Roger Stark
Roger Stark
Dr. Roger Stark is the health-care policy analyst at Washington Policy Center and a retired physician. Dr. Stark graduated from the University of Nebraska’s College of Medicine, and he completed his general surgery residency in Seattle and his cardiothoracic residency at the University of Utah. He was one of the co-founders of the open heart surgery program at Overlake Hospital in Bellevue, Washington, and has served on the hospital’s governing board. He retired from private practice in 2001 and became actively involved in the hospital’s Foundation, serving as Board Chair and Executive Director. He is the author of two books, including “The Patient-Centered Solution: Our Health Care Crisis, How It Happened, and How We Can Fix It.” He and his wife live in the Bellevue area near their children and grandchildren.
by | May 1, 2020

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by | Aug 28, 2019

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by | Jul 26, 2019

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by | Oct 22, 2018

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by | Jul 19, 2018

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by | Apr 17, 2018

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