State Assembly of NJ, Medtronic Fellowship Award, Beth Israel Medical Center

About Me:

Dr. Sabia's recently published research includes:

Bentley WE, Sabia M, Goldberg ME, Wainer IW (2015) Ketamine: An Update for Its Use in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and Major Depressive Disorder. Clin Exp Pharmacol 5: 169.

Hoang HT, Sabia M, Torjman M & Goldberg ME: The importance of medical education in the changing field of pain medicine. Pain Manag. (2014) 4(6), 437443.

Advances in Translational Neuropathic Research: Example of Enantioselective Pharmacokinetic-Pharmacodynamic Modeling of Ketamine-induced Pain Relief in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. Sabia M, Hirsh, RA, Wainer, IW, Cooper N, Domsky R, Goldberg ME. CURR PAIN HEADACHE REP. 2011 15:207-214.

Sabia M, Weaver M, Gessman R, Kalariya J: Update on the Importance of Medical Education in the Changing Field of Pain Medicine. Journal of Anesthesia and Patient Care 2017; 2:1. ISSN:2456-5490 .

Textbook:

Sabia M, Mathur, R
Interventional Pain Procedures: Handbook and Video Guide
Springer and Demos Medical  2018 Medical 1st Edition
ISBN-13: 978-1620701027, ISBN-10: 1620701022
https://www.amazon.com/Interventional-Pain-Procedures-Handbook-Video/dp/1620701022/ref=mt_paperback?_encoding=UTF8&me=&qid=1533115451

Marketing Video for Pain Handbook and Video Guide:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lrR_R2o6FY8


Sabia M, Sehdev J, Bentley W
Urogenital Pain: A Clinicians Guide to Diagnosis and Interventional Treatments. Springer 2017 1st Edition
ISBN-13: 978-3319457925 
ISBN-10: 3319457926
https://www.amazon.com/Urogenital-Pain-Clinicians-Interventional-Treatments/dp/3319457926/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1493674123&sr=8-1&keywords=urogenital+pain+sabia

Keyur Trivedi, MD
Division Head
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Trauma /Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology
Assistant Residency Program Director
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Keyur Trivedi, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Internship: Cabrini Medical Center, New York, NY
Residency: Anesthesiology - University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL

Board Certifications:

Anesthesiology

Special Interests:

Regional anesthesia, cardiothoracic anesthesia, neuroanesthesia, resident and medical student education

Memberships:

American Society of Anesthesiologist, Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesia

Awards and Honors:

Cum Laude Graduate

Teaching Faculty

Angelo Andonakakis, DO
Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology
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Angelo Andonakakis, DO

Education Background:

Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Internship: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Residency: Anesthesiology - Hahnemann University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certifications:

Anesthesiology

Kelly Bolkus, DO
Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology
Clinical Anesthesia
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Kelly Bolkus, DO

Education Background:

Medical School: UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ
Internship: UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ
Residency: Anesthesiology - Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ

Board Certifications:

Anesthesiology

Special Interests:

Regional anesthesia

Memberships:

American Society of Anesthesiology, American Society Osteopathic Association, NJ Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons

Awards and Honors:

Excellence in Pathology Award, 2006, Abdol Islami MD Foundation Scholarship, Sigma Sigma Phi-Omicron Chapter, National Osteopathic Honor Society, JT Tai & Co Scholarship, Alumni Book Award (awarded to the top two ranked medical students), Cum laude graduate of UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine, Athenaeum Honor Society

Matthew DeAngelis, DO
Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology
Medical Director, PACU
Clinical Anesthesia
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Matthew DeAngelis, DO

Education Background:

Medical School: UMDNJ - School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ
Internship: Rotating Internship - UMDNJ - School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ
Residency: Anesthesiology - Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ

Special Interests:

Regional anesthesia

Memberships:

American Society of Anesthesiologists, American Osteopathic Association, NJ State Society of Anesthesiology

Marc Fisicaro, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology
Anesthesiologist
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Marc Fisicaro, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
Internship: Internal Medicine - Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Residency: Anesthesiology - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certifications:

Anesthesiology

Awards and Honors:

Resident Teaching Award, Hobart Hare Honor Society

Kingsuk Ganguly, MD
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Assistant Fellowship Program Director
Pain Management
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Kingsuk Ganguly, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ
Internship: Internal Medicine - Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune, NJ
Residency: Anesthesiology - Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA
Fellowship: Pain Medicine - New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center, Hospital for Special Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Board Certifications:

Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine

Memberships:

American Society of Anesthesiologists, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, New Jersey Society of Interventional Pain Physicians

[Research Profile]
Jeffrey Gerritsen, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology
Clinical Anesthesia
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Jeffrey Gerritsen, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Internship: internal Medicine - Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Residency: Anesthesiology - Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ

Memberships:

American Society of Anesthesiologists, NJ State Society of Anesthesiology

Awards and Honors:

McMullen Dean's Scholar Award

Irwin Gratz, DO
Professor of Anesthesiology
Residency Program Director
Clinical Anesthesia
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Irwin Gratz, DO

Education Background:

Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Internship: Division of Commissioned Personnel, Rockville, MD
Residency: Anesthesiology - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Fellowship: Anesthesiology - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certifications:

Anesthesiology

Special Interests:

Anesthesia for pancreatic surgery, research anesthesia, medical education

Memberships:

American Medical Association, Pennsylvania Medical Society, American Society of Anesthesiologists, Philadelphia County Medical Society, International Anesthesia Research Society, Philadelphia Society of Anesthesiologists, Pennsylvania Society of Anesthesiologists

Robert Hirsh, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology
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Robert Hirsh, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
Internship: Staten Island Hospital, Staten Island, NY
Residency: Anesthesiology - Montefiore Medical Center, New York, NY
Fellowship: Anesthesiology Pain Management - Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Board Certifications:

