Somnia Presents Third Annual Anesthesiologist of the Year Award

NEW ROCHELLE, NY (April 30, 2015) – In celebration of National Doctor’s Day, Somnia Anesthesia, an anesthesia practice management company serving hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, and office-based practices nationwide, began accepting nominations for its third annual Anesthesiologist of the Year Award on March 31. Nominations were accepted through April 20 and were reviewed by Somnia’s clinical leadership team to determine the winner.

Many prominent nominations were received, and Dr. Jeff Rubin, Chief of Anesthesiology at University Medical Center of El Paso (UMC) in El Paso, TX, was selected for exemplifying high-quality patient care and excellent leadership qualities. Dr. Rubin received many nominations from fellow colleagues and administrators.  One colleague praised Dr. Rubin, saying “He has really excelled by holding others accountable, especially other departments.” He continued by saying, “Dr. Rubin communicates his expectations in such a way that folks want to meet them. I’ve enjoyed working with him immensely, as has all the staff.”

After completing medical school, Dr. Rubin became a flight surgeon and fighter pilot in the USAF. As a primary care physician, he cared for pilots and their families. After his armed forces service, Dr. Rubin became a staff anesthesiologist, and was appointed Medical Director at several major medical facilities. Dr. Rubin was named Chief of Anesthesiology at University Medical Center of El Paso in June, 2014. With 27 years of anesthesia experience, he is responsible for managing and leading the UMC El Paso anesthesia team as well as being involved with other in-house departments and committees, where his clinical leadership is invaluable.

“I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone involved. I would also like to express my gratitude to my entire staff for doing an absolutely fantastic job,” said Dr. Rubin. “Everyone has performed in a way that is above and beyond the call of duty.  I have been an anesthesiologist for 27 years and this is the MOST awesome team I have ever worked with.  It’s an absolute pleasure to be their chief and support them in every way possible.”

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Somnia Anesthesia optimizes anesthesia services for healthcare facilities throughout the country by combining clinical excellence with unparalleled management acumen. Owned and operated by anesthesiologists since 1996, Somnia provides a turnkey, solutions-based approach to anesthesia management.  With an extensive in-house infrastructure and a single-minded focus on anesthesiology, Somnia builds and manages local anesthesia teams that consistently deliver the highest quality patient care, enhance operating room performance, increase revenues, and achieve full surgeon and patient satisfaction. For more information visit:

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