Anesthesia Providers

Rainier Anesthesia Associates was formed in 1993 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Puyallup, WA. It has since expanded

to cover three hospitals and six outpatient surgery centers.  Our providers are board-certified or board-eligible.

Board of Directors
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Brian E. Wallace
MD

President

Medical School: University of Texas-Health Science Center at Houston

Internship: University of Texas-Health Science Center at Houston

Residency: University of Texas-Health Science Center at Houston

Board Certification: Anesthesiology

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Jason R. Hochstrasser
MD

Physician Recruiter

Medical School: St. Louis University

Internship: St. Louis University

Residency: St. Louis University

Board Certification: Anesthesiology

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Phillip B. Cuenca

MD

Treasurer

Medical School: Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences

Internship: San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium

Residency: San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium

Board Certification: Anesthesiology

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Mary E. Kouri

MD

CRNA Liaison and Recruiter

Medical School: University of Washington

Internship: Virginia Mason Medical Center

Residency: Virginia Mason Medical Center

Board Certification: Anesthesiology

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Robb K. Nagata
MD

Medical Director of Surgical Services, MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital

Medical School: University of Hawaii

Internship: Allegheny University of Health Sciences, Warminster, Pennsylvania

Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Board Certification: Anesthesiology

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Won K. Moon
MD

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Medical School: Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences

Internship: National Capital Consortium OB/GYN

Residency: National Capital Consortium Anesthesiology, Naval Undersea Medical Institute, Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton Family Medicine

Fellowship: Naval Medical Center Portsmouth

Board Certification: Anesthesiology

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Camille P. Samujh
DO, MPH

Chair of Anesthesia, MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital

Medical School: Pacific Northwest University

MPH: University of Washington

Internship: Maimonides Medical Center

Residency: Maimonides Medical Center

Board Certification: Anesthesiology

Anesthesiologists
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Martin K. Abbott

MD

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Medical School: Loma Linda University

Internship: Loma Linda University

Residency: Loma Linda University

Board Certification: Anesthesiology

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Kevin P. Blackmon

MD

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Medical School: Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences

Internship: San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium

Residency: San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium

Board Certification: Anesthesiology

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Jaspreet S. Brar

MD

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Medical School: Texas Tech University

Internship: Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation

Residency: Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation

Fellowship: Wake Forest University

Board Certification: Anesthesiology

Subspecialty: Pain Management

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Michael S. Brown

MD

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Medical School: Columbia University

Internship: Virginia Mason Medical Center

Residency: Brigham & Women's Hospital

Board Certification: Anesthesiology

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Evon N. Cadogan
MD

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Medical School: University of Southern California

Internship: L.A. County-USC Medical Center

Residency: L.A. County-USC Medical Center

Board Certification: Anesthesiology

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Tracy T. Chang

MD

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Medical School: University of Texas Medical Branch

Internship: University of Washington 

Residency: University of Washington

Board Certification: Anesthesiology

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Eric Davila-Moriel

MD

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Medical School: Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences

MS School: California State University-Northridge

Internship: Naval Medical Center-San Diego

Residency: Naval Medical Center-San Diego

Board Certification: Anesthesiology

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Laura A. DeWitt

MD, MBA

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Medical School: University of Cincinnati

Physician Executive MBA: Auburn University

Internship: Christ Hospital, Cincinnati

Residency: George Washington University Medical Center/Children's National Medical Center

Fellowship: Virginia Mason Medical Center

Board Certification: Anesthesiology

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Andrea J Ference
MD, MPH

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Medical School: Medical College of Pennsylvania

Internship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Residency: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Fellowship: Virginia Mason Medical Center

Board Certification: Anesthesiology

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Mark E. Hunt

DO

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Medical School: A.T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine

Board Certification: Anesthesiology

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Michelle M. McShane-Kawasaki
MD

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Medical School: University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston

Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Board Certification: Anesthesiology

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Gaganbir Khaira
MD

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Medical School: The Ohio State University

Internship:  Riverside Methodist Hospital

Residency: University of California-Davis

Board Certification: Anesthesiology

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Margaret Kwan
DO

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Medical School: Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine-Harlem

Internship: Maimonides Medical Center

Residency: Maimonides Medical Center

Board Certification: Anesthesiology

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Christine J. Lee

MD

Compliance Officer

Medical School: Loma Linda University

Internship: Cleveland Clinic

Residency: Cleveland Clinic

Board Certification: Anesthesiology

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Mercades A. Meuli
DO

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Medical School: Pacific NW University

