Research Committee


Roop Kaw, MD is Associate Professor with the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine and holds joint appointments with the Departments of Hospital Medicine and Outcomes Research. His research focuses on novel predictors of cardiopulmonary risk in patients undergoing Cardiac and Non-cardiac surgery. He directs the Research Committee with the Department of Hospital Medicine and is a member of Outcomes Research consortium, anesthesia’s largest international academic research organization. He has been funded by the NINDS (NIH) for studying the incremental risk of Sleep Apnea in cardiac surgical patients. Dr. Kaw has published more than 30 scientific papers as well as presented more than 50 scientific abstracts nationally and internationally.


Ellen Soffin, MD, ChB

Committee Members:

Enrico Camporesi MD – TeamHealth Anesthesia

Frances Chung MBBS, MD – University Health Network

Crispiana Cozowicz MD – Paracelsus Medical University

David Hillman, MB, BS, FANZCA – Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital

Stavros Memtsoudis, MD, PhD, MBA – Hospital for Special Surgery (NYPH/Cornell)

Babak Mokhlesi, MD, MSc – University of Chicago

Richard Moon, MD – Duke University Medical Center

Barbara Rogers, MD – The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center

Kingamn Strohl, MD – Case Western Reserve University

Jim Wong, MD, MS – Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System

John Zaleski, PhD, NREMT – Bernoulli Health