The Accuryn Monitoring System:
A Breakthrough in Critical Care Monitoring and Combating Acute Kidney Injury
Anesthesiologist & Critical Care Physician, Mayo Clinic
Dr. Gregory J. Schears, M.D. is a Professor of Anesthesiology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. He is a pediatric intensivist and anesthesiologist by training and cares for both adult and pediatric patients in his ICU and OR practice. He has a long standing interest in reducing patient complications, improving our approach to vascular access and improving patient safety.
Dr. Schears completed his pediatric residency at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, his anesthesia residency, pediatric anesthesia fellowship and pediatric critical care fellowship at John’s Hopkins hospital, and worked at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia for 5 years until he was recruited to the Mayo Clinic in 2001 to head the ECMO service. There he serves as Consultant of Department of Anesthesiology at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota and is the physician liaison to the nurse led PICC team, former Medical Director of the ECMO Service for 16 years and Co-Director of the Congenital Heart Unit.
He has served on the editorial board for JAMA and on the AMA Board of Directors as Treasurer. He is very active with medical device development to help reduce complications and has given hundreds of presentations locally, regionally, nationally and internationally.