Andrew Wilkey, MD, FASA

Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology

Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology


MD, University of Iowa, 2003

Residency in Anesthesiology, University of Iowa, 2007

Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, University of Pennsylvania, 2008

MA, Stanford University, 1994

BA, Colorado College, 1992

Post-baccalaureate program in premedical studies, University of Iowa, 1999

Summary

Awards & Recognition

  • Kaplan Leadership Grant, Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, 2015
  • Grant recipient for University of St. Thomas Physician Leadership College, Allina Health, Minneapolis, MN. 2015
  • Graduated with Distinction in Research, University of Iowa College of Medicine, 2003
  • Summer Research Fellowship Grant, University of Iowa Orthopaedic Biochemistry Lab, 1999
  • Graduated Cum Laude, The Colorado College, 1992
  • Dean’s List, The Colorado College (1989 – 1990, 1990 – 1991, 1991 – 1992)
  • Kansai University of Foreign Studies Merit Scholarship for Academic Excellence, 1990

Professional Associations

  • American Society of Anesthesiologists Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
  • Society for the Advancement of Blood Management (SABM)
  • MN Medical Association/Hennepin County Medical Society
  • Minnesota Association of Anesthesiologists
  • Society for the Advancement of Transplant Anesthesia (SATA) – founding member

Research

Research Summary/Interests

Research assistant to James A Martin, PhD, The University of Iowa Orthopaedic Surgery Biochemistry Lab, Various Dates, 2001 – 2003

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Kwak J, Wilkey A, Abdallah M, Joshi R, Roman PE, Greilich PE. Perioperative Blood Conservation: Guidelines to Practice. Advances in Anesthesia. 2019. Published online: September 27, 2019. 
  • Raphael J, Mazer C, Subramani S, Schroeder A, Abdalla M, Ferreira R, Roman P, Patel N, Welsby I, Greilich P, Harvey R, Ranucci M, Heller L, Boer C, Wilkey A, Hill SE, Nuttall G, Palvadi R, Patel P, Wilkey B, Gaitan B, Hill SS, Kwak J, Klick J, Bollen B, Shore-Lesserson L, Abernathy J, Schwann N, Lau W. Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists (SCA) Clinical Practice Improvement (CPI) Advisory for Management of Perioperative Bleeding and Hemostasis in Cardiac Surgery Patients. Anesthesia & Analgesia: October 9, 2019 - Volume Publish Ahead of Print - Issue – p. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000004355. 
  • Raphael J, Mazer C, Subramani S, Schroeder A, Abdalla M, Ferreira R, Roman P, Patel N, Welsby I, Greilich P, Harvey R, Ranucci M, Heller L, Boer C, Wilkey A, Hill SE, Nuttall G, Palvadi R, Patel P, Wilkey B, Gaitan B, Hill SS, Kwak J, Klick J, Bollen B, Shore-Lesserson L, Abernathy J, Schwann N, Lau W. Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists (SCA) Clinical Practice Improvement (CPI) Advisory for Management of Perioperative Bleeding and Hemostasis in Cardiac Surgery Patients. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. In press. Available online 19 April 2019. 
  • Wilkey A, Askew J, Farivar R, Perry T. Hypercoagulability During Resternotomy for Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis. Anesthesiology. Vol.126(5), 978. 
  • Martin JA, Wilkey AL Brand RA. Cartilage Extracellular Matrix Metabolism Differs In Serum and Synovial Fluid. Methods in Cell Science, Volume 24(4), 139-143. 
  • Martin JA, Forest E, Block JA, Klingelhutz AJ, Whited B, Gitelis S, Wilkey A, Buckwalter JA. Malignant Transformation in Human Chondrosarcoma Cells Supported by Telomerase Activation and Tumor Suppressor Inactivation. Cell Growth and Differentiation, September 2002, Volume: 13, 397-407. 

