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Meet the 2017-18 Chief Residents

Congratulations to the Department of Anesthesiology's recently-appointed Chief Residents for 2017-18. Dr. Rob Bowen and Dr. Melvin La assumed their new roles on July 1. 

Dr. Bowen comes from Omaha, Nebraska and studied economics and pre-medical studies at the University of Notre Dame. He received his MD from the University of Nebraska, taking a leave of absence to  obtain a Masters in Public Health at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health.   

Dr. La hails from Florida and studied microbiology and biochemistry at the University of Miami. He  attended medical school at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, where he served as a clinical skills trainer and academic society director.    

"We take our responsibility as resident advocates to be our most important goal," they note.  Read more in the Chief Residents' Corner. 




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Dept. of Anesthesiology
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine
525 East 68th Street, Box 124
New York, NY 10065
Fax: (212) 746-8563

Office of the Chair
Phone: (212) 746-2962
E-mail:  Marissa Matarazzo,

Residency and Fellowship Education
Direct all inquiries to:
Phone: (212) 746-2941

Patient Billing Inquiries
Phone: (855) 880-0343