MICHELLE AU, M.D.


Undergraduate Studies: Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
Medical School: College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
Residency: Columbia University Medical Center, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY
Board Certifications: American Board of Anesthesiology
Professional Memberships:
- American Society of Anesthesiologists
- Georgia Society of Anesthesiologists
- Greater Atlanta Society of Anesthesiologists
Other Activities:
- Author of the medical memoir "This Won't Hurt a Bit (and Other White Lies)" from Grand Central Publishing, May 2011.
- For press, speaking engagements and contact information, please see www.michelleau.com

 

Anne Hartney-Baucom, M.D.


Undergraduate Studies: Emory University, B.S, BA, Atlanta, GA
Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
Residency: Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
Board Certifications: American Board of Anesthesiology, National Board of Echocardiography - Examination of Special Competence in Advanced Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography (Testamur)
Professional Memberships:
- American Society of Anesthesiologists
- Georgia Society of Anesthesiologists
- Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
- Medical Association of Georgia
- American Society of Regional Anesthesia
Other Activities:
- President, Greater Atlanta Society of Anesthesiologists, 2001-2002
- Program Director, Georgia Society of Anesthesiologists Winter Meeting, 2002

 

Kurt S. Briesacher, M.D.


Undergraduate Studies: Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
Medical School: University of Florida School of Medicine, Gainesville, FL
Residency: University of Florida School of Medicine, Gainesville, FL
Fellowship: University of Florida School of Medicine, Gainesville, FL
Board Certifications: American Board of Anesthesiology, National Board of Echocardiography - Certification in Advanced Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography
Professional Memberships:
- American Society of Anesthesiologists
- Georgia Society of Anesthesiologists
- Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
- American Society of Echocardiography
Other Activities:
- Secretary-Treasurer, Physician Specialists in Anesthesia
- Past Section Chief- Cardiac Anesthesia, Physician Specialists in Anesthesia, P.C.
- Chief Resident, University of Florida Department of Anesthesiology, 1998-1999

 

Sarah C. Burke, M.D.


Undergraduate Studies: Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Medical School: Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Residency: UCSF Medical Center (Anesthesiology) - San Francisco, CA
Fellowship: Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia (Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology); Emory University, Atlanta, GA (Critical Care Anesthesiology)
Board Certifications: American Board of Anesthesiology,  National Board of Echocardiography - Certificate of Special Competence in Advanced Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography
Professional Memberships:
- American Society of Anesthesiologists
- Georgia Society of Anesthesiologists
- Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
- Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists
- Society of Critical Care Medicine
- American Society of Echocardiography

 

John J. Byrne, M.D.


Undergraduate Studies: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
Medical School: Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
Residency: Alton Oschner Medical Foundation, New Orleans, LA
Board Certifications: American Board of Anesthesiology, National Board of Echocardiography - Certification in Advanced Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography
Professional Memberships:
- American Society of Anesthesiologists
- Georgia Society of Anesthesiologists
- Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
Other Activities:
- Senior Examiner, American Board of Anesthesiology
- Chairman, Quality Improvement Committee, Physician Specialists in Anesthesia
- Chairman, Quality Improvement Committee, Dept of Anesthesia, Saint Joseph's Hospital of Atlanta

 

James L. Carlson, M.D.


Undergraduate Studies: University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Medical School: University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Residency: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Hanover, NH
Fellowship: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Board Certifications: American Board of Anesthesiology, American Board of Anesthesiology Certificate of Added Qualifications in Pain Management, National Board of Echocardiography - Certification in Advanced Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography
Professional Memberships:
- American Society of Anesthesiologists
- American Society Interventional Pain Physicians
- Georgia Society of Anesthesiologists
- Intervention Spinal Injection Society
- Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
Other Activities:
- Chairman, Credentials Committee, Saint Joseph's Hospital of Atlanta
- Member, Staff Executive Committee, Saint Joseph's Hospital of Atlanta

 

Donn A. Chambers, M.D.


Undergraduate Studies: Rice University, Houston, TX
Medical School: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
Residency: Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia (Internal Medicine); University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (Anesthesiology)
Board Certifications: American Board of Anesthesiology, National Board of Echocardiography - Testamur, Examination of Special Competence in Perioperative Echocardiography
Professional Memberships:
- American Society of Anesthesiologists
- Georgia Society of Anesthesiologists
- Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
Other Activities:
- Past Senior Examiner, American Board of Anesthesiology
- Director, Preferred Physicians Medical Risk Retention Group
- Past-President & Co-Founder, Physician Specialists in Anesthesia
- Past-Chairman, PSA Quality Improvement Committee
- Past-Chairman, Saint Joseph's Hospital Institutional Review Board

 

Matthew L. Guidry, M.D.


