Faculty and Staff

Chair

A photo of Edward Nemergut.
Edward Nemergut, MD
West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Chair of Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology
Professor, Department of Neuroscience

Faculty

A photo of Kathrin Allen.
Kathrin J. Allen, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Director of Critical Care Management, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Kelsey Bauer.
Kelsey M. Bauer, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Claire Bentley.
Claire Bentley, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of John Bozek.
John Bozek, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of James Cain.
James G. Cain, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Professor, Vice Chair and Department Quality Officer, Director of Pediatric Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Anna Carpenter.
Anna Carpenter, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Program Director Pain Medicine Fellowship, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Justin Christensen.
Justin Christensen, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Andrew Criser.
Andrew L. Criser, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4122
A photo of Christopher Deskins.
Christopher R Deskins, BS, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-498-4929
A photo of Kristen Dragan.
Kristen Elizabeth Dragan, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Matthew Ellison.
Matthew Ellison, MD, MMM, FASE, FASA
West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Anesthesiology
Vice Chair and Director, Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Anesthesiology, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Pavithra Ellison.
Pavithra Ranganathan Ellison, MD, FASA
West Virginia University
Position
Professor, Vice Chair Department of Pediatric Anesthesiology, Medical Director Perioperative Services, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Hallisey Estes.
Hallisey Estes, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Paul Gera.
Paul Gera, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Timothy Goldhardt.
Timothy M Goldhardt, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Brian Grose.
Brian W. Grose, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Associate Professor, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4272
A photo of Heather Hayanga.
Heather Hayanga, MD, MPH, FASE, FASA
West Virginia University
Position
Associate Professor, Program Director Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellowship, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Rebekah Guillow.
Rebekah Guillow, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Roy Henrickson.
Roy Eric Henrickson, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4164
A photo of Jeremy Hensley.
Jeremy Hensley, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Nicole Hollis.
Nicole M Hollis, DO
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Program Director Acute Pain Medicine and Regional Anesthesiology Fellowship, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Stephen Howell.
Stephen Howell, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Associate Professor, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4948
A photo of Julie Huffmyer.
Julie Huffmyer, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Professor, Vice Chair of Education, Anesthesiology
A photo of Robert Johnstone.
Robert E. Johnstone, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Faculty, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4087
A photo of Arpan Kohli.
Arpan Kohli, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Associate Professor, Residency Program Director, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4122
A photo of Mir Ali Abbas Khan.
Mir Ali Abbas Khan, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Corinne Layne-Stuart.
Corinne M. Layne-Stuart, DO
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
Physician, UHC Pain Clinic, Pain Clinic
Phone
304-598-6216
A photo of Skyler McCoy.
Skyler Bryce McCoy, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
A photo of Courtney Mechling.
Courtney Mechling, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-498-4929
A photo of Cy Mozingo.
Cy M. Mozingo, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
A photo of Grant Neely.
Grant Neely, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Erik Olness.
Erik Olness, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4122
A photo of Laura Ostapenko.
Laura Ostapenko, MD, MPP
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Medical Director Perioperative Evaluation Center, Anesthesiology
A photo of Lance Parks.
Lance Parks, DO
West Virginia University
Position
Associate Professor, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4122
A photo of Jonathan Pratt.
Jonathan W Pratt, MD
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Pain Clinic
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-6216
A photo of Jeff Puette.
Jeff A. Puette, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Associate Professor, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of David Rosen.
David Rosen, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Professor, Vice Chair of Research, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Nashaat Rizk.
Nashaat Rizk, MB, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Associate Professor, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-6216
A photo of David Scalzo.
David Scalzo, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Director of Research, Anesthesiology
A photo of Michael Russell.
Michael Russell, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Alice Seifarth.
Alice Seifarth, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Jason Shepherd.
Jason Shepherd, DO
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-3450
A photo of Daniel Sizemore.
Daniel C. Sizemore, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Associate Professor, Vice Chair for Academic Affairs, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4122
A photo of Daniel Sloyer.
Daniel Sloyer, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Richard Vaglienti.
Richard Vaglienti, MD, MBA, FASA
West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Medical Director Center for Integrative Pain Management, Anesthesiology
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-598-6216
A photo of M.W. Unger.
M.W. Todd Unger, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4122
A photo of Manuel Vallejo.
Manuel C. Vallejo, MD, DMD
West Virginia University
Positions
DIO for GME, Graduate Medical Education
Associate Dean & DIO for GME, Medical Education
Professor & DIO for GME, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-293-0672
A photo of Jessica Varga.
Jessica Varga, DO
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
A photo of Matthew Weeks.
Matthew Weeks, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology

