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Ignacio E. Tapia, MD

Ignacio E. Tapia, MD

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3401 Civic Center Boulevard
CTRB, office 11403
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-426-5842
University of Concepcion, Chile, 1993.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Pediatric pulmonology
Pediatric sleep disorders
Technology dependent children

Description of Research Expertise

Physiopathology of Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in Pediatrics

Selected Publications

Tapia IE, Traylor J, Shults J, Doyle LW, Costantini L, Nixon GM,Bradford RM, Marcus CL: Perinatal risks factors associated with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in school-aged children born prematurely. SLEEP 38: A349, June 2015.

Busch DR, Lynch JM, Winters ME, Newland JJ, Cornaglia MA, Samuel JM,Matthews EC, Licht DJ, Marcus CL, Yodh AG, Tapia IE: Cerebral blood flow response to hypercapnia in children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. SLEEP 38: A350, June 2015.

Schwab RJ, Kim C, Bagchi S, Keenan BT, Comyn FL, Tapia IE, Huang S, Traylor J, Torigian D, Bradford RM, Marcus CL.: Understanding the Anatomic Basis for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome in Adolescents. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 191(11): 1295-309, June 2015.

Ignacio E. Tapia, Joseph M. McDonough, Jingtao Huang, Carole L. Marcus, Paul R. Gallagher, Justine Shults, Paul W. Davenport: Respiratory Cortical Processing to Inspiratory Resistances during Wakefulness in Children with the Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome. Journal of Applied Physiology 118(4): 400-7, February 2015.

Ignacio E. Tapia, MD, MS: How do I best evaluate the snoring child? Curbside Consultation in Pediatric Sleep Disorders: 49 Clinical Questions. Aaron Chidekel, MD (eds.). Healthcare Books and Journals, 2015.

Sofia Konstantinopoulou, MD; Ignacio E. Tapia, M.D; Ji Young Kim, PhD; Melissa S. Xanthopoulos, PhD; Jerilynn Radcliffe, PhD; Meryl S. Cohen, MD; Brian D. Hanna, MD, PhD; Mary Pipan, MD; Christopher Cielo, DO; Allison J. Thomas, MA; Babette Zemel, PhD; Raouf Amin, MD; Ruth Bradford; Joel Traylor, RPsgT; Justine Shults, PhD and Carole L. Marcus, MBBCh: Relationship between obstructive sleep apnea, cardiac complications and sleepiness in children with Down syndrome. Sleep Medicine In press, 2015.

David R. Busch, Jennifer M. Lynch, Madeline E. Winters, Ann L. McCarthy, John J. Newland, Tiffany Ko, Mary Anne Cornaglia, Jerilynn Radcliffe, Joseph M. McDonough, John Samuel, Edward Matthews, Rui Xiao, Arjun G. Yodh, Carole L. Marcus, Daniel J. Licht, and Ignacio E. Tapia: Cerebral Blood Flow Response to Hypercapnia in Children with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome. SLEEP In press, 2015.

Ignacio E. Tapia MD, MS, Justine Shults PhD, Lex W. Doyle MBBS, Gillian M. Nixon MBChB, Christopher M. Cielo DO, Joel Traylor, Carole L. Marcus MBBCh, and the “Caffeine for Apnea of Prematurity – Sleep Study Group” : Perinatal risks factors associated with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in school-aged children born preterm. SLEEP In press, 2015.

Carole L. Marcus, M.B.B.Ch.; Joel Traylor, R.Psg.T.; Lee J. Brooks, M.D.; Jingtao Huang, Ph.D.; Dorit Koren, M.D., Lorraine Katz, M.D.; Thornton B. A. Mason, M.D., Ph.D.; Ruth M. Bradford; Mary Anne Cornaglia; Ignacio E. Tapia, M.D.: Prevalence of Periodic Limb Movements during Sleep in Normal Children Sleep 37(8): 1349-1352, August 2014.

Konstantinopoulou S, Tapia IE, Cielo C, Brian B, Cohen MS,Pipan M, Xannthopoulos M, Carroll ME, Bradford R, Marcus CL: Cardiac outcomes in children with Down syndrome and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome SLEEP 37: A336, June 2014.

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Last updated: 10/14/2015
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