Dr. Stephen Klinkhammer has been a CRNA since 1995. He received his Master of Nurse Anesthesia from the Mayo School of Health Sciences in Rochester, MN in 1995, and his Doctor of Nursing Practice-Anesthesia Nursing from Rush University in Chicago in 2001. Stephen also holds a Masters in Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in Management from Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee.
Dr. Klinkhammer served in the U.S. Navy from 1972-1976 as a Hospital Corpsman, and was commissioned with the U.S. Army Reserve Nurse Corps from 1986-2002 retiring as a Major from the Army Nurse Corps. Being extremely active in his community, he is the recipient of both a Distinguished Service Award from Vietnam Veterans of America and the Presidential Award for Outstanding Service to the Community by a Vietnam Veteran.
With a specialty in obstetrical anesthesia, Dr. Klinkhammer has taught for the Rosalind Franklin University Nurse Anesthesia Department since 2009, and is the Director of Anesthesia Simulation.