While entering an operating room is a daily occurrence for him, he appreciates that it is a major life event for the patients under his care. He aims to prepare for each case with that in mind and expect to provide the best possible experience that he can for each patient every day.
Steve Dostal received his BSN from the University of Iowa. Prior to graduate school, he worked as an RN at Evanston Northwestern Hospital and then in the MICU at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. He attained his MSN from Rush University. As a Nurse Anesthetist, he has practiced at Northwestern Memorial, Harborview Medical Center, Virginia Mason Medical Center, and now the University of Washington, gaining valuable experience and insight from each stop.