Stephen Salanski, MD

Dr. Steve Salanski obtained his medical degree from the University of Missouri, Columbia School of Medicine, with his undergraduate degree from the University of Kansas. He completed his residency at the Baptist Medical Center Family Practice Residency Program where he formerly served as the Program Director (renamed Research Family Medicine Residency Program). He was also formerly affiliated with Research Medical Center, where he chaired the Bylaws Committee and served on the Medical Executive, Ethics, Code Blue, and IT/Patient Care committees.

Steve’s interests include quality improvement projects in areas including chronic illness care as well as medical ethics. Steve was the President of the Kansas City Medical Society in 2016. He serves as co-chair of the Center for Practical Bioethics Ethics Committee Consortium, which includes representatives of ethics committees from most Kansas City area hospitals, and he has been co-chair of Kansas City Quality Improvement Consortium which has written several chronic illness guidelines for use throughout the Kansas City medical community. He serves as co-chair of the Lee’s Summit Health Education Advisory Board and serves on the Baptist-Trinity Lutheran Legacy Foundation Board of Directors which oversees the Kansas City Medicine Cabinet Program that provides emergency medical funding assistance to underserved individuals in the Kansas City metro area.