CRNAs

A photo of Jeffery Ammons.
Jeffery Ammons, CRNA
West Virginia University
Position
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4122
A photo of Tanya Ammons.
Tanya Ammons, CRNA
West Virginia University
Position
Anesthetist, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4122
A photo of Matthew Anderson.
Matthew Anderson
West Virginia University
Position
Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Missy Artuso.
Missy Artuso, CRNA
West Virginia University
Position
Nurse Anesthetist, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4122
A photo of Heather Baker.
Heather Baker
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Jason Balko.
Jason Balko, CRNA
West Virginia University
Position
Nurse Anesthetist, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4122
A photo of Jilian Balko.
Jilian Balko, CRNA
West Virginia University
Position
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4122
A photo of Jeffrey Bilinsky.
Jeffrey Bilinsky
West Virginia University
Position
Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Ruth Bisko.
Ruth Bisko
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
A photo of Joan Blasinsky.
Joan M Blasinsky
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
A photo of Juilanne Brown.
Juilanne Brown
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Nina Calvert.
Nina Calvert, CRNA
West Virginia University
Position
Certified Nurse Anesthetist, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4122
A photo of Lindsay Clark.
Lindsay Clark
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Nancy Cronenberger.
Nancy Cronenberger
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Brittany Currey.
Brittany Currey
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Carrie Dugan.
Carrie Dugan
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Christopher Fratz-Orr.
Christopher D Fratz-Orr
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Linnea Glosener.
Linnea Glosener
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Lee Anne Gray.
Lee Anne Gray
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Jeanne Grimes.
Jeanne Grimes
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
A photo of Brittany Hanlin.
Brittany Hanlin, CRNA
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Sara Harms.
Sara Harms
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
A photo of Pamela Hassinger.
Pamela Hassinger
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
A photo of Johanna Helton.
Johanna Helton
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
A photo of Sarah Hinnant.
Sarah E. Hinnant
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Seth Hoblitzell.
Seth Hoblitzell
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4000
A photo of Timothy Hurney.
Timothy Hurney
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
A photo of Maria Ingros.
Maria Ingros, CRNA
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
A photo of David Johnson.
David R. Johnson, CRNA
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
A photo of Krista Joll.
Krista Joll, CRNA
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
A photo of Todd Kaczmark.
Todd Kaczmark
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
A photo of Walter Kielkowski.
Walter Kielkowski, CRNA
West Virginia University
Position
Certified Nurse Anesthetist, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4122
A photo of Ryan Kolowitz.
Ryan Kolowitz
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
A photo of Eric Lindstrom.
Eric Lindstrom, CRNA
West Virginia University
Position
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4122
A photo of Alice Lorenze.
Alice Lorenze, CRNA
West Virginia University
Position
Anesthetist, Anesthesiology
Phone
(304) 598-4122
A photo of Jennifer Lucas.
Jennifer Lucas, CRNA
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
A photo of Leanna Madich.
Leanna Madich, CRNA
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Brandon Maine.
Brandon Maine
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
A photo of Megan Maine.
Megan Maine
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Gary Marree.
Gary Marree, CRNA
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Rita Matulavich.
Rita Matulavich, CRNA
West Virginia University
Position
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4122
A photo of Loren Metzner.
Loren Metzner
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
A photo of Kelly Meyers.
Kelly Meyers
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
A photo of Emma Mohr.
Emma Mohr
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
A photo of Emily Moore.
Emily Moore
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
A photo of Jeremy Morris.
Jeremy Sean Morris
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
A photo of Cole Mortellaro.
Cole Mortellaro
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
A photo of Kristen Nelson.
Kristen E. Nelson, CRNA
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
A photo of Joseph Nimitz.
Joseph Nimitz, CRNA
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Aaron Ostrowski.
Aaron Michael Ostrowski, DNP, APRN, CRNA
West Virginia University
Positions
CRNA, Anesthesiology
Instructor, Family / Community Health Department
Nurse Anesthesia Program Director, Office of Academics
Phone
304-293-1382
A photo of Chase O'Dell.
Chase O'Dell
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
A photo of Ralph Padilla.
Ralph Padilla
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Rebecca Pelfry.
Rebecca Pelfry
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
A photo of Christa Petko.
Christa Petko
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
A photo of Spencer Pfeiffer.
Spencer R. Pfeiffer, CRNA
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
A photo of Ryan Ross.
Ryan Ross
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
A photo of Janell Vasquez.
Janell Vasquez, CRNA
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Jennifer Sieber.
Jennifer Sieber
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
A photo of Jennifer Sloyer.
Jennifer Sloyer
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4000
A photo of Stacy Smith-Carei.
Stacy Smith-Carei
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
A photo of Tonya Steinmiller.
Tonya Steinmiller, CRNA
West Virginia University
Position
Anesthetist, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4122
A photo of Deborah Street.
Deborah Street, CRNA
West Virginia University
Position
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4122
A photo of David (Carl) Stuvek.
David (Carl) Stuvek, CRNA
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
A photo of Julie Sullivan.
Julie Sullivan
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Christopher Szymoniak.
Christopher Szymoniak, CRNA
West Virginia University
Position
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4122
A photo of Elyse Tedeschi.
Elyse Tedeschi, CRNA
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Magen Ueltschy.
Magen Ueltschy
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
A photo of Jennifer Vaccaro.
Jennifer Vaccaro, CRNA
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Leigh Vargo.
Leigh Vargo
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
A photo of Ann Villers.
Ann Villers
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
A photo of Janet Walleck.
Janet Walleck
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology
A photo of Mary Young.
Mary Young, CRNA
West Virginia University
Position
CRNA, Anesthesiology

