HCMS and HAM Leadership

Physician members who are interested in getting involved with HCMS by serving on a committee or in leadership position, can reach out to Ahuva_Terk@hcms.org. View full listing of Opportunities to Participate here.

2024 HCMS Officers and Executive Board

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For HCMS Past Presidents, click here.

Harris County Medical Society (HCMS) Officers and Executive Board

Robert E. Jackson, MD, MACP, President
Dwane G. Broussard, MD, President Elect
Clare A. Hawkins, MD, Vice President
Felicity L. Mack, MD, Secretary/Treasurer
Louise H. Bethea, MD, Fourth Year Officer at Large
Hattie E. Henderson, MD, Third Year Officer at Large
Brian M. Bruel, MD, Second Year Officer at Large
Eddie L. Patton, Jr., MD, First Year Officer at Large
Madhureeta Achari, MD, Chair, Board of Ethics
Marcel D. Thompson, DO, Chair, Board of Medical Legislation
Carlos J. Vital, MD, Chair, Board on Socioeconomics
Sandeep Markan, MD, Chair, Council of Hospital Chiefs of Staff  
Peter Chang, MD, Chair, Council of International and Affiliated Medical Societies
Daniel H. Darmadi, MD, Chair, Council of Specialty Societies
Stacy L. Norrell, MD, Chair, Delegation to TMA 
Monika Patil, MD, President, Central Branch
Mary S. Goswitz, MD, President, East Branch
Victoria C. Chang, MD, President, North Branch
Gurjit Kaur, DO, President, Northwest Branch 
Karan P. K. Sra, MD, President, Southeast Branch
Pavlina P. Suchanova, MD, President, Southwest Branch
Swapan Dubey, MD, President, Western Branch
Ashok Balasubramanyam, MD, Baylor College of Medicine
Kulvinder S. Bajwa, 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

Louise H. Bethea, MD, President
Hattie E. Henderson, MD, Vice President
Brian M. Bruel, MD, Treasurer
Eddie L. Patton, Jr., MD, Secretary
Robert E. Jackson, MD, MACP 
Dwane G. Broussard, MD 
Clare A. Hawkins, MD 
Felicity L. Mack, MD
Madhureeta Achari, MD 
Marcel D. Thompson, DO 
Carlos J. Vital, MD 
Sandeep Markan, MD  
Peter Chang, MD
Daniel H. Darmadi, MD 
Stacy L. Norrell, MD 
Monika Patil, MD
Mary S. Goswitz, MD 
Victoria C. Chang, MD 
Gurjit Kaur, DO  
Karan P. K. Sra, MD 
Pavlina P. Suchanova, MD 
Swapan Dubey, MD 
Ashok Balasubramanyam, MD 
Kulvinder S. Bajwa, MD 
Stephen J. Spann, MD

For more information, contact Teosha Blaylock, Director of Executive & Governance Administration, at 713-524-4267, ext 260, or teosha_blaylock@hcms.org

Boards, Councils, Committees and Delegations

Central Branch Officers - 2024

Monika Patil, MD - President 
Brian C. Reed, MD - President Elect
Samar S. Sheth, MD - Vice President
Katie L. Fung-Yip, MD - Secretary/Treasurer

East Branch Officers - 2024
Mary S. Goswitz, MD - President 
Olga O. Brusil, MD - President Elect
Manisha Chandalia, MD - Vice President
Daniel D. Nguyen, DO, Secretary/Treasurer

North Branch Officers - 2024
Victoria C. Chang, MD - President 
Bhuvana Sagar, MD - President Elect
Mohit Bansal, MD - Vice President
Diana Medina Galvan, MD, Secretary/Treasurer

Northwest Branch Officers - 2024
Gurjit Kaur, DO - President
Jessica Garcia, DO - President Elect
Erica E. Hightower, MD - Vice President
Stephanie S. Bruce, MD - Secretary/Treasurer

