Chapter Leadership

Executive Committee

President
Randy J Woods, MD, FACS
Wright State University
Dayton, OH
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President-Elect
Bruce Jeffrey Averbook, MD, FACS
Metro Health System
Cleveland, OH
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Treasurer
Walter Cha, MD, FACS
Cleveland Clinic
Metro Health System
Cleveland, OH
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Immediate Past President
Steven M Steinberg, MD, FACS
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH
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Secretary
Nancy L. Gantt, MD, FACS
Northeast Ohio Medical University
St Elizabeth Health Center
Youngstown, OH
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ACS Board of Governors 
Linda M Barney, MD, FACS 
Wright State University Dept of Surgery
Dayton, 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
Dayton, OH
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Christopher R. McHenry, MD, FACS
MetroHealth Medical Center
Cleveland, OH
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Charles J Yowler, MD, FACS
Metro Health System
Cleveland, OH
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Michael D Sarap, MD,FACS
Southeastern Ohio Physicians, Inc
Cambridge, OH
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Board of Regents
Margaret Dunn, MD, FACS
Wright State University
Dayton, OH
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Association of Women Surgeons Representatives
Natalie E Joseph, MD FACS
Metro Health Medical Center 
Cleveland, OH
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Kristine Danielle Slam, MD, FACS
Mount Carmel Health System
Columbus, OH
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Audit Committee
Bruce Averbook, MD, FACS
Metro Health System
Cleveland, OH
 
Awards Committee
Committee Chair
Christopher R. McHenry, MD, FACS
MetroHealth Medical Center
Cleveland, OH
Linda M. Barney, MD, FACS 
Wright State University Dept of Surgery
Dayton, OH
Michael D. Sarap, MD, FACS
Southeastern Ohio Physicians, Inc.
Cambridge, OH
 
Bylaws Committee
Committee Chair
Gary B. Williams, MD, FACS
Summa Health Systems
Akron, OH
 
CAC Representative
James I. Merlino
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, OH
 
Commission on Cancer
Committee Chair
Valeriy Moysaenko, MD, FACS
Albany, OH
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Vice Chair
Patrick Ross Jr, MD, PhD, FACS
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH
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Communications Committee
Committee Chair
Kristine Danielle Slam, MD, FACS
Mount Carmel Health System
Columbus, OH 
 
Community Hospital Committee
Committee Chair
Mary Carey MacDonald, MD
Samaritan Professional Corp
Ashland, OH
 
Development Committee
Committee Chair
Linda M. Barney, MD, FACS
Wright State University Dept. of Surgery
Dayton, OH
 
Medical Education/Program Committee
Committee Chair
Randy J. Woods, MD, FACS
Wright State University
Dayton, OH
Walter Cha, MD, FACS
Cleveland Clinic
Metro Health System
Cleveland, OH 
Mary Carey MacDonald, MD
Samaritan Professional Corp
Ashland, OH
Valeriy Moysaenko, MD, FACS
Jonathon Saxe, MD, FACS
Wright State University
Dayton, OH 
 
Membership Committee
Committee Chair
Juan A. Crestanello, MD
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH
 
Nominating Committee

Committee Chair
Alice Ann Dachowski, MD, FACS
Holzer Clinic
Gallipolis, OH

 
Resident Essay Contest
Timothy A Pritts, MD, PHD 
University of Cincinnati 
Cincinnati, OH 
 
District Councilors
Northwest
Peter F Klein, MD, FACS
TSSI
Toledo, OH
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Northwest
Munier Nazzal, MBChB FACS
University of Toledo 
Toledo, OH
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Northeast
John J Como, MD, MPH, FACS
Metro Health System
Cleveland, OH
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Northeast
Scott Wilhelm, MD, FACS
University Hospital
Cleveland, OH 
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Southwest
Akpofure Peter Ekeh, MBBS, MPH
Miami Valley Hospital
Dayton, OH
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Southwest
Cari A. Ogg, MD, FACS
Cincinnati, OH
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Southeast Southeast
David M. Hasl, MD, FACS
Lancaster Surgical Associates
Lancaster, OH
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Committee on Trauma

Committee Chair
Jonathan M. Saxe, MD, FACS
Wright State University
Dayton, OH
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Vice Chair
Mallory Williams, MD, MPH, FACS
University of Toledo Medical Center
Toledo, OH
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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 Online Volunteer Form 

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

Council Resources

Online RSVP Form

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Online Council Report Form

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