Markus G. Klass, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology

Emory University School of Medicine

Emory University Hospital

1364 Clifton Road NE

Atlanta, Georgia 30322

Phone: 404-686-2747


Dr. Markus G. Klass' clinical expertise includes all areas of clinical anesthesia provided at this location including the intraoperative use of TEE in patients undergoing cardiac and non-cardiac surgery. His research interests include treatment options for patients with sickle cell disease.

Medical School: Eberhard Karls University, Tuebingen, Germany

Internship: Department of Internal Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA

Residency: Department of Anesthesiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, USA

Board Certification: American Board of Anesthesiology

Board Certification: American Board of Anesthesiology, Subspecialty National Board of Echocardiography for Advanced Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography

Advancing patient safety via quality improvement projects (workshop for surgical airways), Departmental QI conferences, introduction of patient safety to anesthesia residency education and membership in the Editorial Board for Patient Safety (ASA), [JP1] since 2008. Devoted to patient safety, the editorial board develops CME material required for recertification by the American Board of Anesthesiology.

Klass M, Hord A, Wilcox M, Denson D, Csete M:  A role for endothelin in neuropathic pain following chronic constriction injury of the sciatic nerve.  Anesth Analg. 2005 Dec; 101(6): 1757-62

Hansen J, Klass M, Harris C, Csete M: A reducing redox environment promotes C2C12. Myogenesis.implications for regeneration in aged muscle. Cell Biol Int. 2007 Jun; 31(6): 546-53

Klass M, Gavrikov V, Drury D, Hunter S, Stewart, B, Denson D, Hord A, Csete M:  Intravenous mononuclear marrow cells reverse neuropathic pain from experimental mononeuropathy. Anesth Analg. 2007 Apr; 104(4): 944-8

Klass M, Gavrikov V, Krishnamoorthy M, Csete M: Heat shock proteins, endothelin, and peripheral neuronal injury. Neurosci Lett. 2008 Mar; 433(3):188-93 

Klass M, Gavrikov V, Krishnamoorthy M, Csete M: One from column A and one from column B: may I take your order? Anesthesiology. 2008 Aug;109(2):165-6.