Juraj Sprung, M.D., Ph.D.

  1. Anesthesiologist

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Obesity
  2. Sudden cardiac arrest
  • Respiratory physiology: effects of morbid obesity on mechanics of breathing and oxygenation during anesthesia
  • Outcome studies: outcome of perioperative cardiac arrest, outcome of in-hospital cardiac arrests
  1. 1991
    Resident - AnesthesiologyMedical College of Wisconsin
  2. 1987
    Fellow - Pulmonary ResearchMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 1987
    Research Fellowship - Thoracic Diseases ResearchMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 1986
    Resident - Internal MedicineGeneral Hospital, Split, Croatia
  5. 1985
    PhD - PathophysiologyUniversity of Zagreb School of Medicine
  6. 1983
    Resident - AnesthesiologyGeneral Hospital, Split, Croatia
  7. 1980
    MScUniversity of Rijeka School of Medicine
  8. 1980
    InternshipDepartment of Medicine, Medical Military Academy
  9. 1979
    MSc - Postgraduate Study of Clinical PathophysiologyUniversity of Rijeka School of Medicine
  10. 1978
    InternshipClinical Medical Center, Rijeka
  11. 1977
    MDUniversity of Rijeka School of Medicine
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Certifications

  1. 1993
    AnesthesiologyAmerican Board of Anesthesiology

Awards and honors

  1. 2015
    3rd Place: Thompson LT. Mentors: Sprung J and Weingarten TN. Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm: outcomes following open and endovascular repair.Midwest Anesthesia Resident's Conference, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester
  2. 2015
    1st Place: Doolittle K. Mentors: Weingarten TN and Sprung J. Myoclonus in a patient on fluoxetine after fentanyl and low does methylene blueMidwest Anesthesia Resident's Conference, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester
  3. 2011
    Certificate of recognition for mentoring of younger staff from the Quality of Life Research Center, from Project Investigators: Jeanne Nakamura and Mihaly CsikszentmihalyiThe Quality of Life Research Center, Claremont Graduate University
  4. 2011
    2nd Place Alumni Poster Award: Jarett PD, Brown DR, Berntson NJ, Calaro CD, Marienau MS, Buenvenida S, Weingarten, TN, Nicholson WT, Sprung J, Kor DJ. Characterization of Patients that Develop Posto37th Annual Mayo Clinic Seminar for Nurse Anesthetists, Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
  5. 2011
    Alumni Book Poster Award: Schroeder BJ, Lee REC, Oberhansley JM, Burcham RJ, Marienau MS, Weingarten TN, Ribeiro TC, Swain JM, Kendrick ME, Charlton MR, Narr BJ, Sprung J. Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver D37th Annual Mayo Clinic Seminar for Nurse Anesthetists, Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
  6. 2011
    Alumni Book Poster Award: Tempel HA, Lyne BJ, Wilczewski SA, Marienau MS, Venus SJ, Weingarten TN, Sprung J. Factors associated with code 45 or rapid response team activation in post-surgical patien37th Annual Mayo Clinic Seminar for Nurse Anesthetists, Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
  7. 2011
    First Place: Kloesel B, Narr BJ, Sprung J, Weingarten TN. Anesthetic Management of Patients with Brugada Syndrome: A Case Series and Review of LiteratureMidwest Anesthesia Residents Conference (MARC), Chicago, IL
  8. 2011
    Second Place: Hofer RE, Sprung J, Weingarten TN. Anesthesia and Myotonic Dystrophy Type 2: A Case SeriesMidwest Anesthesia Residents Conference (MARC), Chicago, IL
  9. 2011
    Third Place: Moraska AR, Sprung J, Weingarten TN. Unsuccessful Intraoperative Monitoring of the Laryngeal Nerve during ParathyroidectomyMidwest Anesthesia Residents Conference (MARC), Chicago, IL
  10. 2010
    APICE Meeting: Achievement award for 2010 (Teaching and contribution to Science of Anesthesia)University of Catania
  11. 2007
    First Prize: Preszler T. Mentor: Sprung J. Atypical pseudocholinesterase and prolonged neuromuscular blockade.Midwest Anesthesia Residents' Conference
  12. 2007
    First Prize: Richardson B. Mentor: Sprung J. Raccoon eyes during general anesthesia II. A patient with primary amyloidosis, a possible sign of potential for major bleeding?Midwest Anesthesia Residents' Conference
  13. 2007
    First Prize for Oral Presentation: Mickelson C. Mentor: Sprung J. Cardiac arrest in pediatric patients undergoing noncardiac surgery.Midwest Anesthesia Residents' Conference
  14. 2007
    First Prize: Monson C. Mentor: Sprung J. Sugammadex--A novel cyclodextrin for neuromuscular blockade reversal.Midwest Anesthesia Residents' Conference
  15. 2006
    Clinical Sciences 1st Prize: McHugh RC, Kumar M, Sprung J. Prophylactic transtracheal jet ventilation during difficult airway management.Midwest Anesthesia Residents Conference (MARC), Chicago, IL
  16. 2005
    Richard Theye Award, with Dr. Thomas Comfere (resident award for outstanding achievement in the field of medical literature)Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester
  17. 2005
    Clinical Sciences 1st Prize: Hartman W, Ramakrishna G, Sprung J, Chandrasekaran K, McGoon MD. Impact of pulmonary hypertension on the outcomes of noncardiac surgery: predictors of perioperative etc.Midwest Anesthesia Residents Conference (MARC), Madison, WI
  18. 2004
    First Prize (Case Report): Sen S, Weingarten T. Mentors: Sprung J, Munis. Peripheral venous pressure as a measure of compliance during a pheochromocytoma resection.Midwest Anesthesia Residents' Conference
