International College of Surgeons
United States Section
2014 Executive Council

President
Ari O. Halldorsson, MD
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Lubbock, TX

President Elect
Uretz John Oliphant, MD
General & Trauma Surgery
Urbana, IL

Immediate Past President
Larry S. Sasaki, MD
Colon And Rectal Surgery
Bossier City, LA

Secretary
Michael J. Jacobs, MD
Surgical Oncology
Birmingham, MI

Treasurer
Chand Ramaiah, MD
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Nashville, TN

Vice President & Chair, Board of Regents
Andrew Klein, MD
Transplantation
Los Angeles, CA

Secretary, Qualifications Council & Chair, Council of Spec. Groups
Francis J. Podbielski, MD
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Plymouth, MA

Other Members of the Executive Council

Vice President
Domingo T. Alvear, MD
Pediatric Surgery
Harrisburg, PA

Vice President
Frank P. Bongiorno, MD
Trauma Surgery
Ann Arbor, MI

Vice President
Quyen D. Chu, MD
General Surgery
Shreveport, LA

Vice President
W. Craig Clark, MD
Neurological Surgery
Eads, TN

Vice President
Maxime J.M. Coles, MD
Orthopaedic Surgery
Pittsfield, ME

Vice President
Anthony N. Dardano, Jr., DO
Plastic Surgery
Boca Raton, FL

Vice President
Sharmila Dissanaike, MD
General Surgery
Lubbock, TX  

Vice President
Clara Raquel Epstein, MD
Neurological Surgery
Boulder, CO

Vice President
Zaki-Udin Hassan, MD
Anesthesiology
Lexington, KY

Vice President
Phillips Kirk Labor, MD
Ophthalmology
Grapevine, TX 

Vice President
M. Hosein Shokouh-Amiri, MD
Transplantation
Shreveport, LA

Vice President
Thavam C. Thambi-Pillai, MD
Transplantation
Sioux Falls, SD

Vice President
Jacob Varon, MD
Plastic Surgery
Belaire, TX 

Vice President
Sivamainthan Vithiananthan, MD
General Surgery
Providence, RI

Representative at Large
Arno  A. Roscher, MD
Pathology
Chatsworth, CA

Chair, Qualifications Council
Marco A. Pelosi III, MD
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Bayonne, NJ

 

Council of Surgical Specialty Group Chairs

CHAIR, COUNCIL OF SURGICAL SPECIALTY GROUPS
Francis J. Podbielski, MD

ANESTHESIOLOGY CHAIR
Zaki-Udin Hassan, MD

GENERAL SURGERY CHAIR
Demetrius E.M. Litwin, MD

GENERAL SURGERY VICE CHAIR
Sharmila Dissanaike, MD

NEUROSURGERY CHAIR
Clara Raquel Epstein, MD

OBGYN CHAIR
Marco A. Pelosi III, MD

ONCOLOGY VICE CHAIR
Quyen D. Chu, MD

OPHTHALMOLOGY CHAIR
Phillips Kirk Labor, MD

ORTHOPAEDIC CHAIR
Maxime JM Coles, MD

ORTHOPAEDIC VICE-CHAIR
Alfonse E. Pino, MD

PATHOLOGY CHAIR
Arno A. Roscher, MD

PEDIATRIC CHAIR
Domingo T. Alvear, MD

PLASTIC SURGERY CO-CHAIR
Anthony N. Dardano, Jr., DO

PLASTIC SURGERY CO-CHAIR
Jacob Varon, MD

RADIOLOGY CHAIR
Horacio R. D’Agostino, MD

THORACIC CHAIR
Francis J. Podbielski, MD

THORACIC VICE-CHAIR
Ari O. Halldorsson, MD

TRANSPLANT CHAIR
M. Hosein Shokouh-Amiri, MD

TRAUMA CHAIR
Uretz J. Oliphant, MD

UROLOGY CHAIR
Arnold J. Willis, MD

VASCULAR CHAIR
Dixon Santana, MD
 

Territorial Regents
Northeast - Maxime J.M. Coles, ME
Great Lakes - Uretz Oliphant, Urbana, IL
North-Central - Clara Raquel Epstein, Boulder, CO
Southeast – W. Craig Clark, Eads, TN
South - Jacob Varon, Belaire, TX
West – James Bauer, Florence, OR