Meet Our Team

Central California Anesthesiology Solutions has worked with some of the best Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) and Anesthesiologist from the Central Valley and beyond. We work together with our clients, facilitating honest and transparent collaborations to gain a complete understanding of their vision and needs. Find out who we’ve partnered with below.

Bryan Tune, PhD, DNP, CRNA (Managing Partner)

Education:

DNP - Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

MSNA - Midwestern University, Glendale, AZ

FNP - California State University, Fresno, CA  

BSN - California State University, Fresno, CA

Membership and Highlights

  • Board Certified, National Board of Certification and Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists

  • Member, California and American Association of Nurse Anesthetists

 

Biography:

A native of Central California, Bryan's passion is to bring accessible, affordable, and quality anesthesia services to this region. Through mentorship and systems thinking, Bryan continues to inspire the next generation of advanced practice nurses who will go out into the communities and improve access to healthcare. 

Bryan is an active leader in providing a solution for the shortage of CRNAs by creating educational and workforce opportunities.

Nathan Adams DNP, CRNA (Managing Partner)

Education:

DNP - Touro University, NV

MSNA - Westminster College, UT

FNP Certificate - University of California Davis

PA Certificate - University of California Davis, CA

BSN - California State University Fresno, CA

Membership and Highlights

  • Board Certified, National Board of Certification and Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists

  • Member, California and American Association of Nurse Anesthetists

 

Biography:

Nathan is passionate about providing quality anesthesia care to his patients. His philosophy is to treat each patient the way he would want his family to be cared for. His professional interests are regional anesthesia, mentoring students, and anesthesia practice management. Nathan has cared for patients in many different settings from large academic hospitals, community hospitals, rural hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, and office settings. His experience offers insight into finding solutions to problems that facilities may have with their anesthesia services. Nathan was born and raised in Central California and is grateful to be practicing where he grew up. Outside of work Nathan enjoys beekeeping, tending his small farm, traveling, and snowboarding.

Dr. Rich Romo, Anesthesiologist MD

Education:

Stanford University, CA

Membership and Highlights

  • Board Certified, American Board of Anesthesiology

  • Member, American Society of Anesthesiologists

Biography:

Born and raised in the Central Valley, Dr. Romo wants to make a positive influence on the community and provide the best care possible for his patients. Education and mentoring is his passion and he strives for excellence in all endeavors. 

Shirley Zhao, DNAP, CRNA

Education:

DNAP - Midwestern University, Glendale, AZ

MSNA - National University, Fresno, CA

BSN - Roseman University of Health Sciences, Henderson, NV

Membership and Highlights

  • Board Certified, National Board of Certification and Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists

  • Member, California & American Association of Nurse Anesthetists

  • Member, Society of Opioid Free Anesthesia (SOFA)

Biography:

Shirley Zhao is a skilled clinician, specializing in nurse anesthesiology. Her passion is to elevate the quality, efficiency, and safety of anesthesia. She is actively involved in the community, volunteer work, and helping prospective students in the field of nurse anesthesia. Zhao has practiced in several hospitals and outpatient settings in Central California. 

 

As a member of the National University Scholars Program, she continues to perform as a National Alumni offering guidance and support to students in the field of nursing. She was also the recipient of the Agatha Hodgins Award for Outstanding Accomplishment in the art and science of nurse anesthesia.

When the opportunity presents itself, she enjoys snowboarding and reading a good novel. Once in a while, she loves a good Netflix binge.

Matt Struthers, MSNA, CRNA

Education:

MSNA - National University, Fresno, CA

BSN - The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Membership and Highlights

  • Board Certified, National Board of Certification and Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists

  • Member, California and American Association of Nurse Anesthetists

​Biography:

Matt Struthers is a skilled Certified Registered Nurse Anesthesiologist.  He enjoys his work providing care to patients, often at their most critical and vulnerable time during surgery, one at a time, in a personalized, safe, and caring way.  Matt has practiced in a variety of settings from large academic trauma centers, to community hospitals and small rural critical access hospitals. Matt is especially passionate about multimodal pain modalities, regional anesthesia, and learning new ways to better help his patients.

 

In his free time, Matt enjoys spending time with his wife, and their 2 children, doing anything outdoors- camping, hiking, biking, fishing, off-roading, and the rest.

Matt Twitchell, MSNA, CRNA

Education:

MSNA - National University, Fresno, CA

BSN - University of Nevada, Reno, NV

Membership and Highlights

  • Board Certified, National Board of Certification and Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists

  • Member, California and American Association of Nurse Anesthetists

  • Member, Society of Opioid Free Anesthesia (SOFA)

Biography:

 Matthew Twichell is originally born and raised in Reno, Nevada. Matt worked at Community Regional Medical Center and provided anesthesia services to some of the valley’s most fragile patients in a variety of surgical specialties including Neuro, gynecologic, oromaxillofacial, orthopedic, obstetric, general, trauma, and pediatric surgery.

Matthew’s primary interests lay in obstetric and regional anesthesia. He is a member of the Society of Opioid Free Anesthesia, from which he utilizes many techniques to minimize his anesthetic opiates and improve patient outcomes. He constantly researches up-and-coming regional anesthetic techniques to utilize to provide excellent post-operative pain management and improve patient satisfaction.

 

When he isn’t providing anesthesia, Matt is typically spending quality time with his friends and family at the lake on their boat and camping. Other interests including reading, zymurgy, motorcycle riding, working out and running throughout Clovis and the surrounding area, and entertaining his 5-year-old and 15-month-old around the house.

Kevin Tatum, MSNA, CRNA

Education:

MSNA - National University, Fresno, CA

BSN - California State University, Fresno, CA

Membership and Highlights

  • Board Certified, National Board of Certification and Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists

  • Member, California and American Association of Nurse Anesthetists

Biography:

Kevin Tatum is a highly capable and skilled provider specializing in the field of anesthesia. He received his nursing degree from California State University, Fresno following which he worked as an ICU registered nurse in the Burn Unit at Community Regional Medical Center. Returning to school to receive his Master’s from National University, Kevin's diverse experience has helped him deliver excellent care to patients in hospitals and outpatient sites throughout the Central Valley.

 

Kevin was born and raised in the central valley of California. Kevin is an avid board game connoisseur, developing his strategy in chess, playing disc golf, watching football, and being with his family. He resides in Fresno with his wife and their two children.

Aumnard Saiseubyat, MSN, CRNA

Education:

MSNA – Kaiser Permanente School of Anesthesia

BSN – California State University, Fullerton
 

Membership and Highlights

  • Board Certified, National Board of Certification and Recertification of Nurse Anesthetist

  • Member, Californian and American Association of Nurse Anesthetist

  • Member, Sierra Pacific Anesthesia Regional Consortium (SPARC)

Biography:

Aumnard is committed to providing high-quality care utilizing a tailored anesthetic approach. Aside from providing respectful, dignified, friendly, and efficient services in a fast-paced environment, Aumnard places the safety of his patients first. As a faculty member of SPARC, Aumnard is passionate about regional anesthesia and educating other providers in adopting it in their practice.

Robert Lopez, MSNA, CRNA

Education:

MSNA - National University, Fresno, CA

BSN - California State University, Fresno, CA

Membership and Highlights

  • Board Certified, National Board of Certification and Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists

  • Member, California and American Association of Nurse Anesthetists

  • US Air Force, California Air National Guard 

Biography:

Robert Lopez is a uniquely experienced Nurse Anesthetist, having served in the US Air Force providing anesthesia care for our nations bravest men and women here at home and on the battlefield.  Robert has practiced in a variety of settings ranging from rural community hospitals, to large military medical academic centers, and mobile surgical teams.  After nearly twenty years of service and numerous deployments, Robert has returned to the central valley and community in which he calls home. Having been born and raised in the Central Valley, Robert is most passionate about service to the health of his community by delivering high quality anesthesia care to the Valley’s diverse population while also continuing his military service as a California Air National Guardsman.  

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