Abstracts Presented at National Meetings 

  • Wilkey A, Bear-Pfaffendorf K, Strauss C, Rush P, Farivar RS, Perry TE. Implementing Viscoelastic Coagulation Testing in Cardiac Surgical Patients: Observed vs. Expected Results of the Transfusion Risk Understanding Score (TRUST). 39th Annual Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists Meeting, Orlando FL, April 22-26, 2017. 
  • Wilkey A, Bear-Pfaffendorf K, Strauss C, Rush P, Farivar RS, Perry TE. Leveraging Existing Clinical and Administrative Databases for Population Healthcare in Cardiac Surgery: Combining the STS National Database, Hospital Electronic Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence Software to Drive Patient Care Quality Improvement Programs. 39th Annual Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists Meeting, Orlando FL, April 22-26, 2017. 
  • Macbeth R, Kwon B, Dobbles M, Wilkey A, Farivar RS, Perry TE. Intraoperative Fluid Management and Cardiac Surgery Patient Data Capture: Parameter-Centered Treatment Platform to Improve Patient Outcomes and Facilitate Physician Coaching. 39th Annual Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists Meeting, Orlando FL, April 22-26, 2017. 
  • Burns M, Schneider L, Sundblad M, Wilkey A, Engel A, Garberich R, Sorajja P, Perry TE. Minimalist Approach to Cardiac Anesthesia and Outcome in Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement. 39th Annual Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists Meeting, Orlando FL, April 22-26, 2017. 
  • Perry TE, Wilkey A, Foag K, Brueggemann S, Stoltenberg E, Rush P, Strauss C, Sundblad M, Askew J, Farivar RS. Intraoperative Arterial Pulse-Contour Directed Hemodynamic Management Shortens Extubation Times and Intensive Care Unit Length of Stay and Reduced Total Variable Cost in Cardiac Surgical Patients. 39th Annual Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists Meeting, Orlando FL, April 22-26, 2017. 
  • Wilkey A, Sundblad M, McKlveen R, McGrath T, Askew J, Mudy K, Farivar RS, Anthony L, Perry TE. The INTEM to HEPTEM Clotting Time Ratio In Rotational Thromboelastography Predicts Heparin Reversal as Measured by Hepcon HMS Plus. 13th Annual Foundation for the Advancement of Cardio-Thoracic Surgical Care (FACTS-Care) Conference; 2016 September 15-17, Washington, D.C. 
  • Wilkey A, Sundblad M, McMillan M, Strauss C, Sweeney A, Farivar RS, Sorajja P, Perry TE. Fast-Track General Anesthesia for Patients Undergoing Transfemoral Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Results In Shorter Intensive Care Unit and Hospital Lengths of Stay and Lower Cost. 38th Annual Meeting and Workshops of the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists; 2016 April 2-6; San Diego, CA. 
  • Wilkey A, Sundblad M, Morrissette G, Holguin G, Mrachek J, Sorajja P, Kshettry V, Flavin T, Perry TE. Perioperative Pain Control for Transapical Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Using Single-Shot Paravertebral Nerve Blocks. 38th Annual Meeting and Workshops of the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists; 2016 April 2-6; San Diego, CA. 
  • Wilkey A, Sundblad M, McGrath T, Sorajja P, Farivar RS, Sweeney A, Sun B, Perry TE. Patients Undergoing Trans-Apical Mitral Valve Device Placement Benefit From A Combined Fast-Track General Endotracheal And Thoracic Epidural Anesthetic Approach. 38th Annual Meeting and Workshops of the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists; 2016 April 2-6; San Diego, CA. 
  • Wilkey A, Sundblad M, Brueggemann S, Askew J, Farivar RS, Perry TE. A Cardiac SurgerySpecific, Goal-Directed Algorithm Using Stroke Volume Variation Results in Less Variability in Intraoperative Fluid Administration. 38th Annual Meeting and Workshops of the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists; 2016 April 2-6; San Diego, CA. 
  • Sundblad M, Brueggemann S, Rilla D, Wilkey A, Foag K, Rush P, Strauss C, Farivar RS, Perry TE. Leveraging Rapid-Cycle Formative Assessment to Improve Intraoperative Glucose Control in Cardiac Surgical Patients. 38th Annual Meeting and Workshops of the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists; 2016 April 2-6; San Diego, CA. 
  • Lee M, Heuer J, Foag K, Wilkey A, Sundblad M, Rush P, Strauss C, Farivar RS, Perry TE. Improving Clinical Performance Transparency in Cardiac Anesthesia. 38th Annual Meeting and Workshops of the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists; 2016 April 2-6; San Diego, CA. 
  • Brand RA, Wilkey AL, Martin JA, Cartilage Reacts Differently To Growth Factors and Cytokines When Cultured In Synovial Fluid and Serum. American Orthopaedic Association/Canadian Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting. 2002 June 1-4; Victoria, B.C. 

