Robert Brian Schonberger, MD

Associate Professor Term

Research Interests

Anesthesiology; Extracorporeal Circulation; Cardiac Surgical Procedures; Hypertension; Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care); Geriatric Assessment

Public Health Interests

Epidemiology Methods; Health promotion-disease prevention; Health Services Research; Heart Disease; Quality of care

Research Organizations


Faculty Research

Office of Cooperative Research

Research Summary

Dr. Schonberger has a research interest in developing new anesthesia healthcare delivery models that aim to improve care coordination on the day of surgery with the aim to facilitate longitudinal cardiovascular risk-factor recognition and treatment in patients presenting for anesthesia.

He is also involved in several projects associated with perioperative care of the cardiothoracic surgery patient including the development of novel extracorporeal oxygenation techniques as well as other interventions to improve the safety and outcomes associated with surgeries involving patients with cardiac disease.

Extensive Research Description

Integrating perioperative care into the treatment of hypertension.

Perioperative beta-blockade.

Novel therapies to reduce and treat gaseous microemboli.

Pharmacology and physiology of extra corporeal support.

Selected Publications

Full List of PubMed Publications

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Contact Info

Robert Brian Schonberger, MD
Patient Care Location
Yale AnesthesiologyYale New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
AnesthesiologyPO Box 208051
New Haven, CT 06520-8051

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