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Meet our team

Meet our team

The medical staff at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Spokane consists of physicians and surgeons prominent in their specialties. Medical staff members provide comprehensive medical, surgical and rehabilitative care for children with orthopaedic conditions. Board-certified, fellowship-trained pediatric orthopaedic surgeons team with our pediatrician/hospitalist, pediatric trained physician assistants and anesthesiologists to provide complete and speciaalized care.

Attending physicians also hold teaching appointments at local colleges and universities. Consulting physicians and surgeons are available as needed for specific subspecialties, to ensure that the finest, most up-to-date medical care is available to our patients.

Chief of Staff
Glen Baird, M.D.

Orthopaedic surgeons
Bryan Tompkins, M.D.
William Bronson, M.D.
Ted Sousa, M.D.

Pediatrician/hospitalist
Ryan Baker, M.D.

Chief of Anesthesia
William Tippets, D.O., M.B.A.

Anesthesiologists
Tiffany Bartsch, M.D.
Lloyd Halpern, M.D.
Patricia Michels, M.D.
Deborah Vermaire, M.D.

Physician assistants
James Annis, PA-C
LuAnne Ostlie, PA-C
Terri Roark, PA-C
Kari Holman, PA-C
Brandi DeSaveur, PA-C