Solomon Aronson is Executive Vice Chairman in the Department of Anesthesiology and a tenured professor at Duke University in the Departments of Anesthesiology and Population Health Science. He is an adjunct honorary professor at the University College London.
He earned his BS in molecular biology with distinction at the University of Wisconsin and his MD with honors in research at the Medical College of Wisconsin. After completing an anesthesiology residency including a year as chief resident at the University of Texas Medical Galveston, he completed a fellowship in cardiac and vascular anesthesia at the Texas Heart Institute in Houston. Thereafter, he was recruited to the University of Chicago where he ascended to the rank of full professor and served as chief of the cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia division. In 2006 he was recruited to Duke and in 2011, Dr Aronson received his MBA with a concentration in Health Sector Management at Duke University Fuqua School of Business.
Having written more than 300 manuscripts, book chapters, and abstracts as well as six textbooks, he is recognised as an expert on topics concerning perioperative echocardiography and perioperative blood pressure risk, perioperative medicine and population health and health economics. He has lectured nationally and internationally.
Dr Aronson has been repeatedly listed in Best Doctors in America. He continues to serve on the FDA as a consultant after served on the Anesthesia and Life Support Advisory Committee and Anesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products Advisory Committee. In 2017, University College London awarded a professor appointment. In 2019, he was honored by the American Society of Echocardiography with a lifetime achievement award.
Dr Aronson serves on the board of directors as director of business development for the Physicians Diagnostic Clinic (PDC) at Duke. He has served on the board of directors and was president of the intraoperative council for the American Society of Echocardiography, served on the board of directors and was president for the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiology, was a founding trustee member of the National Board of Echocardiography and served on their board.
Dr Aronson is married to Dr Leena Sharma and they have two children, twins who both graduated from college. In addition to enjoying time with his family, he works at his tennis and golf games, listens to music, pursues drawing and painting interests and enjoys travelling and serving his community. He serves on the board of directors for the Greater Durham Boys and Girls Club of America.