Leadership

Ettore Crimi, MD

Program Director

Ocala Regional Medical Center

  • Anesthesiology residency completed at MGH/Harvard
  • Cardiothoracic anesthesiology fellowship completed at Stanford
  • Critical care fellowship completed at University of Florida
  • Subspecialty interests include critical care medicine, cardiothoracic anesthesiology, and translational research.

William Smith, MD

Associate Program Director

North Florida Regional Medical Center

  • Anesthesiology residency completed at University of Florida
  • Cardiothoracic anesthesiology fellowship completed at University of Florida
  • Subspecialty interests include critical care medicine and cardiothoracic anesthesiology

Jaime Pulaski, MD

Site Director

Osceola Regional Medical Center

  • Anesthesiology residency completed at University of South Florida
  • Subspecialty interests include OB-GYN anesthesiology and regional Anesthesiology.

Sadiq Shaik, MD

Site Director

Nemours Children Hospital

  • Pediatric residency completed at University of Florida
  • Anesthesiology residency completed at University of Florida
  • Pediatric anesthesiology fellowship completed at University of Washington, Seattle Children’s Hospital

John Heinbockel, MD

Chief of Anesthesiology

Ocala Health Systems

  • Anesthesiology residency completed at University of Alabama
  • Subspecialty interests include bariatric surgery and neuroanesthesia

William Doyle, MD

Chief of Anesthesiology

North Florida Regional Medical Center

  • Anesthesiology residency completed at University of Florida
  • Subspecialty interests include cardiothoracic anesthesiology, OB-GYN anesthesiology, and pain medicine

Ocala Regional/West Marion Faculty

Teaching Faculty

  • Zubair Ali’, MD
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at Maimonides Medical Center
    • Cardiothoracic anesthesiology fellowship completed at Cleveland Clinic
  • Darwin Ang, MD
    • General surgery residency completed at University of Florida
    • Critical care & trauma fellowships completed at University of Washington
  • Vijay Babu, MD
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    • Pain management fellowship completed at Cedars Sinai Medical Center
  • Michael Carreras, MD
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital
  • Joshua Fish, MD
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at Yale School of Medicine
  • Caridad Gallardo, MD
    • Neurological surgery residency attended at Calixto Garcia Hospital, Havana, Cuba
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital
  • Orlando Gomez, DO
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital
  • Christopher Greene, MD
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School
    • Critical care fellowship completed at University of Massachusetts Medical Center
  • Minnea Kalra, MD
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at University of South Florida
  • Jonathan Katz, MD
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital
    • Cardiothoracic anesthesiology fellowship completed at University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital
  • Daniel Mecca, MD
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at University of South Florida
  • Lateef Opabola, MD
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at University of Florida
    • Cardiothoracic anesthesiology fellowship completed at University of Florida
  • Ernesto Pretto, MD
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    • Cardiothoracic anesthesiology fellowship completed at Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    • Critical care fellowship completed at University of Pittsburgh, University Health Center
  • Stephen Pyles, MD
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at University of Florida
  • James Thoene, MD
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at Emory University
  • Gene Turner, MD
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at Vanderbilt University
  • Lu Zhang, MD
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at Medical College of Wisconsin

North Florida Regional Medical Center faculty

Teaching faculty

  • Stephanie Allen, MD
    • Anesthesiology residency completed UNC Hospitals Chapel Hill
  • William (Bill) Allen, MD
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital
  • James Green III, MD
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at Vanderbilt University
  • Anthony Gregory, MD
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at University of Wisconsin
  • Lawrence Hooghuis, MD
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at Yale School of Medicine
  • Alan Kroll, MD
    • Anesthesiology residency completed UNC Hospitals Chapel Hill
  • Scott Lipoff, MD
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Duce Lorent, MD
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at Northwestern University
    • Cardiothoracic anesthesiology fellowship completed at Duke University Hospital
  • Jennie Mace, MD
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at University of Michigan Medical Center
  • Edward Mayo, DO
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at University of Florida
  • Maria Ohrn, MD
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at University of Florida
  • Su-Min Oon, MD
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at University of Florida
    • Pain management fellowship completed at University of Florida
  • Jose Perez, MD
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at Walter Reed Army Medical Center
    • Neuroanesthesiology fellowship completed at Walter Reed Army Medical Center
  • Heather Reed, MD
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at University of Florida
    • Cardiothoracic anesthesiology fellowship completed at University of Washington
  • Natalie Valdez, MD
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at University of Florida
    • Pediatric anesthesiology fellowship completed at University of Florida

Osceola Regional Medical Center Faculty

Teaching faculty

  • Abdel ElHoushy, MD
    • General surgery residency completed at Maadi Hospital, Cairo
    • Cardiac surgery residency completed at Nasser Institute Hospital, Cairo
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at Cleveland Clinic
    • Cardiothoracic surgery fellowship completed at Brown University School of Medicine
  • Leah Gross, MD
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at University of Texas Health Science Center
    • Cardiothoracic anesthesiology fellowship completed at University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Jorge Hernandez, MD
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at Hartford Hospital
  • Srilatha Mallu, MD
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at Henry Ford Hospital
    • Cardiothoracic anesthesiology fellowship completed at Henry Ford Hospital
  • Raul Masing, MD
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at New York Medical College
    • Pain management and palliative care fellowship completed at New York Medical College
  • Dale Miller, MD
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at Tampa General Hospital
  • Dante Morveli, MD
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at Cleveland Clinic
  • Jose Rojas Jr., MD
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at St. Vincent’s Medical Center
    • Pain medicine fellowship completed at St. Vincent’s Medical Center

Nemours Children’s Hospital faculty

Teaching faculty

  • Karen Bender, Karen MD
    • Pediatric residency completed at John Hopkins
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at John Hopkins
    • Pediatric anesthesiology fellowship completed at John Hopkins
  • George Bishai, MD
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital
  • Norman Carvalho, MD
    • Pediatric residency completed at University of Florida
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at University of Florida
  • Karla Castro-Frenzel, MD
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at University of Washington
    • Pediatric anesthesiology fellowship completed at Seattle Children’s Hospital
  • Scott Deeds, MD
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at National Capital Consortium Uniformed Services University
    • Pediatric anesthesiology fellowship completed at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
  • Carol Klim, MD
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at University of Maryland School of Medicine
    • Pediatric anesthesiology fellowship completed at The Children’s Hospital, Denver, CO
  • Steve Lichtenstein, MD
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    • Pediatric anesthesiology fellowship completed at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Ricardo Riveros, MD
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
    • Pain management fellowship completed at Harvard Medical School
  • Lisgelia Santana-Rojas, MD
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
    • Pain management fellowship completed at Harvard Medical School
  • Kevin Saunders, MD
    • Anesthesiology residency completed at University of Missouri
    • Pediatric anesthesiology fellowship completed at University of Washington, Seattle Children’s Hospital