Registry of Recognized POCUS Local Mentors

The designation of Recognized POCUS Local Mentor has been awarded to the individuals listed below. Each person listed has self-reported competencies in at least one of three POCUS organ systems.

  • Mentors will support you virtually and are not required to be located at your hospital/institution

  • ASA members seeking a Local Mentor can search the Member Directory to send an email to a Mentor. Note, not all Local Mentors may be ASA members


Recognized POCUS Local Mentor
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Lev Deriy, MD, 
Associate Professor Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of New Mexico



-N/A
Stephen J. Gleich, MD, FAAP,
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN USA



-Yes
Marc Kaufmann, DO,
Brevard Physician Associates



-N/A
Vikas Kumar, MD,
Medical College of Georgia, Augusta
-

-Yes
Denise Joffe, MD,
Seattle Children's Hospital and the University of Washington Medical Center
-

-Yes
Omar Durra, MD,
Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center



-Yes
Dave Cypel, MD,
Jefferson Health NJ




Yes
Ricardo Serrano, M.D., FASA,
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology Department of Anesthesiology The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill



-Yes
Mary Billstrand, MD, FASA
---Yes
Robert Wegner, MD,
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center



-Yes
Maxime Tissot Therrien MD FRCPC,
Anesthetist - Intensivist, Sherbrooke Canada



vYes
Eli Torgeson, MD,
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care University of New Mexico Sciences Center
--
-Yes
Marcos Silva Restrepo MD, MSc, FRCPC, FASE,
Major 1 Canadian Field Hospital
Royal Canadian Medical Service Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine Temerty Faculty of Medicine,
University of Toronto Staff Anesthesiologist, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre,
Medical Director ACLS/PALS program, The Michener Institute 2075 Bayview M3-200, Toronto, ON, M4N 3M5.
Canada Phone: (416) 480-6100 ext. 1715




Yes
Santiago Uribe-Marquez, MD,
Senior Staff, Divisions of Cardiac and Critical Care, Department of Anesthesiology, Henry Ford Hospital
-
--N/A
Ban. C.H. Tsui, MD, MSC,
Professor, Pediatric and Adult Anesthesiologist, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Stanford University.



-Yes
David Flynn, MD, MBA,
UNC Department of Anesthesiology, Chapel Hill, NC



-Yes
Vinod Singaram, MD, PhD,
Tulane Department of Anesthesiology




Yes
Bradley J. Coker, MD,
Associate Professor Associate Medical Director CICU Department of Perioperative Medicine and Anesthesiology University of Alabama at Birmingham



-Yes
Pablo Perez d’Empaire, MD, FRCPC, FCCM FASE,
Cardiovascular Anesthesiology and Perioperative Echocardiography Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Toronto
-


Yes
Yan Lai, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.S.A, C.B.A,
 Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative, & Pain Medicine Assistant Professor of Medical Education Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative, & Pain Medicine Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center Director, Regional Anesthesiology & Acute Pain Medicine Fellowship Mount Sinai West & Morningside Hospitals




Yes
Alex Rocuts, MD,
Ultrasound Director Assistant Professor Anesthesiology and Critical Care Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine Augusta University




Yes
Alexander Doyal, MD, MPH,
Assistant Professor University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill




Yes
Hesham Talab, MD, FRCPC, FASE,


 





Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, University of Ottawa

Staff Anesthesiologist, The Ottawa Hospital, Program director of Perioperative Hemodynamic Echocardiography (PHE) Fellowship, Program director of Perioperative Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) fellowship





Yes
Michele Dee, MD,
Cedars Sinai Medical Center
-


Yes
Kathirvel Subramaniam, MD, MPH, FASE-
--Yes
Alok Moharir, M.D.
Pediatric Anesthesiologist, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Ohio State University Medical Center



-Yes
William Manson, MD,
Director of Perioperative Medicine Department of Anesthesiology UVA Health




Yes
Jonathan Caine, MD,
Clinical Instructor of Anesthesiology, University of Cincinnati



