Sandra Stites, MD

Chief Medical Officer
Vibrant Health

Dr. Sandra Stites joined Vibrant Health, a federally qualified health care center, in Wyandotte County, as Chief Medical Officer in June 2022.  She most recently co-chaired Vibrant Women, a philanthropic group of women highlighting the care of women and children at Vibrant Health. Dr. Stites brings 30 years of clinical experience, serving as an obstetrician-gynecologist at the Kansas City Women’s Clinic.

After graduating from The Barstow School in 1978, she obtained her Biochemistry degree from Princeton University and Medical Doctor degree from U of MO-Columbia.  Her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology was completed in Rochester, NY at the Strong Memorial Hospital in 1990.  This coincided with the birth of their first child and the recognition that it was time to come home. Her work focuses on healthcare and its accessibility for all people.  She is passionate about women’s health at all stages of their lives and in empowering women to work in concert to reach their healthcare goals.

In addition to her work with the Kansas City Women’s Clinic, Dr. Stites has had medical staff affiliations with various hospitals across the Kansas City Metro, including Overland Park Regional Medical Center and Saint Luke’s Health System. Dr. Stites also plays an active role in the community, serving on the boards of multiple nonprofit organizations, including the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation.

When relaxing, she can be found on rivers, mountains and courts; fly fishing with her husband, skiing and playing tennis.  She is an avid photographer –despite that fact that her most photographed subjects are her family. Pre-pandemic, travel was her high priority. She and her husband, Steven Stites, MD have 3 grown children.

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