The Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Department of Anesthesiology
The Department of Anesthesiology

Faculty Biography

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Stephen M. Larson, D.M.D.

Professor, Vice-Chair of Clinical Affairs

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Education and Post-Graduate Training

  • D.M.D., College of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Dental School, Jersey City, New Jersey
  • General Practice, Dental Internship, Jersey City Medical Center, Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Anesthesiology Residency, Jersey City Medical Center, Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Anesthesiology Residency, The University of Texas Medical School, Department of Anesthesiology, Houston, Texas

Professional Experience

  • Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, 1997 – Present
  • Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, 1989 – 1997
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery, The University of Texas Dental Branch, Houston, Texas, 1977 – Present
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, 1977 – 1989
  • Attending Anesthesiologist, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas 1977 – Present
  • Clinical Instructor, Department of Oral Surgery, New Jersey Dental School College of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Jersey City, New Jersey, 1973 – 1975

Certification

  • American Dental Society of Anesthesiology

Professional Organizations

  • American Burn Association
  • American Dental Association
  • American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
  • Association of Anesthesia Clinical Directors
  • Houston District Dental Society
  • Texas Dental Association
  • Texas Gulf Coast Anesthesia Society

Honors and Awards

  • Dean’s Teaching Excellence Award, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, 2004-2005  
  • Anesthesiology Resident Award for “Outstanding Clinical Instructor”, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, 1987-1988
  • Anesthesiology Resident Award for “Outstanding Clinical Instructor”, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, 1983-1984

Selected Publications

  1. Pivalizza EG, Luehr SL, Larson SM, Wang S, Katz J: Anesthesia department chart review and resident education.  Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 16:629-31, 2004.
  2. Pivalizza EG, Luehr SL, Szmuk P, Hagberg CA, Gebhard R, Larson SM, Warters RD, Katz J.  Anesthesia department quality assurance and resident education.  Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 16:631-2, 2004.

Faculty Biography

Stephen M. Larson, D.M.D.
  • Stephen M. Larson, D.M.D.
    Professor, Vice-Chair of Clinical Affairs
  • The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
    6431 Fannin Street, MSB 5.020
    Houston, Texas 77030
  • e-mail: Stephen.M.Larson@uth.tmc.edu