CSIMS 2019 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Our Officers

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CHAIRMAN & PRESIDENT

Jacob Rosenberg, M.D.

Title: M.D.

Undergraduate University Name: Vanderbilt University

Undergraduate Degree: BS Mathematics

Graduate School Name: N/A

Graduate School Degree:

Medical School Name: University of Maryland School of medicine

Specialty: Anesthesiology

Subspecialty: Pain Management

Number of Years Member of CSIMS: 19

Title with CSIMS: President

Practice Location City: Walnut Creek

Email Address:   jacobipm1@gmail.com

Telephone number: O: 925-482-8911

 

VICE PRESIDENT

MICHAEL AMSTER, M.D.

Title:  M.D.

Undergraduate University Name: UC Santa Cruz

Undergraduate Degree: Molecular Cell Development Biology

Medical School Name: UC Irvine

Specialty: Family and Community Medicine @ UC Davis

Subspecialty: Anesthesia and Pain Management

Number of Years Member of CSIMS:  8

Title with CSIMS:  Board Member

Email address:   drmamster@gmail.com

Telephone number: O: (530)302-5773

TREASURER

Ronald B. Lerch

Title: D.C.

Undergraduate University Name: Rutgers University

Undergraduate Degree: B.S. Biochemistry

Graduate School Name: N/A

Graduate School Degree: N/A

Medical School Name: Los Angeles College of Chiropractic

Specialty: Chiropractor

Subspecialty: N/A

Number of Years Member of CSIMS: 10

Title with CSIMS:  Board Member

Practice Location City: Santa Ana

Email Address:   ron@pomg.net

Telephone number: O: 949-419-1781    

SECRETARY

Leslie G. Levy

Title: D.P.M.

Undergraduate University Name: Stony Brook University

Undergraduate Degree: B.S. Biology

Graduate School Name:

Graduate School Degree:

Medical School Name: California College of Podiatric Medicine

Specialty: Podiatry

Subspecialty: Surgery

Number of Years Member of CSIMS: 10

Title with CSIMS:  Board Member

Practice Location City: Valencia

Email Address:  Drlglevy@pacbell.net

Telephone number: O: 661-254-0795

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT

Ernest Cheng, D.O.

Title: D.O.

Undergraduate University Name: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Undergraduate Degree: B.S., Biology

Graduate School Name: N/A

Graduate School Degree: N/A

Medical School Name: Midwestern University Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine

Specialty: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Subspecialty: Pain Management, Sports Medicine

Number of Years Member of CSIMS: 7

Title with CSIMS:  Immediate Past President

Practice Location City: Berkeley, San Ramon

Email Address: ernestycheng@gmail.com

Telephone number: O: 510-549-2038

CO-CHAIRS EDUCATION COMMITTEE

Jacob Rosenberg, M.D.

Title: M.D.

Undergraduate University Name: Vanderbilt University

Undergraduate Degree: BS Mathematics

Graduate School Name: N/A

Graduate School Degree:

Medical School Name: University of Maryland School of medicine

Specialty: Anesthesiology

Subspecialty: Pain Management

Number of Years Member of CSIMS: 19

Title with CSIMS: President

Practice Location City: Walnut Creek

Email Address:   jacobipm1@gmail.com

Telephone number: O: 925-482-8911

 

Annu Navani

Title: M.D.

Undergraduate University Name: Medical College of Calcutta

Undergraduate Degree: M.B.B.S.

Graduate School Name: Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Graduate School Degree: Residency

Medical School Name: University of California, Davis

Specialty: Anesthesiology

Subspecialty: Pain Management

Number of Years Member of CSIMS: 15 years

Title with CSIMS: Board Member

Practice Location City: Campbell, Morgan Hill, Fremont, Modesto, Salinas, Hayward

Email Address:  anavani@cssctr.com

Telephone number: O: 408-356-5292

Steven D. Feinberg, M.D.

Title: M.D.

Undergraduate University Name: UCLA

Undergraduate Degree: B.A.

Graduate School Name:

Graduate School Degree:

Medical School Name: UC Irvine

Specialty: PM&R

Subspecialty:  Pain Medicine

Number of Years Member of CSIMS: 30

Title with CSIMS:  Board Member

Practice Location City: Palo Alto

Email Address:   stevenfeinberg@hotmail.com

Telephone number: O: 650-223-6400  

 

CHAIRMAN ADVOCACY COMMITTEE

Gabor Vari

Title: M.D.

Undergraduate University Name: Brown University

Undergraduate Degree: Sc.B Biology

Graduate School Name: N/A

Graduate School Degree:

Medical School Name: University of Pennsylvania

Specialty: Psychiatry

Subspecialty:

Number of Years Member of CSIMS: 2

Title with CSIMS: Chairman of the Advocacy Committee

Practice Location City: Los Angeles

Email Address:   gvari@calmedeval.com

Telephone number: O: 888-853-7944

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Ron Y. Goldstein, M.D.

Name: Ron Y. Goldstein

Title: M.D.

