Location

Rochester, Minnesota

Contact

Arendt.Katherine@mayo.edu Clinical Profile

SUMMARY

Katherine W. Arendt, M.D., is an obstetric anesthesiologist whose research focuses on anesthesia for women with high-risk pregnancies.

Focus areas

  • Obstetric anesthesia for women with cardiovascular disease
  • Maternal anesthesia for fetal surgery

Significance to patient care

Maternal mortality in the U.S. is increasing, and cardiovascular disease is now the leading cause of maternal death. Dr. Arendt's research aims to identify the optimal obstetric anesthetic care for patients with high-risk congenital or acquired heart disease.

Professional highlights

  • Member, Recommendations for Fetal Anesthesia Work Group, American Society of Anesthesiologists, 2018-present
  • Board of directors, Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology, 2014-present
  • Member, Presidential Task Force on Pregnancy and Heart Disease, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, 2018-2019

PUBLICATIONS

See my publications

PROFESSIONAL DETAILS

Primary Appointment

  1. Consultant, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  2. Associate Chair of Clinical Practice, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Administrative Appointment

  1. Chair, Division of Methodist South Anesthesia, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Academic Rank

  1. Associate Professor of Anesthesiology

EDUCATION

  1. Special Fellowship - Regional Anesthesiology Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. Fellow - Obstetric Anesthesiology Brigham and Women's Hospital
  3. Special Fellowship - High Risk Obstetric Anesthesiology Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. Resident Anesthesiology Residency Program, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. Internship Department of Internal Medicine
  6. MD Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  7. BA - Philosophy and Chemistry Ohio Wesleyan University
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