Southeast Branch Officers - 2024
Karan P. K. Sra, MD - President 
Elizabeth A. Cloninger, MD - President Elect
Vikas, Jogi, MD - Vice President
Yazan Abdeen, MD - Secretary/Treasurer

Southwest Branch Officers - 2024
Pavlina P. Suchanova, MD - President 
Libu Varughese, MD - President Elect
Vandana Varma, MD - Vice President
Ranjeeta Mani, MD - Secretary/Treasurer

Western Branch Officers - 2024 
Swapan Dubey, MD - President
Dharmpal Vansadia, DO - President Elect
Padma R. Chimata, MD - Vice President
Jolyn S. Taylor, MD - Secretary/Treasurer

Board of Ethics - 2024
Madhureeta Achari, MD (2024) - Chair
Shannon B. Hancher, MD (2024)
Kelvin S. Shaw, MD (2024)
Audrey E. Ahuero, MD (2025)
Stephen E. Whitney, MD (2025)
Shane M. Magee, MD (2026)
January Y. Tsai, MD (2026)

Board of Medical Legislation - 2024
Marcel D. Thompson, DO (2026) - Chair, 2024
Anna Leech, MD (2025) - Vice Chair, 2024
D. Rick Q. Ngo, MD (2024)
Carla F. Ortique, MD (2024)
Baominh P. Vinh, MD (2024)
Michael Altman, MD (2025)
Tal R. Raphaeli, MD (2025)
Richard N. Bradley, MD (2026)
Barbara J. Wilson, MD (2026)
Anh Q. Dang, MD (2027)
Anthony J. Popek, MD (2027)
Richard J. Snyder, MD (2027)

Board on Socioeconomics - 2024

Carlos J. Vital, MD (2024) - Chair
Kulvinder S. Bajwa, MD (2024) - Vice Chair
Jacinta A. Anyaoku, MD (2024)
Christopher N. Prichard, MD (2025)
Charlotte M. Stelly-Seitz, MD (2025)
Theodoros Voloyiannis, MD (2025)
Troy T. Fiesinger, MD (2026)
Angela M. Guerra, MD (2026)
Alisha Y. Young, MD (2026)
 
Nominating Board - 2024
Mina K. Sinacori, MD, Chair
Dwane G. Broussard, MD
Hattie E. Henderson, MD
Brian M. Bruel, MD
Madhureeta Achari, MD
Monika Patil, MD
Mary S. Goswitz, MD
Victoria C. Chang, MD
Gurjit Kaur, DO
Karan P. K. Sra, MD
Pavlina P. Suchanova, MD 
Swapan Dubey, MD
 
Council of Hospital Chiefs of Staff - 2024
Sandeep Markan, MD - Chair 
Yazan Abdeen, MD 
Sarfraz Aly, MD 
Murad Aslam, MD 
Jason Baron MD 
Robert Boland, MD 
Kelli Burroughs, MD 
Daniel H. Darmadi, MD  
Anita Datta, MD 
Lucas Duvall, MD 
Michael Eisenberg, MD 
Irene Ekaney, MD 
Mark A. Farnie, MD  
Omer Farooq, MD 
Clay Jeffrey Fisher, MD 
Muhammad Hanif, MD 
Aqeel Hashmi, MD 
Isaac Hernandez Jimenez, MD 
Irfan Iftikhar, MD 
Amir Karni, MD 
Faraz M. Khan, MD 
Tony Kim, MD 
Tien C. Ko, MD 
Mark Kobelja, MD 
George T. Kuhn, MD 
Kelly LeBlanc, MD 
Xiao H. Li, MD 
Robert Lingle, MD 
Nishith Majmundar, MD 
Alfred Maksoud, MD  
Vasilios Mathews, MD 
Vikram Mehra, MD 
Timothy Miller, MD 
Peter Nguyen, MD 
Vince Nguyen, MD 
Richard L. Noel, MD 
Sohail Noor, MD 
Jessica Ohlemacher, MD 
Michael Overman, MD 
Nehal Patel, MD 
Cwanza Pinckney, MD 
Mauricio Pinto, MD 
Amber Ray-Droddy, MD 
Scott Rivenes, MD 
E. Brooke Roberts, MD 
Michael S. Rodriguez, MD 
Cameron Ruttman, MD  
Lokesh Shahani, MD 
Arif Shoaib, MD 
Paul E. Sirbaugh, MD 
Kyle Stanosheck MD 
David G. Vanderweide, MD  
Rati Venkatesh, DO 
Srinivas Vodnala, MD

