Emeritus Faculty

John T. Bonner, MD

John T. Bonner, MD
Professor Emeritus




Dr. John Bonner served in the Navy as a Flight Surgeon, and completed his Anesthesiology residency at Emory. He was Chief of service at the Atlanta VA (1981-1995), active in the ASA chairing the Art Exhibit Committee, and was President of the Association of VA Anesthesiologists, Greater Atlanta Society and Georgia Society of Anesthesiology.
Ronald Dunbar, MD

Ronald Dunbar,MD
Professor Emeritus




Dr. Dunbar was born and raised in Belvidere, Illinois. He attended Northwestern for undergraduate studies and medical school. Following internship, Dr. Dunbar completed his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and served his country in Landstuhl, Germany for three years in the Army at the rank of Captain. Following his army duty, Dr. Dunbar served on the faculty at the University of Kentucky Medical School. In 1971 Dr. Dunbar was recruited to Emory University School of Medicine where he served in various capacities. For a few years in the 80’s Dr. Dunbar went into private practice at Crawford Long. In 1987 Dr. Dunbar returned to Emory where he has remained. Dr. Dunbar was quite active in the Georgia Society of Anesthesiology. He was the President and Editor of the GSA newsletter for many years. In 2001 he received the Crawford Long Award for meritorious service to the GSA. Activities in the ASA included appointments to a number of important several committees, alternate delegate and delegate from Georgia. He also was an examiner for the ABA as well as editor of the scientific journal Anesthesia and Analgesia. Dr. Dunbar and his wife Jane live in Atlanta where their children also reside. All of his children are married and the Dunbar’s have 12 grandchildren.
Wesley T. Frazier, MD

Wesley T. Frazier, MD
Professor Emeritus



Dr. Frazier did his Residency and Research Fellowship here at Emory after being recruited from a Staff Neuophysilogists Position at the Yerkes Primate Center. His main Clinical interest was in Neuroanesthesia-Spinal Cord Mon itoring, and the Technology of Anesthesia delivery and monitoring systems. He founded the EUH Dept. of Medical Engineering in the mid '70s and was Director of the Anes- thesiologists Assistants Program from 1973 to 1998.
Carl C. Hug, MD, PhD

Carl C. Hug, MD, PhD
Professor Emeritus



Dr. Hug is Professor of Anesthesiology and Pharmacology. He obtained his PhD in pharmacology and MD degree from the University of Michigan and completed his Anesthesiology residency training at Emory University Affiliated Hospitals. He is a former President and Director of the American Board of Anesthesiology and a Past President of the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research. Dr. Hug has served on numerous ASA Committees. He is a past editor of ANESTHESIOLOGY and past president of the Association of University Anesthesiologists.
John E. Steinhaus, MD, PhD

John E. Steinhaus, MD, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus and Past Chairman



After leaving the University of Wisconsin in 1958, Dr. Steinhaus was named Professor and Chairman of the Emory University Department of Anesthesiology. Dr. Steinhaus has contributed widely to the field of Anesthesiology, having served as President of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, Association of University Anesthetists, Georgia Society of Anesthesiologists, and the Anesthesia Foundation.
Yung-Fong Sung, MD

Yung-Fong Sung, MD
Professor Emeritus



Dr. Sung is the first tenured female Professor in the Emory Department of Anesthesiology. She obtained her MD degree from The University of Michigan and received a Michigan Heart Association research award while she was a medical student research fellow. She completed her Anesthesiology residency training and research fellowship at Emory University and Affiliated Hospitals, and received the Second Place residents’ research award from ASA. She received University and NIH research grants shortly after finishing her residency. Subsequently, she received numerous clinical research grants. She was a founding Director and Assistant Chief of the Anesthesiology Department in Emory University Hospital, a Founding Medical Director of Ambulatory Surgical Services (Ambulatory Surgical Center [ASC], GI and Orthopedic Surgery in EP) and Chief of ASC. She was also a Founding Director of the Anesthesiology Service in Wesley Wood Geriatric Hospital. Dr. Sung has served on numerous ASA Committees as well as a consultant for NIH and GA State Board of Medical Examiners. She has also served on the Board of Directors of subspecialty Societies, such as, SAMBA, SAGA, State Society, GSA, and local Society, GASA. She published numerous articles in anesthesiology journals. She served as an ad hoc reviewer for several anesthesiology journals as well as for an ophthalmology journal.
John L. Waller, MD

John L. Waller, MD
Professor Emeritus and Past Chairman



Dr. Waller was Professor and Chair of the Emory University Department of Anesthesiology from 1986 until 2000. He completed his residency training and fellowship in cardiothoracic anesthesiology at Harvard Medical School at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Waller has served as Secretary of the Board of Trustees for the International Anesthesia Research Society, Past President of the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists. He continues to serve as a senior associate examiner of the American Board of Anesthesiology.

Last updated on Fri, 06 Jan 2012