Nicolai Goettel, MD, Joins Department

Nicolai Goettel, MD

Nicolai Goettel, MD, DESA, EDIC, joined us as an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology in the Division of Neuroanesthesia on Jan. 4, 2021.

Dr. Goettel joins us from the University of Basel in Switzerland, where he served as a Senior Consultant in the Department of Anesthesia, Surgical Intensive Care, Prehospital Emergency Medicine, and Pain Therapy at the University Hospital Basel. He also served as a Senior Scientist at the University of Basel.

Dr. Goettel earned his medical degree from the University of Bonn in Germany and completed residencies in Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine in Switzerland. He completed fellowship training in neuroanesthesia at the University of Toronto.

Dr. Goettel is an author of multiple peer-reviewed publications and book chapters. He is also a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology and a peer reviewer for several journals. In addition, he has presented abstracts at numerous major conferences and meetings worldwide and given dozens of invited presentations and lectures. He is also a member of several professional societies in the fields of anesthesiology, critical care, and neuroscience.

Dr. Goettel has also completed and served as the PI on several research projects, with a focus on neuroanesthesia and perioperative neurocognitive disorders. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, arts, and photography.