Matthias Behrends, MD


Matthias Behrends graduated from the University of Gottingen School of Medicine in 1996. He trained in anesthesiology at the department of anesthesiology at the University of Essen. He is board certified in anesthesiology and spent three years as a post-doctoral scholar in the department of pathophysiology at the University of Essen, investigating myocardial hibernation and ischemic preconditioning.

Behrends joined the department of anesthesiology and perioperative care at UCSF in 2004. His research interests are optimizing treatment strategies in regional anesthesia.

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University of Gottingen Medical School 1996


University of Essen, Anesthesiology 2003


University of Essen, Pathophysiology 2000

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Behrends M, Larson MD, Neice AE, Bokoch MP. Suppression of pupillary unrest by general anesthesia and propofol sedation. J Clin Monit Comput. 2018 May 21.
  2. Neice AE, Larson MD, Behrends M, Bokoch MP. In Response. Anesth Analg. 2017 08; 125(2):694-695.
  3. Neice AE, Behrends M, Bokoch MP, Seligman KM, Conrad NM, Larson MD. Prediction of Opioid Analgesic Efficacy by Measurement of Pupillary Unrest. Anesth Analg. 2017 03; 124(3):915-921.

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