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CURRICULUM VITAE

Steven F. Butz MD
Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Division of Clinical

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Children's Hospital
9000 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226

EDUCATION:
09/1985 - 06/1989 BS, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
09/1989 - 06/1993 MD, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
07/1993 - 06/1994 Internship, Evanston Hospital, Medicine, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
07/1994 - 06/1997 Resident, Anesthesiology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
07/1997 - 06/1998 Fellowship, Anesthesia, Pediatric, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
07/1998 - 06/2011 Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, Pediatric, MCW, Milwaukee, WI
07/2011 - 06/2019 Associate Professor, Anesthesiology, Pediatric, MCW, Milwaukee, WI
07/2019 - Present Professor, Anesthesiology, Pediatric, MCW, Milwaukee, WI

ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
06/2001 - 11/2001 Interim Medical Director, Children's Wisconsin Surgicenter, 3223 S 103rd St, Milwaukee, WI 53227-4103
11/2001 - Present Medical Director, Children's Wisconsin Surgicenter, 3223 S 103rd St, Milwaukee, WI 53227-4103
02/2019 - Present Associate Chief Medical Officer, Children's Wisconsin Surgicenter, Children's Wisconsin Health System, 3223 S 103rd St, Milwaukee, WI 53227-4103

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
07/1998 - Present Active staff, Anesthesiology, Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee, WI
07/1998 - Present Active Medical Staff, Anesthesiology, Children's Wisconsin Hospital, Milwaukee, WI 53226
2001 - Present Active Staff, Children's Wisconsin Surgicenter, 3223 S 103rd St, Milwaukee, WI 53227-4103

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
American Board of Anesthesiology
04/2000
None
Anesthesia Recertification Exam
08/2009
08/2019
Pediatric Anesthesiology
09/2014
12/2024
 
Certificates
Issued By Issue DateExpiration
ACLS
AHA
09/2008
10/2012
 

Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
Georgia 039298 Inactive
12/1994
None
Illinois 036-095345 Inactive
04/1997
None
Wisconsin 39872-020 Active
06/1998
10/31/2021
 

AWARDS AND HONORS:
05/1985 - 1989 Alumni Scholarship, University of Georgia
06/1985 - 1986 Bicentennial Scholarship, University of Georgia
04/1989 - Present Phi Beta Kappa
06/1989 - 1989 Outstanding Senior Award, University of Georgia
2013 - Present Top Rated Doctors in Milwaukee
2013 - Present Best Doctors in America

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
1998 - Present Milwaukee Society of Anesthesiologists
1998 - Present Wisconsin Society of Anesthesiologists
1998 - Present American Society of Anesthesiologists
2005 - Present Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia (treasurer)
2005 - 2015 International Anesthesia Research Society

EDITORSHIPS/EDITORIAL BOARDS/JOURNAL REVIEWS:
Editorial Board
2015 - 2019 Anesthesia Toolbox

LOCAL/REGIONAL APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
05/2014 - 09/2020 Director, Board of Directors, Children's Specialty Group

NATIONAL ELECTED/APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
2007 - 2017 Member, Committee for Corporate Development, SAMBA
2007 - 2017 Member, Committee for Mid-Year Meeting 2010, SAMBA
2007 - 2018 Chairman, Committee for Education, SAMBA
2007 - 2014 Member, Committee on Outcomes and Performance Measures, SAMBA
2012 - 2017 Director, Board of Directors, SAMBA
2016 - 2020 Vice Chair, Accreditation Committee, AAAHC
2016 - 2017 Board Advisor May 2016 to 2017, Committee for Education, SAMBA
2016 - 2018 Director, Board of Directors, AAAHC
2017 - 2020 Co-Chair, Meeting Committee, SAMBA
2018 - 2020 Assistant Treasurer, SAMBA
2020 - Present Chair, Meetings Committee, SAMBA
2020 - Present Treasurer, SAMBA
2020 - Present Chair, Accreditation Committee, AAAHC
- 2016 member, Task Force on Re-Thinking Accreditation, AAAHC

