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Margarita Bidegain, MD

Professor of Pediatrics
Campus mail: 2424 Erwin Road Suite 504, Durham, NC 27705
Phone: (919) 681-6024
Email address: margarita.bidegain@duke.edu

High-risk newborn medicine. Prenatal and neonatal palliative medicine

Education and Training

  • Fellowship - Neonatology, Pediatrics/Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami, 1990 - 1993
  • First, Second and Third Year Resident, Pediatrics, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 1987 - 1990
  • Postgraduate, Pediatrics, Universidad de la Republica (Uruguay), 1984 - 1986
  • M.H.S., Duke University School of Medicine, 2006
  • M.D., Universidad de la Republica (Uruguay), 1984

Publications

Herrera, Tamara I., Laura Edwards, William F. Malcolm, P Brian Smith, Kimberley A. Fisher, Carolyn Pizoli, Kathryn E. Gustafson, et al. “Outcomes of preterm infants treated with hypothermia for hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy.” Early Hum Dev 125 (October 2018): 1–7. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2018.08.003.

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James, Jennifer, David Munson, Sara B. DeMauro, John C. Langer, April R. Dworetz, Girija Natarajan, Margarita Bidegain, et al. “Outcomes of Preterm Infants following Discussions about Withdrawal or Withholding of Life Support.” J Pediatr 190 (November 2017): 118-123.e4. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2017.05.056.

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Edwards, L. E., L. B. Hutchison, C. D. Hornik, P. B. Smith, C. M. Cotten, and M. Bidegain. “A case of infant delirium in the neonatal intensive care unit.” J Neonatal Perinatal Med 10, no. 1 (2017): 119–23. https://doi.org/10.3233/NPM-1637.

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Lemmon, M. E., M. Bidegain, and R. D. Boss. “Palliative care in neonatal neurology: robust support for infants, families and clinicians.” J Perinatol 36, no. 5 (May 2016): 331–37. https://doi.org/10.1038/jp.2015.188.

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Edwards, Laura, Stephen DeMeo, Chi D. Hornik, C Michael Cotten, P Brian Smith, Carolyn Pizoli, Julie M. Hauer, and Margarita Bidegain. “Gabapentin Use in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.” J Pediatr 169 (February 2016): 310–12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2015.10.013.

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Neill, Sara, Sarah Haithcock, P Brian Smith, Ronald Goldberg, Margarita Bidegain, David Tanaka, Charlene Carriker, and Jessica E. Ericson. “Sustained Reduction in Bloodstream Infections in Infants at a Large Tertiary Care Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.” Adv Neonatal Care 16, no. 1 (February 2016): 52–59. https://doi.org/10.1097/ANC.0000000000000164.

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Pineda, LC, Hornik, CP, Seed, PC, Cotten, CM, Laughon, MM, Bidegain, M, Clark, RH, and Brian Smith, P. "Association between positive urine cultures and necrotizing enterocolitis in a large cohort of hospitalized infants." Early human development 91, no. 10 (October 2015): 583-586.

Scholars@Duke

Zimmerman, Kanecia O., Christoph P. Hornik, Lawrence Ku, Kevin Watt, Matthew M. Laughon, Margarita Bidegain, Reese H. Clark, and P Brian Smith. “Sedatives and Analgesics Given to Infants in Neonatal Intensive Care Units at the End of Life.” J Pediatr 167, no. 2 (August 2015): 299-304.e3. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2015.04.059.

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Bidegain, M., and N. Younge. “Comfort care vs palliative care: Is there a difference in neonates?” Neoreviews 16, no. 6 (June 1, 2015): e333–39. https://doi.org/10.1542/neo.16-6-e333.

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Younge, N., P. B. Smith, R. N. Goldberg, D. H. Brandon, C. Simmons, C. M. Cotten, and M. Bidegain. “Impact of a palliative care program on end-of-life care in a neonatal intensive care unit.” J Perinatol 35, no. 3 (March 2015): 218–22. https://doi.org/10.1038/jp.2014.193.

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