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Sabine Kost-Byerly, M.D.

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


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

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Phone: 410-955-2393
Fax: 410-502-5312


Anesthesiology, Pain Management, Pediatric Anesthesia

Research Interests

Regional anesthesia; Acute and chronic pain in pediatric patients


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. more

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Chronic Pain, Part I

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    Additional Information

  • Education +
    • M.D., Medicine Fak Der Freien University Berlin - Berlin (Germany) (1983)
  • 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 +


    • American Academy of Pediatrics
    • American Pain Society
    • American Society of Anesthesiologists
    • International Association for the Study of Pain
    • Society for Pediatric Anesthesia
  • Videos & Media +


    Chronic Pain, Part II

    Chronic Pain, Part III

    Managing Pain in Children, Part I

    Managing Pain in Children, Part II

    Managing Pain in Children, Part III

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