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
National
Butz S, “Horizons in Ambulatory Anesthesia.”, Grand Rounds at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, - 02/2015
 

PEER REVIEWED WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
National
Butz S, "Ambulatory Anesthesia News: A Review of Noteworthy Literature Published Within the Last Year in Ambulatory Anesthesia.", ASA Annual Meeting 2020, Cancelled due to pandemic, - 10/2020
Butz S Moderator, "COVID-19 Update/Case Studies.", Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia Annual Meeting 2020., Virtual, - 06/2020
Butz S, "Forget About the DON'Ts and Focus on the DOs Before Ambulatory Surgery.", ASA Annual Meeting 2020, Virtual and pre-recorded, - 10/2020
Farber N, Rusy L. Butz S, DiCaula G, Caudal Anesthesia, ASA Annual Meeting 2005, Atlanta, GA, - 10/2005
Butz, S., Terima, S, Pontus, SP. "Results of Care of 524 Pediatric Outpatient Tonsillectomies." Poster presentation, ASA Annual Meeting 2007, Atlanta, GA., - 10/2007
Taylor, S. and Butz, S. "Does the Speed of Induction with Sevofluane Effect the Rate of Emergence Delirium?" Poster presentation, ASA Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA. October 2007
Butz, S., "Reduction of Violation of NPO Guidelines with the Use of a Wrist Band" Poster presentation, Annual Meeting of the Society of Ambulatory Anesthesia 2008, Miami FL., - 05/2008
Butz S, "Pre-Operative Evaluation of the Complex Pediatric Patient.", SAMBA Mid-Year Meeting 2010, San Diego, CA, - 10/2010
Butz S, "Insulin Pumps and Continuous Glucose Monitors in the Perioperative Setting", ASA Annual Meeting 2010, San Diego, CA, - 2010
Butz S, "Role of the Medical Director", SAMBA Annual Meeting 2011, San Antonio, TX, - 05/2011
Butz S, "Ask the Experts: Pediatrics", Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia Annual Meeting 2011, San Antonio, TX, - 05/2011
Butz S, "Cases from the Real World", Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia Annual Meeting 2011, San Antonio, TX, - 05/2011
Butz, S, "What Do I Need to Comply with the CMS Infection Control Regulations?", International Anesthesia Research Society Annual Meeting 2011, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, - 05/2011
Butz S., "Advances in Technology for Rapid Discharge in Ambulatory Surgery", "Advances in Technology for Rapid Discharge in Ambulatory Surgery" Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia Mid-Year Meeting., Chicago, IL, - 10/2011
Butz, S, "Wheezing, Rhinorrhe and ENT Oh My!", American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, - 10/2011
Butz S, Panel "What Do I Need to Know Before My Patient Arrives?", ASA Annual Meeting 2011, Chicago, IL, - 10/2011
Butz, S, "The Ideal Pediatric ASC", Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Miami, FL, - 05/2012
Butz S, "Cases from the Real World", Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia Annual Meeting 2012, Miami, FL, - 05/2012
Butz S, Resident session panel for careers in ambulatory anesthesia., SAMBA Annual Meeting, Miami, FL, - 05/2012
Butz S, Panel "Safety in Ambulatory Anesthesia", IARS Annual Meeting 2012, Boston, MA, - 05/2012
Butz S., "Infectious Disease Issues for the ASC", ASA Annual Meeting 2012, Washington, DC, - 10/2012
Butz S, "Not in my ASC: Pediatric Version", ASA Annual Meeting 2012, Washington, DC, - 2012
Butz S, "Diabetes Management of the Pediatric Ambulatory Surgery Patient", American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting 2012, Washington, DC, - 10/2012
Butz S, "Cases from the Real World", Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia Annual Meeting 2013, Scottsdale, AZ, - 04/2013
Butz, S, Resident session panel for anesthesia billing., Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Scottsdale, AZ, - 04/2013
S. Butz, "Surgical Safety Checklist and the ASC", Ambulatory Surgery Center Association Annual Meeting., Boston, MA, - 04/2013
Butz S, "Optimizing Outcomes: the Recovery Room", IARS Annual Meeting 2011, San Diego, CA, - 05/2011
Butz S, "Extremes of Age", Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia Mid-Year Meeting 2013, San Francisco, CA, - 10/2013
Butz S, "Evacuation of an ASC", Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia Mid-Year Meeting, San Francisco, CA, - 10/2013
Butz, S Moderator, "ASC Crisis Management", American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, - 10/2013
Butz S, Mock Oral Examination. Resident Track, SAMBA Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, - 04/2014
Butz S, "SAMBA Subspecialty panel: TIVA in 2014.", ASA Annual Meeting 2014, New Orleans, LA, - 10/2014
Butz, S, "Implanted Medcial Devices.", Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Scottsdale, AZ, - 04/2015
Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia Annual Meeting, "Pediatric MRI", Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Scottsdale, AZ, - 04/2015
Butz, S, "What I Need to Know about Accreditation When I get a Job.", Resident Track at the Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Scottsdale, AZ, - 04/2015
Butz, S, "How to Make a Total Joint Totally Outpatient.", American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, - 10/2015
Butz S., Peer Review and Credentialing, ASA Annual Meeting 2015, San Diego, CA, - 10/2015
Butz, S, "Generational Issues with Job Interviewing and Practice.", Resident Track of Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, - 05/2016
Butz, S, "When Tough Leads to Trouble: Equipping your Facility and Yourselves for Emergencies.", American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting, Chicago,IL, - 10/2016
Butz S, "Cases from the Real World.", Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia Annual Meeting 2017, Scottsdale, AZ, - 05/2017
Butz, S, "Anesthesia: A 5-Year Outlook.", Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Scottsdale, - 05/2017
Butz, S, "Pediatric Controversies and Challenge.", Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Miami, FL, - 05/2018
Butz, S, "The Good the Bad and the Ugly: What's New in Grading Patient Satisfaction?", Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Miami,FL, - 05/2018
Butz, S, "Preoperative assessment and preparation of the cardiac patient for outpatient surgery.", European Symposium on Ambulatory Anesthesia and Analgesia, Zurich,Switzerland, - 05/2019
Butz, S, "Anesthesia problems for tonsillectomy in an ambulatory setup and guidelines addressing them.", European Symposium on Ambulatory Anesthesia and Analgesia, Zurich, Switzerland, - 03/2019
Butz, S., "Evidence-based approach to minimizing post-discharge nausea and vomiting.", European Symposium on Ambulatory Anesthesia and Analgesia, Zurich, Switzerland, - 03/2019
Butz S, Sweitzer BJ, 2020."10 questions that should be on every preoperative phone call.", Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia Annual Meeting 2020, virtual, - 06/2020
Butz S, Pai SL, "Designing a One-Stop Shop for Preoperative Patient Evaluation Optimization, Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia Annual Meeting 2020, Virtual, - 06/2020
Butz S, "Pediatric Ambulatory Anesthesia: Hot Topics.", American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting 2020., Live talk cancelled due to pandemic., - 10/2020
 

COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College of Wisconsin
2007 - 2009 Co-Chair, Quality Committee, Children's Specialty Group, MCW
2007 - 2009 Member, Strategic Planning Committee, Children's Specialty Group, MCW
2007 - 2011 Member, Value and Transparency, Children's Specialty Group, MCW
2007 - 2019 Member, Resident Interview Committee, Anesthesioloogy, MCW
2009 - 2011 Chair, Quality Committee, Children's Specialty Group, MCW
2015 - 2018 Member, Maintenance of Certification Steering Committee, MCW
2017 - Present Member, Professional Development Committee, Children's Specialty Group, MCW
 
Hospital
1999 - 2001 Member, Parliamentary Committee, Children's Wisconsin Hospital
07/2001 - Present Chair, Quality Committee, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Surgicenter
07/2001 - 2010 Member, Board of Directors, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Surgicenter
07/2001 - Present Chair, Medical Executive Committee, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Surgicenter
2005 - Present Member, Surgical Services Executive Committee, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2010 - Present Member, Board of Directors Section on Quality, Children's Hospital and Health System
2012 - Present Member, Epic Support Team, Anesthesiology, Wisconsin Children's Hospital
2019 - Present Member, Parliamentary Committee, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
- 2006 Member, Search Committee for OR Nurse Manager, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Surgicenter
- 2016 member, Ad Hoc Physician Investigation Committee, Children's Wisconsin Hospital
 