Residents/Fellows

A photo of Sundus Ahmed.
Sundus Ahmed
West Virginia University
Position
Resident, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Alexandrea Berry.
Alexandrea Berry, DO
West Virginia University
Position
Resident, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Neeti Bhatte.
Neeti Bhatte, DO
West Virginia University
Position
Resident, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Marcus Bowers.
Marcus Bowers, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Anesthesiology Resident, Anesthesiology
A photo of Nicholas Bowers.
Nicholas Bowers, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Resident, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Lisa Choban.
Lisa Choban, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Resident, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Briar Cranston.
Briar Cranston, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Anesthesiology Resident, Anesthesiology
A photo of Rachel Dada.
Rachel Dada, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Resident, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Dena Danji.
Dena Danji, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Resident, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Kristin Davis.
Kristin Davis, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Resident, Anesthesiology
A photo of Mohamad El Churafa.
Mohamad El Churafa, DO
West Virginia University
Position
Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellow, Anesthesiology
A photo of Christina Gibson.
Christina Gibson, DO
West Virginia University
Position
Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellow, Anesthesiology
A photo of Michael Gillespie.
Michael Gillespie, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Resident, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Katelyn Glines.
Katelyn Glines, DO
West Virginia University
Position
Resident, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Keegan Guffey.
Keegan Guffey, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Resident, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Emilee Handyside.
Emilee Handyside, DO
West Virginia University
Position
Anesthesia Resident, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4480
A photo of James Hughes.
James Hughes, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Resident, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Shane Jafri.
Shane T Jafri, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Resident, Anesthesiology
A photo of Aaron Kessler.
Aaron Kessler, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Anesthesiology Resident, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4480
A photo of Christopher King.
Christopher King, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Resident, Anesthesiology
A photo of Jacob Lambert.
Jacob Lambert, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Anesthesiology Resident, Anesthesiology
A photo of Christian McAndrew.
Christian McAndrew, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Anesthesiology Resident, Anesthesiology
A photo of Ian McArdle.
Ian Wilmer McArdle, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Anesthesia Resident, Anesthesiology
A photo of Joshua McDonald.
Joshua McDonald, DO
West Virginia University
Position
Anesthesiology Resident, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4480
A photo of Joseph McGuire.
Joseph Aaron McGuire, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Anesthesiology Resident, Anesthesiology
A photo of Brittany McLay.
Brittany McLay, DO
West Virginia University
Position
Anesthesiology Resident, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4480
A photo of Miles McNeir.
Miles McNeir, DO
West Virginia University
Position
Anesthesiology Resident, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4480
A photo of Benton Nanners.
Benton Paull Nanners, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Anesthesiology Resident, Anesthesiology
A photo of Audra Parrett.
Audra Parrett
West Virginia University
Position
Anesthesia Resident, Anesthesiology
A photo of Geoffrey Pearman.
Geoffrey Pearman, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Resident, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Steven Pham.
Steven Pham, DO
West Virginia University
Position
Anesthesiology Resident, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4480
A photo of Alexandra Rice.
Alexandra Rice, DO
West Virginia University
Position
Anesthesiology Resident, Anesthesiology
A photo of Violet Shackleford.
Violet Shackleford, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Pain Medicine Fellow, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Jordan Shay.
Jordan C Shay, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Resident, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Taylor Simpson.
Taylor Simpson, DO
West Virginia University
Position
Anesthesiology Resident, Anesthesiology
A photo of Alec Statler.
Alec Keith Statler, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Anesthesiology Resident, Anesthesiology
A photo of Athanasios Tzaras.
Athanasios Tzaras, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Fellow, Anesthesiology
A photo of Trey Vanek.
Trey Vanek, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Resident, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Emily Williamson.
Emily Williamson, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine Fellow, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929
A photo of Christopher Woodard.
Christopher Woodard, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Resident, Anesthesiology
Phone
304-598-4929