  19. 2004
    Second Prize (Critical Care Case Report): Fronapfel PJ. Mentors: Sprung J, Hall BA. Fatal postoperative pulmonary embolism in a patient with pelvic lipomatosis following transatlantic travel.Midwest Anesthesia Residents' Conference
  20. 2004
    First Prize (Pharmacology Case Report): Yeates TM. Mentors: Dilger JA, Rho EH, Sprung J. Octreotide-induced bradycardia and heart block in a patient undergoing carcinoid tumor surgery.Midwest Anesthesia Residents' Conference
  21. 2004
    First Prize (CC/Pharm Clinical Sciences): Comfere T, Draper M, Wilson DP. Mentors: Kumar MM, Sprung J, Danielson D. Effect of chronic angiotensin converting enzyme inhibition and angiotensin, etc.Midwest Anesthesia Residents' Conference
  22. 2003
    First Prize (Critical Care Session): Kirkpatrick D, Sprung J, Warner ME, Warner DO, Schroeder DR. Immediate survival after cardiac arrests during anesthesia for noncardiac surgery.Midwest Anesthesia Residents' Conference
  23. 2003
    First Prize (Pharmacology Session): Choudhry F, Hall B, Sprung J. Extrapyramidal reactions to ondansetron: cross reactivity between ondansetron and prochlorperazine?Midwest Anesthesia Residents' Conference
  24. 2003
    Second Prize (Pharmacology Session): Tully M, Sprung J. Anaphylactic reaction to isosulfan blue dye during sentinel lymph node biopsyMidwest Anesthesia Residents' Conference
  25. 2003
    Second Prize (Bariatric Case Report): Curry T, Sprung J. Morbidly obese patient have left ventricular wall stress during laparoscopy.Midwest Anesthesia Residents' Conference
  26. 2002
    Case Report-Interesting Cases First Prize: West A, Sprung J. Vaso-vagal cardiacs arrest during abdominal hysterectomy.Midwest Anesthesia Residents' Conference
  27. 2002
    Clinical Study-Respiratory-First Prize: Tungpalan L, Navratil J, Sprung J. Impact of morbid obesity and pneumoperitoneum on ventilation during laparoscopy.Midwest Anesthesia Residents' Conference
  28. 2002
    Case Report Category First Prize; Case Report Neuroanesthesia First Prize: Weingarten TM, et. al. Perioperative sensorineural hearing loss.Midwest Anesthesia Residents' Conference
  29. 2001
    Second Prize, Monitoring/Safety Session: Abdelmalak B, Sprung J. Assessment of platelet inhibiting effects of eptifibatide with thromboelastograph and Sonoclot.Midwest Anesthesia Residents' Conference
  30. 2001
    First Prize, Critical Care Session: Navratil JE, Sprung J. Hemoglobin and methemoglobin concentrations after large dose hemoglobin-based oxygen carrier in surgical patients.Midwest Anesthesia Residents' Conference
  31. 2000
    First Prize Best Poster: Narouze S, Sprung J. Perioperative bleeding in a patient given glycoprotein IIb/IIIa receptor inhibitors.Midwest Anesthesia Residents' Conference
  32. 1999
    Third Prize: Sprung J, Abdelmalak B. Predictors of myocardial infarction after vascular surgery.Midwest Anesthesia Residents' Conference
  33. 1999
    Third Prize: Saad S, Sprung J, et al. The effects of arteriovenous hemodialysis fistulas on pulse oximetry is variable.Midwest Anesthesia Residents' Conference
  34. 1999
    Third Prize: Vaserhely F, Sprung J, et al. Long-acting muscle relaxants should be avoided in kidney transplant surgery.Midwest Anesthesia Residents' Conference
  35. 1999
    Second Prize: Sabharwal V, Sprung J. Predicting the difficult neuraxial block: a prospective study.Midwest Anesthesia Residents' Conference
  36. 1999
    First Prize: Abdelmalak B, Gottlieb A, Sprung J. The usefulness of thromboelastography in determining the anticoagulation effects of low-molecular weight heparin.Midwest Anesthesia Residents' Conference
  37. 1999
    First Prize, Outstanding Poster Discussion: Srinivasan V, Sprung J. Effects of acetylcholinesterase inhibitor donepezil and neostigmine on pseudocholinesterase activity in vitro.Midwest Anesthesia Residents' Conference
  38. 1999
    Third Prize, Bobylev MV, O'Hara JF, Jr, Sesachar AR, Dyer JH, Sprung J: Preoperative serum potassium predicts the need for treatment of intraoperative hyperkalemia during kidney transplant surgery.Midwest Anesthesia Residents' Conference
  39. 1999
    First Prize, General Poster Discussion: Srinivasan V, Sprung J. Effects of acetylcholinesterase inhibitor donepezil and neostigmine on pseudocholinesterase activity in vitro.Midwest Anesthesia Residents' Conference
  40. 1998
    First Prize (with resident Vennka Srinivasan, M.D.), General Poster DiscussionMidwest Anesthesia Residents' Conference
  41. 1998
    First Prize (with resident Mimi Khin, M.D.), Best Poster Discussion, Clinical ManagementMidwest Anesthesia Residents' Conference
  42. 1998
    Second Prize, Best Case Report: Kapural L, Sprung J, Kapural M, Andelinovic S, Glumcic I. Tracheo-innominate artery fistula following tracheostomy.Ohio Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting
  43. 1991
    Second Prize Research AwardSociety of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
  44. 1990
    Second Prize Research AwardSociety of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
  45. 1990
    The Joseph S. Redding Critical Care Research AwardSouthern Society of Anesthesiology
  46. 1990
    Residents' Writers AwardAmerican Society of Anesthesiologists Meeting
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Professional memberships

