Division of VA Anesthesiology

The Baltimore Veteran Affairs Medical Center

The Baltimore Veteran Affairs Medical Center is the acute medical and surgical care facility for the VA Maryland Health Care System and offers a full range of inpatient, outpatient and primary care services. Located next to the University of Maryland Medical Center, with a walkway connecting the two facilities, the medical center maintains an active affiliation with the University in the sharing of staff, resources and technology.

Full-time VAMHCS Department of Anesthesiology Faculty

Adjunct VAMHCS Department of Anesthesiology Faculty

  • Justin Barack, M.D.
  • Cynthia Bucci, M.D.
  • Artemus Flagg, M.D.
  • Thomas Grissom, M.D.
  • Ayana McIntosh, M.D.
  • Andrew Porter, DO
  • James Rothschild, M.D.
  • Joshua Sappenfield, M.D.
  • Kenneth Waters, M.D.
  • Emmitt Whitaker, M.D.
  • Sarah Wyhs, M.D.

VAMHCS Department of Anesthesiology CRNA Staff

  • Sarika Darshan, CRNA
  • Joyce Dunlap, CRNA
  • Terry English, CRNA
  • James Locke, CRNA
  • Eva McDonald, CRNA
  • Sheeba Paranilam, CRNA
  • Erika Schreyer, CRNA
  • Sharon Thomas, CRNA
  • Nancy Walsh, CRNA
  • Bonnie Ware, CRNA
  • Cesar Visurraga, CRNA

VAMHCS Department of Anesthesiology Technical Staff

  • Lauri Parson
  • Karen Patrick
  • Debbie Vitak

VAMHCS Department of Anesthesiology Administrative Staff

  • Huyen Khong
  • Business Manager
  • Celious Barner, PhD
  • Management Analyst
  • Maresa Gold, MA
  • Program Specialist