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Aykut Bilge, PH.D., M.D.

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2001 - 2002
Farley Fund Fellowship Award

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Aykut Bilge MD, PhD is an Associate in Perioperative Anesthesia at Boston Children's Hospital. He graduated with his medical degree from Hacettepe University Medical School in Ankara, Turkey in 1982. He received his PhD in Biological Structure from the University of Washington in Seattle in 1995. Dr. Bilge completed his residency training in anesthesiology at the University of Vermont in Burlington, and his pediatric anesthesia fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Bilge found his niche in pediatric anesthesia because of his enjoyment in caring for children throughout his medical school and training experiences. Dr. Bilge says, "By providing the safest possible anesthetic and treatment to minimize procedure related pain, it is my greatest pleasure to alleviate the fear and anxiety of my patients and their families."

Dr. Bilge's clinical and research interest are in postoperative pain management. Specifically, he focuses on regional anesthesia including caudal and epidural nerve blocks. His most recent study involved investigating the effects of adjunct medications, such as clonidine and fentanyl, in caudal block regimens. He is also a co-investigator in a study assessing the safety profile of long-acting local anesthetic neosaxitoxin (NeoSTX) alone and in combination with bupivacaine.

Dr. Bilge is a diplomate of American Board of Anesthesiology and has certifications both in Anesthesiology and Pediatric Anesthesiology.

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  1. Cornelissen L, Donado C, Lee JM, Liang NE, Mills I, Tou A, Bilge A, Berde CB. Clinical signs and electroencephalographic patterns of emergence from sevoflurane anaesthesia in children: An observational study. Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2018 01; 35(1):49-59. PMID: 29120939.
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  2. Phanphruk W, Alkharashi M, Bilge A, Hunter DG. Sedated suture adjustment in children undergoing adjustable suture strabismus surgery. J AAPOS. 2017 Jun; 21(3):196-200. PMID: 28532707.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  3. Lobo K, Donado C, Cornelissen L, Kim J, Ortiz R, Peake RW, Kellogg M, Alexander ME, Zurakowski D, Kurgansky KE, Peyton J, Bilge A, Boretsky K, McCann ME, Berde CB, Cravero J. A Phase 1, Dose-escalation, Double-blind, Block-randomized, Controlled Trial of Safety and Efficacy of Neosaxitoxin Alone and in Combination with 0.2% Bupivacaine, with and without Epinephrine, for Cutaneous Anesthesia. Anesthesiology. 2015 Oct; 123(4):873-85. PMID: 26275090.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  4. Banta L., Schumann R., Bilge A. American Society of Anesthesiologists, Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. Caudal clonidine and fentanyl in pediatric surgery: Perioperative hemodynamics and analgesic needs. 2007; 13-17.
  5. Banta L., Schumann R., and Bilge A. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia, Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ. The impact of clonidine and fentanyl added to caudal bupivacaine on perioperative hemodynamic parameters and analgesic requirements in pediatric patients. 2007; 8-11.
  6. Bilge A, Shugerman RP, Robertson WO. Misrepresentation of authorship by applicants to pediatrics training programs. Acad Med. 1998 May; 73(5):532-3. PMID: 9609867.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  7. Bilge A, Warner CV, Press OW. Translocation of ricin A-chain into proteoliposomes reconstituted from Golgi and endoplasmic reticulum. J Biol Chem. 1995 Oct 06; 270(40):23720-5. PMID: 7559543.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  8. Bilge A, Howell-Clark J, Ramakrishnan S, Press OW. Degradation of ricin A chain by endosomal and lysosomal enzymes--the protective role of ricin B chain. Ther Immunol. 1994 Aug; 1(4):197-204. PMID: 7584495.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  9. Bilge, A., and Pollack, S.B. Regulation of natural killer cell production in bone marrow of mice: No evidence for negative feedback control. Natural Immunity. 1992; 11:15-166.
  10. Rota S., and Bilge, A. [Evaluation of throat cultures in pre-school age children]. Türk Mikrobiyoloji Cemiyeti Dergisi. 1988; 18:42-46.
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Funded by the NIH/NCATS Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program, grant number UL1TR001102, and through institutional support from Harvard University, Harvard Medical School, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Children's Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.