Anesthesiology

Office: St. Joseph Mercy Oakland, Medical Office Building, 44555 Woodward Avenue, Suite 306, Pontiac, MI 48341 248-858-2259
Chairperson: Terry A. Ellis, II

This department offers medical students a program in anesthesiology comprised of individual instruction in the operating room and a series of regularly scheduled seminars. The major objectives of study in this field include the acquisition of skills and knowledge related to: airway management, including endotracheal intubation; lumbar puncture and spinal anesthesia; monitoring of anesthetized patients; pharmacology of anesthetic agents and other drugs related to anesthesia; preoperative evaluation and preparation of a patient for anesthesia and surgery; physiology of the perioperative period; respiratory therapy including management of patients who require prolonged ventilator care; management of acute drug intoxication; and the management of  pain. A one-month elective in anesthesiology  is offered to medical students during their junior or senior year.

ADELMAN, BRUCE: M.D., Wayne State University; B.S., University of Michigan; Clinical Assistant Professor

AHMED, ZULFIQAR: M.D., Sindh Medical College; Clinical Assistant Professor

ALARCON, WILLIAM: M.D., University of Pittsburgh; B.S., Grove City College; Clinical Associate Professor

ALEXANDER, GAYLORD D.: M.D., B.S., Wayne State University; Associate Professor

ALOSMAN, ALA: M.D., Aleppo University Medical School; Clinical Assistant Professor

ALSADEN, MOHAMED-RIDA: M.B.Ch.B., University of Baghdad; Clinical Assistant Professor

ARMSTRONG, LAVONDA: M.D., University of Michigan; Clinical Assistant Professor

BARTECKA-SKRZYPEK, BEATA: M.D., Nicholas Copernicus Medical Academy; Clinical Assistant Professor

BAUMGARTEN, RICHARD: M.D., M.A., B.A., University of Rochester; Clinical Assistant Professor

BENNETT, KATHRYN: M.D., B.S., University of British Columbia; Clinical Assistant Professor

BETEL, AARON: M.D., B.S., University of Michigan; Clinical Assistant Professor

BHATTACHARYA, DEBASHISH: M.D., DA, M.B.B.S., University of Bombay; Clinical Assistant Professor

BLUMBERG, ROBERT A.: D.O., University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Services; B.S., University of Michigan; Clinical Assistant Professor

BOCTOR, BAHER: M.D., University of Alexandria; Clinical Assistant Professor

BRUNI, MARK: M.D., Wayne State University; B.S., University of Michigan; Clinical Assistant Professor

BUCH, JULIE: M.D., B.S., University of Michigan; Clinical Assistant Professor

CHENG, HAO: M.D., Fudan University; Ph.D., University of Southern Alabama; Clinical Assistant Professor

CLARK, JEFFREY K.: M.D., University of Michigan; B.S., Michigan State University; Clinical Associate Professor

COOPER, LISA: M.D., University of Michigan; B.A., Dartmouth College; Clinical Assistant Professor

COOPER, RAYMOND: M.D., Tennessee State University; BB.A., Middle Tennessee State University; Clinical Professor

DAVIES, ERIC: M.D., Eastern Virginia Medical School; B.S., University of Michigan; Clinical Assistant Professor

DENCHEV, KRASSMIR: M.D., Medical University, Sofia; Clinical Assistant Professor

DORSTEN, JANICE: D.O., Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine; Clinical Assistant Professor

DRELLES, MICHAEL: M.D., Michigan State University; B.S., University of Michigan; Clinical Assistant Professor

DURGHAM, NASSER: M.D., Aleppo University School of Medicine; B.S., Al-Kayali; Clinical Assistant Professor

DUTTON, JULIE: D.O., Michigan State University; B.A., Spring Arbor University; Clinical Assistant Professor

ELLIS, II, TERRY A.: M.D., University of Nevada; Interim Chair

FIDKOWSKI, CHRISTINA: M.D., Harvard Medical School; B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Clinical Assistant Professor

FREDERICK, JOEL: M.D., Wayne State University; B.S., University of Michigan; Clinical Assistant Professor

FULEIHAN, SAMIR: M.D., American University of Beirut; Clinical Professor

GALL, MARGARET COSIO: M.D., University of LaSalle School of Medicine; Clinical Assistant Professor

GALUSCA, DRAGOS: M.D., Gr. T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy; Clinical Assistant Professor

GUPTA, DEEPAK: M.D., Lala Lajpat Rai Memorial Medical College; Clinical Assistant Professor

HABER, HALIM D.: M.D., American University of Beirut; Clinical Associate Professor

HADDAD, JOHN: M.D., Wayne State University; B.S., Michigan State University; Clinical Assistant Professor

HAMMOUD, HASSAN: M.D., Wayne State University; B.S., Michigan State University; Clinical Assistant Professor

HASS, DANIEL: M.D., Wayne State University; B.S., University of Detroit; Clinical Assistant Professor

HENDERSON, JENNIFER: D.O., Des Moines University; B.S., University of Minnesota; Clinical Assistant Professor

JAMERSON, AURELIA: M.D., Wayne State University; Clinical Assistant Professor

JWAIDA, BASSAM: M.D., University of Basra; Clinical Instructor

KADDOUM, ROMEO: M.D., St. Joseph University; B.A., Notre Dame de Lourdes; Clinical Assistant Professor

KADI, NABIL: M.D., B.S., American University of Beirut; Clinical Assistant Professor

KAMINSKI, EDWARD: M.D., M.S., B.S., Wayne State University; Clinical Assistant Professor

