Residency Faculty

Anesthesiology Administration

Benjamin Houseman, MD, PhD, FASA

Program Director
Medical Degree: University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Residency: University of California – San Francisco

Kavan Clifford

Kavan Clifford, MD, PhD

Associate Program Director
Medical Degree: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Residency: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Gary Gomez

Gary Gomez, MD, MBA, FASA

Regional Medical Director, Anesthesiology
Medical Degree: University of Florida College of Medicine
Residency: Orlando Regional Medical Center, Surgery
Residency: University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital

 

Adam Blomberg

Adam Blomberg, MD, FASA

Senior Vice President and Regional Clinical Officer
National Director of Medical Education
Medical Degree: University of Miami Leonard Miller School of Medicine
Residency: Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Anesthesiology Teaching Faculty

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Joshua Bloomstone, MD, MSc, FASA, SSGB, LS

Senior Vice President for Clinical Innovation, Envision Physician Services
Associate Medical Director, Envision Center for Quality and Patient Safety
Medical Degree: Yeshiva University Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency: Beth Israel Hospital

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Francisco Calixto, MD

Medical Degree: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Residency: Tulane University Medical Center

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Walter Diaz, MD

Chief of Anesthesiology, Memorial Hospital West
Medical Degree: New York University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Miami / Jackson Memorial Hospital

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Thinh Do, MD

Medical Degree: Florida Atlantic University School of Medicine
Residency: Kendall Regional Medical Center

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Cameron Howard, MD, CPE

Vice Chief of Anesthesiology, Memorial Hospital West
Regional Director, Enhanced Recovery Pathways
Associate Program Director
Medical Degree: University of Miami Leonard Miller School of Medicine
Residency: University of Miami / Jackson Memorial Hospital

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Lori Gilbert, MD

Medical Degree: Jefferson Medical College
Residency: Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania

Amy Pulido

Amy Pulido, MD

Chief of Anesthesiology, Memorial Regional Hospital
Regional Director, Preadmission Testing
Medical Degree: University of South Florida College of Medicine
Residency: University of Miami / Jackson Memorial Hospital

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David Schmelzer, DO

Medical Degree: Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Westchester County Medical Center

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Jonah Zisquit, MD

Medical Degree: Sackler School of Medicine
Residency: Kendall Regional Medical Center

Critical Care

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Karim Abouelenin, MD

Chief of Anesthesiology, Memorial Hospital Pembroke
Medical Degree: University of Alexandria, Egypt
Residency: University of Miami / Jackson Memorial Hospital
Fellowship: University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital, Critical Care Medicine

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German Echeverry, MD

Medical Degree: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Residency: University of California San Francisco
Fellowship: University of California San Francisco, Critical Care Medicine

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Veronica Montes-Berrios, MD

Medical Degree: Ponce Health Sciences University, Puerto Rico
Residency: University of Miami / Jackson Memorial Hospital
Fellowship: Washington University, St. Louis

Cardiac Anesthesiology

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Daniel Betterly, MD

Medical Degree: Penn State Milton Hershey Med Ctr
Residency: NYU Langone Medical Center
Fellowship: Duke University School of Medicine, Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology

Robert Brooker

Robert Brooker, MD

Director, Cardiothoracic Anesthesia
Medical Degree: University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Residency: Lutheran General Hospital
Fellowship: Wake Forest University

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Sarah Dunn, MD

Medical Degree: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Residency: University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital
Fellowship: University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital, Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology

Gustavo Gerenstein

Gustavo Gerenstein, MD

Vice Chief of Anesthesiology, Memorial Regional Hospital
Medical Degree: University of Miami Leonard Miller School of Medicine
Residency: University of Miami / Jackson Memorial Hospital

Giselle Helo

Giselle Helo, MD

Medical Degree: Escuela Colombiana de Medical
Residency: St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center

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Mark Korenge, MD

Vice chief of Anesthesiology at Memorial Regional Healthcare
Medical Degree: SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn
Residency: University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital

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Daniel Lazar, MD

Medical Degree: Sackler School of Medicine
Residency: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Fellowship: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology

Mark Schlangel

Mark Schlangel, MD, MBA

Director, Preadmission Testing, Memorial Regional Hospital
Medical Degree: Yale University
Residency: Columbia University
Fellowship: Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, Columbia University

