Dr. Stephen Hays MD Anesthesiologist

Dr. Stephen Hays is an anesthesiologist in Nashville, Tennessee and is affiliated with Vanderbilt Hospital and Clinics. He received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 23 years. Dr. Hays accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 70 doctors at Vanderbilt Hospital and Clinics who specialize in Anesthesiology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Anesthesiologist: General Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine, Pediatric, Pediatric Pain Medicine

Clinical Interests: Pediatric Regional Anesthesia; Pediatric Pain Medicine; Pediatric Palliative Care

Hospital Affiliation

Vanderbilt Hospital and Clinics

Education & Medical Training

Johns Hopkins University
Residency, Pediatrics, 1994–1997

Johns Hopkins University
Residency, Anesthesiology, 1991–1994

Johns Hopkins University
Fellowship, Pediatric Anesthesiology, 1997–1999

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Class of 1991

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Anesthesiology
Certified 16 years in Anesthesiology

American Board of Anesthesiology
Certified 4 years in Hospice & Palliative Medicine

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 20 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 14 years in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

TN State Medical License
Active through 2014

MD State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Pediatric chronic orchialgia: Patient population and patterns of care.
Ching, C. B.,Hays, S. R.,Kaffenberger, S. D.,Stephany, H. A.,Luckett, T. R.,Clayton, D. B.,Tanaka, S. T.,Thomas, J. C.,Adams, M. C.,Brock, J. W.,Pope, J. C.

Successful management of a thoracic cerebrospinal fluid cutaneous fistula in a two year old child using a thoracic epidural blood patch.
Franklin, A. D.,Hays, S. R.

Newly postulated neurodevelopmental risks of pediatric anesthesia: theories that could rock our world.
Hays, S. R.,Deshpande, J. K.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Kansas City Preferred-Care Blue PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Connecticare FlexPOS
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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