Leaders in Ambulatory Anesthesia
Robert Ehle, CRNA      President & CEO

Bob has over 27 years of clinical experience as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, with 24 years of those since founding Lehigh Anesthesia in 1988. He continues to be responsible for the executive oversight of all business and clinical operations.

Bob graduated from Widener University in 1981 and the Medical Center of Delaware’s School of Anesthesia in 1985, where he ranked 2nd in his class. Prior, he spent several years as a Paramedic in the EMS system for the city of Chester, PA and the Crozer-Chester Medical Center.

Jeffrey P. Schwedock Chief Operating Officer

Jeff joined Lehigh Anesthesia Associates in 2011 and is responsible for overseeing daily operations of the company, including scheduling, billing, operations, marketing, and business development. Previously, Jeff worked as the Chief Operating Officer at a large ophthalmic practice in the Philadelphia area as well as the Chief Operating Officer for a high end skin care manufacturer.

Jeff graduated from Cornell University in 1979 with a degree in Chemical Engineering. He holds multiple patents due to his work in this area.

Peter Carpenter, CRNA Co-Founder and Business Developer

Peter co-founded Lehigh Anesthesia with Bob in 1988. He has over 27 years of experience as a CRNA, and enjoys working directly with our clients as an anesthesia provider, as well as having a hand in business development.

Peter graduated from Northampton Area Community College’s nursing program and worked for Lehigh Valley Health Network and Sacred Heart Hospital. He also obtained a specialty nursing certification in Neurology and Neurosurgery from Texas Medical Center, and a B.S. in Anesthesia from Susquehanna University.

Management Team

Proven experience and teamwork leads to success