Ignacio E. Tapia, MD

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

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3501 Civic Center Boulevard
CTRB, office 11403
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-426-5842
University of Concepcion, Chile, 1993.
MS (Translational Research)
University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, 2014.
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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

Cielo CM, Cornaglia MA, Lioy J, Mukhopadhyay S, Taylor J, Tapia IE, Schwab R: Changes in Polysomnographic Values in Healthy Infants During the First Months of Life: A Prospective Cohort Study American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine Supplement May 2020.

Tapia IE, Cielo CM, Brockmann P: Impact of Adenotonsillectomy on Sleep Spindle Activity in Children with Obstructive Sleep Apnea. American Journal of Respiratory and Crtical Care Medicine Supplement May 2020.

Beck SE, Moore ME, Tapia IE, Ku H, Matthews E, Smith J, Brown C, DiSalvio W, Ewig J, Cielo CM, Afolabi-Brown O, Xanthopoulos MS: Clinical Utility of Repeated Positive Airway Pressure Titrations in Children with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine Supplement May 2020.

Subramanyam R, Tapia IE, Zhang B, Mensinger JL, Garcia-Marcinkiewicz A, Jablonka DH, Gálvez JA, Arnez K, Schnoll R: Secondhand Smoke exposure and risk of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol March 2020.

Khaytin I, Tapia IE, Xanthopoulos MS, Cielo CM, Kim JY, Smith J, Matthews EC, Beck SE: AutoCPAP for the Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children. J Clin Sleep Med In press, February 2020.

Wang R., Bakker JP, Chervin R, Garetz SL, Hassan F, Ishman S, Mitchell RB, Morrical MG, Naqvi SK, Radcliffe J, Riggan EI, Rosen CL, Ross K, Rueschman M, Tapia IE, Taylor HG, Zopf DA, Redline S: Pediatric Adenotonsillectomy Trial for Snoring (PATS): protocol for a randomised controlled trial to evaluate the effect of adenotonsillectomy in treating mild obstructive sleep-disordered breathing. BMJ Open In press, 2020.

Quinlan CM, Tapia IE, Xanthopoulos MS: CPAP treatment in children Sleep Disordered Breathing in Children, 2nd Edition. Springer, 2020.

Afolabi-Brown O, Tapia IE: Pediatric Pulmonology Year in Review 2019: Sleep Medicine Pediatric Pulmonology In press, 2020.

Jones Oguh S, Elden L, Swanson J, Tapia IE, Subramanyam R.: New Treatments for Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children. Paediatric Anaesthia In press, 2020.

Fitzgerald D., Tapia IE: Carole Marcus Award. Paediatr Respir Rev. 32(1), November 2019.

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Last updated: 05/21/2020
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