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Education & Training

  • Fellowship, Pediatric Anesthesiology, 2005
    Children's National Medical Center
  • Residency, Anesthesiology, 2004
    Georgetown University Hospital
  • Internship, Surgery (General Surgery), 2001
    Medstar-Washington Hospital Center
  • MD, 1997
    Universite De Liege

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Anesthesiology
  • American Board of Anesthesiology/Pediatric Anesthesiology

National Provider ID: 1639259344


Sophie Pestieau, M.D., is a pediatric anesthesiologist at Children's National. 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.

Research & Publications

Abdominal and Pelvic CT for Detection and Volume Assessment of Peritoneal Sarcomatosis

(2002) Tumori

American Society of Anesthesiology Annual Meeting

(2007) Opioid-Induced Hyperalgesia and Tolerance: Management in an Adolescent with Sickle Cell Disease

Autoimmune Pancreatitis Mimicking Cancer of the Head of the Pancreas Report of Two Cases

(2001) Acta Gastro-enterologica Belgica

CT in the Selection of Patients with Abdominal or Pelvic Sarcoma for Reoperative Surgery

(2000) Journal of the American College of Surgeons

Histopathologic Analysis in 46 Patients with Pseudomyxoma Peritonei Syndrome

(2001) Modern Pathology

Impact of Carrier Solutions on Pharmacokinetics of Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy

(2000) Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology

Ketamine as an Adjuvant for Treatment of Cancer Pain in Children and Adolescents

(2007) Journal of Pain

Pharmacokinetics of Intraperitoneal Oxaliplatin Experimental Studies

(2000) Journal of Surgical Oncology

Prevention of intraperitoneal adhesions by intraperitoneal lavage and intraperitoneal 5fluorouracil Experimental studies

(2002) International Surgery

Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting

(2008) Management of an 8 Month Old Infant With Opioid Tolerance after 3 Weeks in the PICU