INVITED LECTURES 

  • “Pre-op Anemia in MHI CV Patients: Incidence, Impact and Future Opportunities.” Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation Cardiology Grand Rounds, Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, MN. February 13, 2017. 
  • “Novel Presentation of a ROTEM Pathway: Pathway Development, Stepwise Approach to Evaluation and Treatment and Two Cases.” 13th Annual Foundation for the Advancement of Cardio-Thoracic Surgical Care (FACTS-Care) Conference; Washington, D.C. September 15-17, 2016. 
  • “To Give or Not to Give: Use of ROTEM to Avoid Inappropriate Blood Factor Transfusion: Vascular Surgery Edition,” ROTEM Expert Development Summit II (REDS II), Seattle, WA. August 14 – 16, 2015. 
  • “Rotational Thromboelastometry (ROTEM) Based Intraoperative Coagulation Management in the Cardiac Patient: Principles and Practice”, CV Anesthesia Grand Rounds, Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, MN. September 26, 2014. 
  • “ROTEM – An Introduction”, Intensive Care Service Clinical Conference, Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, MN. November 19, 2013. 

OTHER PRESENTATIONS 

  • “Pressure Recovery In Moderate Aortic Stenosis: Should the Valve Be Replaced?”, Combined Cardiology/Cardiac Surgery Conference, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, May 21, 2008. 
  • “Open Mitral Valve Repair After Percutaneous Mitral Valve Edge-to-Edge Repair”, Combined Cardiology/Cardiac Surgery Conference, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, March 5, 2008. 
  • “An Unusual Post CPB Finding After Re-operation for Mitral Valve Replacement”, Combined Cardiology/Cardiac Surgery Conference, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, November 14, 2007. 
  • “TEE Detection of An Unusual Finding After Re-operation for Mitral Valve Replacement”, Anesthesia Grand Rounds, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, March 20, 2008. 
  • “Mitral and Pulmonic Valvular Disease”, Advanced Cardiothoracic Anesthesia Weekly Lecture, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, January 24, 2008. 
  • “Immunohistochemical Detection of Telomerase In Human Chondrosarcoma”, University of Iowa College of Medicine Medical Student Research Day, Wilkey, A.L., Kurriger, G., Nickol, T., Martin, J.A., DeYoung, B., Buckwalter, J.A., September 2002. 
  • “Gun Violence As A Community and Public Health Concern”, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Community Based Medicine Research Presentation, March 2002. 
  • “The Japanese and Hollywood's Violation of Office of War Information Guidelines: the ‘Self’ the ‘Other’ and Hollywood Control”. Stanford University Master's Paper. March 1994.

OTHER ACTIVITIES 

  • Guatemala Medical Service Trips, Hospital of St. Hermano Pedro, Antigua Guatemala, October 2018, 2019 (planned). 
  • Derek, “Mission Transfusable”. Allina Health. May 2016. https://vimeo.com/180619092
  • Stanford University Center for East Asian Studies Graduate Program Admissions Committee, 1993.

Clinical

Board Certifications

Board Certification in Anesthesiology, 2008 – present
Minnesota Medical License, 2008 – present
National Board of Echocardiography Certification in Advanced Perioperative Echocardiography, 2008 – present

Clinical Interests

Cardiac, vascular and thoracic anesthesia; Perioperative coagulation management; Patient blood management; Intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography (TEE); Clinical quality measurement