Kirk J. Hogan, J.D., M.D.

Kirk J. Hogan, J.D., M.D.

Dr. Hogan has extensive experience in the areas of Biotechnology, Chemical, Medical Device, and Biomedical Patents.

Professional Experience

Of Counsel, Casimir Jones, S.C., 2007 to present
Of Counsel, Medlen & Carroll, LLP, 2003-2007
Technology Specialist, Medlen & Carroll, LLP, 2002-2003
Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Anesthesiology, 1993 to present
Staff Anesthesiologist, William S. Middleton Veteran’s Administration Hospital, 1988-1997
Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Anesthesiology, 1986-1993


University of Wisconsin, J.D. (cum laude), 2003
Residency in Anesthesiology, 1984-1986
Clinical Neurophysiology and Biostatistics, 1983-1984
Clinical Neurophysiology and Neurogenetics, 1981-1983
Comprehensive Course in Clinical Neurology, 1979
U.S.P.H.S. — Indian Health Service
AMA Certificate of Appreciation for Rural Health Care, 1978-1979
University of Wisconsin, M.D., Medicine, 1976 | B.S., Biology, 1972


State Bar of Wisconsin
American Board of Anesthesiology

Honors & Awards

American Bar Association Bureau of National Affairs Award for Excellence in Intellectual Property, 2002
Doris Duke Innovation in Clinical Research Award, 2001
Carl F. Koller research Award American Society of Regional Anesthesia, 1994
Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) Award, 1989
B.B. Sankey Anesthesia Advancement Award (International Anesthesia Research Society), 1988


1. Hogan K. Hereditary vulnerabilities to post-operative cognitive dysfunction and dementia. Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol PsychiatryDec 2;47:128-34, 2013.

2. Hogan KL, Schenning KJ, Hogan KJ. Trouble in mind: health-care informed consent, surgery, anesthesia and the aging brain. J Law Med, 2018.

3. Hogan K. Informed consent and cognitive dysfunction after noncardiac surgery in the elderly. Anesthesia & Analgesia, 2018.

4. Bratzke L, Koscik R, Schenning K, Clark L, Sager M, Johnson S, Hermann B, Hogan K. Cognitive decline in the middle-aged after surgery and anaesthesia: results from the Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer’s Prevention (WRAP) cohort. Anaesthesia, 2018.