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Andrea Xavier, MD

Medical Degree: Indiana University School of Medicine
Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh, Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology

Regional Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

Kavan Clifford

Kavan Clifford, MD, PhD

Associate Program Director & Faculty
Medical Degree: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Residency: Johns Hopkins University
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Regional Anesthesiology

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Nancy Erickson, DO

Medical Degree: Nova Southeastern University
Residency: Allegheny General Hospital, Anesthesiology

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Van Nguyen, MD

Medical Degree: University of Virginia School of Medicine
Residency: Baylor College of Medicine
Fellowship: University of Virginia Medical Center, Regional Anesthesiology

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Chad Parvus-Teichmann, MD

Medical Degree: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Residency: University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital
Fellowship: University of Texas San Antonio, Pain Medicine

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Kiesha Raphael, MD

Chief of Anesthesiology, Memorial Regional Hospital
Medical Degree: Medical University of South Carolina
Residency: University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital
Fellowship: University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital, Regional Anesthesiology

Neuroanesthesia

Kavan Clifford

Kavan Clifford, MD, PhD

Associate Program Director & Faculty
Medical Degree: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Residency: Johns Hopkins University
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Neuroanesthesiology

Research

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Joshua Bloomstone, MD, MSc, FASA, SSGB, LS

Chief Medical Officer, Envision Physician Services
Associate Medical Director, Envision Center for Quality and Patient Safety
Medical Degree: Yeshiva University Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital

Pediatric Anesthesiology

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Joshua Edwards, MD

Medical Degree: Tufts-New England Medical Center
Residency: Stanford University Hospital
Fellowship: Stanford University Hospital, Pediatric Anesthesiology

Richard Elf

Richard Elf, MD

Vice Chief of Anesthesiology, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital
Medical Degree: University of Miami Leonard Miller School of Medicine
Residency: University of Miami / Jackson Memorial Hospital
Fellowship: Pediatric Anesthesiology, University of Miami / Jackson Memorial Hospital

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Natalie Hadaway, MD

Medical Degree: Howard University College of Medicine
Residency: St Barnabas Medical Center
Fellowship: Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Pediatric Anesthesiology

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Sandra Kaufman, MD

Chief of Anesthesiology, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital
Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: Johns Hopkins University
Fellowship: Pediatric Anesthesiology, Johns Hopkins University

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Jacquelin Peck, MD

Medical Degree: Trinity School of Medicine
Residency: Mount Sinai Medical Center
Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital, Pediatric Anesthesiology

Rosalie Tassone

Rosalie Tassone, MD

Director, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital-Wellington
Medical Degree: Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Residency: University of Illinois at Chicago
Fellowship: Pediatric Anesthesiology, Children’s Hospital of Boston

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Anthony Zapata, MD

Vice-Chief of Pediatric Anesthesiology
Medical Degree: Baylor College of Medicine
Residency: Baylor College of Medicine
Fellowship: George Washington University, Pediatric Anesthesiology
Fellowship: Texas Children's Hospital, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology

Obstetric Anesthesiology

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Angelica Delgado, MD

Medical Degree: FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Residency: Weill Cornell School of Medicine
Fellowship: Weill Cornell New York Presbyterian Hospital, Obstetric Anesthesiology

Maria Frosth

Maria Frosth, MD

Medical Degree: University of Goteberg, Sweden
Residency: University of Miami / Jackson Memorial Hospital
Fellowship: Obstetric Anesthesiology, University of Miami / Jackson Memorial Hospital

Jean Montoya Miles

Jean Montoya-Miles, MD, FASA

Regional Director, Obstetric Anesthesiology
Medical Degree: University of Illinois Urbana-Champagne
Residency: Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, FL
Residency: Miami Jackson Hospital/University of Miami

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Marisol Perales, MD

Regional Director of Obstetric Anesthesia
Medical Degree: Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Residency: Loma Linda Medical Center

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Tatyana Travkina, MD

Medical Degree: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Residency: Stanford University

Zheng Xiwen

Xiwen Zheng, MD

Medical Degree: University of Chicago Pritzker School Medicine
Residency: Columbia University Medical Center
Fellowship: Columbia University Medical Center, Obstetric Anesthesiology

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