Society of Surgical Chairs
Membership Directory

Leadership and Staff


Jeffrey Banks Matthews, MD FACS
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Diana Lee Farmer, MD, FACS, FRCS
Vice President
University of California-Davis School of Medicine
Sacramento, CA

Kelly M. McMasters, MD FACS
Secretary Treasurer
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY

Kevin Eugene Behrns, MD FACS
Council Person at Large
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

Past Presidents

Kenneth Craig Kent, MD FACS
President 2015
University of Wisconsin Madison School of Medicine
Madison, WI

Steven Charles Stain, MD FACS
President 2014
Albany Medical College
Albany, NY

Barbara Lee Bass, MD FACS
President 2013
Methodist Hosptial
Houston, TX

E. Christopher Ellison, MD FACS
President 2012
Wexner Medical Center at the Ohio State University
Columbus, OH

Fabrizio Michelassi, MD FACS
President 2011
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, NY

Julie A. Freischlag, MD FACS
President 2010
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Anthony Andrew Meyer, MD PhD FRCS FACS
President 2009
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Chapel Hill, NC

Carlos A. Pellegrini, MD FACS
President 2008
University of Washington
Seattle, WA


Layton F. Rikkers, MD FACS
President 2007
University of Wisconsin Madison School of Medicine
Madison, WI

Andrew L. Warshaw, MD FACS
President 2006
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

L.D. Britt, MD, MPH, FACS
President 2005
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Norfolk, VA

Timothy J. Eberlein, MD FACS
President 2004
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO

Lazar J. Greenfield, MD
President 2003
University of Michigan Hospitals
Ann Arbor, MI

Kirby I. Bland, MD FACS
President 2002
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL

Josef E. Fischer, MD FACS
President 2001
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH

Michael J. Zinner, MD FACS
President 2000
Brigham & Women's Hospital
Boston, MA


Ellen MacRae Waller
SSC Administrator
American College of Surgeons
633 North Saint Clair Street
Chicago, IL 60611

Phone: 312-202-5447