Broadlawns Names Stephen Stefani, MD, Chief of Anesthesiology
November 17, 2008
Des Moines, November 17, 2008 – Stephen Stefani, M.D. has been named chief of anesthesiology at Broadlawns Medical Center.
“Dr. Stefani is a passionate supporter of our mission at Broadlawns,” said Vincent Mandracchia, D.P.M, medical director at Broadlawns Medical Center. “He has dedicated more than 20 years of his career to caring for the people we serve.”
Stefani first joined the medical staff at Broadlawns in 1988. A graduate of University of Iowa College of Medicine in Iowa City, Stefani did his residency at the University of Iowa College of Medicine and a fellowship at the University of California in San Francisco. He is board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology and is a past president of the Iowa Society of Anesthesiologists.
With a history that reaches back to 1903 as a community health center, Broadlawns Medical Center first opened its doors as a hospital to the residents of Polk County on April 13, 1924. Over the years, Broadlawns has adapted to the changing demands of public health care, yet remained true to its mission of offering quality health services to all Polk County residents and training tomorrow’s health care professionals.
Today, Broadlawns Medical Center is composed of:
- An acute care community hospital serving medical, surgical, mental health and primary care needs, including pediatrics and women’s health care.
- A 60-member physician practice overseeing numerous specialty clinics and outpatient services.
- A family medicine residency program that graduates physician leaders who today serve throughout Iowa and across the nation.
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