PROGRAMMATIC DEVELOPMENTS:
Educational Programs
Fellow
07/2019 - Present Developed mechanism for fellows to increase regional anesthesia experience through rotations at Surgicenter.
Faculty
04/2020 - 06/2020 A curriculum and objectives were created to provide an anesthesia rotation for dental residents at Surgicenter. They had training interrupted by COVID.
 
 
Clinical Programs
2007 - Present As Medical Director, I developed a system that effectively monitored and identified problems in our 130+ physician 20+ allied health staff.
2009 - Present A program was developed at Children's Wisconsin Surgicenter to place and follow regional blocks using indwelling catheters and elastomeric pumps.
2009 - Present Development of infection control plan based on the CDC, Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, and CMS to have three parts: Active, Surveillance, and Policy Development.
 
 

COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES:
2002 - Present Community member of the FMLH Diabetes Care Center Advisory Board. Providing community guidance for the services provided by the Diabetes Care Center.
2007 - 2009 Volunteer for "Taking Care of Your Diabetes" Conference, Milwaukee, WI
2015 - 2019 Whitnall High School Falcon Booster Club Concessions Committee
2015 - 2019 Whitnall High School Band Boosters
2018 - Present Whitnall School District School Board
 

MEETINGS ORGANIZED/CHAIRED:
- 05/2020 SAMBA and ASCA a combined meeting Cancelled by COVID pandemic
- 05/2019 SAMBA Annual Meeting 2019
- 05/2017 SAMBA Annual Meeting 2017
- 05/2018 SAMBA Annual Meeting 2018
- 06/2020 SAMBA Annual Meeting 2020 Virtual


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Books, Chapters, and Reviews
1. Farber NE, Butz S: Pediatric Anesthesia. In Anesthesiology. Ed. A. Fassoulaki. Paschalidis Medical Publications. 2005.
2. Butz, S: Current Controversies in Ambulatory Anesthesiology. In Practical Ambulatory Anesthesia. Ed. J. Raeder and R. Urman. Cambridge Press. 2014.
3. Butz, S: Current and Future Trends in Ambulatory Anesthesia. In Practical Ambulatory Anesthesia. Ed. J. Raeder and R. Urman. Cambridge Press. 2014.
4. Butz, S (editor). Drill-Based Perioperative Crisis Management. Cambridge Press. 2016.
5. Butz S and Hirsch I: Accreditation for the Ambulatory Surgery Center. In Ambulatory Practice Management. Ed. N. Rajan. Springer Nature. 2019.
6. Butz S: Pediatric Ambulatory Anesthesia: What is New and Safe? In Clinical Pediatric Anesthesiology. Ed. H. Ellinas, W. Alrayashi, A. Bilge, and K. Matthes. McGraw Hill. 2020
7. Butz, S: Should Jewelry be Permitted it the OR? Outpatient Surgery Magazine Vol 11, No 7:76-79, 2010.
8. Butz, S: Selling Surgeons on Safety Initiatives. Outpatient Surgery Magazine Vol 11, No 9:88-89, 2010.
9. Butz, S. (2017) AMB 7 Quality Assurance/Process Improvement. Anesthesia Education Toolbox: www.anesthesiatoolbox.com/docs/DOC-2838.
10. Butz, S. (2017) AMB 9 Running an Example QI Study. Anesthesia Education Toolbox: www.anesthesiatoolbox.com/docs/DOC-2862.
11. Butz S. (2018). Peer Review and Credentialing AMB Online Module 13. Anesthesia Education Toolbox. https://www.anesthesiatoolbox.com/docs/DOC-4333.
12. Butz S. (2019). Pediatric Ambulatory Anesthesia Challenges. Anesthesiology Clinics 37 (2): 289-300. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1932227519300023?dgcid=author