-Yes
Anahi Perlas, MD, FRCPC,
Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto




Yes
John G. Hagen, MD, MBA, FAAP, FASA,
Associate Professor, Director of Pediatric Anesthesiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center




Yes
John Crowe, MD,
University of Cincinnati



-Yes
Jeffry K. Wolfe, M.D.
Oregon Anesthesiology Group, P.C.
-

-Yes
Rohan K. Panchamia M.D.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine Weill Cornell Medicine
-

-Yes
McKenzie Hollon, MD, FASE,
Vice Chair of Education Associate Professor of Anesthesiology Emory University SOM




N/A
Yong G Peng, MD, Ph.D., FASE, FASA
Professor and Chief of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia College of Medicine University of Florida




Yes
Pramod V. Panikkath, MD,
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

---Yes
Yamini Subramani, MD,
Assistant Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada



-Yes
David M. Ruffin, MD, FASA,
US Army



-Yes
Faraj Massouh, MD, CABMS, FRCPC,
Staff Anesthesiologist, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Assistant Professor, University of Toronto




Yes
John Crowe, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, University of Cincinnati




Yes
Hong Wang, MD, PhD, FASE, FASA,
Stanford ValleyCare Hospital Envison Healthcare




Yes
Peter Arrabal, DO,
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, University of Cincinnati



-Yes
Kristin Horton, MD,
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, University of Cincinnati



-Yes
Cory France, MD,
Assistant Clinical Professor of Anesthesia Associate Program Director, Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesia University of Cincinnati


-Yes
Venkat Reddy Mangunta, MD,
Assistant Professor Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia Division of Critical Care Medicine Department of Anesthesiology University of Virginia School of Medicine UVA Health System
-


Yes
Marissa Weber, MD,
Weill Cornell Medical College New York, NY




Yes
Ryan Grell, MD,
Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, University of Louisville




Yes
Matthew Vanderhoek, MD,
Assistant Professor, Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV. Department of Surgery, VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System, North Las Vegas, NV



-Yes
Caitlin A. Bradley, MD,
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Grady Memorial Hospital Emory University SOM




Yes
Neal Maher BSc MD, FRCPC,
Clinical Assistant Professor Cummings School of Medicine University of Calgary Director Peri-operative Echocardiography and Point of Care Ultrasound Peter Lougheed Centre Section Department of Anesthesiology, Peri-operative and Pain Medicine Calgary Zone, Alberta Health Services Calgary, Alberta Canada




Yes
Jacob H. Cole, MD, MBA,
Critical Care Anesthesiology Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command Portsmouth, Portsmouth, VA




