HCMS and HAM Leadership

2023 HCMS Officers and Executive Board

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Harris County Medical Society (HCMS) Officers and Executive Board

Mina K. Sinacori, MD, President
Robert E. Jackson, MD, President Elect
Yvonne Kew, MD, Vice President
Eddie L. Patton, Jr., MD, Secretary/Treasurer
Dwane G. Broussard, MD, Fourth Year Officer at Large
Louise H. Bethea, MD, Third Year Officer at Large
Hattie E. Henderson, MD, Second Year Officer at Large
Brian M. Bruel, MD, First Year Officer at Large
George W. Williams, II, MD, Chair, Board of Ethics
Felicity L. Mack, MD, Chair, Board of Medical Legislation
Elizabeth M. Rebello, MD, Chair, Board on Socioeconomics
Daniel H. Darmadi, MD, Chair, Council of Hospital Chiefs of Staff  
Naveed Zafar, MD, Chair, Council of International and Affiliated Medical Societies
Tal Raphaeli, MD, Chair, Council of Specialty Societies
Stacy L. Norrell, MD, Chair, Delegation to TMA 
Sara Goel, DO, President, Central Branch
Chinelo Ikpeama Fangtang, MD, President, East Branch
Kozhaya C. Sokhon, MD, President, North Branch
Elenita L. Rosado, MD, President, Northwest Branch 
Terry S. Newman, MD, President, Southeast Branch
Rashmi Kudesia, MD, President, Southwest Branch
Ankur D. Mehta, DO, President, Western Branch
Ashok Balasubramanyam, MD, Baylor College of Medicine
Richard J. Andrassy, MD, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
Stephen J. Spann, MD, University of Houston Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine
 

Houston Academy of Medicine (HAM) Officers and Board of Trustees

Dwane G. Broussard, MD - President
Louise H. Bethea, MD - Vice President
Hattie E. Henderson, MD – Treasurer
Brian M. Bruel, MD - Secretary
Mina K. Sinacori, MD
Robert E. Jackson, MD
Yvonne Kew, MD
Eddie L. Patton, Jr., MD
George W. Williams II, MD
Felicity L. Mack, MD, Chair
Elizabeth M. Rebello, MD
Daniel H. Darmadi, MDff  
Naveed Zafar, MD
Tal Raphaeli, MD
Stacy L. Norrell, MD 
Sara Goel, DO
Chinelo Ikpeama Fangtang, MD
Kozhaya C. Sokhon, MD
Elenita L. Rosado, MD
Terry S. Newman, MD
Rashmi Kudesia, MD
Ankur D. Mehta, DO
Ashok Balasubramanyam, MDe
Richard J. Andrassy, MD
Stephen J. Spann, MD

For more information, contact Teosha Blaylock, Executive Assistant, at 713-524-4267, ext 260, or teosha_blaylock@hcms.org

 

 

Boards, Councils, Committees and Delegations

2023 Central Branch Officers 

Sara Goel, DO - President 
Monika Patil, MD - President Elect
Brian C. Reed, MD - Vice President
Samar S. Sheth, MD, Secretary/Treasurer

2023 East Branch Officers 
Chinelo S. Ikpeama Fangtang MD - President
Mary S. Goswitz, MD - President Elect
Paul C. Redman, MD - Vice President
Olga O. Brusil, MD - Secretary/Treasurer

2023 North Branch Officers 
Kozhaya C. Sokhon, MD - President 
Victoria C. Chang, MD - President Elect
Bhuvana Sagar, MD - Vice President
Mohit Bansal, MD - Secretary/Treasurer

2023 Northwest Branch Officers 
Elenita L. Rosado, MD - President
Gurjit Kaur, DO, President Elect
Jessica Garcia, DO, Vice President
Erica E. Hightower, MD, Secretary/Treasurer

2023 Southeast Branch Officers 
Terry S. Newman, MD - President
Karan P. K. Sra, MD - President Elect
Elizabeth A. Cloninger, MD - Vice President
Vikas, Jogi, MD, Secretary/Treasurer

2023 Southwest Branch Officers 
Rashmi Kudesia, MD - President
Pavlina P. Suchanova, MD - President Elect
Libu Varughese, MD, Vice President
Vandana Varma, MD, Secretary/Treasurer

2023 Western Branch Officers 
Ankur D. Mehta, DO - President 
Open - President Elect
Swapan Dubey, MD - Vice President
Dharmpal Vansadia, DO, Secretary/Treasurer

