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Sabine Kost-Byerly, MD

Director, Pediatric Pain Management
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Female
Appointment Phone

410-955-2393

Main Location

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Titles

  • Director, Pediatric Pain Management
  • Director, Multi-disciplinary Pediatric Pain Clinic, Kennedy Krieger Institute
  • Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

Centers & Institutes

  • Children's Center

Expertise

Anesthesiology, Pain Management, Pediatric Anesthesia

Research Interests

Regional anesthesia; Acute and chronic pain in pediatric patients

Biography

Dr. Sabine Kost-Byerly is an associate professor of anesthesiology and critical care management at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her areas of clinical expertise include pediatric regional anesthesia, and acute and chronic pain in children and patient safety. Dr. Kost-Byerly also serves as the director of Pediatric Pain Management at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and is the director of the Multidisciplinary Pediatric Pain Clinic at Kennedy Krieger Institute.

Dr. Kost-Byerly earned a medical degree from the Freie Universitaet in Berlin, Germany. She completed a pediatric residency at the University of Maryland Hospital and a residency in anesthesiology and fellowship training in pediatric anesthesia at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Her research interests include regional anesthesia and acute and chronic pain in pediatric patients.

She is board certified in pediatrics and anesthesiology and is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Pain Society and the International Association for the Study of Pain.

Languages

  • English
  • German
  • Italian
  • French

Memberships

American Society of Anesthesiologists

Society for Pediatric Anesthesia

American Academy of Pediatrics

American Pain Society

International Association for the Study of Pain

Additional Resources

Additional Resources +
  • Education +

    Training

    • Freie Universitat Berlin (Berlin ) (1983)

    Residencies

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Pediatric Anesthesiology (Baltimore MD) (1992)
    • University of Maryland Medical System / Pediatrics (Baltimore MD) (1989)

    Fellowships

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Baltimore MD) (1992)

    Certifications

    • American Board of Pediatrics / Pediatrics (2011)
    • American Board of Anesthesiology / Anesthesiology (1993)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications

    1. Monitto C, Kost-Byerly S, Yaster M “Pediatric Pain Management. In Davis” PJ, Cladis FP, Motoyama EK eds. Smith’s Pediatric Anesthesia, 8th Ed, Elsevier, 2011.
    2. Kost-Byerly S, Jackson EV, Yaster M, Kozlowski LJ, Mathews RI, Gearhart JP “Perioperative Anesthetic and Analgesic Management of Newborn Bladder Exstrophy Repair.” J P Urol, 2008; 4:280-285.
    3. Kost-Byerly S: In McInerny TK, Adam HM, Campbell D, Kamat DK, Kelleher KJ, eds. “Management of chronic pain in children.” Pediatric Primary Care, 5thed., Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics; 2008.
    4. Yaster M, Kost- Byerly S: “Acute pain management in children.” In Hadzic A:Textbook of Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Management. McGraw-Hill, 2007.
  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +
  • Videos & Media +

    Videos

    Chronic Pain, Part I

    Sabine Kost-Byerly discusses how to assess and manage chronic pain.

    Chronic Pain, Part II

    Sabine Kost-Byerly discusses how to assess and manage chronic pain

    Chronic Pain, Part III

    Sabine Kost-Byerly discusses how to assess and manage chronic pain

    Managing Pain in Children, Part I

    Sabine Kost-Byerly discusses the prevalence of and how to address pediatric pain.

    Managing Pain in Children, Part II

    Sabine Kost-Byerly discusses the prevalence of and how to address pediatric pain.

    Managing Pain in Children, Part III

    Sabine Kost-Byerly discusses the prevalence of and how to address pediatric pain.

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  • Contact & Locations +

    Locations

    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Hospital Main Entrance - Sheikh Zayed Tower
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-955-2393
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-2393
    Fax: 410-502-5312
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    Department/Division

    • Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine - Pediatric Anesthesia

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