Society for the Advancement of Geriatric Anesthesia




2022 SAGA Officers and Board Members
(elected in October, but appointments by calendar year)


Charles Brown, MD, President (2020-2022)

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Zayed 6208

1800 Orleans St.

Baltimore, MD 21210

410-955-7519 office

410-955-0994 fax


Marek Brzezinski, MD, PhD, President-Elect (2022)

Professor of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care

University of California, San Francisco

4150 Clement Street

San Francisco, CA 94121

415-221-4810 x24454 office

415-750-2069 fax


Katie Schenning, MD, MPH, MCR, Secretary (2022-2023)

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine

Oregon Health & Science University

3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, Mail Code – L459

Portland, OR 97239

503-494-8061 office

608-712-5793 cell


Itay Bentov, MD, Treasurer (2022-2023)

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

Adjunct Associate Professor Department of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine

Harborview Medical Center

325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle WA 98104

206-744-7232 office


Ruben Azocar, MD, Board Member (2022-2023)

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

VP for Perioperative Services

Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, ST 308

300 Brookline Ave

Stoneman #205

Boston, MA 02215

617-667-4204 office

617-667-2092 fax


Lis Evered, PHD, Board Member (2020-2022)

Department of Anaesthesia and Acute Pain Medicine

St Vincent’s Hospital and University of Melbourne



61407345540 office


Jinlei Li, MD, PhD, FASA, Board Member (2022-2023)

Associate Professor

Program Director of Regional Anesthesia /Acute Pain Medicine Fellowship

Department of Anesthesiology Yale University School of Medicine

Director of Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Medicine Service, Yale New Haven Health

MHB: 475 434 4038

Cell: 917 601 6828


Daniel McIsaac MD, MPH, FRCPC, Board Member (2020-2022)

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine

University of Ottawa

1053 Carling Ave

Room B311

Ottawa, Ontario

Canada K1Y4E9



Jing Tao, MD, Board Member (2020-2022)

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology

Yale University School of Medicine

333 Cedar St, TMP 3

PO Box 208051

New Haven, CT 06520

609-680-8203 office

203-785-6664 fax