Chris Behrens, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology

Chris Behrens

Contact Info

Office Address:
420 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
B522 Mayo Building

Administrative Assistant Name
Mason Ste. Marie

Administrative Email

Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology

Creighton University School of Medicine, 2013

Residency in Anesthesiology, University of Utah, 2017

Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, University of Minnesota, 2018

MD, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska, 2013

BS, Biology/Biophysics, Creighton University, 2008


Professional Associations

  • American Society of Echocardiography
  • Society of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiologists
  • International Anesthesia Research Society
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists



  • Wiesner L, Skoglund D, Takimoto S, Veatch J, Hill P, Pudwill B, Klocker E, Muth A, Behrens C, Weaver C, Chiu M, Fernandez C, M.D. Fit for Life’s Healthy Habits Month!: A Healthy Habits Curriculum for Kids. 2012 Children’s Omaha 10th Annual Pediatric Research Forum, May 2012. Omaha, Nebraska.


  • Cochran, Amalia. Introduction to the Operating Room Environment, Introduction to the Anesthesiologist. McGraw-Hill, 2017


  • Volume Challenges After Lung Transplant In A Patient With Primary Graft Dysfunction And Right Ventricular Hypertrophy. Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiology
  • Malignant Hyperthermia: Equipment, Medications, and Crisis Management. American Society of Anesthesia Technologists & Technicians


Board Certifications

American Board of Anesthesiology

Clinical Interests