James S. "Judge" Hicks
Dr. Hicks is a board-certified anesthesiologist and Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine at Oregon Health and Science University. He is formerly Chair (and remains a member) of the ASA Committee on Quality Management and Departmental Administration, co-chair of the ASA Ad Hoc Committee on Quality Practice Recognition and Director of the ASA Consultation Program and currently serves as a member of the Committees on Practice Management and Expert Witness Testimony Review. His area of expertise is quality management in anesthesiology. He performs 360 degree evaluations for several anesthesia groups nationally. Since 1992, Dr. Hicks has consulted for the ASA’s Anesthesia Consultation Program as well as Surgical Directions. He is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, International Anesthesia Research Society, Society of Obstetric Anesthesiologists and Perinatologists, and all appropriate national, state and local medical societies.