Robert Rothaar, MD, Pulmonology, Minneapolis, MN, Regency Hospital of Minneapolis


Pulmonology Minneapolis, MN

Critical Care Medicine, Pleural Disease

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

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Education & Training

  • Tufts Medical Center
    Tufts Medical CenterFellowship, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, 2001 - 2005
  • Tufts New England Medical CenterPulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship, 2001 - 2005
  • Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
    Mayo School of Graduate Medical EducationResidency, Internal Medicine, 1998 - 2001
  • Mayo Clinic School of Medicine
    Mayo Clinic School of MedicineClass of 1998
  • Spring Hill CollegeB.S., Major in Biology, Minor in Chemistry, 1990 - 1994

Certifications & Licensure

  • MN State Medical License
    MN State Medical License 2006 - 2021
  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 2001 - 2008
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Critical Care Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Pulmonary Disease

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Scholarship Spring Hill College
  • Statewide Medical Scholarship AMA
  • Interfraternity Senior award
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Utilization of Noninvasive Ventilation in Acute Care Hospitals: A Regional Survey  
    Maheshwari V, Paioli D, Rothaar R, Hill NS, Chest, 1/1/2006
  • Extubation Failure: Magnitude of the Problem, Impact on Outcomes, and Prevention  
    Rothaar RC, Epstein SE, Curr Opin Crit Care, 1/1/2003
  • Outcome of Mechanical Ventilation among Hospitalized Nursing Home Patients  
    Rothaar RC, Evans J., J Amer Ger Soc, 1/1/1998


  • Outcomes of Mechanical Ventilation in Hospitalized Nursing Home Patients
    Rothaar RC, American Geriatrics Society annual meeting, Seattle, WA 1998, 1/1/1998
  • Extubation outcome: A Randomized Controlled Trial to evaluate outcomes using two different extubation techniques in mechanically ventilated patients
    Rothaar RC, American Thoracic Society annual meeting, Orlando, FL 2004

Hospital Affiliations