Michael Wall, MD, FASA, FCCM

JJ Buckley Professor and Chair, Department of Anesthesiology

Michael Wall

Contact Info

mhwall@umn.edu

Fax +1 612-626-236

Office Address:
Anesthesiology
B515 Mayo Memorial Building
420 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

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

Administrative Assistant Name
Amanda Folkestad

Administrative Phone
612-624-9903

Administrative Email
folk0028@umn.edu

JJ Buckley Professor and Chair, Department of Anesthesiology


Medical School, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Anesthesiology 1987

Residency, University of Washington, General Surgery, 1987 – 1989

University of Washington, Anesthesiology, 1989 – 1991

University of Washington, Chief Resident – Anesthesiology, 1991 – 1992

Fellowship, University of Washington, Fellowship, Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, 1992 – 1993

Stanford University, Fellowship, Critical Care Medicine, 1993 – 1994

Summary

Michael Wall, MD, FASA, FCCM, is the JJ Buckley Professor and Chair in the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Minnesota Medical School. Dr. Wall received his medical degree from Dartmouth. He completed residency at the University of Washington in general surgery and anesthesiology, in which he served as chief resident. He has also completed fellowships in cardio thoracic anesthesiology and critical care medicine. In addition to his university appointments, Dr. Wall also serves on the board of directors for the Metro Minnesota Council on Graduate Medical Education, the Minnesota Society of Anesthesiologists, and the Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists.

Expertise

Anesthesia, Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, and Critical Care Medicine

Awards & Recognition

  • Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors Inc.: 2019-2018, 2016-2015, 2013-2009
  • Presidential Citation, Society of Critical Care Medicine: 2018, 2017, 2012, 2007
  • Top Doctors "Leading Physicians of the World", International Association of Anesthesiologists: 2017
  • Fellow, American College of Critical Care Medicine: 2005
  • Young Investigator Award, American Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists: 2002
  • Air Force Commendation Medal, United States Air Force: 1998
  • Air Force Achievement Medal, United States Air Force: 1997

Professional Associations

  • American Medical Association
  • Association of Academic Anesthesiology
  • Minnesota Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Society of Academic Anesthesiology Associations
  • Association of University Anesthesiologists
  • Association of Cardiac Anesthesiologists
  • American College of Critical Care Medicine
  • American Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • International Anesthesia Research Society