Undergraduate University Name: U of Wisconsin, Madison

Undergraduate Degree: B.S. Biochemistry

Graduate School Name: Chapman University

Graduate School Degree: Non-Profit Leadership

Medical School Name: Rush Presbyterian St Luke’s Medical center, Chicago

Specialty: Plastic Surgery

Subspecialty: Orthopedic Hand Surgery, Aesthetic Surgery

Number of Years Member of CSIMS: 18

Title with CSIMS:  Executive Director, Past President

Practice Location City: Bakersfield, Fresno, Lancaster & Santa Ana

Email Address: rong@dr4hands.com

Telephone number: O: 714-564-8210    

Our Board Members

JJ Abitbol

 

COMING SOON

 

 

David Abri

Title: D.D.S.

Undergraduate University Name: CSUN

Undergraduate Degree: B.A.

Graduate School Name:

Graduate School Degree:

Medical School Name: USC

Specialty: Dentist

Subspecialty: TMJ & oral facial pain, implant, general, cosmetic dentistry

Number of Years Member of CSIMS: 6

Title with CSIMS:  Board Member

Practice Location City: Beverly Hills, Studio City, Valencia

Email Address:   info@drabri.com

Telephone number: O: (818) 351-7551

Vladimir Bokarius

Title: M.D., PhD

Undergraduate University Name: Leningrad State University, Russia

Undergraduate Degree: M.S. Physiology

Graduate School Name: Leningrad State University, Russia

Graduate School Degree: PhD neurophysiology

Medical School Name: Kuban Medical Institute, Russia

Specialty: Psychiatry

Subspecialty: Pain Medicine

Number of Years Member of CSIMS: 5

Title with CSIMS:  Board Member

Practice Location City: Richmond, San Mateo

Email Address: bokariusv@workerscompdoc.com

Telephone number: O: 510-323-2524

Peter Bullock

Title: MD, MBBS

Undergraduate University Name: London University

Undergraduate Degree: B.S.C. Physiology

Graduate School Name: St Bartholomews Hospital Medical College

Graduate School Degree: M.B.B.S.

Medical School Name: St Bartholomews Hospital, London University

Specialty: Internal Medicine, General Practitioner

Subspecialty: Regenerative Medicine

Number of Years Member of CSIMS: 25 years

Title with CSIMS:  Board Member

Practice Location City: Redwood City

Email Address:   Peterjbu@aol.com

Telephone number: O: 650 366 1141

Matt Johnson

 

COMING SOON

 

 

Sana Khan

 

COMING SOON

 

 

Maureen Miner

Title: M.D.

Undergraduate University Name: Stanford University

Undergraduate Degree: Human Biology

Graduate School Name:  Stanford Univ Grad SOM

Graduate School Degree:

Medical School Name: Eastern Virginia

Specialty: PM&R

Subspecialty: Spinal cord medicine, Brain injury medicine, Pain medicine

Number of Years Member of CSIMS: 20

Title with CSIMS: Board member, Past President

Practice Location City: Gilroy

Email Address:   drminer2@yahoo.com

Telephone number: O: 408-842-9296

 

Annu Navani

Title: M.D.

Undergraduate University Name: Medical College of Calcutta

Undergraduate Degree: M.B.B.S.

Graduate School Name: Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Graduate School Degree: Residency

Medical School Name: University of California, Davis

Specialty: Anesthesiology

Subspecialty: Pain Management

Number of Years Member of CSIMS: 15 years

Title with CSIMS: Board Member

Practice Location City: Campbell, Morgan Hill, Fremont, Modesto, Salinas, Hayward

Email Address:  anavani@cssctr.com

Telephone number: O: 408-356-5292

Linda D. Nelson

Title: Ph.D

Undergraduate University Name: Bowling Green State University

Undergraduate Degree: B.A.

Graduate School Name: Ohio State University

Graduate School Degree: Ph.D.

Fellowship School Name: UCLA

Specialty: Clinical Neuropsychology

Number of Years Member of CSIMS: 13

Title with CSIMS: Board Member

Practice Location City: Santa Monica

Email Address:   LPDNelson@outlook.com

Telephone number: O: 310-458-4581

Hessam Noralahi

Title: B.S., R.T., D.C., M.D.

Undergraduate University Name: Bakersfield Cal State / Palmer West

Undergraduate Degree: B.S , R.T , D.C

Graduate School Name:

Graduate School Degree:

Medical School Name: Ross university school of Medicine

Specialty: Internal Medicine

Subspecialty:

Number of Years Member of CSIMS: 14

Title with CSIMS:  Board Member

Practice Location City: NMCI Medical Clinics, San Jose, Mountain View, San Leandro, Stockton, Salinas, Oakland, Sacramento

Email Address: hnnoralahi@gmail.com

Telephone number: O: 408-464-5875

Thomas S. Pattison

Title: M.D.

Undergraduate University Name: University of Delaware

Undergraduate Degree: BS

Graduate School Name: University of California at Berkeley

Graduate School Degree: MS Chemistry

Medical School Name: University of California at Davis

Specialty: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Subspecialty: none

Number of Years Member of CSIMS: 12

Title with CSIMS: Member, Board of Directors

Practice Location City: Sacramento

Email Address:   tompattison@gmail.com

Telephone number: O: 916-456-2220 C: 530-220-5042   

 

Carl Shin

 

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