Anne VanGarsse, MD, FAAP, CHCEF
Pediatrician and Chief Health Officer
Anne VanGarsse, M.D., FAAP, CHCEF, joined HPC as Chief Medical Officer in November 2015 and in 2016 was promoted to Chief Health Officer. She is responsible for all aspects of care delivery including medical, behavioral health and dental services. Dr. VanGarsse also serves as the assistant dean of clinical affairs and assistant professor of pediatrics at the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB). In her role as KCUMB assistant dean of clinical affairs, Dr. VanGarsse serves as the liaison for all clinical partners and has served as chief liaison between KCU and HPC since the beginning of the relationship in August 2015.
Dr. VanGarsse is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and serves on its standard setting committee. She is a fellow of the American Board of Pediatrics, and she completed the Community Health Center Executive Fellowship at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan. She earned a Doctor of Medicine from Saint Louis University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Mo., and a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Mo.
She has been practicing general pediatrics since 2002, and she serves children from newborn to age 18 at all four clinic locations.