Research

Publications

Publications

  1. Albott, C. S., Wozniak, J. R., McGlinch, B. P., Wall, M. H., Gold, B. S., & Vinogradov, S. (2020). Battle buddies: rapid deployment of psychological resilience intervention for healthcare workers during the Covid 19 pandemic. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 131(1), 43-54. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000004912
  2. Wahr, J. A., Abernathy, 3rd, J. H., Lazarra, E. H., Deebler, J. R., Wall, M. H., Lynch, I., Wolfe, R., & Cooper, R. L. (2016). Medication safety in the operating room: literature and expert-based recommendations. British journal of anaesthesia, 118(1), 32-34. PMID: 28039240 doi: 10.1093/bja/aew379
  3. Tseng, G. S., & Wall, M. H. (2014). Endpoints of resuscitation - what are they anyway? Seminars in cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia, 18(4), 352-362. PMID: 24492648 doi: 10.1177/1089253213520348
  4. Vannucci, A., Wall, M. H., Salinas, C., & Duncan, J. (2013). Retained Guidewires Following Intraoperative Placement of Central Venous Catheters. Anesthesia & Analgesia, 117(1), 102- 108.
  5. Field, R. R., & Wall, M. H. (2013). Delirium: past, present, and future. Seminars in cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia, 17(3), 170-179. PMID: 23416712 doi: 10.1177/1089253213476957
  6. Stratman, R. C., & Wall, M. H. (2013). Implementation of a comprehensive drug safety program. International anesthesia clinics, 51(1), 13-30. PMID: 23282719 doi: 10.1097/AIA.0b013e31827d64a0
  7. Leighton, B. L., Wall, M. H., Lockhart, E. M., Phillips, L. E., & Zatta, A. J. (2011). Use of recombinant factor VIIa in patients with amniotic fluid embolism. Anesthesiology, 115(6), 1201-1208. PMID: 21720243 doi: 10.1097/ALN.0b013e31821bdcfd
  8. Fagley, R. E., Woodbury, A., Visuara, A., & Wall, M. (2009). Rocuronium-induced Coronary Vasospasm - "Kounis Syndrome". International Journal of Cardiology, 137, 329- 332.
  9. Adesanya, A. O., Rosero, E., Wyrick, C., Wall, M. H., & Joshi, G. P. (2009). Assessing the predictive value of the bispectral index (BIS) vs patient state index (PSI) on clinical assessment of sedation in postoperative cardiac surgery patients. Journal of critical care, 24(3), 322-328. PMID: 19540087 doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2008.11.004
  10. Egol, A., Shander, A., Kirkland, L., Wall, M. H., Dorman, T., Dasta, J., Bagwell, S., Kaufman, D., Matthews, Jr, P., Greenwald, B. M., Herr, D. L., Stavish, C., Thompson, C., & Fahy, B. G. (2009). Pay for performance in critical care: an executive summary of the position paper by the Society of Critical Care Medicine. Critical care medicine, 37(9), 2625- 2631. PMID: 19687632 doi: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e3181b4c3ad
