Chapter Leadership

Executive Committee

President
Nancy L. Gantt, MD, FACS
Mercy St Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital
Youngstown, OH
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President-Elect
Walter Cha, MD, FACS
Cleveland Clinic Metro Health System
Cleveland, OH
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Treasurer
Cari Ann Ogg, MD, FACS
Cincinnati General Surgeons Inc.
Cincinnati, OH
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Secretary
Scott Michael Wilhelm, MD, FACS
University Hospital Cleveland
Cleveland, OH
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Immediate Past President
Bruce Jeffrey Averbook, MD, FACS
Metro Health Medical Center
Cleveland, OH
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Christopher R. McHenry, Md, FACS
MetroHealth Medical Center
Cleveland, OH
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Steven M Steinberg, MD, FACS
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH
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Randy J Woods, MD, FACS
Wright State University SOM
Dayton, OH
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Charles J Yowler, MD, FACS
MetroHealth Medical Center
Cleveland, OH
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Bruce Jeffrey Averbook, MD, FACS
Metro Health Medical Center
Cleveland, OH
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Michael D Sarap, MD,FACS
Southeastern Ohio Physicians, Inc.
Cambridge, OH
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Association of Women's Surgeons Representative

Stephanie Ann-Sieg Valente, DO, FACS
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH
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ACS Board of Regents

Margaret M. Dunn, MD, MBA, FACS
Wright State Physicians - Surgery
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Awards Committee

Committee Chair
Christopher R. McHenry, MD, FACS
MetroHealth Medical Center
Cleveland, OH
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Advocacy & Health Policy

Steven M. Steinberg, MD, FACS
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH
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Commission on Cancer

Committee Chair
Michael D Sarap, MD,FACS
Southeastern Ohio Physicians, Inc.
Cambridge, OH
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Co-Chair
Dr. James R. Ouellette, DO, FACS
Kettering Medical Center
Dayton, OH
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 Communications Committee

Committee Chair
Kristine Danielle Slam, MD, FACS
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Committee on Trauma

Chair
Jeffrey A. Claridge, MD, FACS
MetroHealth Medical Center
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Nominating Committee

Committee Chair
Bruce Jeffrey Averbook, MD, FACS
Metro Health Medical Center
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Resident Essay Contest

Timothy A Pritts, MD, PhD, FACS
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH
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Rural Community Hospital 

Committee Chair
Michael D Sarap, MD,FACS
Southeastern Ohio Physicians, Inc.
Cambridge, OH
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District Councilors

Northwest

Southwest

Eric Jon Ferguson, Md, PhD, FACS
Promedica Physicians Group
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Apokfure Peter Ekeh, Mbbs, Mph, FACS
Wright State University
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 Munier Nazzal, MD, FACS
University of Toledo Medical Center
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 Northeast

 Southeast

Ronald A. Rhodes, MD, FACS
St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital
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Kristine Danielle Slam, MD, FACS
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John J. Como, MD, MPH, FACS
MetroHealth Medical Center
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Dave M. Hasl, MD, FACS
Fairfield Medical Center
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OSMA Delegate  

Dr. William C. Sternfeld, MD, FACS
Toledo Clinic
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 Resident & Associate Society

Co-Chair
Brian J. Santin, MD, RPVI
Ohio Vein & Vascular, Inc.
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Co-Chair
Alisha Dawn Reiss, MD
Mount Carmel Health System
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VA Liaison  

Eric Marderstein, MD, FACS
Veterans Administration
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Interested in Serving on a Committee or Council?

Ohio Chapter has opportunities available for members interested in serving on one of its committees or Council. The following committees are available:

  • Advocacy & Health Policy
  • Association of Women Surgeons
  • Awards & Bylaws
  • Audit
  • CAC
  • Ohio Commission on Cancer 
  • Communications
  • Community Hospital
  • Development Committee
  • Medical Education/Program
  • Membership
  • Nominating
  • Resident Essay
  • Resident/Young Surgeons Education
  • Ohio Committee on Trauma
  • OSMA Delegate

If you are interested in serving on one of these committees or on Council, complete this online form: 

Ohio Chapter Volunteer Form 

or contact the Ohio Chapter Executive Office at (877) 677-3227, or email us.

Council Resources

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