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Bernie Y. Sunwoo, MB BS

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care
3400 Spruce Street
873 Maloney Building
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Fax: 215-614-0869
Education:
BSc (Medicine)
University of New South Wales, Australia, 1999.
MBBS (Medicine)
University of New South Wales, Australia, 2002.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident Medical Officer, Central Coast Area Health Service, Australia, 2003-2005.
Residency in Internal Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, 2005-2008.
Fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2008-2011.
Fellowship in Sleep, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2011-2012.
Certifications
Diplomate in Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2008.
Diplomate in Pulmonary Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2010.
Diplomate in Critical Care, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2011.
Diplomate in Sleep Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2013.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Consultative pulmonary medicine, Chronic hypoventilation, Non-invasive ventilation, Overlap syndrome, Rare lung disorders

Description of Research Expertise

Biomarkers in obstructive sleep apnea

Selected Publications

Sunwoo BY, Miller Jr. WT: Streptococcus anginosus infections : Crossing tissue planes. Chest 146(4): e121-5, 2014.

Sunwoo B, Patel N, Sareli A, Schwab RJ: Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome and Other Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders. The Intensive Care Unit Manual, 2nd Edition. Lanken P (eds.). Elsevier Saunders, 2014.

Sunwoo BY, Mulholland M, Rosen IM, Wolfe LF: The changing landscape of adult home noninvasive ventilation technology, use, and reimbursement in the United States. Chest 146(5): 1134-40, 2014.

Sunwoo B, Schwab RJ: Non-invasive ventilation in the ICU. The Intensive Care Unit Manual, 2nd Edition. Lanken P (eds.). Elsevier Saunders, 2014.

Keenan BT, Maislin G, Sunwoo BY, Arnardottir ES, Jackson N, Olaffson I, Juliusson S, Schwab RJ, Gislason T, Benediktsdottir B, Pack AI: Obstructive sleep apnea treatment and fasting lipids : a comparative effectiveness study. Eur Respir J 44(2): 405-14, 2014.

Sunwoo B, Schwab RJ: The History and Physical Examination: Sleep Related Breathing Disorder. Encyclopedia of Sleep. Kushida C (eds.). Elsevier, 2013.

Sunwoo BY, Jackson N, Maislin G, Gurubhagavatula I, George CG, Pack AI: Reliability of a single objective measure in assessing sleepiness. Sleep 35(1): 149-158, 2012.

Sunwoo BY, Pack AI, Gurubhagavatula I: Diagnostic Approaches to Sleep-Disordered Breathing in the Era of Portable Monitoring and Biomarkers. Clinical Pulmonary Medicine 18(4): 192-200, July 2011.

Sunwoo B, Arnardottir ES, Pack AI: Biomarkers of Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Sleep Apnea: Pathogenesis, Diagnosis and Treatment, 2nd Edition. Pack AI (eds.). Informa Healthcare, New York, 2011.

Sunwoo B, Kuna ST: Ambulatory Management of Patients with Sleep Apnea - Is There a Place for Portable Monitor Testing? Clinics in Chest Medicine 31(2): 299-308, June 2010.

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