Andrew Guttman, MD, MBA is Chief Medical Officer of Sound Anesthesia, a division of Tacoma, Washington-based Sound Physicians. Andrew has always had a close connection to DDF because he was married to DDF’s founder, Debbie Zelman, for 25 years until she passed away in December 2017. After providing support behind the scenes for years, Andrew decided to join the DDF Board to help continue his late wife’s legacy.
While practicing as an anesthesiologist for over 20 years, including 14 years serving as Department Chief at Westside Regional Medical Center in Plantation, Florida, Dr. Guttman transitioned into leadership roles within Sheridan Healthcorp, which eventually merged with Envision Physician Services. While serving in various clinical and executive leadership positions during his 25+ years with Sheridan/Envision, Dr. Guttman had responsibility for clinical quality and operational, administrative, and financial oversight of anesthesia programs throughout the nation. He now serves as Chief Medical Officer for Sound Anesthesia, a national provider of anesthesia services.
Andrew attended the 6-year Honors Program in Medical Education at the University of Miami and graduated from the University of Miami School of Medicine in 1990. He earned his MBA from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2019.