Erik Brockman, M.D.
 

Specialty: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Education

Fellowship
    • Pediatric Critical Care, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh--Univeristy of Pitsburgh Medical Center--Pittsburgh, PA
Internship/Residency/Chief Resident
    • Resident, University of Minnesota—Minneapolis, MN
Medical school
    • Indiana University--School of Medicine--Indianapolis, IN
Board Certification
    • Pediatrics
    • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Professional Interests

  • NeuroICU Medical Director--Children's Minnesota--Minneapolis, MN
  • Prevention of secondary injury in traumatic brain injury
  • Identification of novel resuscitative strategies in traumatic brain injury and hemorrhagic shock
  • Identification of therapeutic drugs for improving outcomes in traumatic brain injury
  • Animal models of combined traumatic brain injury plus hemorrhagic shock

Publications

  • Brockman E, Zeck P. Use of algae suspended in a silica matrix on cocoanut fiber mats as a novel portable filtration mechanism for bioremediation of heavy metal contaminated waters. Water Resources Education, Training, and Practice: Opportunities for the Next Century, John Warwick, Keystone, CO, 482 pp. (June 29-July 3, 1997) (TPS-97-1) (ISBN 1-882132-40-8).
  • Brockman E, Dixon CE, Bayir H, Clark RS, Jenkins L, Vagni V, Xu M, Feldman K, Kochanek PM. Therapeutic Screening of Neuroprotective Agents in Combined Traumatic Brain Injury plus Hemorrhagic Shock in Mice. Critical Care Medicine. 2011 Dec; 39(supplement 12):39.
  • Brockman E, Dixon CE, Bayir H, Blasiole B, Clark RS, Vagni V, Ma L, Hsia C, Kochanek P. Polynitroxylated Pegylated Hemoglobin Attenuates Fluid Requirements and Brain Edema in Combined Traumatic Brain Injury Plus Hemorrhagic Shock in Mice. 30th Annual National Neurotrauma Symposium 2012. Abstract #D45. Neurotrauma. 2012 July; 29: A-198.
  • Shein S, Feldman K, Vagni V, Xu M, Brockman E, Bayir H, Clark RS, and Kochanek PM. Delayed Hyperthermia Exacerbates Experimental Brain Injury. Abstract accepted for publication in Critical Care Medicine.
  • Brockman E, Dixon CE, Bayir H, Blasiole B, Clark RS, Vagni V, Ma L, Hsia C, Kochanek PM. Polynitroxylated Pegylated Hemoglobin Attenuates Fluid Requirements and Brain Edema in Combined Traumatic Brain Injury Plus Hemorrhagic Shock in Mice. Abstract accepted for publication in Critical Care Medicine.

Post Residency completion in 2010 at the University of Minnesota, Dr. Brockman completed his Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.  While in Pittsburgh, Dr. Brockman was awarded the prestigious T32 Research Fellowship in Pediatric Neurointensive Care and Resuscitation through the National Institute of Health.

Dr. Brockman is excited to be back in Minnesota to continue his work and research as a Pediatric Intensivist.  In his free time, Dr. Brockman enjoys cooking, training for and competing in triathlons, scuba diving, and spending time with his wife and three dogs.