2023 Board of Ethics 
George W. Williams II, MD (2023) - Chair
Madhureeta Achari, MD (2024) - Vice Chair
Shelley Q. Li, MD (2023)
Shannon B. Hancher, MD (2024)
Kelvin S. Shaw, MD (2024)
Audrey E. Ahuero, MD (2025)
Stephen E. Whitney, MD (2025)

2023 Board of Medical Legislation
Felicity L. Mack, MD (2023) - Chair
Terah C. Isaacson, MD (2023) - Vice Chair
Richard L. Noel, MD (2023)
Rakhi C. Dimino, MD (2024)
D. Rick Q. Ngo, MD (2024)
Carla F. Ortique, MD (2024)
Anna Leech, MD (2025)
Michael Altman, MD (2025)
Tal R. Raphaeli, MD (2025)
Richard N. Bradley, MD (2026)
Barbara J. Wilson, MD (2026)
Marcel D. Thompson, DO (2026)

2023 Board on Socioeconomics

Elizabeth M. Rebello, MD (2023) - Chair
Felicia L. Jordan, MD (2023) - Vice Chair
Angela M. Guerra, MD (2023)
Jacinta A. Anyaoku, MD (2024)
Kulvinder S. Bajwa, MD (2024)
Carlos J. Vital, MD (2024)
Christopher N. Prichard, MD (2025)
Charlotte M. Stelly-Seitz, MD (2025)
Theodoros Voloyiannis, MD (2025)
 
Nominating Board
Gary J. Sheppard, MD – Chair
Mina K. Sinacori, MD 
Dwane G. Broussard, MD
Louise H. Bethea, MD
Randall A. Stenoien, MD
Angela K. Sturm, MD 
Deepa R. Sashital, MD 
Stacy V. Smith, MD
Avais M. Chatha, MD 
Daniel H. Darmadi, MD 
Shane M. Magee, MD
Alisha Y. Young, MD
 
Council of Hospital Chiefs of Staff
Richard L. Noel, MD, Chair
Yazan Abdeen, MD
Murad Aslam, MD
Khawaja Azimuddin, MD
Douglas A. Barnes, MD
Jason Baron MD
Lisa Beard, MD
Robert Boland, MD
Kelli Burroughs, MD
Paolo C. Champion, MD
Moo J. "John" Chung, MD
Daniel Darmadi, MD 
Anita Datta, MD
Jennifer Dietrich,MD
Stanley Duchman, MD
Lucas Duvall, MD
Michael Eisenberg, MD
IrenE Ekaney, MD
Fayaz A. Faiz, MD
Mark A. Farnie, MD 
Omer Farooq, MD
Muhammad Hanif, MD
Aqeel Hashmi, MD
Isaac Hernandez Jimenez, MD
Gene Huebner MD
Irfan Iftikhar, MD
Amir Karni, MD
Farrakh Khawaja, MD
Tony Kim, MD
Tien C. Ko, MD
Mark Kobelja, MD
Xiao H. Li, MD
Robert Lingle, MD
Nishith Majmundar, MD
Manpreet Mangat, MD 
Sandeep Markan, MD
D. Laron Mason, MD
Vasilios Mathews, MD
Syed Mehdi, MD
Vikram Mehra, MD
Ziad I. Melhem, MD
Timothy Miller, MD
Sohail Noor, MD
Walter O'Hara, MD
Timothy C. Osborn, MD
Michael Overman, MD
Nehal Patel, MD
Amber Ray-Droddy, MD
E. Brooke Roberts, MD
Cameron Ruttman, MD 
Sam Santala, MD
Rakesh Shah, MD
Lokesh Shahani, MD
Peter Shedden, MD
Arif Shoaib, MD
Paul E. Sirbaugh, MD
Stuart L. Solomon
Kyle Stanosheck MD
David G. Vanderweide, MD
Joseph Varon, MD 
Rati Venkatesh, DO 
 
Council of International and Affiliated Medical Societies
Ngoc T. Pham, MD - Chair
Naveed Zafar, MD – Vice Chair
Kathrym F. España, MD
Ray Y. Hachem, MD 
Monira Hamid-Kundi, MD
Mahmood Mehkri, MD
D. Rick Q. Ngo, MD
Marcial Andres Oquendo Rincon, MD
Mohamed Othman, MD
Robert A. Salazar, MD
Jignesh P. Shah, MD
Anjail Sharrief, MD
Kuan Yu, MD

