Advancing the
Science and Art
of Surgery
Since 1915

Officers & Council

President
Scott LeMaire, M.D., Houston‚Äč

President-Elect
Charles Fraser, Jr., M.D., Austin

Past President
Shannon Smith, Nacogdoches

Treasurer
Patrick Nguyen, M.D., San Antonio

Secretary
J. Patrick Walker, M.D., Galveston

First Vice President
Lori Cindrick Pounds, M.D., San Antonio

Second Vice President
David Young, M.D., Tyler

Council Chair
Rick Martinez, M.D., McAllen

Council 2025
Declan Fleming, M.D., Austin

Council 2026
Michael L. Foreman, M.D., Dallas

Archivist
Mellick T. Sykes, M.D., San Antonio