Susanne Rupert

Assistant Professor & Division Director


Dr. Susanne Rupert is an assistant professor and the Academic Division Director and Medical Director of Obstetric Anesthesiology for the Department of Anesthesiology. She is actively involved with resident and fellow education and training in the obstetric setting. Dr. Rupert earned her doctorate at the University of Iowa and completed her residency in anesthesiology at the University of Minnesota.


MD, University of Iowa
Residency in Anesthesiology, University of Minnesota

Honors and Recognition

Clinical Excellence Award, University of Minnesota Physicians
Teacher of the Year, University of Minnesota, Department of Anesthesiology
Ellison C. Pierce Award, Best Scientific Exhibit in Patient Safety, Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation

Professional Memberships

Minnesota Society of Anesthesiologists
American Society of Anesthesiologists
Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology
Selected Publications

Selected Publications

Konia, M., 2010. Simulation Scenario: Hyperkalemia After Succinylcholine.
Konia, M., 2010. Rapid Sequence Induction.
Shamsolkottabi, S., 2008. Chapter 26. Liver Transplantation – The Recipient – Anesthesiological Considerations.. Living Donor Organ Transplantation. Gruessner and Benedetti. 2008. (978-0-07-145549-7):
Shamsolkottabi, S., 2008. Chapter 25. Liver Transplantation – The Donor - Anesthesiological Considerations. Living Donor Organ Transplantation. Gruessner and Benedetti. 2008
Selected Presentations

Selected Presentations

Corbett, L. M., (Author & Presenter), Rupert, S. S., (Author & Presenter) "Non-Cardiac Surgery Anesthesia for Adult Congenital Heart Disease Patients", MSA 2021 Annual Meeting, Minnesota Society of Anesthesiologist, Bloomington, Minnesota, United States. November 13, 2021.
Rupert, S. S., (Author & Presenter), Corbett, L. M., (Author), Braveman, F. R., (Author) "Uterine Rupture and Emergent Cesarean Hysterectomy in an Unscarred Uterus", SOAP 2021 53rd Virtual Annual Meeting, Society for Obstetric Anesthesiology, April 01, 2021.
Solberg, S., (Author), Rupert, S. S. "Massive Hemorrhage During Repeat Cesarean Section in a Patient with Autoimmune Thrombocytopenic Purpura Refractory to Medical Treatment – Recombinant Factor VIIa as an Adjuvant Therapy ", ASA 2010 Annual Meeting, American Society of Anesthesiologist, October 01, 2010.
Rupert, S. S. "Diagnosis and Successful Management of a Patient with a History of Transfusion Reactions Presenting for Major Back Surgery: Previously Undiagnosed IgA Deficiency", ASA 2009 Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. October 17, 2009.



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