Faculty

Aventura Hospital and Medical Center

Aventura Hospital and Medical Center

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Michael Decker, MD
Michael Decker, MD

Chairman, Dept. of Anesthesia

Chief of Cardiac Anesthesia

Training:

Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess

Clinical Interests:

Cardiac anesthesia

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Javier Kaplan, MD
Javier Kaplan, MD

Vice-Chair, Dept. of Anesthesia

Training:

Residency: U. of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital

Clinical Interests:

Regional Anesthesia 

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Ryan Shienbaum, MD
Ryan Shienbaum, MD

Asst. Residency Program Director

Training:

Residency: U. of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital

Clinical Interests:

Regional Anesthesia

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Rohin Sarkar, MD

Cardiac and Critical Care Anesthesiologist

Training:

Residency and Critical Care Fellowship: U. of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital

Clinical Interests:

Cardiac anesthesia and Critical Care

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Christian Gonzalez, MD

Chief of Pain Management

Training:

Residency: Baylor University Pain Fellowship: Mass. General Hospital 

Clinical Interests:

Chronic Pain

Ana Michelena, MD

Cardiac Anesthesiologist

Training:

Residency: University of Miami/Jackson Memorial  Hospital

Clinical Interests:

Cardiac Anesthesia

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Maria De La Pena, MD

Pain Management

Training:

Residency: University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital

Pain Fellowship: Beth Israel Deaconess

Clinical Interests:

Chronic Pain

Leopoldo Rodriguez, MD, FACP, FASA

Chief of Anesthesia, Surgery Center of Aventura

Training:

Residency and Pediatric Fellowship: Vanderbilt

Clinical Interests:

Ambulatory, Regional, and Pediatric Anesthesia

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Sandee Bristow, MD

Pain Management

Training:

Residency: University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital

Pain Fellowship: University of Washington, Seattle

Clinical Interests:

Chronic Pain