Published on August 06, 2018

Essentia Health Welcomes Dr. Kirk Stevens

Kirk Stevens, MD Anesthesiology

Dr. Kirk Stevens, an anesthesiologist, has joined Essentia Health-Fargo in Fargo, North Dakota.

“I chose this opportunity because I was impressed with Essentia Health’s commitment to the health and wellness of the people in this area and all of the communities they serve,” says Dr. Stevens. “My wife and I used to live in Grand Forks, and both of our children were born there, so I consider North Dakota to be my home and I’m happy to be back.”

Dr. Stevens earned a medical degree from the University of South Florida – Morsani College of Medicine in Tampa, Florida. He completed a residency in family medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York, New York, and a residency in anesthesiology at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. He also completed a fellowship in Pain and Palliative Care at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, New York. Dr. Stevens is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine in family medicine.

“I love the field of anesthesiology as it allows me to use my knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pharmacology on a daily basis, while still having the opportunity to care for patients,” explains Dr. Stevens.  “I enjoy helping people feel less anxious about surgery by explaining how our procedures will ensure that they are safe and comfortable.”

To see Dr. Stevens’ full profile, visit EssentiaHealth.org and click on “Find a Medical Professional.”