Garry Stubbs is the director of intraoperative critical care and research at STA. He is responsible for providing perioperative critical care and coordination to those patients who have the potential to become organ donors.
With more than 25 years in medicine, Garry has held a variety of positions in the healthcare field. In the fall of 2013, he joined STA as an organ recovery coordinator and was promoted to his current position in February of 2016. Previously, he was a healthcare worker with indigent people in Costa Rica and Guatemala. He also taught chemistry at the Centro Escolar Picacho in Los Cabos, Baja California Sur Mexico.
Garry has also taught in the United States. He was an assistant professor of anesthesiology at University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas, and at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.
A frequent speaker at organ donation symposiums and conferences, Garry has spent almost a decade as an anesthesiologist in private practice in north Texas. Currently, he is working on an original research project to improve the number of lungs able to be transplanted.
He earned his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in Oklahoma City, and completed his residency in anesthesia at University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. Garry holds a Bachelor of Science in biology and chemistry from Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant, Oklahoma.