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