Yes
Seth Hayes, MD,
Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH



-Yes
Daniel Haines M.D.
Director of ACTA POCUS Rotation Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine University of Louisville
 √ √ √ √ Yes
Melody Herman, M.D.
Director of Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine Atrium Health’s Carolinas Medical Center
 √ √ √ √ Yes
Clayre Tanis-Arens, DO
Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesia Indiana University School of Medicine
  √ √ Yes
Sreekanth Cheruku, MD, MPH, FASE  √ √ √ √ Yes
Andaleeb A. Ahmed, MD, MPH,
Assistant Professor, TCU School of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, John Peter Smith Hospital, Fort Worth, TX 76104 
  √ √ √ Yes
Ingrid Moreno-Duarte, MD,
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology- Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management Divisions of Adult and Pediatric Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology and Adult Critical Care Medicine UT Southwestern/ Children's Medical Center Dallas 
  √ √ √ Yes
Rania K. Abbasi, MD, FASA,
Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesia Indiana University School of Medicine
 √ √ √Yes
Laura E. Gilbertson, MD,
Emory University/ Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta 
  √ √ - Yes
Stephanie M. Tran, MD,
Pediatric anesthesiologist, Atlanta, Georgia
 √ √ √ Yes
Andrew Matisoff, MD,
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics George Washington University School of Medicine Division of Cardiac Anesthesia Children’s National Hospital Washington, DC
 √ √ √ - Yes
Stephanie J. Pan, MD,
Pediatric and Regional Anesthesiologist Stanford University Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford
  √ √ √ Yes
Patrick Gore, MD,
Mayo Clinic Health System - Southwest Wisconsin
 √ √ √ Yes
Eric R. Heinz, MD, PhD
Associate Professor Director of POCUS
  √ √ √ Yes
Harish Bangalore Siddaiah, MD, FASA,
Associate Professor Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport, LA
 √ √ √ √ Yes
Cameron Howard, MD, MBA, CPE, FASA,
Core Faculty Anesthesia GME Program Memorial Health System Pembroke Pines, FL. I will be accepting Mentees from our residency program only.
 √ √ √ - N/A
Michael Wollenberg, MD,
Director of Perioperative Point of Care Ultrasound Oregon Health & Science University Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine Division of Critical Care Medicine
 √ √ √ √ Yes
Alok Moharir, M.D.
Pediatric Anesthesiologist, Nationwide Children's Hospital; Columbus, OH Clinical Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Department of Anesthesiology; Columbus, OH
 √ √ √ √ Yes
Aliaksandr Daroshka, MD √ √ √ √ N/A
Tim Tran, MD,
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
 √ √ N/A
Christopher Choi, MD,
Assistant Professor UT Southwestern Medical Center
  √ √ √ N/A
June M. Chan, MB, BS, FANZCA,
Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medicine.
  √ √ N/A
Liang Shen, MD, MPH,
Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY
  - √ - N/A
Sagar Navare, MD,
Assistant Professor Department of Anesthesiology Weill Cornell Medicine 
-  √ √ Yes
Jamahal Luxford MBBS MPH MClinUS MMed MBA FANZCA FASE
Staff Cardiac Anaesthetist St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
 √ √ √ √ Yes
Sarah Joo, MD,
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Mount Sinai Morningside and West Hospitals, New York, NY
 √ √ √ √ Yes
Jayanta Mukherji MB,B,S
Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine Director of POCUS Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
 √ √ √ √ Yes
Arkadi Beloiartsev, MD,
Department of Anesthesiology, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, Burlington, MA
 √ √ √ √ Yes
Mark Masterson MD MSc FRCPC
(Anesthesiology) Anesthesiologist, Interior Health, BC, Canada
  √ √ Yes

Christine Vo, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Oklahoma

 √ √ √ Yes
Ranjit Deshpande MBBS FCCM
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology Yale School of Medicine
 √ √ √ √ Yes
Mark Stoddard, MD, PhD,
Anesthesia Specialists of Bethlehem at Saint Luke's Health Network, PA 
 √  √  √  √  Yes
Ivan Velickovic M.D., FASA
Director, OB Anesthesiology SUNY Downstate Health Science University Brooklyn NY, 11203 
 √  √  √  √  Yes
Mark Young, MD,
Metropolitan Hospital Center New York, NY
   √  √    Yes
Frank J. Villamaria, MD MPH
Department of Anesthesiology Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Texas A&M University School of Medicine Baylor Scott & White Memorial Hospital Temple, Texas
 √  √  √  -  Yes
Gregory Dunn, MD, MBA
Anesthesiologist, Knoxville, TN
 √  √  √  √  Yes
Songyos Valairucha, MD
Children's National Hospital, Washington, DC 20010
   √  √  -  Yes

