Anesthesia Safety Program: Closed Claims and Near Misses

Closed-case examples provided by OMSNIC are used to illustrate patient safety and risk management principles for in-office anesthesia administration.

Anthony M. Spina, DDS, MD
Spina Oral
Park Ridge, Ill.
Relevant Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Fortress Insurance Director, OMSNIC Director

Mark W. Anderson, DDS, MS
Peyton Manning Children's Hospital
Indianapolis, Ind.
Relevant Conflict of Interest Disclosure: No Relevant Conflict of Interest Disclosures were reported.

Vincent J. Perciaccante, DDS
Emory University School of Medicine
Peachtree City, Ga.
Relevant Conflict of Interest Disclosure: OMSNIC Consultant

Mark D. Zajkowski, DDS, MD, MBA, FACS
American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Chicago, Ill.
Relevant Conflict of Interest Disclosure: No Relevant Conflict of Interest Disclosures were reported.

Richard J. Rymond, JD
Cleveland, Ohio
Relevant Conflict of Interest Disclosure: No Relevant Conflict of Interest Disclosures were reported.

An Internet-based CME Activity
Original Release Date: October 13, 2018
Expiration Date: October 13, 2021
Estimated time to complete this educational activity: 1.5 hours
Method of participation: Self-Study

Anthony M. Spina, DDS, MD

Director, OMSNIC

Dr. Anthony M. Spina is a practicing oral and maxillofacial surgeon in the Chicago metropolitan area. He completed his undergraduate education and received his dental degree from Loyola University of Chicago. He completed his residency and obtained his medical degree from State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo. Dr. Spina was on the faculty of the University of Kentucky’s OMS residency program for two years. He has been certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He served for seven years on the Illinois State Board of Dentistry and was Chair of this board in his final year. He has served on several committees of the OMSF and served on the OMSF Board of Directors from 2012 to 2016. He received the OMSF Torch Award in 2018. Dr. Spina has been a delegate or alternate delegate to the AAOMS House of Delegates since 2005. He has served on several AAOMS committees and was named AAOMS Committee Person of the Year in 2013. Dr. Spina has been a member of the North East Regional Dental Board and has served on several NERB committees. Dr. Spina was a member of OMSNIC’s Advisory Board for five years. He has been a Director of the Company since 2013.

Mark W. Anderson, DDS, MS

Mark W. Anderson, DDS, MS 

Peyton Manning Children's HospitalIndianapolis, Ind. 


Vincent J. Perciaccante, DDS

Dr. Perciaccante was born and grew up in Brooklyn, New York. He received both his undergraduate and dental school education at New York University, and received his specialty training at Emory University. He continued his education by completing a Fellowship in Facial Aesthetic Surgery. In 2000, Dr. Perciaccante joined the full-time faculty at Emory University School of Medicine and served as the Residency Program Director and Chief of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at Grady Memorial Hospital thru 2007. He continues on the part-time faculty at Emory as Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery and teaches the residents orthognathic surgery work-up and supervises them at Grady Memorial Hospital and the Atlanta VA Medical Center. Dr. Perciaccante is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology. He has written for several textbooks on Orthognathic Surgery, Temporomandibular Joint Surgery, Dentoalveolar Surgery and Reconstructive Surgery. He is in his fifth year as an examiner for the American Board of Oral and Maxillo-facial Surgery as well as holding the position of Section Editor for the Temporomandibular Disorders and Facial Pain Section and is the junior Chairman of Section II Dr. Perciaccante has served as the President of the Georgia Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons and the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery section of the International Association of Dental Research. He is a Fellow of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons and serves on the Committee on Resident Education and Training. Dr. Perciaccante is a consultant to the Georgia Board of Dentistry on Anesthesia. He is a site visitor for the American Dental Association’s Commission on Dental Accreditation, examining Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery resident training programs. Dr. Perciaccante provides general anesthesia for procedures when appropriate. He practices the full scope of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, including wisdom tooth removal and extractions, dental implant placement, maxillofacial pathology and reconstruction, surgery for temporomandibular disorders and facial trauma. Dr. Perciaccante has a particular interest in orthognathic (corrective jaw) surgery and facial aesthetic surgery.

Mark D. Zajkowski, DDS, MD, MBA, FACS

Mark D. Zajkowski, DDS, MD, MBA, FACS

American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Chicago, Ill.

Richard J. Rymond, JD

Richard J. Rymond, JD 

Cleveland, Ohio

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Anesthesia Safety Program: Closed Claims and Near Misses
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