Council of International and Affiliated Medical Societies - 2024
Peter Chang, MD - Chair 
Lan K. Nguyen, MD – Vice Chair 
Maria C. Caldas, MD 
Ashima Chauhan, MD  
Ray Y. Hachem, MD 
Monira Hamid-Kundi, MD 
Nidal Moukaddam, MD 
Marcial Andres Oquendo Rincon, MD 
Robert A. Salazar, MD 
Anjail Sharrief, MD 
Riaz Ul Haque, MD 
Kuan Yu, MD  

Council of Specialty Societies - 2024
Daniel H. Darmadi, MD - Chair 
Omar G. Ahmed, MD 
Nicholas M. Beckmann, MD 
Robert Carpenter, MD 
Galant Chan, MD 
Sadhna Dhingra, MD 
Warren Ellsworth, MD 
Robin L. Ferguson, MD 
Neil Ashok Gandhi, MD 
Claudia Gutarra, MD 
Lillian S. Kao, MD 
John Kelley, MD 
Andrew G. Lee, MD 
Bobby Nix, MD  
Christopher Rizk, MD 
Rashmi Rode, MD 
Erin Furr Stimming, MD 
Mary Ellen Vanderlick, MD 
John Zaki, MD
 
Delegates to the Texas Medical Association - 2024
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
Renee J. Flores, 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
Steven E. Haber, MD
Ori Z. Hampel, MD
Shannon B. Hancher, MD
Lindsey D. Harris, MD
Hattie E. Henderson, MD
Stephen A. Herrmann, MD
Nesreen S. Ibrahim, MD
Terah C. Isaacson, MD
Robert E. Jackson, MD
Nora A. Janjan, MD
Laura P. Jimenez-Quintero, 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
Lonzetta L. Newman, MD
Terry S. Newman, MD
Mark L. Nichols, MD
Richard L. Noel, MD
Stacy L. Norrell, MD
Carla F. Ortique, MD
Debra M. Osterman, MD
Monika Patil, MD
Kanchan A. Phalak, MD
Anne Marie Ponce De Leon, MD
Christopher N. Prichard, MD
Syed A. Raza, MD
Elizabeth M. Rebello, MD
Brandi N. Ring, MD
Manish Rungta, MD
Ainel B. Sewell, 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
Randall A. Stenoien, 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
George W. Williams, II, MD
H. David Wills, MD
Kevin Scott Winfield, MD
Alisha Y. Young, MD
Alexander Yudovich, MD

Alternate Delegates to the Texas Medical Association - 2024
Yazan Abdeen MD
Mohamed F. Almahmoud, MD
Taiwo T. Babatope, MD
Kulvinder S. Bajwa, MD
Mohit Bansal, MD
Norman L. Berkman, MD
Shikha Bharaktiya, MD
Dwane G. Broussard, MD
Olga O. Brusil, MD
Luis H. Camacho, MD
Victoria C. Chang, MD
Avais M. Chatha, MD
Hilary E. Fairbrother, MD
Jessica Garcia, DO
Victoria I. Gordon, DO
Madeleine S. Herman, MD
Erica E. Hightower, MD
Vikas Jogi, MD
Micah J. Knobles, MD
Maria J. La Cruz Rondon, MD
Yasmin Natasha Lake, MD
David C. Mackey, MD
Vinh Q. Nguyen, MD
Rupesh NIgam, MD
Linda X. Pang, MD
Myphuong Theresa Phan, MD
Grant P. Redrow, MD
Brian C. Reed, MD
Lilit A. Sargsyan, MD
Pankaj K. Shah, MD
Barry S. Siller, MD
Stacy V. Smith, MD
Patrick V. Solcher, MD
Jessica M. Stull, MD
Jolyn S. Taylor, MD
Amanda S. Tchakarov, MD
Margaret Wat, MD
Christopher K. Wong, MD