Council of Specialty Societies
Audrey E. Ahuero, MD - Chair
Irma Alarcon Najera, MD
Nicholas M. Beckmann, MD
Gavin W. Britz, MD
Conner Chan, MD
Javier Chinen, MD
Robin L. Ferguson, MD
Neil Ashok Gandhi, MD
Micah Knobles, MD
Yi-Chun Liu, MD
Rolando Morales, Jr., MD
James L. Nodler, MD 
Daniel Rosen, MD
Irvin Sulapas, MD
Misha Syed, MD
Imelda M. Tija, MD
Mary Ellen Vanderlick, MD
Bellatrix Vivas, MD 

Delegates to the Texas Medical Association - 2023
Audrey E. Ahuero, MD
Paul M. Allison, MD
Louise H. Bethea, MD
Lindsay K. Botsford, MD
Richard N. Bradley, MD
Brian M. Bruel, MD
Leanne Burnett, MD
Steven M. Croft, MD
Anh Q. Dang, MD
Daniel H. Darmadi, MD
Kyle F. Dickson, MD
Rakhi C. Dimino, MD
John D. Edwards, MD
Lewis E. Foxhall, MD
Clare N. Gentry, MD
Marina C. George, MD
Bernard M. Gerber, MD
Alan P. Glombicki, MD
Angela M. Guerra, MD
James S. Guo, MD
Shiva Gupta, MD
Leslie M. Haber, MD
Steven E. Haber, MD
Alison J. Haddock, MD
Ori Z. Hampel, MD
Shannon B. Hancher, MD
Lindsey D. Harris, MD
Hattie E. Henderson, MD
Stephen A. Herrmann, MD
Daniel L. Howell, Jr., MD
David R. Hoyer, Jr., MD
Nesreen S. Ibrahim, MD
Terah C. Isaacson, MD
Robert E. Jackson, MD
Nora A. Janjan, MD
Laura P. Jimenez-Quintero, MD
Felicia L. Jordan, MD
Faraz A. Khan, MD
Karl W. King, MD
Christine E. Koerner, MD
Russell W.H. Kridel, MD
Piotr A. Kwater, MD
Ana L. Leech, MD
Arthur Lim, MD
Andrew Li-Yung Hing, MD
Felicity L. Mack, MD
Shane M. Magee, MD
Anna L. C. Mapp, MD
Aurelio Matamoros, Jr., MD
Murtaza Mussaji, DO
Lonzetta L. Newman, MD
Mark L. Nichols, MD
Rupesh Nigam, MD
Richard L. Noel, MD
Stacy L. Norrell, MD
Carla F. Ortique, MD
Debra M. Osterman, MD
Kanchan A. Phalak, MD
Evan G. Pivalizza, MD
Anne Marie Ponce De Leon, MD
Christopher N. Prichard, MD
Autumn L. Pruette, MD
Syed A. Raza, MD
Elizabeth M. Rebello, MD
Manish Rungta, MD
Amber D. Shamburger, MD
Gary J. Sheppard, MD
Mina K. Sinacori, MD
Michael J. Snyder, MD
Charles E. Soderstrom, MD
Susanna C. Spence, MD
Srikanth Sridhar, MD
Charlotte M. Stelly-Seitz, MD
Richard Strax, MD
Angela K. Sturm, MD
Spencer H. Su, MD
Irvin Sulapas, MD
January Y. Tsai, MD
Dexter G. Turnquest, MD
Mohammad A. Ursani, MD
John R. Vanderzyl, MD
Baominh P. Vinh, MD
Carlos J. Vital, MD
Stephen E. Whitney, MD
Thomas C. Wiener, MD
George W. Williams, II, MD
H. David Wills, MD
Kevin Scott Winfield, MD
Alisha Y. Young, MD

