Dynamic Careers,
Unwavering Commitment
to Work-Life Balance

Joining Great Lakes Anesthesiology allows you to thrive professionally and personally. While you’re providing first-rate care to patients, we’re working hard to support your quality of life, overall wellbeing, and long-term career trajectory.

Feel great about your career.

We’re pioneering a more efficient and fulfilling model for anesthesia management.
As a member of the Great Lakes family, we support your success in multiple ways.

Top compensation
and benefits

We reward our hardworking employees with generous base salaries, profit sharing, and benefits.

Flexible
schedules

Our strength and administrative model allow you to choose when, where, and how much you work.

Variety of
practice

With diverse clinical settings and a wide range of subspecialties available, you can create a work portfolio that aligns with your interests and lifestyle.

Team 
mentality

Not only do we practice in the anesthesia care team model, we also form close working relationships with the clinical staff at our sites.

Explore our career paths.

Great Lakes is rapidly growing and constantly seeking skilled, ambitious professionals to join our nationally renowned team. View the employment opportunities that we have to offer.

“The team at Great Lakes Anesthesia is a vital component of our multidisciplinary healthcare team that provides the most complex and innovative pediatric and OB/GYN care in the WNY region.”

Stephen Turkovich
VP & Chief Medical Officer, Oishei Children’s Hospital

“Great Lakes Anesthesiology has been an amazing partner to work with. They are attentive, collaborative, and highly professional. In addition to being an outstanding service provider, they are huge supporters of our community.”


Dharshan Jayasinghe
President & CEO, BizWin Strategies & Triad Healthcare Recruiting

“The Great Lakes physicians, CRNAs, and office team are incredibly caring individuals with a strong desire to do their best each day. The leadership team in place is outstanding, and I am excited about their growth!”


Ted Halpern
President & Wealth Advisor, Halpern Financial, Inc.

Where you can work.

Great Lakes currently practices in several healthcare facilities across Western New York (including Buffalo and Niagara Falls) and northern Pennsylvania – with new facility partners on the horizon. Click on a location for site-specific career opportunities.

Ambulatory Surgery Center of Niagara

Contact us using the form below to discuss opportunities available at ASC of Niagara.

Oishei Children’s

Contact us using the form below to discuss opportunities available at Oishei Children’s Hospital.

Olean General Hospital

Contact us using the form below to discuss opportunities available at Olean General Hospital.

Warren General Hospital

Contact us using the form below to discuss opportunities available at Warren General Hospital.

Oishei Children’s

Contact us using the form below to discuss opportunities available at Oishei Children’s Hospital.

Ambulatory Surgery Center of Niagara

Contact us using the form below to discuss opportunities available at ASC of Niagara.

Olean General Hospital

Contact us using the form below to discuss opportunities available at Olean General Hospital.

Warren General Hospital

Contact us using the form below to discuss opportunities available at Warren General Hospital.

For anesthesiology career opportunities outside our current service area, contact our staffing partner, HERO Medical.

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HERO Medical | 1-855-HEROMED | [email protected]

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Justin Eckler, MD PhD

Justin Eckler, MD PhD

Clinical Instructor of Anesthesiology, SUNY at Buffalo

Dr. Eckler is a Clinical Instructor of Anesthesiology at SUNY at Buffalo. He has been certified since 2019 from the American Board of Anesthesiology.

Dr. Eckler attended medical school at SUNY at Buffalo and earned his Ph.D in pharmacology and toxicology in 2002. This is where he also held his anesthesia residency in 2012 and his pediatric anesthesia fellowship in 2013.

Dr. Eckler’s research interests include opioid receptors, obstructive sleep apnea, pain management, pharmacodynamics, and dental sedation.

Douglas Kahn, MD

Douglas Kahn, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor Anesthesiology, SUNY at Buffalo

Dr. Kahn is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at SUNY at Buffalo. He was certified in 1992 by the American Board of Anesthesiology.

Dr. Kahn received his education at the Sackler School of Medicine, University of Tel Aviv in Israel in 1981. He held his anesthesia residency in Cleveland, Ohio in 1990 at the Metro Health Center.

Dr. Kahn’s professional focuses include regional, adult and pediatric anesthesia.

Michael Weinberg, BS MD

Michael Weinberg, BS MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, SUNY at Buffalo

Dr. Weinberg is part of the UJF New Leadership Committee in the Physicians’ Division and serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at SUNY at Buffalo. He is certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology since 1995.

Dr. Weinberg received his education from SUNY at Buffalo in 1987 and had both his anesthesia residency and pain medicine fellowship there in 1994 and 1995.

Michelle Raczka, MD

Michelle Raczka, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, SUNY at Buffalo

Dr. Raczka is the Department Compliance Officer at Kaleida Health and serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at SUNY at Buffalo. Dr. Raczka is certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology as of 2008 and received a subspecialty board certification in 2013 from Pediatric Anesthesiology.

She received her education at SUNY at Buffalo in 2003 where she also worked her anesthesia residency in 2007 and completed her fellowship in 2009.

Stephan Nebbia, BSc MD

Stephan Nebbia, BSc MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, SUNY at Buffalo

Dr. Nebbia serves as a clinical assistant professor of Anesthesiology at SUNY at Buffalo. He was certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology in 1995 and subsequently earned a subspecialty certification in Pediatric Anesthesiology in 2017.

