SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Wednesday is officially Neil
Swissman Day in Las Vegas as proclaimed by Las Vegas Mayor Oscar B. Goodman to
honor the long-time Las Vegas anesthesiologist.
On that day, Dr. Swissman will be sworn in as the 65th President of the
American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) during the organization's annual
meeting in San Francisco, California. ASA is the largest organization of
anesthesiologists in the world with more than 36,000 members.
Dr. Swissman has been in private practice for many years in Las Vegas. He
is also associate professor of anesthesiology, University of Nevada-Reno
College Medical School, Reno, Nevada. He received his medical degree from
Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, and completed his residency at
Milwaukee County General Hospital, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is a diplomate of
the American Board of Anesthesiology.
Dr. Swissman was president of the Clark County (Nevada) Medical Society in
1976 and was president of the Nevada State Medical Association in 1978-79. He
is a member of the American Medical Association and the International
Anesthesia Research Society.
Dr. Swissman and his wife, Debbie, reside in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Founded in 1905, the American Society of Anesthesiologists is a scientific
and educational association of anesthesiologists that was organized to advance
the practice of anesthesiology and to improve the quality of care of the
SOURCE American Society of Anesthesiologists