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Stephen D. Tarver, M.D.

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Associate Professor, Anesthesiology, Pain and Perioperative Medicine
starver@kumc.edu

Professional Background

Dr. Stephen Tarver is an Associate Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology, Pain and Perioperative Medicine at The University of Kansas Medical Center and a Board-certified Anesthesiologist at The University of Kansas Health System.
Dr. Tarver received his medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine and then went on to complete his anesthesiology residency at The University of Utah in Salt Lake City. Dr. Tarver is also the Associate Director of the Zamierowski Institute for Experiential Learning.

Education and Training
  • BS, Biology, Wichita State Univ., Wichita, KS
  • BS, Medical Technology, Wichita State Univ., Wichita, KS
  • MD, Univ. of Kansas-Medical Ctr., Kansas City, KS
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita, Wichita, KS
  • Residency, Anesthesiology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT
Licensure, Accreditations & Certifications
  • Diplomate American Board of Anesthesiology, American Board of Anesthesiology
  • Diplomate American Board of Anesthesiology, American Board of Anesthesiology
  • Medical License, State of Kansas
  • Medical License, State of Utah
  • National Board of Medical Examiners
Professional Affiliations
  • Kansas Society of Anesthesiologists, ASA Alternate Director KSA, 2009 - 2015
  • Kansas Society of Anesthesiologists, ASA Delegage, 2006 - 2009
  • Kansas Society of Anesthesiologists, President, 2002 - 2004
  • Kansas Society of Anesthesiologists, President Elect, 2000 - 2002
  • Kansas Society of Anesthesiologists, Secretary, 1998 - 2000
  • Kansas Society of Anesthesiologists, Member, 1989 - Present