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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

Benjamin, Daniel K., Mark L. Hudak, Shahnaz Duara, David A. Randolph, Margarita Bidegain, Gratias T. Mundakel, Girija Natarajan, et al. “Effect of fluconazole prophylaxis on candidiasis and mortality in premature infants: a randomized clinical trial.” Jama 311, no. 17 (May 7, 2014): 1742–49. https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2014.2624.

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Seigel, Jonathan K., David T. Tanaka, Ronald N. Goldberg, P Brian Smith, C Michael Cotten, and Margarita Bidegain. “Economic impact of human milk on medical charges of extremely low birth weight infants.” Breastfeed Med 9, no. 4 (May 2014): 233–34. https://doi.org/10.1089/bfm.2013.0059.

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French, A., C. Thaxton, M. Bidegain, M. Peluso, D. Williford, and K. Briglia. “Perinatal Palliative Care: An Interdisciplinary Team Approach.” Clinical Nurse Specialist 28, no. 2 (March 1, 2014): E39–E39.

Scholars@Duke

Seigel, Jonathan K., P Brian Smith, Patricia L. Ashley, C Michael Cotten, Claudia C. Herbert, Beth A. King, Angela R. Maynor, Sara Neill, James Wynn, and Margarita Bidegain. “Early administration of oropharyngeal colostrum to extremely low birth weight infants.” Breastfeed Med 8, no. 6 (December 2013): 491–95. https://doi.org/10.1089/bfm.2013.0025.

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Cohen-Wolkowiez, M., B. Poindexter, and M. Bidegain. “Erratum: Safety and effectiveness of meropenem in infants with suspected or complicated intra-abdominal infections (Clinical Infectious Diseases (2012) 55 (1495-502) DOI: 10.1093/cid/cis758).” Clinical Infectious Diseases 56, no. 3 (February 1, 2013). https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/cis997.

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Cohen-Wolkowiez, Michael, Brenda Poindexter, Margarita Bidegain, Joern-Hendrik Weitkamp, Robert L. Schelonka, David A. Randolph, Robert M. Ward, et al. “Safety and effectiveness of meropenem in infants with suspected or complicated intra-abdominal infections.” Clin Infect Dis 55, no. 11 (December 2012): 1495–1502. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/cis758.

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Smith, P Brian, Michael Cohen-Wolkowiez, Lisa M. Castro, Brenda Poindexter, Margarita Bidegain, Joern-Hendrik Weitkamp, Robert L. Schelonka, et al. “Population pharmacokinetics of meropenem in plasma and cerebrospinal fluid of infants with suspected or complicated intra-abdominal infections.” Pediatr Infect Dis J 30, no. 10 (October 2011): 844–49. https://doi.org/10.1097/INF.0b013e31822e8b0b.

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Dang, C. N., L. I. Katakam, P. B. Smith, C. M. Cotten, R. N. Goldberg, N. Chandler, C. D. Thornburg, and M. Bidegain. “Recombinant activated factor VIIa treatment for refractory hemorrhage in infants.” J Perinatol 31, no. 3 (March 2011): 188–92. https://doi.org/10.1038/jp.2010.85.

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Sanchez Varela, A. M., V. Dussel, R. Barfield, M. Bidegain, L. Delima, and E. Dellon. “Perceived Resources and Barriers to Pediatric Palliative Care Among HealthCare Practitioners Attending the V Latin American Palliative Care Association (ALCP) Meeting (755).” In J Pain Symptom Manage, 41:306, 2011. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2010.10.234.

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Bidegain, Margarita, Rachel Greenberg, Catherine Simmons, Chi Dang, C Michael Cotten, and P Brian Smith. “Vasopressin for refractory hypotension in extremely low birth weight infants.” J Pediatr 157, no. 3 (September 2010): 502–4. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2010.04.038.

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