Ioanna Apostolidou, MD

Professor, Department of Anesthesiology

Ioanna Apostolidou

Contact Info

Office Address:
B515 Mayo Memorial Building
420 Delaware Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
MMC 294 Mayo

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

Administrative Assistant Name
Nancy Gauthier

Administrative Phone

Administrative Email

Professor, Department of Anesthesiology

Vice Chair for Academic Anesthesiology at the Minneapolis Veterans Affairs (VA) Hospital


Medical School, National University, Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece

Residency, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Fellowship, University School Medicine, St. Louis, MO

PhD, University of Athens Medical School, Department of Cardiology Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece

Masters, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Clinical Research, Minneapolis, MN




Awards & Recognition

2008 Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award, Department of Anesthesiology


Research Funding Grants

2011 Minnesota Medical Foundation Student Research Grant
Title: Intraoperative Hemodynamic Changes in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis without Diabetes Mellitus.
Role: I assist the Medical Student to write the grant and Supervising data collection Paper in progress


Hessel EA, Apostolidou I. Pulmonary Artery Catheter for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft: Does It Harm Our Patients? Primum non Nocere. Anesth Analg. 2011 Nov;113(5):987-9

Apostolidou I, Krishnan K, Keith V, Madlon-Kay R. Contrast Echocardiography to Differentiate Artifact from Left Atrial Thrombus. Anesth Analg. 2012 Apr;114(4):742-5. Epub 2012 Feb 7.

Konia MR, Reiner M, Apostolidou I. Acute persistent brachial plexopathy after robot-assisted transaxillary right thyroid lobe resection. J Clin Anesth. 2013 Jan 16 Epub ahead of print

Case-Based Anesthesia: Clinical Learning Guides, edited by George Shorten, Stephen F Dierdorf, Gabriella Iohom, and Christopher J O'Connor. Chapter 8. Postoperative Neuropathy after Cardiac Surgery. Ioanna Apostolidou and Jason S. Johnson. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1stedition published June 2009.



University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital

Board Certifications

American Board of Anesthesiology

Hospital Privileges

University of Minnesota Amplatz Children's Hospital University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview