Welcome to the department!
Jonathan “Nicky” Cates, M.D., joined us on July 1 as an assistant professor in the Division of Critical Care Medicine after completing his Critical Care Medicine fellowship with us.
Cates earned his medical degree from the University of South Carolina and completed his residency in anesthesiology in our department. Prior to his anesthesiology residency, he completed two years of general surgery residency at the University of Florida.
He is a member of several anesthesiology and medical organizations, and he has made several contributions to presentations and case reports. He has participated in research on intramuscular promethazine for the treatment of intrathecal morphine-induced pruritus and on point-of-care gastric ultrasound in the intensive care unit.
In his free time, he enjoys soccer, bowling, golfing, road biking, hiking, cooking, and traveling. He also likes to work with his hands on projects such as woodworking and refinishing furniture.
Vadim Katsenovich, D.O., joined us on July 1 as an assistant professor in the Division of Multispecialty Anesthesia/Division of Liver and Transplant Anesthesiology. Katsenovich earned his medical degree at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his anesthesiology residency with us this year. Prior to his medical training, he worked as chief chemist at the Environmental Bioinorganic Chemistry Laboratory at Florida International University.
He is a member of several anesthesiology and medical organizations and has made several contributions to presentations and research projects. His most recent presentations were at the Thoracic Anesthesia Symposium and the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesia. His clinical interests include liver transplants, transthoracic and transesophageal ultrasound, regional anesthesia, ambulatory anesthesia, complex vascular surgeries, and obstetric anesthesia.
In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and their two young children. His hobbies include hiking, photography, traveling, succulent gardening, and playing soccer.
Soleil Schutte, M.D., joined us on July 1 as an assistant professor in the Division of Acute & Perioperative Pain Medicine after completing her Acute & Perioperative Pain Medicine fellowship with us.
Schutte earned her medical degree at Nankai University School of Medicine and completed her residency in anesthesiology in our department. Prior to her residency, she worked as a trainee in ophthalmology at Beijing Tongren Hospital and as a postdoctoral fellow and assistant project scientist in the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology and Department of Development and Cell Biology at the University of California, Irvine.
She is a member of several anesthesiology and medical organizations, and she has made several contributions to presentations and peer-reviewed publications. White at UF, Schutte had two papers published. One described the results of a survey of patient knowledge gaps in postoperative pain management, which was published in the Journal of Clinical Anesthesia, and the other was a case report describing local anesthetic resistance in a Crohn’s patient undergoing cesarean delivery, which was published in RAPM.
When she is not working, she enjoys hiking, cooking, crafting, and hanging out with close friends.