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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

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.

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. 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.

Tapia IE, Traylor J, Brooks LJ, Huang J, Koren D, Katz LE,Bradford RM, Cornaglia MA, Marcus CL: Prevalence of periodic limb movements during sleep in normal children. SLEEP 37: A318, June 2014.

Tapia IE, Marcus CL: Newer treatment modalities for pediatric obstructive sleep apnea. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews 14(3): 199, September 2013.

Huang, Jingtao; Marcus, Carole L.; Colrain, Ian M.; Davenport, Paul W.; Gallagher, Paul R.; Tapia, Ignacio E.: Respiratory and Auditory Cortical Processing in Children with the Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 188(7): 852, August 2013.

I.E. Tapia, MD, M. Cornaglia, CRC, J. McDonough, MS, C.L. Marcus, MBBCh: Children with the obstructive sleep apnea syndrome have elevated upper airway resistance. Sleep 36: A385, June 2013.

Konstantinopoulou S., Tapia I.E., Sullivan A., Cielo, C.M., Radcliffe J., Pipan M, Hanna B., Gallagher P.R., Carroll M.E., Marcus C.L.: The association between polysomnographic parameters and neurobehavioral and cognitive outcomes in children with Down syndrome. Sleep 36: A360, June 2013.

I.E. Tapia, MD, J. McDonough, MS, J. Huang, MD, M. Cornaglia, CRC, M. DiMaria, J. Samuel, J.S. Falvo, P.W. Davenport PhD, C.L. Marcus, MBBCh: Inspiratory loading cortical processing during wakefulness in children with the obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. Sleep 36: A386, June 2013.

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Last updated: 04/06/2015
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