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Capital Anesthesia Partners is a privately held, physician-owned anesthesia practice led by an experienced, integrative team of physician and management executives.
Our outpatient-centric anesthesia practice and consulting company was founded in 2011 to solve the unique anesthesia needs of private-practice gastroenterology physician groups by developing an Integrative Anesthesia Solutions model offering management and administration of anesthesia providers. We also conduct clinical research in order to improve the anesthesia field and provide safer patient care.
Our Providers Are the Highest Quality
We utilize the services of the highest-caliber anesthesia providers. They are professional, highly-skilled anesthesiology specialists (physician anesthesiologists and licensed certified registered nurse anesthetists) who embrace safe-care practices and who partner with our surgical colleagues. Most of our practitioners have worked with us for more than five years. We match the clinical needs of our partner facilities with the expertise of our team.
Our highly-trained practitioners perform more than 35,000 patients annually in our practice locations which represents 11% of all outpatient Gastro, Colon and Rectal anesthesia cases in Maryland. In fact, we have performed more than 375,000 outpatient procedures since our inception in 2011.
Experienced Leadership Team
Our executive management team, together since 2014, has worked collaboratively to successfully convert dozens of nurse administered conscious sedation endoscopy centers to an integrated anesthesia services delivery model. Further, our executives have been recognized by the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) in multiple years for outstanding financial and administrative processes in excess of national benchmarks.
2011 Year Founded
375,000+ Cases Since Inception
35,000 Cases Annually
25 Nurse Anesthetists
10 Physician Anesthesiologists
9 Research Studies Completed
7 Practice Locations
5 National Medical Practice Awards
0.099% Adverse Event Rate
Chief Operating Officer
Brian Ramos is an award-winning, entrepreneurial medical practice executive. He serves as Chief Operating Officer of Capital Anesthesia Partners. In his role, Mr. Ramos is responsible for all financial, operational and business development functions including developing and executing CAP’s national growth strategy and consulting services.
Prior to joining CAP in 2016, Mr. Ramos held management positions in national anesthesia management consulting firms, academic medical centers, independent ambulatory surgical centers and large, multi-site private physician group practices.
Mr. Ramos earned a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and Computer Science from Boston College and a Master of Business Administration from Fitchburg State University. He is a fellow of the American College of Medical Practice Executives. Additionally, Mr. Ramos serves on several boards including: President-Elect of California Medical Group Management Association, Immediate Past President & Chairman of the Board of Directors of Maryland Medical Group Management Association, Treasurer of the Maryland Patient Care & Access Coalition and member of the Board of Visitors of Fenway Health.
Chief Medical Officer
Steven J. Saltzman, MD is a board-certified physician anesthesiologist with extensive modern medical, academic and administrative experience. Dr. Saltzman helped found Capital Anesthesia Partners in 2011 and serves as Chief Medical Officer.
In his current position, Dr. Saltzman manages a workforce of over thirty physician anesthesiologists and nurse anesthetists who provide anesthesia services to over 35,000 patients a year. He oversees all aspects of the clinical service including recruitment, scheduling, integrative quality programs and conducting our in-house clinical research protocols.
Dr. Saltzman fulfilled residency requirements in the Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine at The Johns Hopkins University Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. Prior to joining CAP, Dr. Saltzman served as Chief of the Department of Anesthesia at Chester River Hospital Center, Chestertown, Maryland for twelve years. As an attending anesthesiologist, Dr. Saltzman has held clinical/teaching positions at three major medical centers: The Johns Hopkins University Hospital, The University of Maryland Medical Center and Washington University School of Medicine. He is also an accomplished author on the subjects of health and wellness.