Meet Our Physicians

Arkadiy Abkin, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Area of Special Interest

Pediatric Anesthesia

Education

Fellowship: Pediatric Anesthesiology – The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), Philadelphia, PA

Residency: St. Lukes-Roosevelt Medical Center

Medical School: Leningrad Red Banner Pediatric Medical Institute | MD

Year Started At AAM: 2001

Aileen Armstrong, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist, Pediatric Anesthesiologist
Area of Special Interest

Pediatric Anesthesia

Education

Fellowship: Pediatric Anesthesia Fellowship

Residency: University of Michigan

Medical School: Northwestern University | MD

Year Started At AAM: 2010

Patrick Armstrong, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Area of Special Interest

Regional Anesthesia | Acute Pain Management

Education

Fellowship:
Regional Anesthesia Fellowship
Acute Pain Management Fellowship

Residency: University of Michigan

Medical School: Northwestern University | MD

Year Started At AAM: 2010

Kevin Barry, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Area of Special Interest

Neuroanesthesia

Education

Residency: Cornell

Medical School: Rutgers, NJMS | MD

Year Started At AAM: 1991

Eric J. Benvenuti, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Area of Special Interest

Cardiovascular Anesthesiology

Education

Fellowship:
Cardiovascular Anesthesiology – Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard
Medical School
Obstetric Anesthesiology – Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Residency: Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Medical School: New York University | MD

Year Started At AAM: 1994

Aaron Chalal, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Area of Special Interest

Regional Anesthesia

Education

Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Medical School: Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University | MD

Year Started At AAM: 2020

Cindy H. Chen, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Area of Special Interest

Regional Anesthesia | Ambulatory Anesthesia

Education

Fellowship: Regional Anesthesiology Fellowship – Hospital for Special Surgery

Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital

Medical School: Chicago Medical School, Rosalind Franklin University | MD

Year Started At AAM: 2011

Sy-Yeu Chern, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Area of Special Interest

Cardiac Anesthesia

Education

Fellowship: Cardiac Anesthesia

Residency: University of Pennsylvania

Medical School: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine | MD

Year Started At AAM: 2015

Matthew S. T. Chow, MD, FASA – Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Area of Special Interest

Regional Anesthesia

Education

Fellow American Society of Anesthesiologists

Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Medical School: College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University | MD

Year Started At AAM: 1998

Daniel H. Chung, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist (Board Secretary)
Area of Special Interest

Regional Anesthesia | OB Anesthesia

Education

Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Medical School: New York University School of Medicine | MD

Year Started At AAM: 2001

Dale L. Cohen, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist and Board Certified in Critical Care Medicine (Board Vice President)
Area of Special Interest

Cardiothoracic Anesthesia | Regional Anesthesia

Education

Fellowship:
Critical Care Medicine
Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology

Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center

Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine | MD

Year Started At AAM: 1993

Osemeke S. Edobor, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Area of Special Interest

Regional Anesthesia | Thoracic and Vascular Anesthesia | Obstetric Anesthesia | Ambulatory Anesthesia

Education

Residency: Hospital of the University Of Pennsylvania

Medical School: Wake Forest School of Medicine | MD

Year Started At AAM: 2020

R. Forrest, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Area of Special Interest

Regional Anesthesia | Ambulatory Anesthesia

Education

Residency: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Medical School: SUNY-HSC at Syracuse | MD

Year Started At AAM: 2019

Steven Ginsberg, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Area of Special Interest

EP

Education

Residency: Brookdale Hospital

Medical School: Autonomous University of Guadalajara | MD

Year Started At AAM: 2018

Brad Hamik, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Area of Special Interest

Cardiothoracic Anesthesia | Regional Anesthesia | OB Anesthesia

Education

Fellowship: Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology

Residency: Columbia University/New York Presbyterian

Medical School: New York Medical College | MD

Year Started At AAM: 2011

Maria Huarte, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist, Pediatric Anesthesiologist
Area of Special Interest

Pediatric Anesthesia

Education

Fellowship: Pediatric Anesthesiology – University of Colorado at the Childrens Hospital Colorado

Residency: Cleveland Clinic Foundation and Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires

Medical School: University of Buenos Aires, School of Medicine | MD

Year Started At AAM: 2021

Daniel J. Kalowitz, MD, MBA – Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Area of Special Interest