  11. Greilich, P. E., Jessen, M. E., Satyanarayana, N., Whitten, C. W., Nuttall, G. A., Beckham, J. M., Wall, M. H., & Butterworth, J. F. (2009). The effect of epsilon-aminocaproic acid and aprotinin on fibrinolysis and blood loss in patients undergoing primary, isolated coronary artery bypass graft surgery: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, noninferiority trial. Anesthesia and analgesia, 109(1), 15-24. PMID: 19535691 doi: 10.1213/ane.0b013e3181a40b5d
  12. Wall, M. H. (2004). Transfusion Trigger Hct 25%: Above or Below. Which is Better? Con: Hct > 25% is better. Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia, 18(2), 238-242. PMID: 15073720
  13. Wall, M. H., & Maccioloi, G. A. (2004). Anemia, Transfusions and Erythropoietin in the ICU. Contemporary Critical Care, 1(9).
  14. Prielipp, R. C., Wall, M. H., Tobin, J. R., Groban, L., Cannon, M. A., Fahey, F. H., Gage, H. D., Stump, D. A., James, R. L., Bennett, J., & Butterworth, J. (2002). Dexmedetomidineinduced sedation in volunteers decreases regional and global cerebral blood flow. Anesthesia and analgesia, 94(4), 1052-1059. PMID: 12351293
  15. Wall, M. H., MacGregor, D. A., Kennedy, D. J., James, R. L., Butterworth, J., Mallak, K. F., & Royster, R. L. (2002). Pulmonary artery catheter placement for elective coronary artery bypass grafting: before or after anesthetic induction? Anesthesia and analgesia, 94(6), 1409- 1415. PMID: 12031997
  16. Prielipp, R. C., Wall, M. H., Groban, L., Tobin, J. R., Fahey, F. H., Harkness, B. A., Stump, D. A., James, R. L., Cannon, M. A., Bennett, J., & Butterworth, J. (2001). Reduced regional and global cerebral blood flow during fenoldopam-induced hypotension in volunteers. Anesthesia and analgesia, 93(1), 45-52. PMID: 11429337
  17. Sherman, S. V., Wall, M. H., Kennedy, D. J., Brooker, R. F., & Butterworth, J. (2001). Do pulmonary artery catheters cause or increase tricuspid or pulmonic valvular regurgitation? Anesthesia and analgesia, 92(5), 1117-1122. PMID: 11323331
  18. Wall, M. H., Patterson, K. W., Kavanagh, B. P., & Pearl, R. G. (1999). Inhibition of endogenous nitric oxide synthesis potentiates the effects of sodium nitroprusside but not of adenosine in experimental pulmonary hypertension. Pharmacology, 58(1), 34-43. PMID: 9831829 doi: 10.1159/000028266
  19. Spiess, B. D., Wall, M. H., Gillies, B. S., Fitch, J. C., Soltow, L. O., & Chandler, W. L. (1997). A comparison of thromboelastography with heparinase or protamine sulfate added in vitro during heparinized cardiopulmonary bypass. Thrombosis and haemostasis, 78(2), 820- 826. PMID: 9268178
  20. Chandler, W. L., Fitch, J. C., Wall, M. H., Verrier, E. D., Cochran, R. P., Soltow, L. O., & Spiess, B. D. (1995). Individual variations in the fibrinolytic response during and after cardiopulmonary bypass. Thrombosis and haemostasis, 74(5), 1293-1297. PMID: 8607112
  21. Cronenwett, J. L., Sargent, S. K., Wall, M. H., Hawkes, M. L., Freeman, D. H., Dain, B. J., Curé, J. K., Walsh, D. B., Zwolak, R. M., & McDaniel, M. D. (1990). Variables that affect the expansion rate and outcome of small abdominal aortic aneurysms. Journal of vascular surgery, 11(2), 260-268; discussion 268-269. PMID: 2405198

