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Srinivasan Rajagopal, MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Anesthesia - Cardiothoracic Anesthesia

Contact Information

Primary Office
6540 John Colloton Pavilion
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242


BS, Physics, PS Guruswamy Arts College
BS, Biology, Wayne State University
MD, Medicine, Wayne State University
Resident, Family Medicine, Oakwood Hospital
Resident, Anesthesiology, Henry Ford Hospital
Fellow, Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine
Fellow, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School


Swaminathan, S. K., Strasinger, C., Kelchen, M., Carr, J., Ye, W., Wokovich, A., Ghosh, P., Rajagopal, S., Ueda, K., Fisher, J., Kandimalla, K. K. & Brogden, N. K. (2020). Determination of rate and extent of scopolamine release from Transderm ScopĀ® transdermal drug delivery systems in healthy hman adults. AAPS PharmSciTech, 21(3), 117. PMID: 32300962.

Miller, S., Rajagopal, S. (2017). Repair of Severe Aortic Insufficiency in a Pediatric Patient with Left Ventricular Assist Device. Orlando, Florida: Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting and Workshop.

Gordon, M., S, R. (2016). Delayed Onset of Malignant Hyperthermia after Sevoflurane?. Chicago, Illinois: American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting.

Barnes, L., Reed, R. M., Parekh, K. R., Bhama, J. K., Pena, T., Rajagopal, S., Schmidt, G. A., Klesney-Tait, J. A. & Eberlein, M. (2015). Mechanical ventilation for the lung transplant recipient. Curr Pulmonol Rep, 4(2), 88-96. PMID: 26495241.

Ellis, B., Rajagopal, S. (2015). Failure to Wean from Cardiopulmonary Bypass Secondary to Latrogenic Coronary Ostial Occlusion of the Left Main Artery. Washington DC: Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting and Workshop.

Maxwell, M., Rajagopal, S. (2015). Migrating Aortic Valve Placed Via Transapical Approach. Washington DC: Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting and Workshop.

Subramani, S., Freeman, B. & Rajagopal, S. (2015). Anesthetic considerations for bilateral lung transplantation in Mounier-Kuhn syndrome. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth, 29(3), 727-30. PMID: 24529664.

Mill, D., Rajagopal, S. (2013). Foreign Body Resulting in Mechanical Aortic Valve Incompetence Immediately Post-Cardiopulmonary Bypass Following Aortic Valve Replacement. Atlanta, Georgia: Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting & Workshops.

Rajagopal, S., Subramani, S. (2012). Anesthetic Considerations for Bilateral Pulmonary Transplantation in Mounier Kuhn Syndrome. Boston, Massachusetts: Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting & Workshops.

Kimball, L., Rajagopal, S. & Campos, J. (2011). Posterior Mediastinal Mass with Severe Kyphoscoliosis. Chicago, Illinois: Midwest Anesthesia Residents Conference (MARC).

Hancock, C., Rajagopal, S. (2011). Fire in the Operating Room. Chicago, Illinois: Midwest Anesthesia Resident Conference (MARC).

Moyers, J. R., Rajagopal, S. (2010). Chapter 212: Mesothelioma. Saunders,(3).

Durairaj, L., Mohamad, Z., Launspach, J. L., Ashare, A., Choi, J. Y., Rajagopal, S., Doern, G. V. & Zabner, J. (2009). Patterns and density of early tracheal colonization in intensive care unit patients. J Crit Care, 24(1), 114-21. PMID: 19272547.