Faculty

Kendall Regional Medical Center

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Javier Lopez, MD, FASA

Chairman, Dept. of Anesthesia

Chief of Cardiac Anesthesia

Training:

Residency: Yale University

Clinical Interests:

Cardiac, Regional, and Trauma anesthesia

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Caleb Stalls, MD

Associate Residency Program Director

Chief of Pediatric Anesthesia

 

Training:

Residency: University of New Mexico 

Pediatric Fellowship: Yale University

Clinical Interests:

Pediatric Anesthesia

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Victor Iturbides, MD

Anesthesiologist

Training:

Residency: Kendall Regional Medical Center

Clinical Interests:

Trauma and Regional Anesthesia

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Raul Cruz, MD

Vice-Chair, Dept. of Anesthesia

Training:

Residency: U. of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital

Clinical Interests:

Regional Anesthesia 

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Eric Amaro, 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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Oded Tal, MD

Anesthesiologist

 

Training:

Residency: The Mount Sinai Hospital, N Y

Clinical Interests:

Regional Anesthesia 

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Nicholas Nedeff, MD

Residency Program Director, Director of Simulation, Asst. Director of Trauma

Training:

Residency: U. of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital

 

Clinical Interests:

Trauma and OB Anesthesia

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Sofia Fischer, MD

Cardiac Anesthesiologist

Training:

Residency: Boston University

Cardiothoracic Fellowship: Emory University

Clinical Interests:

Cardiac Anesthesia

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Isabelle Jean-Pierre, MD

Anesthesiologist

Training:

Residency: U. of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital

Clinical Interests:

Neuro and OB Anesthesia

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Mark McKenney, MD, MBA

Surgery Residency Program Director, Director of Trauma Surgery

Training:

Residency: William Beaumont Hospital

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

Clinical Interests:

Trauma and Critical Care

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Gianella Russo, MD

Pediatric Anesthesiologist

Training:

Residency: Univ. of Florida-Jacksonville

Pediatric Fellowship: Wolfson Children's Hospital

Clinical Interests: Pediatric Anesthesia

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David Riesco, MD

Director of Trauma Anesthesiology,

Assistant Residency Program Director

Training:

Residency: U. of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital

Clinical Interests:

Trauma Anesthesia

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Maria Sarach, MD

Anesthesiologist

Training:

Residency: SUNY Upstate

 

Clinical Interests:

Obstetric and Ambulatory Anesthesia 

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Carlos Rodriguez, MD

Anesthesiologist

Training:

Residency: U. of Miami/Jackson

 

Clinical Interests: Neuroanesthesia

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Leonel Martinez, MD

Anesthesiologist

Training:

Residency: U. of Miami/Jackson

Clinical Interests:

Neuroanesthesia

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: Thomas Jefferson University 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

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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

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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

VA Medical Center Miami

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Christina Matadial, MD

Chief of Anesthesia, Miami VA Medical Center

Training:

Residency:University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital

Clinical Interests:

Cardiac Anesthesia

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Ricardo Martinez-Ruiz, MD

VA Cardiac Anesthesia and Critical Care 

Training:

Residency and Cardiac/Critical Care Fellowship: Mass General Hospital

Clinical Interests:

Cardiac and Critical Care Anesthesia

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Sean Quinn, MD

VA Director of Surgical ICU and Rotation Site Director

 

Training:

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

Clinical Interests:

Critical Care Anesthesia

Wolfsons Children's Hospital and Nemours Children's Specialty Care

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Carolyn Bannister, MD

Chair of Anesthesia, Pediatric Anesthesiology and Critical Care Nemours Children's Specialty Care

Training:

Residency: Emory University

Clinical Interests:

Pediatric and Cardiac Anesthesia

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Amy Burns, MD

Pediatric Anesthesiologist, Fellowship Director, Site Director

 

Training:

Residency: UNC Chapel Hill, NC

Fellowship: Mayo Clinic, MN

Clinical Interests:

Pediatric Anesthesia

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Katari Carello, MD

Pediatric Anesthesia

Training:

Residency and Pediatric Fellowship: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Clinical Interests:

Pediatric Anesthesia

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Galaxy Li, MD

Chair of Anesthesia, Pediatric Anesthesiology and Critical Care Nemours Children's Specialty Care

Training:

Residency: University of Florida

 

Pediatric Fellowship: Emory University

Combined Longwood Pain Fellowship: Harvard

Clinical Interests:

Pediatric Anesthesia and Pediatric Pain

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Katrin Post-Martens

Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiologist

Training:

Residency: Oregon Health Sciences University

 

Pediatric Fellowship: Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL

Clinical Interests:

Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia

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Stefanie Schrum, MD

Pediatric Anesthesia

Training:

Residency: Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT

Pediatric Fellowship: Children's National Hospital, Washington, DC

Clinical Interests:

Pediatric Anesthesia

Largo Medical Center

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Sibat Chaudary, MD

Cardiac & Transplant  Anesthesiologist, Site Director

Training:

Residency Training: Maimonides Medical Center, NY

Cardiac Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic, OH

Clinical Interests:

Cardiac & Transplant anesthesia

Palms West Children's Hospital

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Richard Vax, MD

Pediatric Anesthesiologist and Site Director

Training:

Pediatrics Residency: Emory University

Anesthesia Residency and Pediatric Fellowship: Johns Hopkins University 

Clinical Interests:

Pediatric anesthesia

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Brian Miller, MD, MBA

Chief of Anesthesia, Palms West Hospital

Training:

Residency: Hahnemann University Hospital

Clinical Interests:

Pediatric Anesthesia and ERAS