Corporate Medical Director, American Anesthesiology
of the Southeast - Richard L. Gilbert, MD, MBA
Dr. Gilbert earned his medical degree from the University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine. At the University of California he was a member of the medical honors society, Alpha Omega Alpha. Before practicing, he completed his residency in Anesthesiology at Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Hospital. While at Harvard, he also served as chief resident in Anesthesia and completed fellowships in Cardiovascular Anesthesia and Pain Management. He is board certified in anesthesiology and pain management. Dr. Gilbert went back to school for a Masters in Business Administration which he completed at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business in 2001. He has served as the Chief of Staff for Carolinas Medical Center and was the Chief of the Department of Anesthesiology for Carolina's Medical Center for 20 years. He is the founder of Southeast Pain Care and he led Southeast Anesthesiology Consultants in establishing a quality measurement and performance system called Quantum Clinical Navigation System. Because of his success in the quality arena, Dr. Gilbert has been asked to present to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), the American Society of Anesthesiology, MGMA, National Pay for Performance Symposiums, North Carolina and Virginia BC/BS, Harvard Quality Colloquium and other organizations. Dr. Gilbert was also appointed as the Mecklenburg Medical Society's physician representative to the North Carolina Healthcare Collaborative -- an alliance of businesses, managed care companies, hospital systems and physicians working to improve healthcare value by decreasing costly medical errors.
Southeast Pain Care Medical Director – Joshua S. Miller, MD
Dr. Miller earned his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina. He completed a residency in Anesthesiology at North Carolina Baptist Hospital before going on to complete his fellowship in Pain Management. He is board certified in both Anesthesiology and Pain Management. Dr. Miller joined Southeast Anesthesiology Consultants, the parent company of Southeast Pain Care, in 1990 and served as the Medical Director of Southeast Pain Care since 1992.~ He is a member of the American Medical Association, American Society of Anesthesiologists, American Pain Society, North Carolina Society of Anesthesiologists, North Carolina Medical Society, Mecklenburg County Medical Society, and the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians.
Practice Director - American Anesthesiology
of the Southeast - Amy C. Hampton, MBA
Amy earned her undergraduate degree in Health Policy & Administration from The Pennsylvania State University and her Master of Business Administration from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Kenan-Flagler Business School. Prior to joining American Anesthesiology, Amy was the Vice President of Operations for Emergency Medicine Physicians (EMP) in Canton, OH, and served Piedmont Emergency Medicine Associates (PEMA) as the group Practice Administrator before PEMA merged with EMP in 2010. Amy brings over 10 years of healthcare research, operations, and practice management experience to the Practice Director position.
Administrator Pain Management Division – Rainier A. Gil, MBA, FACHE
As Regional Administrator for the Southeast Pain Management Division of Southeast Anesthesiology, Rainier Gil leads the company’s business development and financial operations in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia, encompassing 13 hospital locations. Gil has more than 20 years of hospital operational planning and physician practice management experience. Prior to his current role, he was Vice President of Operations at Southeastern Integrated Medical in Gainesville, Fl. His depth of expertise in business development and physician relations has been instrumental in the growth of revenue and services for the Pain Management Division.
HR Generalist – Jamal Walters
Jamal Walters is the Human Resources Manager for Southeast Anesthesiology Consultants. He started with the group in November 2006 as the Human Resources Coordinator and took over his current role in April 2008. Prior to his arrival at SAC, Jamal spent over 11 years in the human resources field of the United States Army. Stationed in Tacoma, Washington, Monterey, California, and Charlotte, North Carolina he has worked with diverse groups of people from all over the world.
Marketing – Kristen Bostedo-Conway
Kristen Bostedo-Conway is a Marketing Executive in the Charlotte, NC area with more than 12 years of brand management, direct marketing, and new media experience. Bostedo-Conway is the recipient of the 2011 eHealthcare Leadership Award for best, integrated marketing campaign and the 2007 Exhibitor All Star Award in addition to many other local and regional marketing and communication honors. She has written articles for the marketing trade publication Exhibitor Magazine, and recently co-authored (with Dr. John McArthur) a research study presented at the National Communication Association’s 2011 Convention in New Orleans, LA entitled: An exploration of the relationship between Twitter use and student perception of teacher behaviors. The research study has also been accepted for publication in the International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.
Credentialing – Barbara Waltman
Waltman joined Southeast Anesthesiology Consultants, P.A. in August 2008 as Credentialing Department Supervisor. She has over 20 years in healthcare management including eight years as Senior Credentialing Coordinator and Education Coordinator of The Sanger Clinic in Charlotte, NC. Prior to joining Southeast Anesthesiology Consultants, Waltman planned accredited physician medical education conferences for Carolinas Cardiovascular and Heart Institute, Lung Tumor Conference and Pediatric Cardiovascular Conference through Carolinas Healthcare System. She has owned her own medical management consulting business, taught medical ethics and medical terminology to medical assistant students and managed several healthcare facilities throughout her career.