  1. 2014 - present
    MemberSociety of Anesthesia and Sleep Medicine
  2. 2008 - present
    MemberCenter for Translational Research
  3. 2005 - 2006
    MemberResuscitation Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  4. 2003 - present
    MemberWorld Association of Croatian Physicians
  5. 2001 - present
    MemberAnesthesiology Research Committee, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester
  6. 2000 - present
    MemberMinnesota Society of Anesthesiologists
  7. 2000 - present
    MemberRegional Advisory Forum, Abbott Laboratories
  8. 1999 - 2003
    MemberCommittee on Scientific and Educational Exhibits, American Society of Anesthesiologists
  9. 1998 - 2003
    MemberHemopure Advisory Board, Biopure Corporation
  10. 1997 - 2000
    MemberCleveland Society of Anesthesiologists
  11. 1996 - 2001
    MemberOhio Society of Anesthesiologists
  12. 1996 - 2000
    MemberResearch Coordinating Committee, Cleveland Clinic Foundation
  13. 1996 - 2000
    MemberEducational Committee, Cleveland Clinic Foundation
  14. 1994 - present
    MemberInternational Anesthesia Research Society
  15. 1993 - 1994
    MemberPharmacy and Therapeutics, Veterans Administration Medical Center
  16. 1993 - 1994
    MemberResearch and Development, Veterans Administration Medical Center
  17. 1992 - 1994
    MemberMaryland/District of Columbia Society of Anesthesiologists
  18. 1990 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Regional Anesthesia
  19. 1990 - present
    MemberSociety of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
  20. 1989 - 1991
    MemberWisconsin Society of Anesthesiologists
  21. 1989 - 1991
    MemberWisconsin Medical Society
  22. 1988 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Anesthesiologists
  23. 1987 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Alumni Association, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  24. 1983 - 1986
    MemberCroatian Society of Anesthesiologists
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Publications

Research activities

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