Roberto Blanco, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology

Roberto Blanco

Contact Info

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

Administrative Assistant Name
Mason Ste. Marie

Administrative Email

Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology

Co-Director, Regional Anesthesia Fellowship Program

Medical School, Colegia Mayor de Nuestra Senora del Rosario

Residency, Hospital de San Jose (Anesthesia)

Barnes Jewish Hospital (Anesthesia)

Fellowship, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (Regional Anesthesia)


Roberto Blanco, MD, is Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Dr. Blanco received his medical degree from the University of Iowa. He completed residency at the Barnes Jewish Hospital at Washington University in anesthesiology. Dr. Blanco also serves as Co-Director of Regional Anesthesia Fellowship at the University of Minnesota.

Awards & Recognition

  • Development of seizures after exposure to Sevoflurane
  • Effect of Ritonavir on CYPB6 activity
  • Anesthesia for Liposuction Procedures

Professional Associations

  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • American Society of Regional Anesthesia
  • European Society of Regional Anesthesia
  • Minnesota Society of Anesthesiologists




Blanco, R., & Belani, K. (2019). Regional Blocks for Shoulder Surgery: Sparing the Phrenic Nerve. Yearbook of Anesthesiology - 9 (Indian College of Aneaesthesiologists). (vol. 9, pp.353-362). Jaypee Publishers


Blanco R, MD, Evan Kharasch, MD, PhD; Effect of Ritonavir on CYPB6 activity. MARC, April 2007, St. Louis, MO

Blanco R, MD, Tempelhoff R, MD; Development of seizures after exposure to Sevoflurane, MARC April 2007, St Louis, MO

Blanco R, MD, Reyes L, MD; Anesthesia for Liposuction Procedures. Colombian Journal of Plastic Surgery, Bogota, Colombia, July 2000


Board Certifications

American Board of Anesthesiology

Clinical Interests

Regional Anesthesia Perioperative Service: Perioperative Pain Management