Matthew A. Klopman, MD, FASA, FASE

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology

Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology

Vice Chair for Operations

Department of Anesthesiology - Emory Healthcare

Emory University School of Medicine

1364 Clifton Road NE

Atlanta, Georgia 30322

Phone: 404-778-3919

Email: mklopma@emory.edu

Dr. Matthew A. Klopman is the Vice Chair for Anesthesiology Operations at Emory Healthcare. His clinical expertise and research interests include perioperative management of cardiac rhythm management devices, aortic surgery, and perioperative transesophageal echocardiography.

Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Internship: Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Residency: Anesthesiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Fellowship: Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Board Certification: American Board of Anesthesiology

Board Certification: National Board of Echocardiography, Advanced Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography
  • Anesthesiology for cardiac, thoracic, and esophageal surgery
  • Perioperative scheduling, throughput, efficiency

Anesthetic management of:

  • Heart transplantation
  • Lung transplantation
  • Heart valve replacement and repair
  • Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)
  • Aortic surgery
  • Robotic cardiac surgery
  • Open thoracic surgery
  • Minimally invasive (video-assisted) thoracic surgery

1.  Klopman MA, Glas KE, “Catheter Thrombus.” In The Practice of Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography: Essential Cases, Edited by Albert Perrino, Scott Reeves, and Kathryn Glas, 26-27.  Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2011.

2.  Klopman MA, Glas KE, Skubas NJ, “Renal Cell Carcinoma.” In The Practice of Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography: Essential Cases, Edited by Albert Perrino, Scott Reeves, and Kathryn Glas, 231-33.  Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2011.

3.  Klopman MA, Ramsay JR, “Aortic Valve Replacement.”  In Essence of Anesthesia Practice, Edited by Michael Roizen and Lee Fleisher, 401.  Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders, 2011.

4.  Sniecinski RM, Klopman MA, “The Aortic and Mitral Valves: New Developments and Guidelines Relevant to the Cardiac Anesthesiologist.” In Practice Guidelines in Cardiovascular Anesthesia: Updates and Controversies, Edited by Martin J. London, 47-56.  Baltimore, MD: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2012. ISBN-13: 978-1-4511-9154-7

Other Publications:

Miller DL, Bryant B, Goel A, James L, Mitchell M, Klopman MA, “General Thoracic Surgery Turnover Time Improvement Project.”  International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery.  May 30, 2014.  Boston, MA.