10 anesthesiologists making headlines — December 2017

Here are 10 anesthesiologists that made headlines in December 2017.

The American Health Council elected Melville, N.Y.-based North American Partners in Anesthesia attending anesthesiologist Dorina Leibu, MD, to its board of physicians.

The International Association of HealthCare Professionals included anesthesiologist Philip Carnevale, MD, in its The Leading Physicians of the World publication.

New Jersey Monthly named Melville, N.Y.-based North American Partners in Anesthesia physician Jonathan Markley, DO, as one of its "Top Doctors."

Flexion Therapeutics' next CMO is anesthesiologist Scott Kelley, MD.

Stephen Kyosung Kim, MD, an anesthesiologist, was charged with murder after allegedly administering a lethal dose of Demerol to a patient postoperatively.

Envision Physician Services' National Education Director of Anesthesiology Adam Blomberg, MD, FASA, spoke to Becker's ASC Review about enhanced recovery after surgery protocols, opioids and the future of pain control.

Anesthesiologist Douglas Keene, MD, started healthcare informatics company Recordation in an attempt to solve data capture challenges.

Wayne Hendrix, MD, died by suicide after pointing a gun at a hospital worker at Milwaukee-based Froedtert Hospital Dec. 26.

The International Association of HealthCare Professionals included anesthesiologist Tony Wright, MD, in its The Leading Physicians of the World publication.

Anesthesiologist and pilot John H. Smith, MD, 91, died of natural causes in his Indiana home Dec. 28.

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