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

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.

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 30: 77-81, February 2017.

Tapia IE, Marcus CL: Fitting Positive Airway Pressure Adherence Into Teenage Life: Don’t Push It! Annals of the American Thoracic Society In press, 2017.

Xanthopoulos MS, Berkowitz RI, Tapia IE: Effects of obesity therapy on sleep disorders. Metabolism In press, 2017.

Konstantinopoulou S, Tapia IE: Vitamin D and the lung. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews October 2016.

Konstantinopoulou S, Tapia IE: Neurocognitive outcomes following intervention for obstructive sleep apnea in children. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews 220: 51-54, September 2016.

Tapia IE, Kim JY, Cornaglia MA, Traylor J, Samuel GJ, McDonough JM, Marcus CL: Upper Airway Vibration Perception in School-aged Children with the Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome Sleep 39(9): 1647-52, September 2016.

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