Dr. Nebbia attended Rutgers Medical School in Newark, NJ. He did an internship in Pediatrics at Emory before starting Anesthesia residency at Vanderbilt. He then moved to Canada completing his residency in 1992 and completed a fellowship in Pediatric Anesthesia in 1993. He is also board certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Ramiro Mireles, MD

Ramiro Mireles, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, SUNY at Buffalo

Dr. Mireles received his certification from the American Board of Anesthesiology in 1994 and serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at SUNY at Buffalo.

He received his education from Mount Sinai School of Medicine of NYU in 1989 and conducted his residency at Bellevue Hospital Medical Center in 1993 in New York. Following his time in NY, Dr. Mireles took on a fellowship in Washington DC at the Children’s National Medical Center in 1994 and continues to specialize in pediatric anesthesia.

Max Chudy, BS MD

Max Chudy, BS MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, SUNY at Buffalo

Dr. Chudy serves as the Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at SUNY at Buffalo. This position holds significant honor being an alum of the University, as he completed both his pediatric anesthesia fellowship and anesthesia residency there in 1984-1985 leading into his career.

Dr. Chudy received his education at U Autonoma de Guadalajara and earned his BS degree and MD in 1979. During his studies, Dr. Chudy took great interest in pediatric anesthesia and continues his practices in this field today.

Barbara Williams

Sr. Medical Biller/Certified Medical Coder

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Donna Kibler

Sr. Medical Biller

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Melissa A. Klopfer

Credentialing Specialist

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Danielle Washington

Medical Charge Entry Specialist

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Jennifer Polizzi

Sr. Medical Biller/Certified Medical Coder

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Dawn Henderson

Credentialing Specialist

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Jenna Weiss

Sr. Medical Biller/Certified Medical Coder

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Dianne Adams, MAOL

Dianne Adams, MAOL

Executive Assistant to the CFO/COO

Dianne Adams is Executive Assistant to Andrea Watkins, our CFO/COO. She joined the GLA team in late 2021, but boasts over 35 years of experience. She cites the diversity of ideas and the clear, open communication between the team as her favorite thing about working here.

Dianne earned an Associate’s Degree in Secretarial Science/Office Management from ECC, and two degrees from Medaille College: a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, and a Master’s of Arts Degree in Organizational Leadership (MAOL).

Additionally, Dianne is a Certified Clerk typist and specializes in Medical Transcription.

Dragana Draca, MBA

Dragana Draca, MBA

Human Resource Manager

Dragana Draca is Great Lakes Anesthesiology’s HR Manager, joining the team in 2021. Company culture is her favorite part of working at GLA. “We are Empowered to Grow,” she says.

Dragana holds undergraduate degrees in Paralegal Studies and Business Administration, and a Master of Business Administration Degree, with a concentration in Leadership and Change from Canisius College.

She is active in the Society for Human Resource Management and when she is not working, Dragana can be found baking in the kitchen, expressing herself through art, music, fashion, or interior design, spending time with her Pomsky Lola, reading, traveling or cheering on her favorite football team. Go Bills!

Megan A. Roemer

Megan A. Roemer

Office Manager & Scheduling Specialist

A GLA team member for over 20 years, Megan Roemer is Great Lakes Anesthesiology’s Office Manager and Scheduling Specialist.

Megan is a certified Surgical Tech, and has an Associate’s Degree in Surgical Technology from Niagara County Community College.

A team member since 2002, Megan knows a great deal about the teamwork culture at GLA.

“When all clinical and nonclinical staff collaborate effectively, healthcare teams can improve patient outcomes and increase patient satisfaction.”

Stacey Watt, MD, MBA, MHPE, FASA

Stacey Watt, MD, MBA, MHPE, FASA

Site Director - Oishei Children's Hospital, Chief of Anesthesia - Kaleida Health

Dr. Watt wears many hats, serving as the Chief of Anesthesia for Kaleida Health, Site Director for Oishei Children’s Hospital, and the Program Director of the Anesthesia Residency & Pediatric Anesthesia Fellowship at University at Buffalo’s Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. She was board certified by the American Board of Education in 2007, earning a subspecialty certification in Pediatric Anesthesiology in 2014.

Dr.Watt followed her medical degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University in 2001 with a residency at University at Buffalo in 2005, where she was also fellowship-trained in Pediatric Anesthesia in 2007.

Like many of her GLA colleagues, Dr. Watt serves as a Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology at University at Buffalo’s Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. Her other specialities include malignant hyperthermia, heat related illness and injury, and trauma and emergency preparedness.

Michael Marino, MD

Michael Marino, MD

Treasurer

Dr. Marino earned his board certification from the American Board of Anesthesiologists (ABA) in 1997, and a subspecialty certification in Pediatric Anesthesiology from the ABA in 2016. He serves as Treasurer for GLA’s Board of Directors.

Dr. Marino earned a medical degree from the University at Buffalo in 1990, and completed a residency at the school in 1995. He is fellowship-trained in Adult Critical Care Medicine from the University at Buffalo.

Dr. Marino serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at University at Buffalo. His other specialties are in Regional and Pediatric Anesthesia.

Marybeth Sgroi, CPC

Marybeth Sgroi, CPC

Billing Manager

Marybeth Sgroi has more than 30 years of professional experience. She joined the GLA team in 2007, and is currently our Billing Manager.

“Being part of the GLA team for the past 15 years has given me the opportunity to watch the corporation grow and work with an exceptional team of providers and administrative staff.”

Her education is in business, in which she holds an associate’s degree from SUNY Canton. Marybeth is also an AAPC Certified Medical Coder.

Outside of GLA, Marybeth is an active volunteer with Churches in Action, and a Black Belt in Karate.

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