BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Our directors set the highest standards for care in anesthesiology

Our Board of Directors comprises 12 clinically active anesthesiologists and one public member. Collectively, they cultivate the ABA’s vision and establish standards for the field of anesthesiology.

Values of the ABA Board of Directors

Serve the Specialty

We are committed to supporting lifelong learning through servant leadership.
It is our privilege to represent our diplomate colleagues and we do so with integrity, transparency and high moral standards.

Listen and Engage

We embrace, elevate and engage with diverse voices that lead to positive outcomes for our patients, diplomates and organization.
We respect and trust in each other’s abilities to make mission-driven decisions.

Lead the Way to Elevate Standards

We thoughtfully challenge our existing paradigms to continuously develop strategies to help guide the advancement of our specialty.
We continuously innovate to enhance the value of certification.

Former Directors

Thank you to all of our former directors for their commitment and dedication to advancing the highest standards of anesthesiology.

Margaret Pisacano, BNS, J.D., CPHRM

2017-2023

Santhanam Suresh, M.D., MBA, FAAP

2010-2022

Andrew J. Patterson, M.D., Ph.D.

2011-2022

Rupa J. Dainer, M.D.

2015-2022

David O. Warner, M.D.

2010-2022

Deborah J. Culley, M.D.

2009-2021

James P. Rathmell, M.D.

2009-2021

Daniel J. Cole, M.D.

2008-2020

Brenda Fahy, M.D.

2008-2020

J. Jeffrey Andrews, M.D.

2005-2017

William W. Hesson, J.D.

2011-2017

Cynthia A. Lien, M.D.

2004-2016

David L. Brown, M.D.

2003-2015

Douglas B. Coursin, M.D.

2001-2013

Mark A. Rockoff, M.D.

2000-2012

Glenn P. Gravlee, M.D.

1999-2011

Steven C. Hall, M.D.

1998-2010

Mark A. Warner, M.D.

1998-2010

Kenneth J. Tuman, M.D.

1997-2009

David H. Chestnut, M.D.

1997-2009

Orin F. Guidry, M.D.

1996-2008

Patricia A. Kapur, M.D.

1996-2008

Raymond C. Roy, Ph.D., M.D.

1993-2005

M. Jane Matjasko, M.D.

1992-2004

Stephen J. Thomas, M.D.

1991-2003

Bruce F. Cullen, M.D

1989-2001

Francis M. James III, M.D.

1988-2000

John R. Ammon, M.D.

1987-1999

David E. Longnecker, M.D.

1986-1998

Myer H. Rosenthal, M.D.

1986-1998

D. David Glass, M.D.

1985-1997

Lawrence J. Saidman, M.D.

1985-1997

William D. Owens, M.D.

1984-1996

Carl C. Hug, Jr., M.D., Ph.D.

1984-1996

Stephen Slogoff, M.D.

1981-1993

Robert K. Stoelting, M.D.

1980-1992

Judith H. Donegan, M.D., Ph.D.

1983-1991

Alan D. Sessler, M.D.

1977-1989

Wendell C. Stevens, M.D.

1975-1988

James F. Arens, M.D.

1975-1987

Martin Helrich, M.D.

1974-1986

Richard J. Kitz, M.D.

1974-1986

Harry H. Bird, M.D.

1973-1985

C. Philip Larson, Jr., M.D.

1973-1985

Robert M. Epstein, M.D.

1973-1985

Oral B. Crawford, M.D.

1973-1985

E. O. Henschel, M.D.

1972-1984

E. S. Siker, M.D.

1972-1984

Richard A. Theye, M.D.

1971-1983

Albert M. Betcher, M.D.

1969-1981

James E. Eckenhoff, M.D.

1967-1979

Arthur S. Keats, M.D.

1969-1976

Donald W. Benson, M.D.

1971-1975

Robert T. Patrick, M.D.

1967-1975

William K. Hamilton, M.D.

1962-1974

John Adriani, M.D.

1962-1974

James H. Matthews, M.D.

1965-1973

Richard H. Barrett, M.D.

1961-1972

E. M. Papper, M.D.

1960-1972

David M. Little, Jr., M.D.

1962-1971

Robert D. Dripps, M.D.

1959-1971

Milton C. Peterson, M.D.

1953-1967

Albert Faulconer, M.D.

1956-1967

Forrest E. Leffingwell, M.D.

1956-1965

Stuart C. Cullen, M.D.

1950-1962

Frederick P. Haugen, M.D.

1949-1962

Donald L. Burdick, M.D.

1949-1962

Harvey C. Slocum, M.D.

1950-1961

Scott M. Smith, M.D.

1950-1960

Curtiss B. Hickcox, M.D.

1948-1959

Rolland J. Whitacre, M.D.

1947-1956

Meyer Saklad, M.D.

1944-1956

Edward B. Tuohy, M.D.

1951-1955

John S. Lundy, M.D.

1938-1955

Charles F. McCuskey, M.D.

1940-1953

Henry S. Ruth, M.D.

1938-1951

John W. Winter, M.D.

1947-1950

Ralph M. Tovell, M.D.

1938-1949

Paul M. Wood, M.D.

1938-1948

E. A. Rovenstine, M.D.

1938-1948

Philip D. Woodbridge, M.D.

1938-1947

Ralph M. Waters, M.D.

1938-1946

H. Boyd Stewart, M.D.

1938-1946

T. Drysdale Buchanan, M.D.

1938-1940

News & Research

February 20, 2024
Black History Month
February 20, 2024
Congratulations to Our 2023 Board-Certified Anesthesiologists
February 20, 2024
2023 Certification Exam Results Released