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.
Down syndrome
Randomized Controlled Trials
Home Sleep Apnea Testing

Selected Publications

Billings ME, Cohen RT, Baldwin CM, Johnson DA, Palen BN, Parthasarathy S, Patel SR, Russell M, Tapia IE, Williamson AA, Sharma S: "Disparities in Sleep Health and Potential Intervention Models: A Focused Review" Chest 159(3): 1232-1240, March 2021.

Tsou PY, Cielo CM, Xanthopoulos MS, Wang HY, Kuo PL, Tapia IE: The Burden of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease: a Kids' Inpatient Database Study. SLEEP 44(2): zsaa157, February 2021.

Cielo CM, Hernandez P, Ciampaglia A, Xanthopoulos MS, Beck SE, Tapia IE: "Positive airway pressure for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in infants" Chest 159(2): 810-817, February 2021.

Hendrix JA, Amon A, Abbeduto L, Agiovlasitis S, Alsaied T, Anderson HA, Bain LJ, Baumer N, Bhattacharyya A, Bogunovic D, Botteron KN, Capone G, Chandan P, Chase I, Chicoine B, Cieuta-Walti1 C, DeRuisseau LR, Durand S, Esbensen A, Fortea J, Giménez S, Granholm AC, Hahn LJ, Head E, Hillerstrom H, Jacola LM, Janicki MP, Jasien JM, Kamer AR, Kent RD, Khor B, Lawrence JB, Lemonnier C, Lewanda AF, Mobley W, Moore PE, Linda Pollak Nelson36, Oreskovic NM, Osorio RS, Patterson D, Rasmussen SA, Reeves RH, Roizen N, Santoro S, Sherman SL, Talib N, Tapia IE, Walsh KM, Warren SF, White AN, Wong GW, Yi JS: Opportunities, barriers, and recommendations in Down syndrome research. Translational Science of Rare Diseases In press, 2021.

Tsou PY, Cielo CM, Xanthopoulos M, Wang YH, Kuo PL, Tapia IE: The impact of obstructive sleep apnea in bronchiolitis severity in children with Down syndrome. Sleep Medicine In press, 2021.

Barrera CA, Andronikou S, Tapia IE, White AM, Biko DM, Rapp JB, Zhu X, Otero HJ : Normal age-related quantitative CT values in the pediatric lung: from the first breath to adulthood Clin Imaging In press, 2021.

Xanthopoulos MS, Williamson AA, Tapia IE: Positive Airway Pressure for the Treatment of the Childhood Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome. Pediatric Pulmonology In press, 2021.

Stowe RC, Miranda-Schaeubinger M, Andronikou S, Tapia IE: Polysomnographic Predictors of Abnormal Brainstem Imaging in Children. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine In press, 2021.

Tsou PY, Cielo CM, Xanthopoulos, MS, Wang HS, Kuo PL, Tapia IE: Impact of Obstructive Sleep Apnea on Assisted Ventilation in Children with Asthma Exacerbation. Pediatric Pulmonology In press, 2021.

Afolabi-Brown O, Tapia IE: Pediatric Pulmonology Year in Review 2019: Sleep Medicine Pediatric Pulmonology 55(8): 1885-1891, August 2020.

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Last updated: 04/03/2021
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