Barbara Gold, MD, MHCM, FASA

Professor, Department of Anesthesiology

Barbara Gold

Contact Info

Office Phone 612-624-9165

Fax 612-626-2363

Office Address:
B-592 Mayo Building
420 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
MMC 294

Mailing Address:
Anesthesiology Administration
MMC 294 Mayo
8294A (Campus Delivery Code)
420 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Administrative Assistant Name
Jaden Turner

Administrative Email

Professor, Department of Anesthesiology

Chief Clinical Risk Officer, University of Minnesota Physicians


Medical School, Stanford University School of Medicine

Anesthesiology and Internal Medicine Residency, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Internal Medicine Residency, University of California, Los Angeles

Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, University of California, San Francisco

Health Care Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University

A.B., Biochemistry (with distinction) University of California, Berkeley




Awards & Recognition

Mpls.St. Paul Magazine Top Doctors 2012 Minnesota Monthly Best Doctors for Women, 2011

Medical Staff Award, Clinical Innovation, University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview

SAMBA Distinguished Service Award

Professional Associations

  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia
  • Minnesota Society of Anesthesiologists




  1. Albott, C. S., Wozniak, J. R., McGlinch, B. P., Wall, M. H., Gold, B. S., & Vinogradov, S. (2020). Battle Buddies: Rapid Deployment of a Psychological Resilience Intervention for Health Care Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 131(1), 43-54. 10.1213/ANE.0000000000004912
  2. Gold, B. S., England, D., Riley, W., Jacobs-Halsey, G., Webb, C., & Daniels, B. (2016). Integrating Quality Improvement and Continuing Professional Development at an Academic Medical Center: A Partnership Between Practice Plan, Hospital, and Medical School. J Contin Educ Health Prof.
  3. Gold, B. S., Puertas, L., & Davis, S. (2014). Awakening after cardiac arrest and post resuscitation hypothermia: Are we pulling the plug too early? Resuscitation.
  4. Suresh, M., Beneditt, D. G., Gold, B. S., Joshi, G. P., & Lurie, K. L. (2011). Suppression of cautery-induced electromagnetic interference of cardiac implantable electrical devices by closely spaced bipolar sensing. Anesthesia and Analgesia.
  5. Gold BS: Preoperative Evaluation of the Adult Outpatient.ASA Refresher Courses in Anesthesiology. Volume 39, Philadelphia, Lippincott, 2011
  6. Gross WL,Gold BSco-editors:Anesthesiology Clinics: Anesthesia outside the operating room. WB Saunders. 2009
  7. Gold, BS: Practice Parameters.In Anesthesiology Clinics: Anesthesia Outside the Operating Room. Edited by Gross WL, Gold BS. Philadelphia, WB Saunders. 2009
  8.  Gross WL,Gold BS: Anesthesiology and Competitive Strategy.In Anesthesiology Clinics: Anesthesia Outside the Operating Room. Edited by Gross WL, and Gold BS. Philadelphia, WB Saunders. 2009
  9. Gold, BS: Who Needs a Preoperative ECG?,Evidence Based Practice of Anesthesiology, 2ndEd. Edited by Fleisher LA. Philadelphia, Elsevier Inc 2009.


  1. Gold, B. S., & England, D. (2014). Development of a Quality Improvement Curriculum at an Academic Health Center: A Partnership Between a Practice Plan and a CME/CPD Department. American Board of Medical Specialties Forum on Organizational Quality Improvement.

Book Chapters

  1. Gross, W. L., Cooper, L., Boggs, S., & Gold, B. S. (2017). Value Based Care and Strategic Priorities. Anesthesia Outside the Operating Room. Anesthesiology Clinics.
  2. Gold, B. S. (2011). Preoperative Evaluation of the Adult Outpatient. ASA Refresher Courses in Anesthesiology.


  1. Cornelissen, C., Call, C., Harbell, M., Wadhwa, A., Thomas, B., & Gold*, B. S. (2021). Enhancing a Culture of Safety Through Disclosure of Adverse Events. Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation Newsletter February 2021 ed., vol. 36, 25-27. Wilmington, DE: Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation Newsletter.


Board Certifications

American Board of Anesthesiology 1988
American Board of Internal Medicine 1985
American Board of Anesthesiology, Recertification 2009
Minnesota Licensure
Pennsylvania Licensure
California Licensure