Anne VangarsseAnne VanGarsse, MD, FAAP, CHCEF, CPE

Pediatrician and Chief Health Officer

“I love doing what I do because of the wonderful dedicated team that we have, providing excellent care to patients who need us. My passion is aiding our providers in their mission to provide excellent quality care to our patients and helping to inspire this same mission in our future providers through educating students in the community health center model.”

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. Most recently, Dr. VanGarsse earned the prestigious Certified Physician Executive (CPE) certification. 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.

Dr. VanGarsse is the chief health officer of Health Partnership Clinic, where she is responsible for all aspects of care delivery including medical, behavioral health and dental services. She also serves as the assistant dean of clinical affairs and assistant professor of pediatrics at the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, where she serves as the liaison for all the university’s clinical partners.

She has been practicing general pediatrics since 2002, and she serves children from newborn to age 18 at all four clinic locations and serves as our Chief Health Officer.