Member, AMPAC Board of Directors
Appointed to the AMPAC Board of Directors in 2012, Dev A. GnanaDev, MD, serves on the Congressional Review Committee and the Political Education Committee. Dr. GnanaDev is a board certified vascular and general surgeon who is Chairman of the Department of Surgery at the Arrowhead Regional Medical Center in Colton, California, a position he has held since 1989.
Dr. GnanaDev received his medical degree from the Kurnool Medical College in Kurnool, India. He remained there to complete an internship at the Kurnool General Hospital. He completed his residency in general surgery at the University of Medicine and Dentistry in Newark, New Jersey, and Cardiovascular Surgery Fellowship in Phoenix, Arizona. He also earned a Master’s Degree in Business Administration in 2001 from California State University in San Bernardino.
Dr. GnanaDev has been involved in organized medicine throughout his career and has served as an American Medical Association Alternate Delegate from 2006 to the present.
He was President of the California Medical Association (CMA) in 2008-2009, and has served on CMA’s Board of Trustees 2000-2009, in addition to many other leadership positions within CMA. He has also been a Board member of the San Bernardino County Medical Society since 1994, serving as President of the Society from 2000-2001.
Dr. GnanaDev has been recognized for his leadership on behalf of physicians and patients in the Golden State, as Governor Brown appointed him to California Medical Board in December 2011 and the California Senate Rules Committee appointed him to the Commission on Emergency Medical Services in 2009.
Dr. GnanaDev’s service and leadership has won him many awards. Among them, the CMA established the “Dev GnanaDev Membership Award” in 2010 to recognize a CMA member who has “worked relentlessly to recruit new members.” He received the AMA Pride in Professions Award in 2007, the Medical Board of California’s Annual Physician Award, and in 2012, the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin awarded him its Most Distinguished Physician Award.
Dr. GnanaDev is also a member of the American College of Surgeons and the Society for Vascular Surgery. He is Chair of the San Bernardino County Medical Society’s PAC Board and has served on the California Medical Association PAC (CALPAC) Board of Directors.
Dr. GnanaDev resides in Redlands, California.