Eric P. Wittkugel, MD

Staff Anesthesiologist, Department of Anesthesia

Academic Affiliation

Associate Professor

Phone 513-636-4408

Fax 513-636-7337


Preoperative evaluation; anesthesia for airway surgery; latex allergy; epidermolysis bullosa
Eric Wittkugel, MD, has been a practicing pediatric anesthesiologist since 1989, when he joined the Department of Anesthesia at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

MD: State University of New York at Buffalo, NY, 1983.

Internship: Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, State University of New York at Buffalo, NY, 1983-1984;

Residency: Anesthesia, University of Pennsylvania Hospitals, Philadelphia, PA, 1986-1988; Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, PA, 1984-1986.

Fellowship: Pediatric Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, PA, 1988-1989.

Certification: Anesthesiology, 1990; Pediatrics, 1987.

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Gunter JB, McAuliffe JJ, Beckman EC, Wittkugel EP, Spaeth JP, Varughese AM. A factorial study of ondansetron, metoclopramide, and dexamethasone for emesis prophylaxis after adenotonsillectomy in children. Paediatr Anaesth. 2006 Nov;16(11):1153-65.

Varughese AM, Byczkowski TL, Wittkugel EP, Kotagal U, Dean Kurth C. Impact of a nurse practitioner-assisted preoperative assessment program on quality. Paediatr Anaesth. 2006 Jul;16(7):723-33. 

Azizkhan RG, Stehr W, Cohen AP, Wittkugel E, Farrell MK, Lucky AW, Hammelman BD, Johnson ND, Racadio JM. Esophageal strictures in children with recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa: an 11-year experience with fluoroscopically guided balloon dilatation. J Pediatr Surg. 2006 Jan;41(1):55-60.

Wittkugel EP, Varughese AM. Pediatric preoperative evaluation--a new paradigm. Int Anesthesiol Clin. 2006 Winter;44(1):141-58. Review.