Benjamin Park D.O. D.ABA FASA    √  √  √  Yes
Lan Chi Tran, M.D.,
Pediatric Anesthesiology at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist
 √  √  √  -  Yes
Yaniv Ringel MD
Attending Anesthesiologist Rambam Health Care Campus Haifa, Israel 
 √  √  √  √  Yes
Dr Suresh Paranjothy
Senior Consultant Anaesthesiologist National University Hospital, Singapore
 √  √  √  √  Yes
Amanda Shakal, DO,
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, POCUS Co-Director Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
 √  √  √  -  Yes
Chandrika Garner MD FASE  √  √  √  -  Yes
Thomas Feehan, MD,
Indiana University, Riley Children's Health, Indianapolis, IN
 √  √  √  -  Yes
Frederick Kuo, MD.
Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital, St Petersburg, FL
 √  √  √  √  N/A
Jonathan Paul, D.O.,
Columbia University Medical Center
 √  √  √  √  Yes
M. Waseem Athar, MD, DESA, MCAI
Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Little Rock,  Arkansas 
 √  -  -  -  Yes
Melissa Byrne, DO MPH
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology Director of POCUS Education, Department of Anesthesiology Michigan Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan 
 √  √  √  √  Yes
Kelly Fedoruk MD, FRCPC,
Stanford University
 √  √  √  -  Yes
Ranga Venna, MD
Affiliated with: Aultman Hospital, Canton, OHIO CCF Regional Practice, Cleveland, Ohio
 √  √  √    √
 Yes
Sarah Kennedy, MBChB, FANZCA, PGCertClinUS, ASEexam
Specialist Anaesthesiologist + Perioperative Echocardiography Clinic Lead Department of Anaesthesia, Pain and Perioperative Medicine, Te Whatu Ora, Counties Manukau, Auckland, New Zealand
*Accepting mentees from New Zealand 
 -
 -  -  Yes
John Dollerschell, MD,
Intensivist, Cardiothoracic Anesthesiologist, University of Wisconsin
 √ √ √ Yes
Anjalena Pasam, MD




N/A
Geoffery Hayward MD, MPH



N/A
Michael Douglas, MD,
Internal Medicine and Anesthesiology Assistant Professor, Riverside University Health System | Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine Loma Linda University | Anesthesiology
 √ √ √ √ Yes
Radhamangalam Janakiraman Ramamurthi, MD, FRCA,
Clinical Professor Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Stanford Medicine, Children's Health Stanford, CA,94305, USA
 √
 √ - Yes
Jonathan Curley, MD,
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical care Medicine Division of University of Virginia, USA
 √
 √ √ Yes
Stephen Cagliostro, MD, FASA,
St. John's Riverside Hospital, USA
 √
 √ √ Yes
Paul DeMarco, MD,
Associate Professor Department of Anesthesiology University of Virginia, USA
 √
 √ √ N/A
Christopher Galton, MD, NRP, FP-C, FASA,
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
 √
 √ √ Yes
Christopher M. Sharrow, M.D.
Assistant Professor Department of Anesthesiology UVA Health
 √
 √ √ Yes
James Harris, DO,
Winchester Anesthesiologists, Inc
 -
 √ - Yes
Kenneth Potter, MD,
Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
 √
 √ √ Yes
Andrew Schuldt, MD,
 √
 √ √ N/A
Andrew Feit, MD, FASA
Professor of Anesthesiology Renaissance School of Medicine of Stony Brook University
 
   Yes
Chihjen Lee, MD
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
 
   Yes
Peggy White, MD
Associate Professor University of Florida Division of Critical Care Medicine
 
  Yes 
Charles Lord, MD
Spectrum Healthcare Partners Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine
 
  Yes 
Federico Jimenez-Ruiz, MD
Assistant Professor Division of Acute and Perioperative Pain Medicine Division of Pediatric Anesthesia University of Florida Gainesville, Florida
 
  Yes 
Jonathan Kay, MD
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
 
  -Yes 
Jessica Was, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor Cardiac and Critical Care Anesthesiologist University of Michigan and Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Hospital
 - 
  -Yes 
Carole Lin, MD
Clinical Associate Professor Stanford University Department of Anesthesiology Perioperative, and Pain Medicine

 
 Yes 
Michael Williams, MD, FASA
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology Department of Anesthesiology Thomas Jefferson University

 
 -Yes 
Barys Ihnatsenka, MD
Associate professor of anesthesiology at University of Florida

 
 -Yes 
Laura Pinault, MD
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology

 
 -Yes 
Matthew Smith, MD

 
 
