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Berklee Robins M.D., MA

    • Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine School of Medicine
    • Senior Scholar, OHSU Center for Ethics in Health Care

Berklee Robins M.D. is a native of New York. He attended the University of Rochester, where he graduated with a B.A. in biology and a minor in philosophy. He then attended Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. He completed his residency in anesthesiology at Stanford University, and finished his anesthesia training in pediatric anesthesiology at The Children's Hospital in Boston, where he also served as chief fellow. Following a year on staff at Vanderbilt University, he moved to Portland, where he has been on staff at OHSU since 1996.

His academic interests include management of pediatric patients with difficult airways, and care of children with special needs. He enjoys taking care of children who have been adopted from overseas. His other areas of interest are health care ethics. He is has completed 2 certificate programs and has an MA in Bioethics and Health Health Policy.

In addition, he volunteers on humanitarian trips overseas, providing anesthesia care to children with cleft lip and/or cleft palate in less developed nations.

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  • M.D., Mt. Sinai School of Medicine 1989
  • B.A., University of Rochester, Rochester New York 1989
  • M.A., Loyola University Chicago 2016
  • Residency:

    • Anesthesiology - Stanford University Hospital, Stanford, CA, 1993
  • Fellowship:

    • Pediatric anesthesiology-Children's Hospital, Boston, MA, 1995
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Anesthesiology, 1995

Memberships and associations

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  • "Anesthetic management of acquired tracheoesophageal fistula" Anesthesia and Analgesia  2001
  • "Smaller-than-expected sevoflurane concentrations using the Sevotec 5® vaporizer at low fill states and high fresh gas flows" Anesthesia and Analgesia  2000
  • "Sticker sedation [4]" Anesthesia and Analgesia  2000
  • "Caudal epidural blood patch for treating intractable vomiting in a child after placement of a permanent intrathecal catheter" Anesthesia and Analgesia  2001
  • "Acute neurologic decompensation in an infant with cobalamin deficiency exposed to nitrous oxide" Journal of Pediatrics  2000
  • "When parents have misunderstandings about the risks and benefits of palliative surgery" Pediatrics December 1 2018

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