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Gregory A. Schmidt, MD

Director of Critical Care Programs, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Associate Chief Medical Officer, Critical Care
Professor of Internal Medicine - Pulmonary, Critical Care and Occupational Medicine

Contact Information

C33-K General Hospital (GH)
Iowa City, IA 52242


BA, Chemistry, Saint Louis University
MD, University of Chicago
Resident, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Fellow, Critical Care, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Licensure and Certifications

National Board of Medical Examiners (Diplomat)

Research Summary

Dr. Schmidt’s investigative interests are in the areas of ICU ultrasound, sepsis therapy, ARDS, and judging the adequacy of volume replacement in patients in shock. With his former colleagues Jesse Hall and Lawrence D. H. Wood, he edits Principles of Critical Care (McGraw-Hill), now in its 3rd edition. Clinical interests include extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), septic shock, bedside ultrasound to guide fluid management, and analysis of ventilator waveforms of pressure and flow.