KOTAMRAJU, SUJATHA: M.B.B.S., Guntur Medical College; Clinical Assistant Professor

KRISH, HISHAN: M.D., St. George's University; B.S., Cornell University; Clinical Instructor

KROLL, HENRY R.: M.D., B.A., University of Michigan; Clinical Associate Professor

KURTZ, JOHN: M.D., B.S., University of Michigan; Clinical Assistant Professor

LEEPUENGTHAM, TOSANATH: M.D., King Chulalongkorn Hospital; Clinical Assistant Professor

LETAYF, ANTOINE: M.D., St. Joseph University School of Medicine; Clinical Assistant Professor

LININGER, TODD E.: M.D., Wayne State University; B.S., Michigan State University; Clinical Assistant Professor

LIU, JOE Z.: M.D., Shandong Medical University; Clinical Assistant Professor

MARJANOVIC, MILOS: M.D., University of Sarajevo; Clinical Assistant Professor

MARSH, H. MICHAEL: B.Sc. (Med.), M.B., B.S., University of Sydney; Professor

MINOTT, SHARON: M.D., University of Michigan; Clinical Assistant Professor

MOOKERJEE, AVIJIT: M.B., B.S., Prince of Wales Medical College; Clinical Assistant Professor

MORDIS, CHERYL: M.D., B.S., Wayne State University; Clinical Assistant Professor

MUPPURI, RUDRAM: M.B., B.S., Siddhartha Medical College; Clinical Assistant Professor

NAGABHUSHANA, ANANTHAMURTHY: M.B.B.S., Mysore Medical College and Research Institute; Clinical Assistant Professor

NEFF, KEVIN S.: M.D., Wayne State University; B.S., University of Michigan; Clinical Assistant Professor

NELSON, SCOTT: M.D., Wayne State University; M.S., Indiana University; B.A., University of Nebraska; Clinical Assistant Professor

NWOSU, BLESSING: M.D., University of Nigeria; M.Sc., University of London; Clinical Assistant Professor

ONYEWUCHE, VIVIAN: M.D., University of Nigeria; Clinical Assistant Professor

ORLEWICZ, MARC: M.D., St. George's School of Medicine; B.S.N., Madonna University; Clinical Assistant Professor

OSTA, WALID: M.D., B.S., University of Beirut; Clinical Assistant Professor

OTHMAN, MOHAMED L.: M.D., Alexandria University School of Medicine; Clinical Assistant Professor

PADILLA, ROBERT: M.D., B.A., Wayne State University; Clinical Assistant Professor

PALLEKONDA, VINAY: M.B.B.S., Kasturba Medical College; Clinical Assistant Professor

PATEL, PADMAVATHI: M.D., Guntur Medical College; Clinical Assistant Professor

PATEL, PRANAV: M.B.B.S., University of the West Indies; Clinical Assistant Professor

PEREZ-PASCUAL, CLARINA P.: M.D., Far Eastern University; B.S., University of Philippines; Clinical Assistant Professor

PEROV, SAMUEL: M.D., Riga and Vitebck Medical School; Clinical Associate Professor

PRICE, ZACHARY: M.D., Wayne State University; B.S., University of Michigan; Clinical Assistant Professor

PSIMOULIS, DEMETRIOS: M.D., B.A., Indiana University; Clinical Assistant Professor

RAJAN, SANKAR D.: M.B.B.S., Madurai Medical College; Clinical Assistant Professor

ROBERTS, JEREMY: D.O., Michigan State University; Clinical Assistant Professor

RUDRARAJU, SRUTHI: M.B.B.S., Gandhi Medical College; Clinical Assistant Professor

SANGHA, JASPREET: M.B., B.S., Punjabi University; Clinical Assistant Professor

SHAH, SONALEE: D.O., Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine; B.S., University of Michigan; Clinical Assistant Professor

SHAH, VIKAS: M.B., B.S., BJ Medical College; Clinical Assistant Professor

SINGH, HARPREET: M.B., B.S., Maulana Azed Medical College; Clinical Assistant Professor

SMITH, CHRISTOPHER: M.D., Wayne State University; B.A., Albion College; Clinical Assistant Professor

SOSKIN, VITALY D.: M.D., Azerbaijan State School of Medicine; Ph.D., First Moscow School of Medicine; Clinical Associate Professor

STANTON, THERESA: M.D., Wayne State University; Clinical Assistant Professor

STRICKER, LORI JACQUELYN: M.D., B.S., University of Michigan; Clinical Assistant Professor

TALPESH, ARINA MONICA: M.D., Institute of Medicine; Clinical Assistant Professor

THORNTON, IMANI: M.D., Wayne State University; B.S., Tennessee State University; Clinical Assistant Professor

VANNI, LINDA: M.S.N., Madonna University; B.S.N., Wayne State University; Clinical Assistant Professor

WANG, HONG: M.D., Beijing Medical University; Ph.D., McGill University; Associate Professor (Clinician-Educator)

WICKS, CHRISTOPHER: M.D., Wayne State University; B.S., Michigan State University; Clinical Assistant Professor

WIENER, STEVEN M.: M.D., Wayne State University; B.S., University of Michigan; Clinical Assistant Professor

WILCZAK, JANET: M.D., Wayne State University; B.S., University of Michigan; Clinical Assistant Professor

ZAMAN, MOHAMMED: M.B., B.S., Sylhet, M.A.G. Asmani Medical College; Clinical Assistant Professor