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Sophie Rose Pestieau, MD

The Joseph E. Robert, Jr. Center for Surgical Care

Anesthesiology, Sedation, and Perioperative Medicine

Pain Medicine Care Complex

Children’s Research Institute (CRI)
Center for Translational Science

Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Anesthesiology
Foreign LanguagesFrench
National Provider Identifier1639259344

Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Phone: 202-476-5000

Children's Ambulatory Surgery Center in Rockville

Shady Grove Medical Park
9850 Key West Avenue
Rockville, MD 20850
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Fax: 301-294-0897

Sophie Pestieau, MD, is a pediatric anesthesiologist at Children's National Medical Center. Her main interests are Pediatric Pain Medicine and Regional Anesthesia. Dr. Pestieau is married with two young children. In her free time, she enjoys running.
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Medical School Universite de Liege Liege, BelgiumDoctor of Medicine 1990 -1997
Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
MemberAmerican Society of Anesthesiologists
MemberSociety for Pediatric Anesthesia
MemberDC Society of Anesthesiologists
MemberInternational Anesthesia Research Society
TitleStudy NameInstitutionYears
InvestigatorA Single Dose Pharmacokinetic, Tolerability and Safety Study of ULTRAM? ER at Two Dose Levels in Adolescents Twelve to Seventeen Years Old, Inclusive with Pain 2008
InvestigatorA Single Dose Pharmacokinetic, Tolerability and Safety Study of ULTRAM? ER at Two Dose Levels in Children Seven to Eleven Years Old, Inclusive with Pain2008
InvestigatorMulticenter Continuous Peripheral Nerve Block Surveillance Study Comparing Ultrasound Guided Catheter Placement to Non Ultrasound Guided Catheter Placement Techniques2008
InvestigatorA Phase III, Multi-Center, Open-Label, Prospective, Repeated Dose, Multi-Day Study of the Safety and Efficacy of Intravenous Acetaminophen in Pediatric Inpatients2007
Conference Presentation - Poster, Pestieau, S., Finkel, J. (2008), Management of an 8 Month Old Infant With Opioid Tolerance after 3 Weeks in the PICU , Poster session presented at the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA

Conference Presentation - Poster, Pestieau, S. (2007), Opioid-Induced Hyperalgesia and Tolerance: Management in an Adolescent with Sickle Cell Disease, Poster session presented at the American Society of Anesthesiology Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA

Journal Article, Finkel, J.C., Pestieau, S.R, Quezado, Z.M. (2007), Ketamine as an Adjuvant for Treatment of Cancer Pain in Children and Adolescents, Journal of Pain , 8, 6, 515-521.

Journal Article, Pestieau, S., Marchettini, P., Stuart, O.A., Chang, D., Sugarbaker, P.H. (2002), Prevention of intraperitoneal adhesions by intraperitoneal lavage and intraperitoneal 5-fluorouracil : Experimental studies, International Surgery , 87, 195-200.

Journal Article, Pestieau, S., Jelinek, J., Sugarbaker, P.H. (2002), Abdominal and Pelvic CT for Detection and Volume Assessment of Peritoneal Sarcomatosis, Tumori , 83, 3, 209-214.

Journal Article, Yan, H., Pestieau, S., Schmookler, B., Sugarbaker, P.H. (2001), Histopathologic Analysis in 46 Patients with Pseudomyxoma Peritonei Syndrome, Modern Pathology , 14, 3, 164-171.

Journal Article, Servais, A., Pestieau, S., Detry, O., Honore, P., Belaiche, J., Boniver, J., Jacquet, N. (2001), Autoimmune Pancreatitis Mimicking Cancer of the Head of the Pancreas : Report of Two Cases, Acta Gastroenterologica Belgica , 64, 2, 227-230.

Journal Article, Pestieau, S., Jelinek, J., Chang, D., Jacquet, P., Sugarbaker, P.H. (2000), CT in the Selection of Patients with Abdominal or Pelvic Sarcoma for Reoperative Surgery, Journal of the American College of Surgeons , 190, 6, 700-710.

Journal Article, Pestieau, S., Belliveau, J., Griffin, H., Stuart, O.A., Sugarbaker, P.H. (2000), Pharmacokinetics of Intraperitoneal Oxaliplatin: Experimental Studies, Journal of Surgical Oncology , 76, 2, 106-114.

Journal Article, Pestieau, S., Schnake, K.J., Stuart, O.A., Sugarbaker, P.H. (2000), Impact of Carrier Solutions on Pharmacokinetics of Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy, Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology , 47, 3, 269-276.

For a more comprehensive list of publications for Sophie Pestieau, MD view the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database

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