Internship: Albany Medical Center

Residency: Albany Medical Center

Fellowship: University of California San Diego

Board Certification: Anesthesiology

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Scott B. Nelson

DO

Secretary

Medical School: Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA

Internship: Touro University, Chino Valley Medical Center, Chino, CA

Residency: Indiana University School of Medicine

Board Certification: Anesthesiology

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Steven C. Nemeth

MD

Medical Director of Surgical Services, MultiCare Auburn Medical Center and MultiCare Covington Medical Center

Medical School: University of South Florida

Internship: University of Virginia Roanoke-Salem

Residency: UCLA

Board Certification: Anesthesiology

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Michael J. Pascale
MD

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Medical School: Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California

Internship: St. Mary Medical Center

Residency: University of Washington, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital

Board Certification: Anesthesiology

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Terry L. Paladinetti

MD

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Medical School: Texas Southwestern Medical School

Internship: St. Paul Medical Center

Residency: Virginia Mason Medical Center

Board Certification: Anesthesiology

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Sunanda Pillai

MD

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Medical School: M.G.M. Medical College

Internship: Metrowest Medical Center

Residency: Oregon Health Sciences University, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center - Boston

Board Certification: Anesthesiology

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Hugh M. Pratt
PhD, MD

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Medical School: University of Pittsburgh

PhD School: University of Florida

Internship: Tulane University

Residency: Yale-New Haven Hospital, Tulane University

Board Certification: Anesthesiology

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Hamza H. Rabi, MD

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Medical School: University of Washington

Internship: University of Washington

Residency: University of Washington

Board Certification: Anesthesiology

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Cameron P. Richards
MD

Chair of Anesthesia, MultiCare Auburn Medical Center

Medical School: St George University, School of Medicine

Internship: Pennsylvania State University-Hershey

Residency: Pennsylvania State University-Hershey

Board Certification: Anesthesiology

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Sarah L. Robinson

MD

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Medical School: University of Washington School of Medicine

Residency: University of Washington School of Medicine

Board Certification: Anesthesiology

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Padma Surampudi

MD

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Medical School: Gandhi Medical College

Internship: Gandhi Hospital

Residency: St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center

Board Certification: Anesthesiology

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Wenjun Zhang

MD, PhD

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Medical School: Henan Medical University - China

PhD school: University of South Florida

Internship: University of Florida

Residency: University of Florida

Board Certification: Anesthesiology

Nurse Anesthetists
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Jeanne M. DeBarto

CRNA

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Nursing School: Duquesne University

CRNA school: University of Pittsburgh

Board Certification:  Nurse Anesthetist

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Jennifer Dirkes
CRNA, DNP

Lead CRNA

Nursing School:  University of Wisconsin-Madison

CRNA/DNP:  US Army Graduate Program in Anesthesia Nursing

Board Certification:  Nurse Anesthetist

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Ashley E. Fedan

CRNA, EdD

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Nursing School: Case Western Reserve University

EdD School: Creighton University

CRNA School: York College of Pennsylvania

Board Certification: Nurse Anesthetist

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Nicki Hamilton
CRNA

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Nursing School: Rutgers University

CRNA School: Rutgers University

Board Certification: Nurse Anesthetist

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Sunny Ohman
CRNA

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Nursing School: University of North Dakota

CRNA School: University of Southern California

Board Certification: Nurse Anesthetist

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Lauren Parker
CRNA

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Nursing School: University of South Carolina

CRNA School: Augusta University

Board Certification: Nurse Anesthetist

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David Perkins
CRNA

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Nursing School: University of Texas Health Sciences Center

CRNA School: Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland

Board Certification: Nurse Anesthetist

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Samuel T. Schwegler

CRNA

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Nursing School: University of Kansas

CRNA School: University of Kansas

Board Certification: Nurse Anesthetist

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Charlotte S. Simmons

CRNA

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Nursing School: University of Alberta

CRNA School: University of Tennessee, Memphis

Board Certification: Nurse Anesthetist

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Sara E. Stengel
CRNA

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Nursing School: Indiana University of Pennsylvania

CRNA School: University of Pittsburgh

Board Certification: Nurse Anesthetist

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Hanh Truong

CRNA

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Nursing School: Eastern Washington University

CRNA School: Midwestern University-Glendale

Board Certification: Nurse Anesthetist

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Nathan Williams

CRNA

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Nursing School: Cedarville University

CRNA School: University of Cincinnati

Board Certification: Nurse Anesthetist