DALLAS, TEXAS, September 28, 2011 – Dr. H.A. Tillmann Hein was installed as the President of the Texas Society of Anesthesiologists (TSA) during the 2011 Annual Meeting in San Antonio, TX. “I am honored to accept this new position as President, and look forward to protecting the safety of Texans as they face surgery or childbirth. During my term, I plan to focus on designing cooperative structures that further improve patient safety and on promoting scientific research in anesthesiology,” remarked Dr. Hein.

As a member of the TSA since 1983, Dr. Hein has served in many leadership roles. In 2010, he served as the TSA President-Elect and Representative to the Texas Medicare Carrier Advisory Committee. Over the years Dr. Hein has advocated for anesthesiologists and patients by warding off policies that would have been detrimental to our healthcare system.

He is also a founding member of one of the largest physician-only anesthesia groups in Texas, Metropolitan Anesthesia Consultants, and a member of its Compliance Committee. Dr. Hein carries memberships with many prominent medical societies and committees, such as: the Dallas County Medical Society, Dallas County Anesthesiology Society, American Society of Anesthesiologists, and International Anesthesia Research Society.

Dr. Hein graduated with a degree in Pharmacy from the Westfälische-Wilhelms-Universität, and received his medical degree and Ph.D. from the Freie Universität in Berlin, Germany. He then completed his anesthesiology residency in both Germany and the United States at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, and is also board certified in the European Union and by the American Board of Anesthesiology.


About Metropolitan Anesthesia Consultants
Metropolitan Anesthesia Consultants is one of the largest physician-only anesthesia groups in North Texas. The organization prides itself on an unprecedented commitment to quality, excellence, and service. For more information, please visit metro.thinkcustomdesigns.com.

About the Texas Society of Anesthesiologists
The Texas Society of Anesthesiologists is a non-profit that serves to advance, promote and support the practice of the medical specialty of Anesthesiology in the State of Texas. To learn more about the Texas Society of Anesthesiologists, please visit TSA.org.