Officers

President:
Kelsey Larson, MD FACS (2021)
AWS Member
YFA Member
3901 Rainbow Blvd., MS 2005
Kansas City, KS 66160-0003
913.588.7616

President-Elect:
Benjamin Stone, MD FACS (2021)
8901 W 74th St Ste 312
Shawnee Mission, KS 66204-2203
913.432.4355

Immediate Past President:
Jennifer McAllaster, MD FACS FASMBS (2021)
6001 SW 6th Ave Ste 200
Topeka, KS 66615
785.232.0444

Secretary-Treasurer:
Aaron Nilhas, MD FACS (2022)
818 N Emporia St., Ste. 200
Wichita, KS 67214-3788
316.263.0296

Governor:
Scott D. Coates, MD FACS (2021)
505 S Plummer Ave.
Chanute, KS 66720-0946
620.431.2500

Cancer Committee Chair:
Jennifer McAllaster, MD FACS FASMBS (2023)
6001 SW 6th Ave Ste 200
Topeka, KS 66615
785.232.0444

Program Committee:
Jerod Grove, MD FACS (2022)
1804 N Sternberg Ct
Hays, KS 67601
785.623.5945

Lindsay Strader, DO FACS (2022)
2734 N Wilderness
Wichita, KS 67226
316.682.2911

Councilors:
Romano Delcore, Jr., MD FACS (2021)
4945 Murphy Admin Bldg., MS 1045
Kansas City, KS 66160-0003
913.588.7616

Samantha Beck, MD, FACS (2022) YFA Member
818 N Emporia St., Ste. 200
Wichita, KS 67214-3788
316.263.0296

Amanda Amin, MD, FACS (2022)
AWS Member
YFA Member
3901 Rainbow Blvd., MS 2005
Kansas City, KS 66160
913.588.7616

Brenda Kopriva, MD FACS (2023)
605 N 8th St.
Atwood, KS 67730
785.460.1288

Michael Porter, MD FACS (2021)
551 N Hillside St Ste 550
Wichita, KS 67214-4989
316.682.2911

Lyndsey Kilgore, MD (2023)
(Associate Fellow)
4000 Cambridge St MS 2005
Kansas City, KS 66160
913.588.7616

Caroline Dunn, MD (2023)
(Appointed HCA Resident)
12140 Nall Ave Ste. 300
Overland Park, KS 66209

Randi Ryan, MD (2021)
(Appointed Kansas City Resident)
3901 Rainbow Blvd., MS 2005
Kansas City, KS 66160-0003
913.588.0022

Kelly Zachariasen (2022)
(Appointed Wichita Resident)
1010 North Kansas
Wichita, KS 67214-3199
316.293.2635

Trauma Committee Chair:
Stepheny Berry, MD (2023)
3901 Rainbow Blvd MS 2005
Kansas City, KS 66160-0003
913.588.6615

Executive Director:
Denise Lantz
623 SW 10th Ave
Topeka, KS 66612
785.235.2383
785.235.5114 (FAX)
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Become a member

We value quality improvement and appreciate the opportunity to engage with policymakers around issues of health care.


To become a member of the Kansas ACS Chapter, physicians must first be a member of the national ACS. To do so, please apply here.


Once you have joined the national ACS, please contact Denise Lantz at dlantz@kmsonline.org to join the Kansas Chapter.

Actively providing members continuing education specific to the specialty of surgery.

We value quality improvement and appreciate the opportunity to engage with policymakers around issues of health care.