Allied Anesthesia Adds 8 Physicians

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Award-winning Southern California anesthesia medical group adds eight new physicians to its roster of more than 100 anesthesiologists.

Anesthesiologists in the OR

Allied Anesthesia is more than 100 physicians strong.

...each of these doctors... has passed through one of the most rigorous vetting processes in America—a process designed to filter out all but the top one percent.

Southern California medical group Allied Anesthesia today announced the addition of eight board certified physicians in Orange and Fullerton, Calif. Several of the doctors are fellowship trained in pediatric anesthesia, or regional anesthesia and acute pain management.

Dr. Edward Lee, lead physician recruiter for Allied Anesthesia, said, “The addition of these incredible physicians signifies another step in our constant effort to give our patients in Southern California access to the absolute best possible care. Today, Allied is more than 100 doctors strong. And each of these doctors, including our eight new anesthesiologists, has passed through one of the most rigorous vetting processes in America—a process designed to filter out all but the top one percent. We couldn’t be prouder to welcome these fine doctors to the Allied Anesthesia team.”

New Allied Anesthesia Physicians

Dr. Abisola Ayodeji earned her medical doctorate at Medical College of Virginia, completed her first residency at Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn and pediatric residency at Stephen and Alexandra Cohen Children's Medical Center, New Hyde Park, N.Y. Dr. Ayodeji was also a pediatric anesthesia fellow at Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, Calif. She is based in Orange, Calif., and practices at St. Joseph Hospital of Orange and CHOC Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Andrew Chen graduated from Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, Glendale, and completed his residency at University of Arizona, Tucson. He was a fellow in regional anesthesia at The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Chen is based in Fullerton and practices at St. Jude Medical Center, St. Jude Plaza Surgery Center and the Knott Family Endoscopy Center, all in Fullerton.

Dr. James Cheon earned a medical doctorate at the University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, and completed his residency at the University of Chicago. He was a pediatric anesthesia fellow at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Dr. Cheon practices at CHOC Children’s Hospital, St. Joseph Hospital and the Orthopaedic Institute for Children in Los Angeles. He is based in Orange.

Dr. Hao Ho graduated from Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia. He completed a residency at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, and was a regional anesthesia and acute pain fellow at University of California, Irvine. Dr. Ho is based in Orange and practices at St. Joseph and St. Jude Medical Centers.

Dr. Vincent Lin earned his medical doctorate at St. Louis University and completed his residency at University of California, Irvine. Dr. Lin practices St. Joseph Hospital and Newport Center Surgical, Newport Beach, Calif. He is based in Orange.

Dr. Sherif Meckael earned his medical degree at Rutgers University New Jersey Medical School and completed his residency at Montefiore Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine, the Bronx, N.Y. Dr. Meckael served two fellowship at Albert Einstein College of Medicine—the first in pediatric anesthesiology and the second in congenital pediatric cardiac anesthesiology. He is based in Irvine and practices at Children’s Hospital of Orange County and St. Joseph Medical Center.

Dr. Rebekah Nam earned a medical doctorate from New York University School of Medicine and completed her residency there. Dr. Nam regularly practices at St Joseph Hospital of Orange. She is based in Orange.

Dr. Christopher Nguyen earned his medical doctorate at the University of Michigan Medical School. He completed his first residency at University of California, San Diego, and an additional residency in pediatric anesthesiology at Seattle Children’s Hospital. Dr. Nguyen regularly practices at CHOC Children’s Hospital and St. Joseph Hospital of Orange, both in Orange.

About Allied Anesthesia: With over 100 highly qualified physician anesthesiologists on staff, Allied Anesthesia provides adult and pediatric anesthesia services to St. Joseph Hospital of Orange, CHOC Children’s Hospital, St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton, Calif., San Antonio Community Hospital in Upland, St. Mary’s Hospital in Apple Valley and many other Southern California health care facilities. In 2014, Allied Anesthesia joined with Fullerton Anesthesia Associates and Upland Anesthesia Medical Group to consolidate best practices in more than six hospitals and more than a dozen ambulatory surgery centers. The expanded medical practice is dedicated to offering the highest comprehensive quality of care and the most cost-effective procedures in all facilities they serve. All Allied physician anesthesiologists are board certified in anesthesiology and staff and manage the most efficient operating rooms in Southern California. Allied is a member of the California Society of Anesthesiologists, the American Society of Anesthesiologists, and the Anesthesia Quality Institute.

For more information, visit: http://www.alliedanesthesia.com

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