Robert Schonberger, MD

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology

Research Departments & Organizations


Center for Medical Informatics

Office of Cooperative Research

Research Interests

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

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.

Clinical Trials

Conditions Study Title
Diseases of the Cardiovascular System, Diseases of the Kidney & Urinary Tract QPI-1002 Phase 3 for Prevention of Major Adverse Kidney Events (MAKE) in Subjects at High Risk for AKI Following Cardiac Surgery
Diseases of the Cardiovascular System, Diseases of the Kidney & Urinary Tract Study to Prevent Acute Kidney Injury After Cardiac Surgery Involving Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Diseases of the Cardiovascular System Sugammadex and Decreased Time to Extubation
Mental Health & Behavioral Research Stress, Sleep and Arterial Stiffness

Selected Publications

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