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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
Office: 215-349-5488
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.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Chronic hypoventilation, Non-invasive ventilation, Overlap syndrome

Description of Research Expertise

Biomarkers in obstructive sleep apnea

Selected Publications

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 BY, Jackson N, Maislin G, Gurubhagavatula I, George CF, Pack AI: Reliability of a single objective measure in assessing sleepiness. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 183: A6217, May 2011 Notes: Poster presentation 2011 American Thoracic Society International Conference, Denver.

Sunwoo BY, Jackson N, Maislin G, George CF, Pack AI, Gurubhagavatula I: Simple Test to Assess Sleepiness by Objective Tests. Poster presentation at the 12th International Symposium on Sleep and Breathing, Barcelona April 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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