Faculty

All of our faculty are board certified in anesthesiology. Many possess additional certification in areas such as pain medicine, critical care medicine, and intraoperative TEE. Most have had additional fellowship training and extensive experience in all areas of specialization including cardiovascular anesthesia, neuroanesthesia, obstetric anesthesia, pediatric anesthesia, regional anesthesia and transplant anesthesia.

Anesthesiologists Geisinger Medical Center

  • Brian Monroe, MD, Anesthesia Residency Program Director
  • Thao Alite, MD
  • David A. Baucom, MD
  • Joel Berberich, MD, PhD
  • Dylan P. Birkett, MD
  • Dusan Damjanovic, MD
  • David Durkin, MD
  • Yohannes Getachew, MD
  • Dietrich Gravenstein, MD
  • Qingzhong Hao, MD, PhD
  • Mary Herman, MD, PhD
  • Pankaj Jain, MD
  • Karen Johnson, MD, PhD
  • David A. Kasputis, MD
  • Lauren Jill Krasner, MD
  • Christopher Kronenwetter, MD
  • Yuri Kuras, MD
  • Lei Li, MD
  • William A. Loder, MD
  • Barry Marks, DO
  • Marie E. Minnich, MD
  • Stephen J. Minnich, MD
  • Michael Murray, MD, PhD
  • Steven P. Musgrave, MD
  • Christine Noble, MD
  • Maxim Novikov, MD
  • Patrick Konitzer, MD
  • Linda Parenti, MD
  • S.Mark Poler, MD
  • John Quick, MD
  • Abdel Ragab, MD
  • L. Mark Robbins, MD
  • Tanisha Robinson, MD
  • Thomas Schieble, MD
  • Charles A.E. Steen, MD
  • Joseph J. Stemm, MD
  • Anasuya Vasudevan, MD
  • Xianren Wu, MD
  • Scott Vaughan, DO
  • Li Zhang, MD
  • Xiaopeng Zhang, MD

Anesthesiologists Pain Medicine

  • Shaik Ahmed, MD
  •  Shivang Desai, MD
  • Vahid Grami, MD, MPH
  • John Han, MD
  • Kalyan S. Krishnan, MD
  • Tonia Kusumi, MD
  • Brian Monroe, MD
  • Ryan S. Ness, MD
  • Jolly Ombao, MD
  • John Quick, MD

Anesthesiologists Geisinger Northeast

  • Thomas R. Alessi, MD
  • Daniel Callaghan, MD
  • Sam Crockett, MD
  • Matthew Desciak, MD
  • Bharati Anu Eshwar, MD
  • Mark Karcutskie, MD
  • Sam Lee, MD
  • Loreen Mane, MD
  • Tejal Metah, MD
  • Kimberly Moffat, MD
  • Joseph Pellegrino, MD
  • Barbara Penetar, DO
  • Samuel Plummer, MD
  • Seth Reed, MD
  • Michael Trakas, MD

 Anesthesiologists Geisinger Community Medical Center

  • David Fryzel, MD
  • Venkataraman Iyer, MD
  • Cynthia Jose, MD
  • Jamshid Khademi, MD
  • Melissa Lasota, MD
  • Kishorkumar, Vekaria, MD
  • Kristy Voytek, MD

Anesthesiologists Geisinger Gray's Woods

  • Benny Wang, MD
  • Electra Foster, MD

Anesthesiologists Geisinger Lewistown

  • David Bargainnier, DO
  • Donna Datko, DO
  • Vsevolod Dounaevski, MD
  • Alfonzo Go, MD
  • Eric Long, MD

Anesthesiologists Geisinger Holy Spirit

  • Randy Applefeld, MD
  • Michael Casciotti, DO
  • Glenn Carnicelli, DO
  • Ann Greiner, MD
  • Charles Kingsley, MD
  • Jess Hoover, MD
  • Neelima Parikh, MD
  • Kyle Poffenberger, MD
  • John Salus, DO
  • Kevin Schmalenberger, MD
  • Joe West, MD