Ex Officio Delegation Members to the Texas Medical Association - 2024
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
Felicia L. Jordan, 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
Michael E. Speer, MD
Elizabeth Torres, MD
Arlo F. Weltge, MD
Sherif Z. Zaafran, MD

HCMS Delegation Officers - 2024

Stacy L. Norrell, MD - Chair
George W. Williams, II, MD - Vice Chair
Eddie L. Patton, Jr., MD - Secretary

TMA Delegates to the American Medical Association - 2024
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 - 2024
Eddie L. Patton, Jr., MD
Sherif Z. Zaafran, MD

Bylaws Committee - 2024
Dexter G. Turnquest, MD - Chair
Lindsay K. Botsford, MD
Richard L. Noel, MD

Hospital Employed/ Academic Practice Committee - 2024
David Vining, MD, Chair
Monika Patil, MD, Vice Chair
Taiwo Babatope, MD
Shiva Gupta, MD
Micah J. Knobles, MD
Brian C. Reed, MD
Lilit A. Sargsyan, MD
Stacy V. Smith, MD
Irvin Sulapas, MD
Amanda S. Tchakarov, MD
Alicia Y. Young, MD
 
Emergency Care Committee - 2024
Cedric K. Dark, MD - Chair
Richard N. Bradley, MD
Beau A. Briese, MD
Hilary E. Fairbrother, MD
Diana L. Fite, MD
Steven M. Haber, MD
Faraz A. Khan, MD
Brandi N. Ring, MD
Kevin J. Schulz, MD
Charles E. Soderstrom, MD
David E. Turner, MD
Arlo F. Weltge, MD

Independent Practice Subcommittee - 2024
Manish Rungta, MD, Chair
Victoria C. Chang, MD, Vice Chair
Jacinta O. Anyaoku, MD
Avais M. Chatha, MD
Sara Goel, DO
Felicity L. Mack, MD
Rochelle E. Pondt, DO
Syed A. Raza, MD
Angela K. Sturm, MD
 
Membership Committee - 2024
Laura P. Jimenez-Quintero, MD, Chair
Gurjit Kaur, DO, Vice Chair
Yasir Ahmed, MD
Allan A. Conde, MD
Hilary E. Fairbrother, MD
Stephanie P. Fong, MD
Ankur D. Mehta, DO
Edward C. Murphy, MD
Atasu K. Nayak, MD
Terry S. Newman, MD
Sachin Patil, MD
Elenita L. Rosado, MD
Charlotte M. Stelly-Seitz, MD
January Y. Tsai, MD
Margaret J. Wat, MD
Alexander Yudovich, MD
Naveed Zafar, MD
 
Physicians Counseling Committee - 2024
Debra M. Osterman, MD – Chair
Chad M. Lemaire, D - Vice Chair
James J. Bernick, MD
M. Bruce Christopherson, MD
Micah J. Knobles, MD
Daryl K. Knox, MD
Anna L. C. Mapp, MD
Georgia A. Thomas, MD

Community Health Improvement and Communications Committee - 2024
Yazan Abdeen, MD, Chair
Ahmed S. Ahmed, MD
Tamyra Y. Comeaux, MD
Stephanie P. Fong, MD
Sawson Yamin Ali Kahn, MD
Shelley Q. Li, MD
Andrew Li-Yung Hing, MD
Linda X. Pang, MD
Jose E. Rodriguez, MD
David J. Vining, MD
Alexander Yudovich, MD
 