Alternate Delegates to the Texas Medical Association - 2023
Yazan Abdeen MD
Mohamed F. Almahmoud, MD
Amanda K. Arrington, MD
Amelia Averyt, MD
Shikha Bharaktiya, MD
Dwane G. Broussard, MD
Shivika Chandra, MD
Victoria C. Chang, MD
Avais M. Chatha, MD
Hilary E. Fairbrother, MD
Renee J. Flores, MD
Jessica Garcia, DO
Semhar J. Ghebremichael, MD
Madeleine S. Herman, MD
Marwan F. Jumean, MD
Micah J. Knobles, MD
Maria J. La Cruz Rondon, MD
Grace Lee, DO
Cristin J. Mathew, DO
Omar Matuk-Villazon, MD
Atasu K. Nayak, MD
Terry S. Newman, MD
Vinh Q. Nguyen, MD
Thomas J. Oliverson, MD
Uzondu C. Osuagwu, MD
Monika Patil, MD
Myphuong Theresa Phan, MD
Grant P. Redrow, MD
Brian C. Reed, MD
Brandi N. Ring, MD
Regina E. Rodman, MD
Elenita L. Rosado, MD
Ainel B. Sewell, MD
Pankaj K. Shah, MD
Stacy V. Smith, MD
Karan P. Sra, MD
Randall A. Stenoien, MD
Pavlina P. Suchanova, MD
Jolyn S. Taylor, MD
Theresa Q. Tran, MD
Vandana Varma, MD
Libu Varughese, MD
Karla E. K. Wyatt, MD
Alexander Yudovich, MD
Acsa M. Zavala, MD

Ex Officio Delegation Members to the Texas Medical Association - 2023
Madhureeta Achari, MD
Alan C. Baum, MD
Keith A. Bourgeois, MD
Lisa L. Ehrlich, MD
Troy T. Fiesinger, MD
Diana L. Fite, MD
William H. Fleming, III, MD
A. Tomas Garcia, III, MD
William S. Gilmer, MD
Yvonne Kew, MD
Kenneth L. Mattox, MD
Kimberly E. Monday, MD
Clifford K. Moy, MD
Bradford S. Patt, MD
Eddie L. Patton, Jr., MD
Steven M. Petak, MD
Victor A. Simms, MD
Michael E. Speer, MD
Elizabeth Torres, MD
Arlo F. Weltge, MD
Sherif Z. Zaafran, MD

HCMS Delegation Officers - 2023

Stacy L. Norrell, MD - Chair
Debra M. Osterman, MD - Vice Chair
George W. Williams, II, MD - Secretary

TMA Delegates to the American Medical Association
Diana L. Fite, MD
William H. Fleming, III, MD
William S. Gilmer, MD
Kenneth L. Mattox, MD
Elizabeth Torres, MD

TMA Alternate Delegates to the American Medical Association
Eddie L. Patton, Jr., MD
Sherif Z. Zaafran, MD

Bylaws Committee
Sachin S. Patil, MD - Chair
Donald R. Collins, Jr., MD
Charlotte M. Stelly-Seitz, MD

Hospital Employed/ Academic Practice Committee
David Vining, MD - Chair
Monika Patil, MD – Vice Chair
Shiva Gupta, MD
Piotr A. Kwater, MD
Andrew Li-Yung Hing, MD
Aurelio Matamoros, Jr., MD
Srikanth Sridhar, MD
Irvin Sulapas, MD
Wendell H. Williams, III, MD
Karla E. K. Wyatt, MD

Emergency Care Committee
Faraz A. Khan, MD - Chair
Cedric K. Dark, MD – Vice Chair
Richard N. Bradley, MD
Beau A. Briese, MD
Hilary E. Fairbrother, MD
Diana L. Fite, MD
Steven E. Haber, MD
Vinay Kapoor, MD
David E. Persse, MD
Brandi N. Ring, MD
Kevin J. Schulz, MD
Charles E. Soderstrom, MD
Susanna C. Spence, MD
David E. Turner, MD
Arlo F. Weltge, MD, MPH

Independent Practice Subcommittee
Sachin S. Patil, MD - Chair
Manish Rungta, MD – Vice Chair
Jacinta O. Anyaoku, MD
Rajat S. Bhatt, MD
Victoria C. Chang, MD
Steven M. Croft, MD
Felicity L. Mack, MD
Syed A. Raza, MD
Marcel D. Thompson, DO
Mohammad A. Ursani, MD

Membership Committee
January Y. Tsai, MD – Chair
Angela M. Guerra, MD – Vice Chair
Audrey E. Ahuero, MD
Amelia Averyt, MD
James J. Bernick, MD
Allan A. Conde, MD
Swapan Dubey, MD
Angelina Farella, MD
Stephanie P. Fong, MD
Laura P. Jimenez-Quintero, MD
Gurjit Kaur, DO
Ankur D. Mehta, DO
Atasu K. Nayak, MD
Brian C. Reed, MD
Karan P. K. Sra, MD
Charlotte M. Stelly-Seitz, MD