Undergraduate Studies: Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC
Medical School: University of Mississippi, Jackson, MI
Residency: University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
Board Certifications: American Board of Anesthesiology,  National Board of Echocardiography - Examination of Special Competence in Advanced Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography (Testamur)
Professional Memberships:
- American Society of Anesthesiologists
- Georgia Society of Anesthesiologists
- Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
Other:
- Section Chief General Anesthesia, Physician Specialists in Anesthesia

 

Kimberley D. Haluski, M.D.


Undergraduate Studies: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Medical School: Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA
Residency: Georgia Baptist Medical Center (General Surgery), Atlanta, GA; Emory University (Anesthesiology), Atlanta, GA
Fellowship: Emory University (Cardiac Anesthesiology), Atlanta, GA
Board Certifications: American Board of Anesthesiology Certification in Advanced Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography, National Board of Echocardiography
Professional Memberships:
- American Society of Anesthesiologists
- Georgia Society of Anesthesiologists
- Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
- American Society of Echocardiography
Other Activities:
- Chief Resident, Emory University Department of Anesthesiology, 2001-2002
- Chief Fellow, Emory University Department of Anesthesiology, 2002-2003

 

Julius Hamilton, M.D.


Undergraduate Studies: University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
Medical School: University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
Residency: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Fellowship: Emory University, Atlanta, GA (Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology)
Board Certifications: American Board of Anesthesiology,  National Board of Echocardiography - Certificate of Special Competence in Advanced Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography
Professional Memberships:
- American Society of Anesthesiologists
- Georgia Society of Anesthesiologists
Other Activities:
- Member, Stakeholder Council, American Board of Medical Specialties
- Member, Committee on Governmental Affairs, American Society of Anesthesiologists
- Member, Committee on Anesthesia Care Team, American Society of Anesthesiologists
- Member, Committee on Residents and Medical Students, American Society of Anesthesiologists

 

Darren Hyatt, M.D.


Undergraduate Studies: Mercer University, Macon, GA
Medical School: University of Miami, Miami Florida
Residency: Harvard, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston MA
Fellowship: Emory University, Atlanta, GA (Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology)
Board Certifications: American Board of Anesthesiology,  National Board of Echocardiography - Certificate of Special Competence in Advanced Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography

 

 

 

Stacy B. Krueth, M.D.


Undergraduate Studies: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Medical School: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Residency: University of California, Los Angeles, CA
Fellowship: Cedar Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA (Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology)
Board Certifications: American Board of Anesthesiology,  National Board of Echocardiography - Certificate of Special Competence in Advanced Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography
Professional Memberships:
- American Society of Anesthesiologists
- Georgia Society of Anesthesiologists
- Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
- American Society of Echocardiography

 

Nanhi Mitter, M.D., M.Ed.


Undergraduate Studies: Boston University, Boston, MA
Graduate Studies: Georgetown University Medical School, Washington DC
Medical School: Georgetown University Medical School, Washington DC
Residency: Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL (General Surgery); Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL (Anesthesiology)
Board Certifications: American Board of Anesthesiology,  National Board of Echocardiography - Certification of Special Competence in Advanced Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography
Professional Memberships:
- American Society of Anesthesiologists
- Georgia Society of Anesthesiologists
- Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
- American Society of Echocardiography
Other Activites:
- Junior Examiner, American Board of Anesthesiology
- Former Director, Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellowship, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
- Former Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiac Anesthesia, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
- Former Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, RUSH University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

 

Vijal N. Patel, M.D.


Undergraduate Studies: Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
Graduate Studies: Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL
Medical School: University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
Residency: Baptist Health Systems, Birmingham, AL (Internal Medicine); University of Chicago, Chicago, IL (Anesthesiology)
Fellowship: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL (Critical Care Anesthesiology)
Board Certifications: American Board of Anesthesiology,  National Board of Echocardiography - Examination of Special Competence in Advanced Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography (Testamur)
Professional Memberships:
- American Society of Anesthesiologists
- Georgia Society of Anesthesiologists
- Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists
- Society of Critical Care Medicine

 

Anthony Schinelli, M.D.


