Surgical Team

 
Blanca Elder

OR Manager: Blanca Elder

Blanca Elder RN, BSN is the Operating Room Supervisor at Park Ten Surgical Center.  She graduated from the University of Texas at El Paso with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1975.  Blanca has been employed by Park Ten Surgical Center since 2002.  She is a member of AORN (Association of Operating Room Nurses) and APIC (Association for Professionals in Infection Control & Epidemiology).


 

Medical Director: Tim Heerensperger, M.D.

Certifications: Anesthesiology

Timothy Heerensperger, M. D. graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston in 1987. He completed an internship in Pediatrics followed by a residency in Anesthesiology at the University of Texas at Houston in 1991. Dr. Heerensperger completed subspecialty training in the areas of Pediatric Anesthesiology at Baylor College of Medicine (Texas Children’s Hospital) and Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology at Hermann Hospital. Following completion of his residency he entered private practice at St. Joseph Hospital in Houston, TX, where he practiced until the formation of Team Anesthesia in 1994.

Dr. Heerensperger is one of the founders of Gulf Anesthesia Associates, formed in 2002. He is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the Texas Society of Anesthesiologists, the Texas Medical Association, the Harris County Medical Society and the Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia. He is board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology. Dr. Heerensperger and his wife have nine children.