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Robert Schonberger, MD

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology; Director of Research Scholars Program, Anesthesiology; Director of Trainee Academic Development, Anesthesiology

Contact Information

Robert Schonberger, MD

Patient Care Location

Mailing Address

  • PO Box 208051

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8051

    United States



Dr. Schonberger's clinical work is in the Section of Cardiac Anesthesia where he cares for patients undergoing cardiothoracic procedures at Yale-New Haven Hospital. In his NIH-funded research, he has used large-scale databases to study topics including the anesthetic care of elderly adults and the role of anesthesiologists in improving longitudinal cardiovascular risk-factor recognition and treatment among surgical patients. Dr. Schonberger is also the site PI for Yale's participation in the Multicenter Perioperative Outcomes Group (MPOG) consortium.Other interests include 1) novel methods of extra corporeal circulation, 2) clinical informatics, and 3) methods of reducing and treating microembolic events in several clinical scenarios including cardiopulmonary bypass and ECMO.

Education & Training

  • MHS
    Yale School of Medicine, Informatics (2016)
  • Fellow
    Yale School of Medicine (2012)
  • Resident
    Yale School of Medicine (2010)
  • MD
    Yale School of Medicine (2006)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
IMPACT AwardInternational Anesthesia Research Society2019

Departments & Organizations