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Recent Retirements / Deaths Recorded

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Congratulations to our MCMS members who have recently announced their retirement plans. Best wishes in your future endeavors!

  • Howard Abromowitz MD – Urology                      
  • J. Douglas Aldstadt, MD – Family Medicine        
  • Art Altman MD – Obstetrics & Gynecology          
  • Ramajopala Reddy Avutu MD-Anesthesiology           
  • Bruce Banias MD-Obstetrics & Gynecology        
  • Raymond Barbera MD – Anesthesiology  
  • Ramaswamy Bathini, MD – Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Gregory Beck MD – Gastroenterology       
  • Nicholas Christoff MD – Nephrology                    
  • Wassam Dabbas MD – Internal  Medicine
  • Ronald DeVore, MD – Otolaryngology      
  • Verne Dodson MD – Family Medicine
  • Elizabeth Ey, MD – Pediatric Radiology
  • Frank Fasano, MD – Orthopedic Surgery
  • Susan Galbraith, MD – Endocrinology
  • Walter Hartel, MD – Ophthalmology
  • Andrew Hawk, MD – Emergency Medicine
  • Azar Kardan MD – Pediatrics     
  • Ronald Kahn, MD – Family Medicine                            
  • Walter Keyes MD – Family Medicine                    
  • James Laws DO – Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Robert Margolis MD – Pulmonary Diseases  
  • Ann Marie Martinek, MD – Ophthalmology        
  • Augusto Martinez, MD – Colon-Rectal Surgery
  • Joseph Mastandrea, DO – Internal Medicine
  • Steven Miller, MD – Ophthalmology
  • James Murphy MD – Pulmonary Diseases     
  • Paul E. O’Brien, MD – General Surgery      
  • James Pacenta MD – Cardiovascular Diseases
  • C N Reddy MD – Pulmonary Diseases      
  • William Rigano, MD – Plastic Surgery
  • Michael Timpone MD- Family Medicine   
  • Joel Tobiansky MD – Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Michael Valle DO – Neurology       
  • Keith Watson MD – Obstetrics & Gynecology

MCMS recognizes our colleagues who have passed away since our last Annual Meeting

  • James Appleton MD,¬†¬†Anesthesiology,¬†¬†University of Louisville 1946 ‚Äst¬†12/22/2017
  • Frank Beltran MD,¬†¬†Urology,¬†¬†University of Granada Spain 1955¬†¬†–¬†¬†10/20/20
  • Bernard Berks DO,¬†¬†Family and Aerospace Medicine,¬†¬†Kirksville Coll. of Osteopathic Medicine 1958¬†¬†¬†–¬†¬†6/4/21
  • Theodore Bernstein MD,¬†¬†Neurosurgery,¬†¬†¬†University of Cincinnati¬†¬†1965 –¬†¬†¬†¬†5/10/20
  • Donald Buck MD,¬†¬†Family Medicine,¬†¬†University of Cincinnati 1952¬†¬†– 8/20/20¬†
  • David Cavanaugh, MD, Pediatric Radiology, University of Colorado 1969, 1/31/22
  • Mukul Chandra MD,¬†¬†Cardiology,¬†¬†¬†University of Barodia, India 1986 –¬†¬†¬†COVID-19¬†¬†¬†10/18/20¬†¬†¬†¬†
  • Roger Cook MD,¬†¬†Radiology,¬†¬†¬†University of Cincinnati 1955,¬†¬†¬†– 6/15/21
  • Damian Danopulos, MD, Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Istanbul 1952 – 3/8/22
  • Rajnish Dhingra MD,¬†¬†Nephrology,¬†¬†University of Illinois at Chicago 1995¬†¬†¬†– 5/2/20¬†
  • Harley Ellman MD,¬†¬†Rheumatology,¬†¬†Medical College of Virginia 1961¬†¬†¬†– 1/15/21
  • Harold Fishman, MD, Gastroenterology, Thomas Jefferson Medical College 1951 – 5/11/2021
  • Jack Gruber¬†¬†MD, Gynecology/Reproductive Endocrinology, Ohio State University 1970 –¬†¬†COVID-19 – 1/6/21
  • Ramesh C. Gupta, MD, Emergency Medicine, Delhi University, India 1970 – 1/6/2022
  • Thomas Henderson MD,¬†¬†Rheumatology, University of Michigan 1974¬†¬†-4/8/20
  • John Hochwalt, MD, Family Medicine, Ohio State University, 1971 – 11/1/21
  • Richard Houston, MD,¬†¬†Gastroenterology, Indiana University 1971 – 12/11/20
  • Alan H. Klein, MD, Internal Medicine, The Ohio State University College of Medicine – 1958 – 10/5/21
  • Richard Krumholz, MD, Pulmonary Diseases, St. Louis University 1960 – 8/1/21
  • Samuel Laneve MD,¬†¬†Internal Medicine,¬†¬†Georgetown University 1951¬†¬†¬†–¬†¬†4/30/21
  • Edward Leschansky MD,¬†¬†Family Medicine,¬†¬†¬†St. Louis University 1955¬†¬†¬†¬†– 6/3/21¬†
  • Joseph Paley MD,¬†¬†¬†Orthopedic Surgery,¬†¬†¬†Hahnemann University 1958¬†¬†– 7/26/20
  • Si Past MD,¬†Family Medicine,¬†¬†Duke University¬†¬†1954¬†¬†–¬†¬†10/2020
  • Thomas Percy MD,¬†¬†Plastic Surgery,¬†¬†Trivandrum Medical College, India 1970¬†¬†– 12/31/20
  • Louis Rodriguez-Baz MD,¬†¬†General Surgery,¬†¬†Havana University Cuba¬†¬†1953¬†¬†¬†– 5/12/20
  • Tom Sefton DO,¬†¬†¬†Family Medicine, University of Health Sciences, Iowa 1957¬†¬†– 8/1/20
  • Robert Sooy, MD, Family Medicine, National University of Mexico, 1962 – 9/29/21
  • Thomas Sorauf¬†¬†MD,¬†¬†Pediatrics,¬†¬†Marquette University 1967¬†¬†¬†-1/3/21
  • Harold Stratton MD,¬†¬†Family Medicine,¬†¬†¬†Howard University 1955¬†¬†¬†– 9/19/20
  • Coleman Witt MD,¬†¬†Family Medicine,¬†¬†University of Louisville 1956¬†¬†¬†¬†– 10/22/20
  • Russell Zanowick MD¬†,¬†¬†Family Medicine,¬†¬†¬†St. Louis University 1958¬†¬†¬†– 6/8/20