N/A
Martina Downard, MD
Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatric Anesthesiology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Juan Li, MD Narragansett Bay Anesthesia

 
 -Yes
Juan Li, MD
Narragansett Bay Anesthesia

 
  
Yes
Kimberly Haluski, MD
Physician Specialists in Anesthesia Emory St Joseph’s Hospital

 
  
Yes
Olakunle Idowu, MD, CMQ, FASA
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

 
  -
Yes
Fred Mihm, MD
Professor of Anesthesiology Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Management Stanford University Medical Center

 
  -
Yes
Michelle Lipton, MD
Orlando VA

 
  
Yes
Jagtar Singh Heir, DO

 
  
Yes
Stephen Brannan, MD
Assistant Professor Department of Anesthesiology University of Nebraska Medical Center Division of Critical Care Anesthesiology Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology

 
  
Yes
Ron E. Samet, MD
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology University of Maryland School of Medicine

 
  
Yes
Marta Berrio Valencia, MD, MSc, FASE
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine University of Ottawa
- 
  
Yes
Asadollah Mir Ghassemi MD, FRCPC, MScHQ
Assistant professor, University of Ottawa Postgraduate Director, Anesthesia Residency Program Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
 
 
  
Yes
Elizabeth Miller, MD, FRCPC
Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
 
  
Yes
Joshua Peachey, MD, MSc, FRCPC
Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesia, McMaster University
 
 -Yes
Benjamin Brakke, DO
Obstetric Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
 
  
Yes
Scott Heller, MD
West Virginia University Anesthesiologist
 
  
Yes
Edward S. Stredny, MD
Assistant Professor Divisions of Critical Care Anesthesia and Transplant Anesthesia Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Penn State University College of Medicine
- 
 --
Yes
Rebecca Gerlach, MD, FRCPC
Associate Professor Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine University of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM

 
 -
Yes
Shashank S. Shettar, MD, FASA
Assistant Professor Dept. of Anesthesiology University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, OK

 
 
Yes
Pablo Perez d'Empaire, MD, FRCPC, FCCM, FASE
FASECardiovascular Anesthesiology and Perioperative Echocardiography Director POCUS Fellowship Program Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Toronto

 
 
Yes
Edward A. Maybury M.D.
Cardiac Anesthesiologist Brevard Physicians Associates Melbourne Florida

 
 
Yes
Elio Belfiore, MD, MHSC(c)
Assistant Professor Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine University of Ottawa Canada

 
 
N/A
Sarah L. Kittner, MD, FASA
Clinical Associate Professor of Anesthesiology Wake Forest University School of Medicine

 
 
Yes
Mohamed Eissa, MD, EDAIC, FRCPC
Advanced PTEeXAM Assistant Professor of Anesthesia, University of Ottawa

 
 
Yes
Nikhil Chawla, MBBS
Assistant Professor Assistant Program Director, Anesthesiology Residency Program Medical Director of PACU Quality and Safety Director, SICU Department of Anesthesiology Yale University

 
 
Yes
Daniel Kim, MD
Sabara Children's Hospital Sao Paulo, Brazil

 
 -Yes
Michael L. Boisen, MD FASE
University of Pittsburgh Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine

 
 
Yes
Lindsey Huddleston, MD
Associate Professor, UCSF Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care Division of Critical Care Medicine
- 
 
Yes
Jennifer W. Lee, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor Stanford University Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative, and Pain Medicine

 
 -N/A
Adebukola Owolabi, MD
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center

 
 -Yes
Luis Vargas Patron, MD
Assistant Professor Department of Anesthesiology Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

 
 
Yes
Suryakumar Narayanasamy, MBBS
Associate Professor Cincinnati Childen's Hospital Medical Center

 
 
Yes
Theresa Northern, DO, MPH
Anesthesiologist UCHealth, Colorado Springs, CO

 
 
Yes
David Kiamanesh, MD
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Yale University, New Haven, CT
- 
 --N/A

       

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Last modified: Thursday, May 23, 2024, 8:01 AM