Nina Schloemerkemper, M.D., F.R.C.A.

Full Clinical Professor

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Locations and Contact

Patient Support Services Building

Patient Support Services Building
4150 V St.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Phone: 916-734-5031

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Philosophy of Care

Most patients fell anxious when they are about to have surgery. Dr.Schloemerkemper tries to alleviate this by strengthening the patient-doctor-relationship and taking patients' concerns seriously. She is believes that kindness and honesty are vital.

Clinical Interests

Nina Schloemerkemper joined UCDMC in September 2010. She is the Clinical Director of Obstetric Anesthesia since July 2022.

Research/Academic Interests

Originally from Germany, Nina Schloemerkemper earned her medical degree in 2001 at the University of Luebeck, Germany. She then went on to complete doctoral studies at the same University before starting her anesthesia training at the University of Kiel, Germany. She completed her training while rotating through several hospitals within London, UK including St. George’s Hospital. She became a Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists (FRCA) in 2006 and board certified in Germany in 2008.


General Anesthesiology

Undergraduate School

B.S., Medical University of Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany 1996

Medical School

M.D., Medical University of Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany 2001

Other School

F.R.C.A., The Royal College of Anaesthetists, UK 2008


Surgery/Internal Medicine, Northampton General Hospital, Asklepios Klinik, Northampton, UK and Bad Oldesloe, Germany 2001-2003


Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Kiel University, Maidstone General Hospital, Kiel, Germany and Maidstone, London, UK 2003-2007


Senior Clinical Fellow, Neuroanesthesia, St. George's University Hospital, London, UK 2007-2008

Lele AV, Takala RSK, Athiraman U, Schloemerkemper N, Gollapudy S, Vagnerova K, Vincent A, Roberts KE, Wahlster S, Vavilala MS. Implementation of an Online External Ventricular Drain Training Module-An Educational Initiative to Improve Proficiency of Perioperative Health Care Providers: Results of a Retrospective Study. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2023 Apr 1;35(2):201-207. doi:10.1097/ANA.0000000000000815. Epub 2021 Oct 11. PMID:34881561.

Thamjamrassri T, Yuwapattanawong K, Chanthima P, Vavilala MS, Lele AV; EVDPoP Study Collaborators. A Narrative Review of the Published Literature, Hospital Practices, and Policies Related to External Ventricular Drains in the United States: The External Ventricular Drain Publications, Practices, and Policies (EVDPoP) Study. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2022 Jan 1;34(1):21-28. doi:10.1097/ANA.0000000000000694. PMID:32467476.

Löser B, Lattau T, Sies V, Recio Ariza O, Reuter DA, Schlömerkemper N, Petzoldt M, Haas SA. International survey of neurosurgical anesthesia (iSonata) : An international survey of current practices in neurosurgical anesthesia. Anaesthesist. 2020 Mar;69(3):183-191. English. doi:10.1007/s00101-019-00727-z. Epub 2020 Jan 31. PMID:32006080.

Lele AV, Mills B, Qiu Q, Schloemerkemper N, Naik BI, Williams J, Venkat-Raghavan L, Vavilala MS; EVD Aware Study Collaborators. International Multicenter Survey of Perioperative Management of External Ventricular Drains: Results of the EVD Aware Study. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2020 Apr;32(2):132-139. doi:10.1097/ANA.0000000000000580. PMID:30893282.

Ligsay A, El-Deeb M, Salcedo-Arellano MJ, Schloemerkemper N, Grayson JS, Hagerman R. General Anesthetic Use in Fragile X Spectrum Disorders. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2019 Jul;31(3):285-290. doi:10.1097/ANA.0000000000000508. PMID:29734272.

Schloemerkemper N. Psychotic due to bath salts and methamphetamines: emergency cesarean section under general anesthesia. J Biomed Res. 2018 Jul 23;32(4):311-313. doi:10.7555/JBR.32.20180023. PMID:29970622.

Lele AV, Hoefnagel AL, Schloemerkemper N, Wyler DA, Chaikittisilpa N, Vavilala MS, Naik BI, Williams JH, Venkat Raghavan L, Koerner IP; Representing SNACC Task Force for Developing Guidelines for Perioperative Management of External Ventricular and Lumbar Drains. Perioperative Management of Adult Patients With External Ventricular and Lumbar Drains: Guidelines From the Society for Neuroscience in Anesthesiology and Critical Care. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2017 Jul;29(3):191-210. doi:10.1097/ANA.0000000000000407. PMID:28169966.

Russo R, Girda E, Chen H, Schloemerkemper N, Humphries M, Kennedy V. Management of high-risk obstetrical patients with morbidly adherent placenta in the age of resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta. Ahmed RG (ed). Placenta, Intech Open. 2018;7. doi:10.5772/intechopen.78753.

Fishman MP, Grech D, Marsh SJ, Schloemerkemper N, Eloy JD, Bekker A. A survey of provider preferences regarding TIVA and volatile anesthetics. Abstract presentation, NJSSA meeting. 2018.