Our Team

Physicians

Dean Arpag, MD

Internship: Surgery, University of Rochester 1984
Residency: Anesthesiology, University of Rochester, 1984
Board Certification: Anesthesiology
Additional Posts: Former Chair Anesthesiology Unity Hospital

Dieder Becks, MD
Internship: Internal Medicine, University of Rochester 2003-2004
Residency: Anesthesiology, University of Rochester, 2004-2007
Board Certification: Anesthesiology
Additional Posts: Assistant Professor National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda MD; Assistant division chair Neuroanesthesia.
Military: Veteran – United States NAVY

Scott Berry, DO
Medical Director and Chair Brighton Surgery Center

Experience History: Past President WAAR 2016-2018
Past President Lakeside Anesthesia 2007-2013
Chief Dept. Anesthesia Lakeside Memorial Hospital 2004-2013
Medical Staff President Lakeside Memorial Hospital 2010-2011
Board Certification: Anesthesiology

Carmen Cellura, MD
CMO WAAR, Executive Committee

Internship: Internal Medicine, University of Rochester 2014-2015
Residency: Anesthesiology, University of Rochester 2015-2018
Board Certification: Anesthesiology

James, Deuel, MD
Internship: Internal Medicine, University of Rochester 1998-1999
Residency: Anesthesiology, University of Rochester 1999-2002
Board Certification: Anesthesiology

Donna Fasanello, MD
Internship: Internal Medicine, University of Rochester 1986-1987
Residency: Anesthesiology, University of Rochester 1987-1990 (Board Certified)
Board Certification: Anesthesiology

David Francisco, MD
CCO WAAR, Executive Committee
Internship: Internal Medicine; University of Rochester, Highland Hospital 1993-1994
Residency: Anesthesiology, University of Rochester 1994-1997 (Board Certified)
Board Certification: Anesthesiology

Joseph Fullone, MD
Internship: Internal Medicine, Highland Hospital, University of Rochester 1995-1996
Residency: Anesthesiology; University of Rochester 1996-1999
Board Certification: Anesthesiology
Additional Posts: Head QI committee, medical affairs committee, and credentialing at Brighton Surgery Center

Jonathan Johnson, DO
Internship: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY; 2015-2016
Residency: Anesthesiology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 2016-2019
Board Certification: Anesthesiology Pending

Britton Kreiner, MD
Internship: Internal Medicine, University of Rochester 2013-2014
Residency: Anesthesiology, University of Rochester 2014-2017
Board Certification: Anesthesiology

Mark Mancuso, MD

Internship: Internal Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo 1991-1992
Residency:
Anesthesiology, University of Rochester 1992-1995 (Board Certified)
Board Certification: Anesthesiology

Margaret McShane-Meier, DO
Past Chair Anesthesiology Unity Hospital 1994-1998
Internship: Internal Medicine, Advocate Care Medical Center; Chicago Ill. 1989-1990
Residency: Anesthesiology; Loyola University Medical Center 1990-1992; University Rochester 1992-1993
Board Certification: Anesthesiology

Gary Ritzel, MD

Chair Anesthesia, Unity Hospital
Internship: Internal Medicine, University of Rochester 1991-1992
Residency: Anesthesiology, University of Rochester 1992-1995
Fellowship: Critical Care 1995-1996
Board Certification: Anesthesiology

Fannie Schapiro, MD
Treasurer WAAR
Internship: Obstetrics, Medical College Pennsylvania 1990-1991
Residency: Anesthesiology, Beth Israel Boston, 1991-1994
Fellowship: Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Boston
Board Certification: Anesthesiology
Additional Posts: Director non-operating room ectopic anesthesia locations

Andrew R. Sifain, MD
CFO WAAR, Executive Committee
Internship: Internal Medicine SUNY at Buffalo 2004-2005
Residency: Internal Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo 2004-2007 (Board Eligible)
Anesthesiology, SUNY at Buffalo 2007-2010 (Board Certified)
Fellowship: Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, University of Rochester 2011
Board Certification: Anesthesiology; Advanced perioperative Transesophageal
Echocardiography
Additional Posts: Editorial Review Board For ASAIO Journal
(American Society Artificial Organ Implantation).

Susan Sepanik, MD

Internship: Internal Medicine, University of Rochester 1981-1982
Residency: Internal Medicine, University of Rochester, 1982-1984
Chief Resident, Internal Medicine; University of Rochester, 1984-1985
Anesthesiology, University of Rochester; 1987-1989
Fellowship: Critical Care/Liver Transplant; University of Pittsburgh, PA; 6/1990-12/1991
Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Anesthesiology

Chris Trojan, MD
Department Head and Medical Director Surgical Pretesting
Board Member WAAR
Internship: Internal Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo 2001-2002
Residency: Anesthesiology, SUNY at Buffalo 2002-2003
Anesthesiology, University of Rochester 2003-2005 (Board Certified)
Board Certification: Anesthesiology
Additional Posts: Geriatric center point person

CRNA’s

Katie Bennett-Roll, CRNA

Julie Burke, CRNA

Kurtis Goltermann, CRNA, ACNP
WAAR Chief CRNA
Education: SUNY Brockport BSN 2002
SUNY Buffalo Nurse Anesthesia 2007

Board Certified: Anesthesia

Raymond Huette, CRNA
Education: SUNY GCC, St. John Fisher 1978-1981
Anesthesia Training: University of Massachusetts, Berkshire Medical Center 1986-1988

Board Certification: Anesthesia

Mary Huether, CRNA

Daniel Ruffo, CRNA

Virginia Signorelli, CRNA

Administrators

Scott Berry, DO; Chair BSC

Cody Blackley, COO

Carmen Cellura, MD; CMO

David Francisco, MD; CCO

Gary Ritzel, MD; Chair Unity

Andrew Sifain, MD; CFO