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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
Education:
MD
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

Busch, D. R., Lynch, J.M., Winters, M.E., McCarthy, A.L., Newland, J.J., Ko, T., Cornaglia, M. A., Radcliffe, J., McDonough, J.M., Samuel, J., Matthews, E.C., Xiao, R., Yodh, A.G., Marcus, C.L., Licht, D. J., Tapia, I. E.: Cerebral Blood Flow Response to Hypercapnia in Children with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome. Sleep 39(1): 209-16, January 2016.

Konstantinopoulou S, Tapia IE, Kim JY, Xanthopoulos MS, Radcliffe J, Cohen MS, Hanna BD, Pipan M, Cielo C, Thomas AJ, Zemel B, Amin R, Bradford R, Traylor J, Shults J, Marcus CL: Relationship between obstructive sleep apnea, cardiac complications and sleepiness in children with Down syndrome. Sleep Medicine 17: 18-24, January 2016.

Tapia, I. E.: Mini-symposium: Upper Airway Anomalies. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews 17: 1-2, January 2016.

Cielo CM, Taylor JA, Vossough A, Radcliffe J, Thomas A, Bradford R, Lioy J, Tapia IE, Assadsangabi R, Shults J, Marcus CL: Evolution of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Infants with Cleft Palate and Micrognathia. J Clin Sleep Med In press, 2016.

Cielo CM, DelRosso LM, Tapia IE,Biggs SN, Nixon GM, Meltzer LJ,Traylor J, Kim JY, Marcus CL, and the Caffeine for Apnea of Prematurity – Sleep Study Group: Periodic limb movements and restless legs syndrome in children with a history of prematurity. Sleep Medicine In press, 2016.

Biggs SN, Meltzer LJ, Tapia IE, Traylor J, Nixon GM, Horne RSC, Doyle LW, Asztalos E, Mindell JA, Marcus CL: Sleep/wake patterns and parental perceptions of sleep in children born preterm. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine In press, 2016.

Tapia IE, Marcus CL: “Infant scoring: the force awakens”: Commentary on Grigg-Damberger. The Visual Scoring of Sleep in Infants 0 to 2 Months of Age. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine In press, 2016.

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.

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Last updated: 04/21/2016
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