Mohammed M. Minhaj, M.D., M.B.A.

Professor of Anesthesia & Critical Care
Vice-Chair for Finance & Operations
Associate Chair for Faculty Development

5841 South Maryland Avenue
MC 4028
Chicago, IL 60637



B.S. -  1994 - 1998
University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, U.S.A - Biology

M.D. - 1996 - 2000
University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL, U.S.A.

Internship - 2000 - 2001
University of Chicago/Weiss Memorial Hospital - Chicago, IL USA - Internal Medicine USA

Residency - 2001 - 2004
University of Chicago Medical Center - Chicago, IL US - Anesthesiology US

Fellowship - 2004 - 2005
University of Chicago Medical Center - Chicago, IL US - Cardiac Anesthesia US

M.B.A. - 2011 - 2013
Foster School of Business, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, U.S.A.

Clinical Interests

Cardiac Anesthesia
Thoracic Anesthesia
Operating Room/Practice Management

Academic Interests

Medical Professionalism
Resident/Fellow Education


Siddiqui M, Minhaj MM, Mueller AM, Tung A, Scavone BM, Rana S, Shahul S:  Increased Perinatal Morbidity and Mortality among Asian American and Pacific Islander Women. Anesth Analg. 2017 (In press)

Bienia S, Fieder A, Griauzde R, Patel KD, Minhaj MM. Minimally Invasive Left Ventricular Assist Device Insertion Without Cardiopulmonary Bypass. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2015 Dec

Obase K, Weinert L, Hollatz A, Farooqui F, Roberts JD, Minhaj MM, et al.  Elongation of chordae tendineae as an adaptive process to reduce mitral regurgitation in functional mitral regurgitation. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2015 Dec

Shahul S, Mahmood E, Minhaj MM, Kociol RD, Nizamuddin J, Wenger JB, Mueller A, Schaefi S, Scavone B, Tung A, Talmor D, Rana S:  Racial disparities in maternal and fetal outcomes in women with preeclampsia/eclampsia.  Hypertens Pregnancy. 2015 Nov

Obase K, Weinert L, Hollatz A, Farooqui F, Roberts JD, Minhaj MM, et al. Leaflet-Chordal Relations in Patients with Primary and Secondary Mitral Regurgitation. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2015 Nov

Greene NH, Minhaj MM, Zaky AF, Rozet I., Perioperative Management of Carotid Endarterectomy: A Survey of Clinicians' Backgrounds and Practices. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2014 Mar 1. pii: S1053-0770

Guralnick A, Pant M, Minhaj M, Sweitzer B, Mokhlesi B. Objective CPAP adherence during the perioperative period in patients with newly diagnosed obstructive sleep apnea. J Clin Sleep Med. 2012 Oct 15;8(5): 501-6.

Stein EJ, Glick DB, Minhaj MM, Drum M, Tung A. Relationship between anesthetic depth and venous oxygen saturation during cardiopulmonary bypass.  Anesthesiology. 2010 Jul; 113(1): 35-40.

Gadhinglajkar SV, Sreedhar R, Chandranmahaldar DA, Minhaj MM, Tempe DK:  Case 2—2010. Combined surgery for coronary artery disease, mitral stenosis, and double-chamber right ventricle. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 24:356-363, 2010

Neema PK, Manikandan S, Ahuja A, Dharan BS, Gandhi S, Krishnamanohar SR, Rathod RC, Sohmer B, Minhaj MM:  Case 4—2008.  Difficult weaning from cardiopulmonary bypass in the lateral position caused by lung collapse.  J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 22:616-624, 2008

Minhaj M, Patel K, Muzic D, Tung A, Jeevanandam V, Raman J, Chaney MA:  The effect of routine intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography on surgical management.  J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 21:800-804, 2007

Minhaj MM, Zvara DA, Nayyar P, Maslow A:  Case 1—2007. Morbidly obese patient undergoing cardiac surgery. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 21:133-143, 2007

Chaney MA, Minhaj MM, Patel K, Muzic D:  Transesophageal echocardiography and central line insertion.  Ann Cardiac Anaesth 10:127-131, 2007