Ferne Braveman



Dr. Ferne Braveman is a professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and serves as Assistant Clinical Director of Adult Anesthesia on the University of Minnesota Medical Center West Bank.

Dr. Braveman's research interests include spinal opioids, postoperative analgesia, and obstetrical analgesia.


MD, McGill University
Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine Fellowship,
Fellowship in Obstetrical Anesthesia, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Residency in Anesthesiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Professional Memberships

Minnesota Society of Anesthesiologists
Society of Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology
American Society of Anesthesiologists
Association of University Anesthesiologists
Selected Publications

Selected Publications

Metodiev, Y., Braveman, F., 2021. Anesthesia and neurological disorders in pregnancy. BJA Education, 21 (6): 201-217.
Snegovskikh, D., Souza, D., Walton, Z., Dai, F., Rachler, R., Garay, A., Snegovskikh, V., Braveman, F., Norwitz, E., 2018. Point-of-care viscoelastic testing improves the outcome of pregnancies complicated by severe postpartum hemorrhage. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia, (44): 50-56.
Baysinger, C., Pujic, B., Velickovic, I., Owen, M., Serafin, J., Shotwell, M., Braveman, F., 2017. Increasing regional anesthesia use in a Serbian teaching hospital through an international collaboration. Frontiers in Public Health, (5): 134.
Mahendra, V., Braveman, F., Sadana, N., Lindgren, B., Management of Critical COVID19 Disease During Pregnancy in the Preterm Period. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia,



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420 Delaware Street SE,
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Administrative Contact

Keaira Thao
Executive Office & Admin. Specialist