The OCMA is Under New Leadership! November 15, 2012 General Board of Directors, 2012 OCMA Leadership, Leadership, OCMA 0 "Helping You Navigate Change" The OCMA would like to announce the installation of the new OCMA President, Standiford Helm II, MD Dr. Helm is available for one-on-one meetings with individual physicians to discuss relevant issues and concerns. If you would like to schedule a meeting with the new OCMA president, please contact Linda Johansen: (949) 398-8100 ext. 102 or firstname.lastname@example.org Standiford Helm II, MD, MBA, President Standiford Helm II, MD, MBA, serves as OCMA's president. Dr. Helm is the medical director of The Helm Center for Pain Management in Laguna Hills. He is board-certified in anesthesiology and pain medicine. Dr. Helm joined OCMA/CMA in 1986. He has served on the Board of Directors since 2007. He has served on the OCMA Delegation to the CMA from 2005 - 2011, at which time he was elected to the CMA Board of Trustees. He previously served on the OCMA Nominating Committee. In addition, Dr. Helm served as president of OCMA Services, Inc. from 2002-2008 and previously served as a member of the OCMA Services Board from 1998-2002. Dr. Helm has been a member of the AMA since 2003. In addition to his memberships in AMA, CMA and OCMA, Dr. Helm belongs to the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (where he is currently the immediate past president), California Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (where he served as president from 2002 through July 2008, and currently serves as president emeritus), California Society of Industrial Medicine and Surgery (where he has been a member of the board of directors since 2007), the American Neuromodulation Society and the World Institute of Pain. Dr. Helm received his medical degree from Tufts University in 1977. His internship in Internal Medicine was completed at Boston City Hospital in 1978. Dr. Helm's residency in anesthesiology was completed at UCLA in 1980. Dr. Helm received his M.B.A. at Pepperdine University in 1988. Dr. Helm is a member of the following medical staffs: Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center, Saddleback Memorial Medical Center (Laguna Hills and San Clemente campuses), California Specialty Surgery Center, Mission Ambulatory Medical Center, and Saddleback Valley Outpatient Surgery. Dr. Helm and his wife, Noel, reside in San Clemente. They have three children, one living in Boston, another living in Dallas, and the third living in London. His term of office runs from July 2012 - June 2013. 2012 - 2013 Executive Committee: President - Standiford Helm II, MD President-Elect - Thomas C. Kockinis, MD Secretary-Treasurer - Sudeep Kukreja, MD Past-President - Joanna K. Tan, MD 2012 - 2013 Board of Directors: District I - Christian Lising, MD District II - Rakesh K. Bhola, MD District III - George Garcia, MD District III - James E. Pierog, MD District III - Paul B. Yost, MD District IV - Quynh D. Kieu, MD District IV - Smita B. Tandon, MD District V - Abhay Parikh, MD District V - William M. Thompson IV, MD District VI - William E. Callahan Jr., MD Southern California Permanente - Darla Holland, MD St. Jude Heritage - Ramesh Rathod, MD Resident Representative - Deena Ibrahim, MD CEO / Executive Director: Robert McCann, MHA Comments are closed.