Faculty

Anesthesiology Administration

Benjamin Houseman 

Benjamin Houseman, MD, PhD, FASA

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


Teaching Faculty


Anesthesiology

Abouelenin, Karim 

Karim Abouelenin, MD

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


Adam Blomberg

Adam Blomberg, MD, FASA

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


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


Kavan Clifford 

Kavan Clifford, MD, PhD

Director, Neuroanesthesia
Medical Degree: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Residency: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine


Walter Diaz, MD

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


Tania Haddad, MD, DMD

Medical Degree: Harvard Medical School
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital

 


Cameron Howard 

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


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


Hannah Thompson 

Hannah Thompson, MD

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


David Sacks 

David Sacks, MD

Chief of Anesthesiology, Memorial Regional Hospital South
Medical Degree: SUNY Downstate
Residency: University of Miami / Jackson Memorial Hospital


Tap Nguyen

Tap A. Nguyen, MD

Vice Chief of Anesthesiology, Memorial Same Day Surgery Center
Medical Degree: University of Miami Leonard Miller School of Medicine
Residency: University of Miami / Jackson Memorial Hospital


Howard Leibowitz

Howard P. Leibowitz, MD

Chief of Anesthesiology, Memorial Same Day Surgery Center
Medical Degree: University of Miami Leonard Miller School of Medicine
Residency: University of Miami / Jackson Memorial Hospital


Laline L. Rivero

Laline Rivero, MD

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



Critical Care Medicine

Gerald Maccioli 

Gerald Maccioli, MD, MBA, FCCM, FASA

Chief Quality Officer, Envision Physician Services
Medical Director, Clinical Research and Scientific Intelligence
Medical Director, Envision Healthcare Center for Quality and Patient Safety
Medical Degree: University of Nevada School of Medicine
Residency: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Fellowship: Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Duke University Medical Center


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

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


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


Scott Harter, MD

Director, High Risk Obstetric Anesthesia
Medical Degree: University of Illinois School of Medicine
Residency: University of Illinois
Fellowship: Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, Stanford University
Fellowship: Obstetric Anesthesiology, University of Colorado


Mark Schlangel

Mark Schlangel, MD, MBA

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



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


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


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



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


Scott Harter, MD

Director, High Risk Obstetric Anesthesiology
Medical Degree: University of Illinois School of Medicine
Residency: University of Illinois
Fellowship: Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, Stanford University
Fellowship: Obstetric Anesthesiology, University of Colorado


Jean Miles 

Jean Montoya-Miles, MD, FASA

Regional Director, Obstetric Anesthesiology
Medical Degree: University of Illinois College of Medicine Chicago
Residency: Mount Sinai Medical Center


Xiwen Zheng 

Xiwen Zheng, MD

Medical Degree: University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Residency: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Fellowship: Obstetric Anesthesiology, Columbia University