Committees

2020 Committees

Officers

Name Position
Rick C. Sasso, MD * President
Alexander R. Vaccaro, MD, PhD, MBA * Immed. Past President
Jeffrey C. Wang, MD * Past President
John M. Rhee, MD * President Elect
James S. Harrop, MD * Vice-President
Alexander J. Ghanayem, MD * Treasurer
Alpesh A. Patel, MD * Secretary

Awards Committee

Name Position
Jeffrey D. Coe, MD * Chair
Erica F. Bisson, MD, MPH Member
Samuel K. Cho, MD Member
Gary Ghiselli, MD Member
Han Jo Kim, MD Member
Eric B. Laxer, MD Member
Michael J. Lee, MD Member
Praveen V. Mummaneni, MD Member
Kristen E. Radcliff, MD Member
Jefferson R. Wilson, MD, PhD Member

Board of Specialty Societies

Name Position
R. Alden Milam, MD * BOS Liasion
Brandon Lawrence, MD * BOS Liasion

Development Committee

Name Position
Alexander J. Ghanayem, MD * Chair
Jean-Jacques Abitbol, MD Member
Christopher P. Ames, MD Member
Kristen E. Radcliff, MD Member
Andrew C. Hecht, MD Member
Eeric Truumees, MD Member

Exhibits Committee

Name Position
Jens Chapman, MD * Chair
Scott C. McGovern, MD Member
W. Ryan Spiker, MD Member

Education Committee

Name Position
Michael C. Gerling, MD * Chair
Chrisopher P. Ames, MD Member
Paul M. Arnold, MD Member
Carlo Bellabara, MD Member
Wayne K. Cheng, MD Member
Charles H. Crawford, MD Member
John C. France, MD Member
Steven S. Hughes, MD Member
Brian K. Kwon, MD Member
Douglas G. Orndorff, MD Member
Gregory D. Schroeder, MD Member
Neill M. Wright, MD Member

Hands-on Techniques Course sub-committee

Name Position
Rick C. Sasso, MD Co-chair
Vincent C. Traynelis, MD Co-chair
Christopher I. Shaffrey, MD Member
John M. Rhee, MD Member
Regis W. Haid, MD Member
Christopher P. Ames, MD Member

FOSA Reps

Name Position
Michael C. Gerling, MD Member
Gregory D. Schroeder, MD Member

Membership Committee

Name Position
Steven C. Ludwig, MD * Chair
D. Greg Anderson, MD Member
Alexander P. Hughes, MD Member
Rick C. Sasso, MD Ex-officio

Publications Committee

Name Position
Gregory D. Schroeder, MD* Chair
Sheeraz Qureshi, MD Member
Jason Savage, MD Member
Jefferson R. Wilson, MD, PhD Member

Scientific Program Committee

Name Position
Michael Daubs, MD* Co-Chair
Andrew Dailey, MD* Co-Chair
Samuel K. Cho, MD Member
Matthew W. Colman, MD Member
William F. Donaldson, III, MD Member
Ben J. Garrido, MD Member
Regis W. Haid, MD Member
Andrew C. Hecht, MD Member
Han-Jo Kim, MD Member
Craig A. Kuhns, MD Member
Brian K. Kwon, MD, PhD Member
Ronald A. Lehman, MD Member
Steven C. Ludwig, MD Member
Sergio A. Mendoza-Lattes, MD Member
Justin W. Miller, MD Member
Thomas E. Mroz, MD Member
Ahmad Nassr, MD Member
Themistocles Protopsaltis, MD Member
Jeffrey A. Rihn, MD Member
Carlo Santaguida, MD Member
Jason W. Savage, MD Member
Brian W. Su, MD Member
Eeric Truumees, MD Member
Barrett I. Woods, MD Member

Research Committee

Name Position
Wellington Hsu, MD* Chair

21st Century Grant Subcommittee

Name Position
Clifford B. Tribus, MD Sub-committee chair
William Anderst, PhD Member
Scott D. Daffner, MD Member
Andrew T. Dailey, MD Member
Safdar N. Khan, MD Member
R. Alden Milam Member

Seed Starter Grant Subcommittee

Name Position
Jeffrey A. Goldstein, MD Sub-committee chair
Pierce D. Nunley, MD Member
Peter G. Passias, MD Member
Gregory D. Schroeder, MD Member
W. Ryan Spiker, MD Member

Resident Fellow Grant Subcommittee

Name Position
Nitin N. Bhatia, MD Sub-committee chair
Jesse E. Bible, MD Member
Samuel K. Cho, MD Member
Carlo Santaguida, MD Member
Frank Phillips, MD Member
Michael P. Stauff, MD Member

Cervical Registry Subcommittee

Name Position
Zoher Ghogawala, MD* Sub-committee co-chair
Themistocles S. Protopsaltis, MD Sub-committee co-chair

Special Projects Committee

Name Position
Gregory D. Schroeder, MD * Chair
Samuel K. Cho, MD Member
Michael Kelly, MD Member
Ronald A. Lehman, Jr., MD Member
Addisu Mesfin, MD Member
Thomas E. Mroz, MD Member
Preen Mummaneni, MD Member
Ryan Snowden, MD Member
Barrett I. Woods, MD Member
Neill M. Wright, MD Member
Jim A. Youssef, MD Member

Traveling Fellowship Committee

Name Position
Christopher I. Shaffrey, MD * Chair
Ilyas Aleem, MD, MS Member
John G. Heller, MD Member
Addisu Mesfin, MD Member
Thomas E. Mroz, MD Member
Themistocles S. Protopsaltis, MD Member