MICHELLE AU, M.D., M.P.H.


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
M.P.H.: Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 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 her blog

 

Anne Hartney-Baucom, M.D.


Undergraduate Studies: Emory University, B.S, BA, Atlanta, GA
Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
Residency: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, and 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 (Cardiovascular Anesthesia), 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:
- Past 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
- American Board of Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine
- 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, Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

 

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
- 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
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: Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, 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

 

Patrick Harkins, M.D.


Undergraduate Studies: University of Georgia, Athens, GA
Medical School: Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA
Residency: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Fellowship: Emory University, Atlanta, GA (Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology)
Board Certifications: American Board of Anesthesiology
Professional Memberships:
- American Society of Anesthesiologists
- Georgia Society of Anesthesiologists
- Society of Cardiovascular 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

 

 

 

Taylor Kahnke, M.D.


Undergraduate Studies: Siena College, Loudonville, NY
Medical School: Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
Residency: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Board Certifications:
- American Board of Anesthesiology
Professional Memberships:
- American Society of Anesthesiologists
- Georgia Society of Anesthesiologists
- Society for Technology in Anesthesia
- Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
Other Activities:
- Former Division Chief of Otolaryngology, University of Chicago Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Chicago, IL

 

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: Cedars-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., FASA


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:
- Fellow of the American Board of Anesthesiology
- 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
- American Board of Anesthesiology, Critical Care 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
- 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, Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital
- Chief Resident, Dept of Anesthesiology, University of Florida, 1992-1993

 

John H. Stephenson, M.D., FASA


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
- Medical Association of Georgia
Other Activities:
- President, Physician Specialists in Anesthesia
- Compliance Officer, Physician Specialists in Anesthesia
- Member, Credentials Committee, Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital
- Co-chair, Georgia Society of Anesthesiologists Committee on Practice Management
- Fellow of the American Board of Anesthesiology
- Past Chair, American Society of Anesthesiologists, Committee on the Anesthesia Care Team
- Past Delegate, American Society of Anesthesiologists
- Past Member, ASA Committee on Practice Management
- Past Member, ASA Committee on Anesthesiologist Assistant Education and Practice

 

Steven L. Sween, M.D., FASA


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, Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital
- 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
- Fellow of the American Board of Anesthesiology
- Past President, Physician Specialists in Anesthesia
- Chair, Surgical Service Executive Commitee, Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital
- Chair, Committee on Patient Safety and Quality, Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital
- Burson Award for Physician Distinction, Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital (2009)

William M. Taylor, M.D.


Undergraduate Studies: Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
Residency: Emory University Affiliated Hospitals, Atlanta, GA
Board Certifications:
- American Board of Anesthesiology
- National Board of Echocardiography - Certification 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:
- Section Chief for Education, Physician Specialists in Anesthesia
- Chairman, Customer Satisfaction / Peer Review Committee, Physician Specialists in Anesthesia
- Member, Quality Improvement Committee, Dept of Anesthesiology, Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital
- Trustee, Pension Plan, Physician Specialists in Anesthesia
- Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Emory University School of Medicine, 1990-1992
- Chief Resident, Emory University Department of Anesthesiology, 1989-1990

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)
M.P.H.: New York Medical College - New York, NY
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