Carlos Mantilla, M.D., Ph.D., is a consultant and chair in the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, where he holds a joint appointment in the Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering. Dr. Mantilla is director of the Physiology and Biomedical Engineering graduate program at Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. He holds the academic rank of professor of anesthesiology and physiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science. He completed his Ph.D. in biomedical sciences-molecular neuroscience at Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.
Dr. Mantilla’s research focuses on the neural basis for the control of breathing. His research will help prevent complications and improve quality-of-life for individuals across the full spectrum of age, as well as patients with spinal cord injury and neuromuscular disorders. He currently serves as Chair of the National Institute of Health’s Respiratory Integrative Biology and Translational Research Study Section.
At the Eleventh British-Ukrainian Symposium, Carlos Mantilla will focus on the following topics:
- Multimodal analgesia including regional anesthesia: time to revisit the basics
- Management of the opioid-tolerant patient