Committees of the Council

  • Committees of the Council are subcommittees of the ABS that address a specific phase of the certification process. These committees make recommendations to the full board regarding their area of concern.

Nominating Committee

  • Reid B. Adams, M.D.
    Marjorie J. Arca, M.D.
    Robert D. Fanelli, M.D., M.H.A.
    David A. Spain, M.D.
    Gilbert R. Upchurch, Jr., M.D.

Education & Training Committee

  • Marjorie J. Arca, M.D. - Chair
    Reid B. Adams, M.D.
    Peter Angelos, M.D., Ph.D.
    Robert D. Fanelli, M.D., M.H.A.
    Joshua M.V. Mammen, M.D.
    M. Timothy Nelson, M.D.
    Michael W. Neumeister, M.D.
    Allison J. Robinson, M.D.

Assessment Committee

  • George A. Sarosi, M.D. - Chair
    Douglas C. Barnhart, M.D.
    Russell S. Berman, M.D.
    David R. Farley, M.D.
    Kelly M. McMasters, M.D., Ph.D.
    Nancy D. Perrier, M.D.
    Gilbert R. Upchurch, Jr., M.D.
    Mark L. Welton, M.D.

Diplomates & Surgeons in Practice Committee

  • Marwan S. Abouljoud, M.D. - Chair
    Dev M. Desai, M.D.
    Kenji Inaba, M.D.
    Joseph T. Jenkins, M.D.
    Anne C. Larkin, M.D.
    John D. Mitchell, M.D.
    Kim M. Olthoff, M.D.
    Lee L. Swanstrom, M.D.

Research Committee

  • Herbert Chen, M.D. - Chair
    Rabih A. Chaer, M.D.
    Daniel L. Dent, M.D.
    David A. Spain, M.D.
    John H. Stewart, IV, M.D., M.B.A.
    Jennifer F. Tseng, M.D.