Undergraduate Studies: Hunter College, City University of New York, New York, NY
Medical School: State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY
Residency: University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Board Certifications: American Board of Anesthesiology
Professional Memberships:
- American Society of Anesthesiologists
- Georgia Society of Anesthesiologists
- Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
- American Medical Association
Other Activities:
- Medical Director, Resurgens Surgical Center
- Section Chief Ambulatory Anesthesia, Physician Specialists in Anesthesia
- Member, Quality Improvement Committee, Physician Specialists in Anesthesia
- Member, Quality Improvement Committee, Dept of Anesthesia, Saint Joseph's Hospital of Atlanta
- Chief Resident, Dept of Anesthesiology, University of Florida, 1992-1993

 

John H. Stephenson, M.D.


Undergraduate Studies: Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC
Medical School: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Residency: University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Fellowship: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Board Certifications: American Board of Anesthesiology,  American Board of Anesthesiology - Certificate of Added Qualifications in Pain Management, American Board of Pain Medicine, National Board of Echocardiography - Examination of Special Competence in Advanced Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography (Testamur)
Professional Memberships:
- American Society of Anesthesiologists
- Georgia Society of Anesthesiologists
- American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management
- Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
- Medical Association of Georgia
- Medical Association of Atlanta
Other Activities:
- President, Physician Specialists in Anesthesia
- Compliance Officer, Physician Specialists in Anesthesia
- Member, Credentials Committee, Saint Joseph's Hospital of Atlanta
- Chair, American Society of Anesthesiologists
- Committee on the Anesthesia Care Team
- Delegate, American Society of Anesthesiologists
- Member, American Society of Anesthesiologists Committee on Practice Management
- Co-chair, Georgia Society of Anesthesiologists Committee on Practice Management
- Member, Committee on Anesthesiologist Assistant Education and Practice

 

Steven L. Sween, M.D.


Undergraduate Studies: St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN
Medical School: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Residency: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (Family Practice); University of Rochester, Rochester, NY (Anesthesiology)
Fellowship: Emory University, Atlanta, GA (Cardiothoracic Anesthesia)
Board Certifications: American Board of Anesthesiology, American Board of Anesthesiology - Certificate of Added Qualifications in Pain Management, American Board of Anesthesiology - Certificate of Added Qualifications in Critical Care Medicine, Fellow - American College of Chest Physicians, American Board of Family Practice, National Board of Echocardiography - Examination of Special Competence in Advanced Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography (Testamur)
Professional Memberships:
- American Society of Anesthesiologists
- Georgia Society of Anesthesiologists
- Medical Association of Georgia
- Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
- Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists
Other Activities:
- Vice-President & Medical Director, Physician Specialists in Anesthesia
- Chairman and Medical Director, Department of Anesthesia, Saint Joseph's Hospital of Atlanta
- Speaker, American Society of Anesthesiologists
- Administrative Council, American Society of Anesthesiologists
- Executive Committee, Georgia Society of Anesthesiologists
- Member, American Society of Anesthesiologists Committee on Governmental Affairs
- Past President, Physician Specialists in Anesthesia
- Chair, Surgical Service Executive Commitee, St. Joseph's Hospital
- Chair, Committee on Patient Safety and Quality, St. Joseph's Hospital
- Burson Award for Physician Distinction, St. Joseph's Hospital (2009)

William M. Taylor, M.D.


Undergraduate Studies: Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Medical School: Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Residency: Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Board Certifications: American Board of Anesthesiology,  National Board of Echocardiography - Certificate of Special Competence in Advanced Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography
Professional Memberships:
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American Society of Anesthesiologists
- Georgia Society of Anesthesiologists
- Medical Association of Georgia
- Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
- American Society of Echocardiography
Other Activities:
- Trustee, Physician Specialists in Anesthesia Pension Plan
- Section Chief for Education Chairman, Customer Satisfaction/Peer Review Committee

Jason E. York, M.D.


Undergraduate Studies: University of Georgia, Athens, GA
Medical School: Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA
Residency: Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Jacksonville, FL Board
Certifications: American Board of Anesthesiology
Professional Memberships:
- American Society of Anesthesiologists
- Georgia Society of Anesthesiologists
- Greater Atlanta Society of Anesthesiologists

 

 

 

Annie Yao, M.D., M.P.H.


Undergraduate Studies: University of California, Berkeley - Berkeley, CA
Medical School: New York Medical College - Valhalla, NY
Residency: New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical College - New York, NY
Fellowship: New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical College - New York, NY (Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology)
Board Certifications: American Board of Anesthesiology,  National Board of Echocardiography - Examination of Special Competence in Advanced Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography (Testamur)
Professional Memberships:
- American Society of Anesthesiologists
- Georgia Society of Anesthesiologists
- Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
- Greater Atlanta Society of Anesthesiologists