Cardiothoracic Anesthesia

Education

Fellowship: Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology – Mount Sinai Hospital

Residency: Mount Sinai Hospital

Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine | MD

Year Started At AAM: 2020

Cyrus B. Kapadia, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Area of Special Interest

Cardiac Anesthesia | Regional Anesthesia | Ambulatory Anesthesia

Education

Fellowship:
Pediatric Anesthesiology
Critical Care Medicine

Residency: Anesthesiology Boston University Medical Center

Medical School: G S Medical College Bombay University | MB, BS

Year Started At AAM: 1994

Shekhar C. Karmaker, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Area of Special Interest

Regional Anesthesia | OB Anesthesia | Ambulatory Anesthesia

Education

Residency: Anesthesia

Medical School: Sher-E Bangla Medical College, Bangladesh | MD

Year Started At AAM: 2019

Debra A. Kazim, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Area of Special Interest

Ambulatory Anesthesia | Pediatric Anesthesia | Regional Anesthesia

Education

Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Hospital

Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons | MD

Year Started At AAM: 1999

Peter Koranyi, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Education

Residency: Yale School of Medicine

Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons | MD

Year Started At AAM: 1999

Jay Kothari, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Area of Special Interest

Cardiothoracic Anesthesia | Regional Anesthesia | Obstetric Anesthesia

Education

Fellowship: Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology – New York Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

Residency: General Anesthesiology – Rutgers University, New Jersey Medical School

Medical School: Rutgers University, New Jersey Medical School | MD

Year Started At AAM: 2017

TJ Krall, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist and Board Certified in Critical Care Medicine
Area of Special Interest

Cardiothoracic Anesthesia | Critical Care Medicine

Education

Fellowship:
Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology
Critical Care Medicine

Residency: University of California – San Francisco, San Francisco, California

Medical School: Rutgers – New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey | MD

Year Started At AAM: 2021

Phil LaBove, MD - Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Education

Fellowship:
Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology
Obstetric Anesthesiology

Residency: Brigham & Women’s Hospital

Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons | MD

Year Started At AAM: 1994

Jennifer A. LaRosa, MD, FCCM, FCCP – Board Certified in Critical Care Medicine
Area of Special Interest

Post-Operative Critical Care | ARDS | Sepsis | Ethics

Education

Fellowship: University of Alabama & New York University

Residency: University of Arizona

Medical School: George Washington University | MD

Year Started At AAM: 2018

Stephen Landauer, MD - Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Education

Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Medical School: University of Chicago | MD

Year Started At AAM: 2019

Charles A. Lawson, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Education

Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center

Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons | MD

Year Started At AAM: 1998

Daniel S. Lee, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Area of Special Interest

Regional Anesthesia

Education

Fellowship:  Regional Anesthesia & Acute Pain Management | Montefiore Medical Center

Residency: Montefiore Medical Center

Medical School: Saint Louis University | MD

Year Started At AAM: 2020

Walter M. Lewis, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist (Board President)
Area of Special Interest

Regional Anesthesia | OB Anesthesia | Ambulatory Anesthesia

Education

Residency: New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center

Medical School: New York Medical College | MD

Year Started At AAM: 1997

Stephan M. Linz, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Education

Residency: LAC/USC Medical Center

Medical School: Georgetown University | MD

Year Started At AAM: 2001

Melissa Lopes, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist, Pediatric Anesthesiologist
Area of Special Interest

Pediatric Anesthesia | Regional Anesthesia | Ambulatory Medicine

Education

Fellowship: Pediatric Anesthesiology – NY Presbyterian Columbia

Residency: Anesthesia Residency – NY Presbyterian Columbia

Medical School: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School | MD

Year Started At AAM: 2009

Brian Lucas, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Area of Special Interest

Regional Anesthesia

Education

Fellowship: Pain Medicine – University of Rochester

Residency: University of Rochester

Medical School: University of Rochester | MD

Year Started At AAM: 1997

Michael S. Marcus, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Area of Special Interest

Pain Management

Education

Fellowship: Pain Management

Residency: Temple University Hospital

Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine | MD

Year Started At AAM: 2015

Rebecca M. Martinez, DO – Anesthesiologist
Education

Residency: Saint Barnabas Medical Center

Medical School: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine | DO

Year Started At AAM: 2019

Marc Meyer, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist, Pediatric Anesthesiologist
Area of Special Interest

