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RAMAPO ANESTHESIA WELCOMES NEW SITE DIRECTOR TO CRMC – 12/28/2011

December 28, 2011 (Suffern, N.Y.)—Ramapo Anesthesia (R.A.) is pleased to announce Ricardo A. Leano, M.D., FACHE has joined their staff of anesthesiologists at Catskill Regional Medical Center as site director.

“At Ramapo Anesthesia we are committed to recruiting physicians of the highest caliber to join our team.” said R.A. President Dr. Richard Clarkin. “Dr. Leano will be an excellent leader and addition to our team as site director for Catskill Regional.”

Most recently Dr. Leano was the Medical Director of the Anesthesia Department at Hialeah Hospital in Hialeah, FL. and Anesthetix of TEAMHealth in Palm Gardens, FL. He has also served as a consultant anesthesiologist/interventional pain for a number of hospitals on the east coast.

Dr. Leano is a Board Certified Anesthesiologist and a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He received his Medical Doctor Degree from Universidad Nacional De Colombia in Bogota, Colombia. He completed his internship at Caguas Regional Hospital in Caguas, Puerto Rico and his anesthesia residency at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Dr. Leano also graduated from the University of Miami, School of Business with a Master of Business Administration, Specialization in Health Administration and Policy where he achieved an Award of Academic Merit for Academic Excellence. Additionally he earned a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certificate from the American Society for Qualified Certified Six Sigma Black Belt.

Ramapo Anesthesia is headquartered in a 5,500 square-foot office in Suffern, N.Y., where the administrative, billing and one of its many Ramapo Pain Management and Medical Services offices are located. The group’s physician staff has tripled in the past three years and now includes nearly 100 physicians and 30 CRNA’s in the tri-state area.