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Texas Medical Center

Phone: 832-824-5800
Fax: 832-825-1903


6621 Fannin Street
Suite A3300
Houston, TX 77030

Stephen A. Stayer, MD


Professor of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Fellowship Critical Care 1991
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Fellowship Pediatric Anesthesiology 1990
University of Pennsylvania Health System Residency Anesthesiology 1989
University of Oklahoma & Oklahoma City College of Residency Pediatrics 1987
University of Oklahoma & Oklahoma City College of Internship Pediatrics 1985
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School Medical School Doctor of Medicine 1984


Dr. Stayer's interests include ventilation issues with children undergoing general anesthesia and in the design of anesthesia delivery systems to optimize mechanical ventilation. His other area of research interest regards the risk of anesthesia to the developing brain and methods to optimize the neurologic outcome of children undergoing surgery for congenital heart disease.


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics Fellow
American Society of Anesthesiologists Member
International Anesthesia Research Society Member
National Board of Respiratory Care Member of Board of Directors
Society for Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists Member

Selected Publications

Barshes NR, DiBardino DJ, McKenzie ED, Lee TC, Stayer SA, Mallory GB, Karpen SJ, Quiros-Tejeira RE, Carter BA, Fraser, CD, Goss JA. Combined lung and liver transplantation: The United States experience. Transplantation 2005: 15;80(9):1161-7.

* Texas Children's Hospital physicians' licenses and credentials are reviewed prior to practicing at any of our facilities. Sections titled From the Doctor, Professional Organizations and Publications were provided by the physician's office and were not verified by Texas Children's Hospital.