Pediatric Anesthesia | Regional Anesthesia

Education

Fellowship: Pediatric Anesthesiology – Columbia

Residency: Anesthesia – Columbia | Pediatrics – Cornell

Medical School: Cornell | MD

Year Started At AAM: 2020

Michael Panah, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Area of Special Interest

Cardiothoracic Anesthesia | OB Anesthesia | Trauma Anesthesia | Regional Anesthesia | Neuro Anesthesia | Ambulatory Anesthesia | Pediatric Anesthesia

Education

Fellowship: Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology

Residency: Mount Sinai Medical Center

Medical School: Albany Medical College | MD

Year Started At AAM: 1998

Marisa Petrucelli, DO – Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Area of Special Interest

Regional Anesthesia | OB Anesthesia | Ambulatory Anesthesia

Education

Residency: Temple

Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine | DO

Year Started At AAM: 2019

Keith Riabov, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Education

Residency: Mount Sinai NYC

Medical School: UMDNJ NJMS | MD

Year Started At AAM: 1996

Lee Rosenbaum, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Education

Fellowship: Critical Care Medicine

Residency: Anesthesiology – Columbia Presbyterian

Medical School: New York Medical College | MD

Year Started At AAM: 1994

Benjamin Rubin, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Area of Special Interest

Regional Anesthesia | OB Anesthesia

Education

Residency:
Anesthesiology Residency – UMDNJ /Rutgers University, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ
Ophthalmology Residency – North Shore-LIJ Medical Center, Great Neck, NY

Medical School: Stony Brook School of Medicine, NY | MD

Year Started At AAM: 2018

Josh Rubin, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Area of Special Interest

General Anesthesia

Education

Residency: St. Barnabas Medical Center

Medical School: New York Medical College | MD

Year Started At AAM: 2019

John W. Secoy, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Area of Special Interest

Ambulatory Anesthesia

Education

Fellowship: Pain Management

Residency: UMDNJ, Newark

Medical School: St. Georges University School of Medicine | MD

Year Started At AAM: 2019

Samir Sethi, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist and Board Certified in Critical Care Medicine
Area of Special Interest

Cardiac Anesthesia | Critical Care Medicine

Education

Fellowship: Cardiac Anesthesiology and Critical Care Anesthesiology – New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Residency: George Washington University School of Medicine

Medical School: Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University | MD

Year Started At AAM: 2021

Lorne B. Sheren, MD, JD, FASA – Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Area of Special Interest

Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs

Education

Fellowship: Seton Hall School of Law

Residency: Columbia University

Medical School: SUNY Downstate | MD

Year Started At AAM: 2019

Pheodora L. Shin, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist, Pediatric Anesthesiologist (Board Member-At-Large)
Area of Special Interest

Pediatric Anesthesia

Education

Fellowship: Pediatric Anesthesiology – The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), Philadelphia, PA

Residency: Pediatric Residency – Stanford University | General Anesthesiology – UC San Francisco

Medical School: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine | MD

Year Started At AAM: 1995

James C. Sieber, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Area of Special Interest

Regional Anesthesia

Education

Residency: Yale New Haven Hospital

Medical School: University of Connecticut | MD

Year Started At AAM: 1998

Isaac Spiteri, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist, Pediatric Anesthesiologist
Area of Special Interest

Pediatric Anesthesia

Education

Fellowship: Columbia Presbyterian

Residency: Robert Wood Johnson

Medical School: Saint Georges University School of Medicine | MD

Year Started At AAM: 2009

Richard A. Stennett, MD, MPH – Board Certified Anesthesiologist and Board Certified in Critical Care Medicine (Board Member-At-Large)
Area of Special Interest

Cardiovascular Anesthesia | Critical Care Medicine

Chair of The Department of Anesthesiology at Morristown Medical Center, Newton Medical Center and Hackettstown Medical Center.

