Robert Brian Schonberger, MD

Associate Professor Term

Research Departments & Organizations


Faculty Research

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 Sugammadex and Decreased Time to Extubation
Mental Health & Behavioral Research Stress, Sleep and Arterial Stiffness
Diseases of the Cardiovascular System Safety and Efficacy of Preoperative Antithrombin Supplementation in Patients Undergoing High-Risk Cardiopulmonary Bypass

Selected Publications

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Contact Info

Robert Brian Schonberger, MD
Mailing Address
AnesthesiologyPO Box 208051
New Haven, CT 06520-8051

Curriculum Vitae