Dr. Eappen is a board-certified anesthesiologist and is the current Chairman of Anesthesia and Medical Director of the OR at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary in Boston. He completed his residency and fellowship in anesthesia from the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. From 2006-2009, he served as Chairperson of the Clinical Assessment Committee at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Eappen’s expertise is optimizing operational throughput and efficiencies in the OR, anesthesia staff modeling, anesthesia compensation analysis, and block time scheduling. He has numerous published articles and is a national speaker. As a consultant with Surgical Directions, he provides keen insight into the barriers in optimizing OR and anesthesia productivity. He is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, American Medical Association, Massachusetts Society of Anesthesia, Massachusetts Medical Society, Society of Education in Anesthesia, American Society of Regional Anesthesia, and the American Association of Clinical Directors (AACD).