Education

Fellowship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center

Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center

Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons | MD

Year Started At AAM: 1996

James Streicher, MD – BOARD CERTIFIED ANESTHESIOLOGIST
Area of Special Interest

General Anesthesia

Kathleen Sullivan, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist, Pediatric Anesthesiologist
Area of Special Interest

Pediatric Anesthesiology

Education

Fellowship: Pediatric Anesthesiology – The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), Philadelphia, PA

Residency: New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Medical School: Rutgers, New Jersey Medical School | MD

Year Started At AAM: 2020

Sagar H. Sutaria, DO – Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Area of Special Interest

Regional Anesthesia

Education

Fellowship: Acute Pain and Regional Anesthesia Fellowship – Saint Francis Medical Center and Hospital Hartford, CT

Residency: University of Connecticut Health Center Farmington, CT

Medical School: Rowan School of Osteopathic Medicine | DO

Year Started At AAM: 2020

Guy Taylor, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist
George Tewfik, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Area of Special Interest

Regional Anesthesia | Ambulatory Anesthesia

Education

Residency: Rutgers, NJMS

Medical School: Rutgers, NJMS | MD

Year Started At AAM: 2019

Matthew A. Troum, DO – Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Area of Special Interest

Cardiac Anesthesia | Thoracic Anesthesia

Education

Fellowship: Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology – Temple Univ Hospital

Residency: Temple University Hospital

Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine | DO

Year Started At AAM: 2018

Danielle Van Patten, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Area of Special Interest

Cardiac Anesthesia

Education

Fellowship: Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology – Duke University Medical Center

Residency: Mount Sinai St. Luke’s/Mount Sinai West

Medical School: St. George’s University School of Medicine | MD

Year Started At AAM: 2021

Luba A. Voinov, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Area of Special Interest

Regional Anesthesia | Ambulatory Anesthesia

Education

Residency: Mount Sinai University, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Medical School: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital | MD

Year Started At AAM: 2011

Drag M. Vujic, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Area of Special Interest

Ambulatory Anesthesia | Regional Anesthesia

Education

Residency: UMDNJ, University Hospital Newark NJ

Medical School: Thomas Jefferson Medical College | MD

Year Started At AAM: 2019

Todd A. Watson, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist (Board Member-At-Large)
Area of Special Interest

Cardiac and Thoracic Anesthesia | TEE | OB Anesthesia

Education

Fellowship: Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology – Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Residency: Anesthesiology – Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine | MD

Year Started At AAM: 2006

Steven M. Weiner, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Area of Special Interest

Thoracic Anesthesia | Ambulatory Anesthesia

Education

Residency: Yale, New Haven Hospital

Medical School: Albany Medical College | MD

Year Started At AAM: 1998

W. John Willis, MD - Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Education

Residency: University Hospital, UMDNJ

Medical School: American University of the Caribbean | MD

Year Started At AAM: 2019

Eileen Wu, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist, Pediatric Anesthesiologist
Area of Special Interest

Pediatric Anesthesia | Ambulatory Anesthesia | Regional Anesthesia

Education

Fellowship: Pediatric Anesthesiology – Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Residency: Anesthesiology Residency – Dept of Anesthesiology | Critical Care and Pain Medicine – Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School

Medical School: Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University | MD

Year Started At AAM: 2008

Peter Wu, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist (Board Treasurer)
Area of Special Interest

OB Anesthesia | Ambulatory Anesthesia

Education

Residency: University of Pennsylvania

Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine | MD

Year Started At AAM: 2007

Zukwung Wuu, MD – Board Certified Anesthesiologist

Residency: Maine Medical Center

Medical School: University of Kansas School of Medicine | MD

Year Started At AAM: 2019

Albert A. Yusupov, DO – Board Certified Anesthesiologist
Area of Special Interest

Regional Anesthesia

Education

Residency: Westchester Medical Center

Medical School: New York College of Osteopathic Medicine | DO

Year Started At AAM: 2019

Nicholas C. Zimick, MD, MS, D.ABA – Board Certified Anesthesiologist and Board Certified in Critical Care Medicine
Area of Special Interest

Cardiac Anesthesia | Critical Care Medicine | Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE) | Heart Failure | Management of Temporary and Permanent Implantable Cardiac Devices | Point of Care Ultrasound (PoCUS) | Regional/OB Anesthesia | CoVID19 management

Education

Fellowship: Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine – New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Residency: Washington University in Saint Louis

Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine | MD

BC Anesthesiology, BC Critical Care Medicine, BC Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography

Year Started At AAM: 2019