Bruce E. Miller, MD

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics

Emory University School of Medicine

Director of Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiology

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Chief of the Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

1405 Clifton Road, NE

Atlanta, Georgia 30322

Phone: 404-785-6670


Dr. Bruce E. Miller is the Director of Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiology. His clinical experience includes the care of children undergoing cardiac surgical procedures and cardiac catheterization interventions, and the care of children with cardiac defects undergoing noncardiac surgical procedures. His research interests center around understanding and managing the coagulation changes that accompany the use of cardiopulmonary bypass in children.

Medical School:  Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA

Internship:  General Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA

Residency:  Anesthesiology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA

Fellowship:  Pediatric Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification:  American Board of Anesthesiology

Board Certification:  American Board of Anesthesiology, Subspecialty Certification in Critical Care Medicine

Pediatric anesthesiology

Pediatric cardiac anesthesiology

In-hospital shunt occlusion in infants undergoing a modified blalock-taussig shunt.
Guzzetta NA, Foster GS, Mruthinti N, Kilgore PD, Miller BE, Kanter KR. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Jul;96(1):176-82. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.03.026. Epub 2013 May 11.  PMID:  23673075

Change in heparin potency and effects on the activated clotting time in children undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass.
Guzzetta NA, Amin SJ, Tosone AK, Miller BE. Anesth Analg. 2012 Oct;115(4):921-4. Epub 2012 Jul 19.  PMID:  22822188

Principles of hemostasis in children: models and maturation.
Guzzetta NA, Miller BE. Paediatr Anaesth. 2011 Jan;21(1):3-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1460-9592.2010.03410.x. Epub 2010 Sep 16. Review.  PMID:  20849450

Correlations between activated clotting time values and heparin concentration measurements in young infants undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass.
Guzzetta NA, Monitz HG, Fernandez JD, Fazlollah TM, Knezevic A, Miller BE. Anesth Analg. 2010 Jul;111(1):173-9. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0b013e3181e13470. Epub 2010 Jun 2.  PMID:  20519414

The impact of aprotinin on postoperative renal dysfunction in neonates undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass: a retrospective analysis.
Guzzetta NA, Evans FM, Rosenberg ES, Fazlollah TM, Baker MJ, Wilson EC, Kaiser AM, Tosone SR, Miller BE. Anesth Analg. 2009 Feb;108(2):448-55. doi: 10.1213/ane.0b013e318194007a.  PMID:  19151271

Use of recombinant factor VIIa for uncontrolled bleeding in neonates after cardiopulmonary bypass.
Guzzetta NA, Huch S, Fernandez JD, Tosone SR, Miller BE. Paediatr Anaesth. 2009 Apr;19(4):364-70. doi: 10.1111/j.1460-9592.2008.02905.x. Epub 2008 Dec 30.  PMID:  19143947

A comparison of heparin management strategies in infants undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass.
Guzzetta NA, Bajaj T, Fazlollah T, Szlam F, Wilson E, Kaiser A, Tosone SR, Miller BE. Anesth Analg. 2008 Feb;106(2):419-25, table of contents. doi: 10.1213/01.ane.0000297290.03501.db.  PMID:  18227295

Clinical measures of heparin's effect and thrombin inhibitor levels in pediatric patients with congenital heart disease.
Guzzetta NA, Miller BE, Todd K, Szlam F, Moore RH, Brosius KK, Wilson EC, Cohen AM, Tosone SR. Anesth Analg. 2006 Nov;103(5):1131-8.  PMID:  17056945

Failure of surface-modified bypass circuits to improve platelet function during pediatric cardiac surgery.
Kirshbom PM, Miller BE, Spitzer K, Easley KA, Spainhour CE, Kogon BE, Kanter KR. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2006 Sep;132(3):675-80.  PMID:  16935126

An evaluation of the effects of a standard heparin dose on thrombin inhibition during cardiopulmonary bypass in neonates.
Guzzetta NA, Miller BE, Todd K, Szlam F, Moore RH, Tosone SR. Anesth Analg. 2005 May;100(5):1276-82, table of contents.  PMID:  15845669

Fibrinogen in children undergoing cardiac surgery: is it effective?
Miller BE, Tosone SR, Guzzetta NA, Miller JL, Brosius KK. Anesth Analg. 2004 Nov;99(5):1341-6; table of contents.  PMID:  15502028

Tissue factor-activated thromboelastograms in children undergoing cardiac surgery: baseline values and comparisons.
Miller BE, Guzzetta NA, Tosone SR, Miller JL, Flunker AR, Silvey EM, Levy JH. Anesth Analg. 2003 Nov;97(5):1289-93.  PMID:  14570639

Anesthetic and perfusion issues in contemporary pediatric cardiac surgery.
Miller BE, Spitzer KK. Crit Care Nurs Q. 2002 Nov;25(3):48-62; quiz 110-1. Review.  PMID:  12450159