Pain Management, Anesthesiology

Special Interests:

Medical education, scholar's workshop, non-invasive cardiac function and physiologic monitoring radiofrequency lesioning for treatment of spine pain due to facet arthropathy

Memberships:

American Anesthesiology Society, International Anesthesia Research Society, Pennsylvania Anesthesiologists Society

Awards and Honors:

Psychiatry, Ophthalmology, Distinction in Neurobiology Winner, New York State Regents Scholarship for Professional Education in Medicine

[Research Profile]
Wray Hughes, DO
Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology
Anesthesiologist
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Wray Hughes, DO

Education Background:

Medical School: UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ
Internship: Anesthesiology - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Residency: Anesthesiology - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certifications:

Anesthesiology

Memberships:

International Anesthesia Research Society, American Society of Anesthesiologists

Kathleen Kwiatt, DO
Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology
Anesthesiologist
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Kathleen Kwiatt, DO

Education Background:

Medical School: UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ
Internship: Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ
Residency: Anesthesiology - Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ

Board Certifications:

Anesthesiology

Memberships:

American Society of Anesthesiologists, NJ Chapter of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, American Osteopathic Association

Awards and Honors:

Dean's Award for Academic Excellence

Yue Monica Li, MD, MHS
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Pediatric Anesthesiologist
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Yue Monica Li, MD, MHS

Education Background:

Medical School: Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
Internship: Anesthesiology - University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA
Residency: Anesthesiology - University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA
Fellowship: Pediatric Anesthesiology - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Board Certifications:

Anesthesiology

Memberships:

American Society of Anesthesiologists, Society for Pediatric Anesthesia

Christopher Potestio, MD
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Critical Care
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Christopher Potestio, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: Robert Wood Johnson Medical School-Camden, Camden, NJ
Internship: Internal Medicine - Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ
Residency: Anesthesiology - Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC
Fellowship: Critical Care Medicine - Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY

Board Certifications:

Anesthesiology

Special Interests:

Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), sepsis, quality and patient safety, medical education

Memberships:

American Society of Anesthesiology, Society of Critical Care Medicine, Society for Education in Anesthesia, American Medical Association

Awards and Honors:

Patient Safety First - Gold Award

Robert Romisher, DO
Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology
Clinical Anesthesia
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Robert Romisher, DO

Education Background:

Medical School: Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Internship: Humana Hospital, West Palm Beach, FL
Residency: Anesthesiology - Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certifications:

Anesthesiology

Special Interests:

Office-based anesthesia, outpatient anesthesia

Memberships:

American Osteopathic Association, American Society of Anesthesiologists

John Safaryn, MD
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
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John Safaryn, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ
Internship: Meridian Health Jersey Shore Medical Center, Neptune, NJ
Residency: Anesthesiology - New York University Medical Center, New York, NY

Board Certifications:

Anesthesiology

Special Interests:

Cardiothoracic anesthesia, neuroanesthesia, ambulatory anesthesia

Memberships:

American Society of Anesthesiologists, Pennsylvania State Society of Anesthesiologists, NJ State Society of Anesthesiologists, New york State of Anesthesiologists

Michael Schwartz, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology
Pediatric Anesthesiologist
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Michael Schwartz, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
Internship: Maryland General Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Fellowship: Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE

Board Certifications:

Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology

Memberships:

American Society of Anesthesiologists, Society for Pediatric Anesthesia, Society for Pediatric Pain Medicine, Congenital Cardiac Anesthesia Society, New Jersey Society of Anesthesiology

Cheryl Seabron-Rambert, MD
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Director, Bariatric Anesthesiology
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Cheryl Seabron-Rambert, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, Brooklyn, NY
Internship: Harlem Hospital Center, New York, NY
Residency: SUNY Health Science Center, Brooklyn, NY

Board Certifications:

Anesthesiology

Memberships:

American Society of Anesthesiologists, International Anesthesia Research Society

Jasjit Sehdev, MD
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Pain Medicine Specialist, Anesthesiologist
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Jasjit Sehdev, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Internship: General Surgery - Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
Residency: Anesthesiology - Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ
Fellowship: Pain Management - Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ

Board Certifications:

Anesthesiology

Dhiren Soni, DO
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Clinical Anesthesia
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Dhiren Soni, DO

Education Background:

Medical School: Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Internship: St. Vincent Hospital, Worcester, MA
Residency: Mercy Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Board Certifications:

Anesthesiology

Special Interests:

Obstetric anesthesia, cardiothoracic anesthesia

Memberships:

American Society of Anesthesiologists, American Osteopathic Association

Magdy Takla, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology
Clinical Anesthesia
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Magdy Takla, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: Alexandria Faculty of Medicine - University of Alexandria, Egypt
Internship: Alexandria Main University Hospital, Alexandria, Egypt, North General Hospital, New York, NY
Residency: North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY, Brookdale University Hospital, Brooklyn, NY

Board Certifications:

Anesthesiology

Special Interests:

Obstetric anesthesia, trauma anesthesia, regional anesthesia

Memberships:

American Society of Anesthesiologists

Dejan Vuckovic, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology
Cardiothoracic Anesthesia
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Dejan Vuckovic, MD

Education Background:

Medical School: University of Nis Faculty of Medicine, Nis, Serbia
Internship: Surgery - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Residency: Anesthesiology - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, Anesthesiology - Univeristy of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Fellowship: Cardiac Anesthesia - Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Board Certifications:

Anesthesiology, Echocardiography

Special Interests:

Cardiothoracic anesthesia

Awards and Honors:

Diplomate of The National Board of Echocardiography, Outstanding Graduate Resident - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Thomas Jefferson Medical College Alumni Award