Book Chapters

  1. Sullivan, B. L., & Wall, M. H. (2019). Postoperative Care of the Cardiac Surgical Patient. Gravlee, G. P., Shaw, A. D., & Bartels, K. (Eds.), Hensley's Practical Approach to Cardiothoracic Anesthesia. (6th ed., pp. 704-732). Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer.
  2. Wall, M. H., Lannigan, M. (Lead Author), Culling, M., & Thomas, J. (2019). Ischemic cardiac event. Critical care of the surgical patient.. Toronto, ON: Decker Medicine. doi: 10.2310/7800.8004
  3. Birch, M., Lupei, M. I., Wall, M. H., & Weinkauf, J. (2018). Kaplan, J. A., Cronin, B., & Maus, T. (Eds.), Long-Term Complications and Management: Kaplan's Essentials of Cardiac Anesthesia for Cardiac Surgery. (2nd ed., pp. 804-820). Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
  4. Wessman, B. T., & Wall, M. H. (2017). Ward, K. (Ed.), Critical Care Medicine Ultrasonography, Echocardiography, and Bronchoscopy: Coding and Documentation Overview: Coding and Billing for Critical Care-A Practice Tool. (7th ed.). Mt Prospect, IL: SCCM.
  5. Birch, M., Lupei, M., & Wall, M. H. (2017). Long-Term Complications and Management. Kaplan's Cardiac Anesthesia for Cardiac and Noncardiac Surgery (7th ed).
  6. Wall, M. H., & Roberts, P. R. (2017). Roberts, P. R., & Todd, S. R. (Eds.), Valvular Heart Disease, Acute Aortic Dissection and Patient Care After cardiac Surgery: Comprehensive Critical Care: Adult Second Edition.. Mount Prospect, IL: Society of Critical Care Medicine.
  7. De Wet, C., Schuerer, J. E., & Wall, M. H. (2016). Intensive Care. Fondahn, E. (Ed.), Washington Manual of Patient Safety and Quality Improvement. (pp. 258-266). Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  8. Wall, M. H. (2015). Organization and Structure of the Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit. Evans, A. S., & Kerr, G. E. (Eds.), Modern Concepts and Practices in Cardiothoracic Critical Care. (pp. 86-104). Hershey, Pennsylvania: IGI Global.
  9. Wessman, B. T., Wall, M. H., & Veitengruber, V. (2014). Critical Care Medicine Ultrasound, Echocardiography, and Bronchoscopy: Coding and Documentation Overview. Dorman, T., Britton, F. M., Brown, D. R., & Munro, N. (Eds.), Coding and Billing for Critical Care (6th ed). (pp. 157-171). Mount Prospect, Illinois: Society of Critical Care Medicine.
  10. Atwell, H. K., & Wall, M. H. (2013). Critical Care Echocardiography. Perrino, A. C., & Reeves, S. T. (Eds.), A Practical Approach to Transesophageal Echocardiography (3rd ed). (pp. 364-378). Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  11. Wessman, B. T., Veitengruber, V., & Wall, M. H. (2012). Critical Care Medicine Ultrasound and Echocardiography: Coding and Documentation Overview. Dorman, T., & Sample, G. A. (Eds.), Coding and Billing for Critical Care: A Practice Tool (5th ed). (pp. 243-260). Mount Prospect, Illinois: Society of Critical Care Medicine.
  12. Lynch, I., & Wall, M. H. (2012). Diagnosis and Treatment of Dysrhythmias. Afifi, S. (Ed.), SOCCA Residents' Guide to Learning in the Intensive Care Unit (4th ed).. www.socca.org.
  13. Sadiq, A., & Wall, M. H. (2012). Pericardiocentesis. Falter, F. (Ed.), Bedside Procedures in the ICU. (pp. 95-103). New York, New York: Springer.
  14. Sullivan, B., & Wall, M. H. (2012). Postoperative care of the cardiac surgical patient. Frederick, A. H., Martin, E. D., & Gravlee, G. P. (Eds.), A Practical Apporach to Cardiac Anesthesia. (5th ed., pp. 265-291). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  15. Fagley, R. E., & Wall, M. H. (2012). Shock and Support of the Failing Circulation. Afifi, S. (Ed.), SOCCA Residents' Guide to Learning in the Intensive Care Unit (4th ed).. www.socca.org.
  16. Atwell, H. K., & Wall, M. H. (2012). Valvular Heart Disease, Acute Aortic Dissection, and Patient Care After Cardiac Surgery. Roberts, P. R., & Todd, S. R. (Eds.), Comprehensive Critical Care: Adult. (pp. 243-260). Mount Prospect, Illinois: Society of Critical Care Medicine.
  17. Lynch, I., Emmert, D. A., & Wall, M. H. (2011). Perioperative Considerations and Management in Patients with Intravascular Stents. McLoughlin, T. M., Johnson, J. O., & Salinas, F. V. (Eds.), Advances in Anesthesia, Volume 29. (vol. 29, pp. 85-112). Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Elsevier.
  18. Ramachandra, R., & Wall, M. H. (2011). Postoperative Care of the Patient after Heart and Lung Transplantation. Sladen, R. N. (Ed.), Postoperative Cardiac Care. A Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists Monograph. (pp. 207-223). Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  19. Wall, M. H. (2011). Preload Assessment Beyond Central Venous Pressure. Cheng, E. Y., & Park, P. K. (Eds.), Current Concepts in Adult Critical Care. (pp. 71-80). Mount Prospect, Illinois: Society of Critical Care Medicine.
