Heike Gries, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, School of Medicine


Dr. Gries focuses on clinical research. Her current projects include the use of dexmedetomidine in clinical settings and the use of transexamic acid in pediatric patients. Dr. Gries is also co-author of a few book chapters, articles and presentations about pediatric anesthesia, anesthesia in craniosynostosis repair and use of dexmedetomidine for epilepsy surgery.


  • M.D., 1996, Freie University of Berlin
  • Ph.D., 1997, Freie University of Berlin
  • Residency:

    • Anesthesiology and intensive care, Eberhard-Karls University, Tuebingen, Germany, 1996–2000
    • Anesthesiology, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, Germany, 2001-2003
  • Fellowship:

    • Pediatric anesthesiology, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon, 2004-2005
  • Certifications:

    • German Board of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, 2003

Memberships and associations

  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Oregon Society of Anesthesiology
  • Society for Pediatric Anesthesiology
  • International Anesthesia Research Society
  • Oregon Medical Association



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