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, Marcus CL: Fitting Positive Airway Pressure Adherence Into Teenage Life: Don’t Push It! Annals of the American Thoracic Society 15(1): 22-23, January 2018.

Jablonka DH, Elden LM, Tapia IE, Subramanyam R.: American Academy of Sleep Medicine 2017 Casebook. \{American Academy of Sleep Medicine 2017 Casebook} in press, 2018.

Tapia IE, Noah TL: Pediatric Pulmonology Year in Review 2017: Part 4 (Sleep Medicine). Pediatric Pulmonology 2018.

Xanthopoulos MS, Berkowitz RI, Tapia IE: Effects of obesity therapy on sleep disorders. Metabolism In press, 2018.

Tapia IE,Younes M, Kim JY, and Marcus CL: Inspiratory flow-limitation and duty cycle during wakefulness in children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. American Thoracic Society Abstract Supplement in press, 2018.

Tapia IE, Kim JY, Radcliffe J, Younes M, Marcus CL: Relationship Between Neurobehavioral Function And Sleep Depth In Children With Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Sleep in press, 2018.

Birnkrant DJ, Black JB, Tapia IE, Nicolai T, Gower WA, and Noah TL: Pediatric Pulmonology Year in Review 2016: Part 1. Pediatric Pulmonology 52(9): 1226-33, September 2017.

Xanthopoulos MS, Tapia IE: Obesity and common respiratory disorders. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews 23: 68-71, June 2017.

Tapia IE, Spergel JM, Bradford RM, Cornaglia MA, Karamessinis L, Elden L, Shults S, McDonough JM, and Marcus CL: Prevalence of Atopy in school-age children with the obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. Sleep 40(Abstract Supplement): A321, June 2017.

Tapia IE, Marcus CL: CPAP adherence: Intensive strategies may be necessary. Sleep Medicine 34: 240-41, June 2017.

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