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CMA elects new chair and vice chair of its board of trustees



December 12, 2014

On Sunday, December 7, 2014, the California Medical Association (CMA) Board of Trustees elected David H. Aizuss, M.D., as the new chair and Robert E. Wailes, M.D., as vice chair.


Dr. Aizuss is a board certified ophthalmologist practicing in Los Angeles. Through the David H. Aizuss, M.D., Medical Corporation, and the Ophthalmology Associates of the Valley Medical Surgical Group, a partnership of medical corporations, Dr. Aizuss focuses exclusively on direct patient care.


He also serves as an assistant clinical professor of Ophthalmology at the UCLA Geffen School of Medicine. Dr. Aizuss is a medical staff member at Tarzana Hospital and West Hills Hospital, in Los Angeles County, and belongs to several professional societies, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the Cornea Society, the American Medical Association.


Dr. Aizuss has served as vice chair of the board since 2011. He is also a former president of the Los Angeles County Medical Association and the California Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons.


Dr. Wailes, a pain specialist and board certified anesthesiologist, is the founder, co-owner and medical director of Pacific Pain Medicine Group in Oceanside and Encinitas. 


He has served as president of the San Diego County Medical Society and represents the American Academy of Pain Medicine at the American Medical Association.


Two other new members of the Board of Trustees were also elected: Jerry Abraham, M.D., Resident and Fellow Section, and Mark Ard, Medical Student Section.

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