Physicians Counseling Committee - 2023
Debra M. Osterman, MD – Chair
Chad M. Lemaire, D - Vice Chair
James J. Bernick, MD
M. Bruce Christopherson, MD
Donald E. Hauser, MD
Micah J. Knobles, MD
Daryl K. Knox, MD
Anna L. C. Mapp, MD
Georgia A. Thomas, MD

Community Health Improvement and Communications Committee
Rashmi Kudesia, MD -- Chair
Domalapalli "Maneesh" Kumar, DO – Vice Chair
Ahmed S. Ahmed, MD
Amanda K. Arrington, MD
Amelia Averyt, MD
Richard N. Bradley, MD
Shivika Chandra, MD
Stephanie P. Fong, MD
James S. Guo, MD
Felicity L. Mack, MD
Shane M. Magee, MD
Jose E. Rodriguez, MD
Baominh P. Vinh, MD
Kevin S. Winfield, MD, MBA

Health Care Quality Committee
Tal R. Raphaeli, MD - Chair
Murtaza T. Ghadiali, MD – Vice Chair
Brian M. Bruel, MD
Daniel H. Darmadi, MD
Ponle Durojaye, MD
Diana Eisner, MD
Marina C. George, MD
Piotr A. Kwater, MD
Omar Matuk-Villazon, MD
Monika Patil, MD
Kanchan A. Phalak, MD
Sai R. Pingali, MD
Ana M. Torres, MD
David Vining, MD

Hospital Survey Committee
Manish Rungta, MD – Chair
Michael J. Snyder, MD – Vice Chair
Troy T. Fiesinger, MD
William S. Gilmer, MD
Uzma Iqbal, MD
Terah C. Isaacson, MD
Awungjia C. Leke-Tambo, MD
Shane M. Magee, MD
Atasu K. Nayak, MD
Pankaj K. Shah, MD
Shital Vachhani, MD
Theodoros Voloyiannis, MD
Barbara J. Wilson, MD

Physician Wellness Committee
Stacy L. Norrell, MD - Chair
Brian C. Reed, MD – Vice Chair
Victoria C. Chang, MD
Bernard M. Gerber, MD
Sharada H. Gowda, Md
Stephen A. Herrmann, MD
Laura P. Jimenez-Quintero, MD
Bobby R. Nix, MD
George D. Santos, MD
Anupama A. Shultz, MD
Alexander Yudovich, MD

Social Media Sub-Committee
Dwane G. Broussard, MD - Chair
Audrey E. Ahuero, MD
Shivika Chandra, MD
Victoria C. Chang, MD
Stephanie P. Fong, MD
Rashmi Kudesia, MD
Ritu P. Patel, MD
Angela K. Sturm, MD

Women Physicians Section - 2023
Renee J. Flores, MD – Chair
Victoria C. Chang, MD – Vice Chair
Katie Fung-Yip, MD, Officer at Large
 
RPO Steering Committee 2022-2023
Carlos R. Hamilton, Jr., MD – President
Kamal G. Khalil, MD – President Elect
Benjamin L. Portnoy, MD – Vice President
Glenn R. Cunningham, MD – Immediate Past President
Shelly E. Liss, MD, President Emeritus
Bruce D. Edison, MD, past president
Barry H. Goodfriend, MD, past president
Ernest Max, MD, past president
Peter V. Weston, MD, past president
Brian R. Tulloch, MD
Anita Beneke, MD
Philip B. Rothenberg, MD
Kanellos Charalampous, MD
Barbara Heywood, MD
Frankie A. Holmes, MD
Milton Altschuler, MD
Vincent P. Barr, MD
Mary P. Maddock, MD
Associate Members:
Wendy Barr, PhD (Vincent)
Paul Maddock (Mary)

Young Physician Organization - 2023
Jessica Garcia, DO - Northwest - Chair
Savitha Bonthala, DO, Central YPA
Ronnie G. Khoury, MD, Central YPA
Brandi N. Ring, MD, Central YPA
Pallav Halani, MD, East YPA
Daniel D. Nguyen, DO, East YPA
Diana Medina Galvan, MD, North YPA
Urmeel H. Patel, MD, North YPA
Stephen A. Herrmann, MD, Northwest YPA
Jantzen D. Thorns, MD, Northwest YPA
Yazan Abdeen, MD, Southeast YPA
Emily R. Calasanz, MD, Southeast YPA
Cristin J. Mathew, DO, Southeast YPA
Grant P. Redrow, MD, Southeast YPA
Lauren E. Spoo, MD, Western YPA
Jolyn S. Taylor, MD, Western YPA
 

 

 

 

 

 







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