Our Current Faculty

Martin Mueller, M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor
Profile Information
Job Description: Director, Pediatric Anesthesia Fellowship Program; Coordinator, Resident Education in Pediatric Anesthesia
Medical School
  • Rostock Medical College, University of Rostock Germany
  • Anesthesiology, University of Texas medical Branch, Galveston, TX
  • Texas Children’s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Research Interests
  • Safety and effects of anesthesia on pediatric patients
  • Robert D. Dripps, M.D., Memorial Award for Excellence in the Clinical Practice of Anesthesiology, Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX (2006)
  • Resident Teacher of the Year Award, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Department of Anesthesia, Iowa City, IA (2008/2009)
  • Resident Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Department of Anesthesia, Iowa City, IA (2009/2010)
  • Best Doctors in America® in categories of Anesthesiology and Pediatric Specialists (2011)
  • Best Doctor’s in America® (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
  • “You Made a Difference” award for providing excellent care or service. University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA (2014)
  • “Rotary Global Alumni Service to Humanity Award” Nomination (2015, 2016)
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Society for Pediatric Anesthesia
  • Society for Technology in Anesthesia
  • University of Texas Medical Branch, Department of Anesthesiology, Galveston, TX (2007-2008)
  • The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine (2008 – present)
  • Volunteer Work: Rotaplast International, Barquisimeto, Venezuela (2010)
  • Volunteer Work: MOST Rotary medical Mission Trip, Guatemala (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
  1. Yu GX, Mueller M, Hawkins BE, Mathew BP, Parsley MA, Vergara LA, Hellmich HL, Prough DS, Dewitt DS: Traumatic brain injury in vivo and in vitro contributes to cerebral vascular dysfunction through impaired gap junction communication between vascular smooth muscle cells. J Neurotrauma 2014 Apr; 31(8):739-48

  2. Reed K, Mueller M: Mission impossible: Difficult airway in patient with Escobar syndrome Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia

  3. Ibsen M, Thomas JJ, Mueller M, Haret D: Nurse-administered sedation: Pediatric bronchoscopy. Pediatric Sedation Outside of the Operating Room 2010

  4. Hillenbrand M, Bastian M, Steiner M, Zingler C, Mueller M, Wolff JM, Seiter H, Schuff-Werner P: Serum-to-urinary prostate-specific antigen ratio in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia and prostate cancer. Anticancer Res 2001 May; 20(6D):4995-6