Health Care Quality Committee - 2024
Stacy V. Smith, MD, Chair
David Vining, MD, Vice Chair
Yazan Abdeen, MD
Steven D. Brass, MD
Luis H. Camacho, MD
Ponle Durojaye, MD
Piotr A. Kwater, MD
Linda X. Pang, MD
Anthony J. Popek, MD
Puja A. Sehgal, MD
 
Physician Wellness Committee - 2024
Brian C. Reed, MD, Chair
Bernard M. Gerber, MD
Sara Goel, DO
Sharada H. Gowda, MD
Laura P. Jimenez-Quintero, MD
Amir Karni, MD
Bobby Nix, MD
Stacy L. Norrell, MD
Maria J. La Cruz Rondon, MD
George D. Santos, MD
Alexander Yudovich, MD

Rapid Response Team - 2024
Robert E. Jackson, MD, Chair
Dwane G. Broussard, MD
Dexter G. Turnquest, MD
Carlos J. Vital, MD
Marcel D. Thompson, DO
 
Social Media Sub-Committee - 2024
Stephanie P. Fong, MD - Chair
Suneel Chilukuri, MD – Vice Chair
Erica L. Bartlett, MD
Shivika Chandra, MD
Claudia C. Cotes, MD
Micah J. Knobles, MD
Chantal L. Mendes, MD
Diana Medina Galvan, MD
Ritu P. Patel, MD
Angela K. Sturm, MD

TMA Liaison Committee - 2024
Dwane G. Broussard, MD, Chair
Louise H. Bethea, MD
Keith A. Bourgeois, MD
Lisa L. Ehrlich, MD
Diana L. Fite, MD
Tom Garcia, MD
Robert E. Jackson, MD
Kimberly E. Monday, MD
Stacy L. Norrell, MD
Carla F. Ortique, MD
Bradford S. Patt, MD
Eddie L. Patton, Jr., MD
Gary J. Sheppard, MD
Dexter G. Turnquest, MD
George W. Williams, II, MD
 
Women Physicians Section - 2024
Victoria C. Chang, MD, Chair
Vice Chair: Katie Fung-Yip, MD, Vice Chair
Officer at Large: Linda Pang, MD, Officer at Large
Diplomats:
Garima Arora, MD
Savitha Bonthala, DO
Suparna Chhibber, MD
Stephanie P. Fong, MD
Jessica Garcia, DO
Laura P. Jimenez-Quintero, MD
Oksana Marroquin, MD
Monika Patil, MD
Archana S. V. Raghavan, MD
 
RPO Steering Committee - 2024
Kamal G. Khalil, MD – President
Benjamin L. Portnoy, MD – President Elect
Anita Beneke, MD - Vice President
Carlos R. Hamilton, Jr., MD – Immediate Past President
Shelly E. Liss, MD, President Emeritus
Glenn R. Cunningham, MD
Bruce D. Edison, MD
Barry H. Goodfriend, MD
Peter V. Weston, 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 - 2024
Savitha Bonthala, DO - Central Branch, Chair
Lauren E. Spoo, MD - West Branch, Vice Chair
Nabila B. Choudhury, MD, Central Branch
Chantal Lisette Mendes, MD, Central Branch
Linda X. Pang, MD, Central Branch
Grant P. Redrow, MD, Central Branch
Stephanie U. Morris, MD, North Branch
Urmeel H. Patel, MD, North Branch
Margaret Wat, MD, Northwest Branch
Daniela C. McConnell, MD, Northwest Branch
Emily R. Calasanz, MD, Southeast Branch
Harrison P. Nguyen, MD, Southeast Branch
Zishan Hirani, MD, Southwest Branch
Pallav Halani, MD, Southwest Branch
Jennifer A. Lai, MD, West Branch
Jessica M. Stull, MD. West Branch