  20. Fagley, E., & Wall, M. H. (2011). Rescue Transesophageal Echocardiography for the Hemodynamically Unstable Patient. Perrino, A. C., Reeves, S. T., & Glas, K. (Eds.), The Practice of Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography: Essential Cases. (pp. 234- 236). Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  21. Wildes, T., & Wall, M. H. (2011). Ventricular Septal Defect after Surgical Myomectomy. Perrino, A. C., Reeves, S. T., & Glas, K. (Eds.), The Practice of Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography: Essential Cases. (pp. 251-254). Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  22. Wall, M. H. (2010). Airway Management in Adults. Roberts, P., & Farmer, J. C. (Eds.), Pocket ICU Management (2nd ed).. New York: PocketMedicine.com, Inc.
  23. Wall, M. H. (2010). Endocarditis. Roberts, P., & Farmer, J. C. (Eds.), Pocket ICU Management (2nd ed).. New York: PocketMedicine.com, Inc.
  24. Wall, M. H. (2010). Severe Pneumonia in the ICU. Roberts, P., & Farmer, J. C. (Eds.), Pocket ICU Management (2nd ed).. New York: PocketMedicine.com, Inc.
  25. Wall, M. H. (2010). The Latest in ICU Technology: Can it Help Me in the Operating Room? Rosenblat, M. A. (Ed.), 2009 Annual Meeting Refresher Course Lectures. (vol. 38, pp. 113- 120). American Society of Anesthesiologists.
  26. Wall, M. H. (2010). Viral Infections in the ICU. Roberts, P., & Farmer, J. C. (Eds.), Pocket ICU Management (2nd ed).. New York: PocketMedicine.com, Inc.
  27. Wall, M. H. (2009). Diagnosis and Treatments of Dysrhythmias. Talmor, D., & Heard, S. O. (Eds.), Anesthesiology Residents' Guide to Learning in the Intensive Care Unit (3rd ed). (pp. 119-122).
  28. Wall, M. H. (2009). Support of the Failing Circulation: Shock. Talmor, D., & Heard, S. O. (Eds.), Anesthesiology Residents' Guide to Learning in the Intensive Care Unit (3rd ed). (pp. 114-118).
  29. Nordmeyer, D., Forestner, J. E., & Wall, M. H. (2007). Advances in Transfusion Medicine. Lake, C. (Ed.), Advances in Anesthesia. (vol. 25, pp. 41-58). Philadelphia: Elsevier Publishing.
  30. Wall, M. H., & Roberts, P. (2004). Airway Management in Adults. Farmer, J. C. (Ed.), Pocket ICU Management.. New York: PocketMedicine.com, Inc.
  31. Wall, M. H., & Fred-Miranda, I. (2004). Glomerulonephritis. Farmer, J. C. (Ed.), Pocket ICU Management.. New York: PocketMedicine.com, Inc.
  32. Cochran, S., & Wall, M. H. (2004). Intravascular Device Infections. Farmer, J. C. (Ed.), Pocket ICU Management.. New York: PocketMedicine.com, Inc.
  33. Roberts, P., & Wall, M. H. (2004). Thyroid Disorders. Farmer, J. C. (Ed.), Pocket ICU Management.. New York: PocketMedicine.com, Inc.
  34. Wall, M. H. (2002). Methods of Measuring Cardiac Output. Hutton, P., Cooper, G., James 3rd, F. M., & Butterworth, J. (Eds.), Fundamental Principles and Practice of Anaesthesia. (pp. 1019-1023). London: Martin Dunitz, Ltd.
  35. Wall, M. H., & Prielipp, R. C. (2001). Monitoring the Neuromuscular Junction. Hines, R., & Lake, B. (Eds.), Clinical Monitoring: Practical Applications. (pp. 119-131). Philadelphia: Churchill Livingston.
  36. Wall, M. H. (2000). Blood Component Therapy in Adults. Zimmerman, J. L. (Ed.), Critical Care Refresher Course-4. (pp. 139-157). Anaheim, California: Society of Critical Care Medicine.
  37. Wall, M. H., & Prielipp, R. C. (2000). Transfusion in the OR and ICU: Correct Practice and Future Directions. Macciolo, G. A. (Ed.), International Anesthesia Clinics. (vol. 38, pp. 149- 170). International anesthesia clinics.
  38. Wall, M. H. (1998). Blood Component Therapy in Adults. Zimmerman, J. L. (Ed.), Critical Care Refresher Course-2. (pp. 12-23). Anaheim, California: Society of Critical Care Medicine.
  39. Wall, M. H., & Feeley, T. W. (1996). Cardiac Conduction Defects. Goldstone, J. C., & Pollard, B. J. (Eds.), Handbook of Clinical Anesthesia. (pp. 99-102). London: Churchill Livingston.
  40. Wall, M. H., & Pearl, R. G. (1994). Postoperative Critical Care Management of the Orthopedic Trauma Patient. Rosenberg, A., Bernstein, R., & Grande, C. (Eds.), Problems in Anesthesia: Trauma Anesthesia and Critical Care for Orthopedic Injuries. (3rd ed., vol. 8, pp. 445-457). Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott.

Clinical

Board Certifications

Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

Clinical Interests

Anesthesia; Cardiothoracic Anesthesia; Critical Care Medicine