David Flory M.D. Ph.D.
Dr. Flory and his family moved from Denver to Fairbanks in 1999 to start with Fairbanks Anesthesia. He
completed his bachelor’s degree in 1987 and master’s degree in Immunology from The University of
Wyoming in 1989. He then graduated with a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry in 1993 and his M.D. in 1995
from the University of Colorado. He completed his residency in anesthesiology as Chief Resident at the
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver. Since 2010, he has served as the Medical
Director and Chief of Anesthesia at the Surgery Center of Fairbanks.
He and his wife enjoy their many
dogs as well as wine and art collecting.
Kay Wilson is originally from Washington state. She graduated from Deaconess Hospital
School of Nursing in Spokane, Washington and then went on to anesthesia school at St.
Francis School of Anesthesia in Lacrosse, Wisconsin. Having worked in several locations in Washington and Oregon, she arrived in Ketchikan, Alaska where she remained for 8 years. Then a move to Fairbanks in 1991 provided an opportunity to work at
Fairbanks Memorial and The Surgery Center of Fairbanks. The interior provides her with many ways to experience the outdoors. World travel is also high on her list.
Kay Wilson CRNA
Elisabeth Dempsey is a CRNA since 2008 with a M.S. from Barry University in Miami.
Originally from Tennessee she moved back to the TN/GA area to work for the following six years. Wanting more of an adventure, she decided to uproot to Alaska in 2014 and joined Fairbanks Anesthesia.
In her spare time, she enjoys exploring Alaska with her boyfriend and their four dogs.
Jean Taguiam M.D.
Michaela Long CRNA
Michaela Long CRNA was born and raised in Rhode Island. She graduated with her Masters in Nurse Anesthesia from the University of New England/St. Joseph’s School of Anesthesia for Nurses. She has been working for Fairbanks Anesthesia, Inc. since 2000.
In her free time, she enjoys spending as much time as possible exploring Alaska and traveling with her husband, 2 sons, and 4 dogs.
I’m originally from Ohio where I received my education for nursing and nurse anesthesia. Through the years of my career I’ve worked in Ohio, Texas Medical Center in Houston and Charlotte NC before coming to Alaska 12 years ago. I started working at the Surgery Center of Fairbanks when they first opened. I enjoy living in Alaska and all it has to offer.
Kristin Coady CRNA
Kristin was born and raised in Alaska. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Gustavus Adolphus College in 1998, a Masters in Nursing from University of Washington in 2005, and a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Anesthesia from Northeastern University in 2008. She spent the first 9 years of her anesthesia career working in Seattle at Harborview Medical Center, until relocating back to Fairbanks with her family. She enjoys traveling, adventures outside, and spending time with family and friends.
Arianna Biering grew up in a small town in Texas and moved to Denver in 2013 to attend college. After receiving a BSBA in Art History and Business Management from the University of Denver in 2017, she continued her education and received an MA in Arts Management from Sotheby's Institute of Art at Claremont Graduate University in December 2018.
Arianna now splits her time between Fairbanks and Denver. She spends her free time enjoying art, exploring the outdoors, and spending time with her Perisan and Ragamuffin kitties.