Monica Lupei, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology

Monica Lupei

Contact Info

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

Mailing Address:
Anesthesiology Administration
MMC 294 Mayo
420 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Administrative Assistant Name
Jaden Turner

Administrative Email

Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology

Medical Director, UMMC West Campus ICU

Medical School, Victor Babes University of Medicine and Pharmacy, 1998.

Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Residency, Victor Babes University of Medicine and Pharmacy (Anesthesiology and Intensive Care), 2000-2005.

Anesthesiology Residency Training University of Minnesota

Minneapolis, MN, 2009-2012

Critical Care Medicine Fellowship, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 2013-2014


Medical Director UMMC West Campus ICU


Anesthesiology, Critical Care

Awards & Recognition

  • Amaze Award for the care of an ICU patient, Fairview Ridges Hospital: 2016
  • Clinical Training in Intensive Care and Cardiology - Annecy Regional Hospital Annecy, Haute Savoie, France: June-August 2001
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): December 2002
  • Certificate of Instructor - 2nd Free Flap Dissection Course on Live Tissue Timisoara, Romania: March 2003 

Professional Associations

  • International Anesthesia Research Society
  • Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Minnesota Society of Anesthesiologists 




Lupei, M. I. (Corresponding Author), Ingraham*, N. E., & Tignanelli, C. J. (2022). A 12- hospital prospective evaluation of a clinical decision support prognostic algorithm based on logistic regression as a form of machine learning to facilitate decision making for patients with suspected COVID-19. PLOS One.

Lupei, M. I. (Lead Author), Munshi, N., Kaizer, A. M., Pattern, L., & Wahr, J. (2021). Implementation and one year follow up of the Cardiovascular ICU Standardized Handover. British Medical Journal Open Quality.

Sahoo, H. S. (Lead Author), Lupei, M. I., & Pakhomov, S. (in press, accepted August 2021). NLP Methods for UMLS Concept Extraction of Symptoms from Unstructured Data for use in Prognostic COVID-19 Analytic Models. Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research.

Silverman, G. M. (Lead Author), Lupei, M. I., & Tignanelli, C. J. (2021). A fast, resource efficient and reliable rule-based system for COVID-19 symptom identification. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.

Usher, M. G. (Lead Author), Lupei, M. I., & Baum, K. D. (in press, accepted July 2021). Responding to COVID-19 through Inter-Hospital Resource Coordination: A Mixed Methods Evaluation. Journal of Patient Safety.

Lusczek, E. R., Ingraham, N. E., Karam, B. S., Proper, J., Siegel, L., Helgeson, E. S., Lotfi-Emran, S., Zolfaghari, E. J., Jones, E., Usher, M. G., Chipman, J. G., Dudley, R. A., Benson, B., Melton, G. B., Charles, A., Lupei, M. I., & Tignanelli, C. J. (2021). Characterizing COVID-19 clinical phenotypes and associated comorbidities and complication profiles. PloS one, 16(3), e0248956. PMID: 33788884 PMCID: PMC8011766 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0248956

Book chapters:

Lupei, M. I., & Suginaka, A. (in press, accepted January 2020). Electrolyte Abnormalities. Anesthesiologists Manual of Coexisting Disease.. Anesthesiologists Manual of Coexisting Disease. Kluwer Health: Medical Practice.


Board Certifications

Critical Care Medicine Certification; Anesthesiology Certification, American Board of Anesthesiology; Romania Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Certification, Romania Ministry of Health

Clinical Interests

Quality Improvement projects