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.
MTR (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

Tapia IE, Noah TL: Pediatric Pulmonology Year in Review 2017: Part 4 (Sleep Medicine). Pediatric Pulmonology Page: DOI: 10.1002, April 2018.

Xanthopoulos MS, Berkowitz RI, Tapia IE: Effects of obesity therapy on sleep disorders. Metabolism Page: doi: 10.1016, February 2018.

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.: Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Postoperative Respiratory Adverse Event. American Academy of Sleep Medicine 2017 Casebook 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.

Konstantinopoulou S, Tapia IE: “Sleep-Related Disturbances Commonly Associated with Asthma” Allergy and Sleep: Basic Principles and Clinical Practice. Fishbein A and Sheldon SH (eds.). Springer, in press 2018.

Kang EK, Xanthopoulos MS, Kim JY, Arevalo C, Shults J, Beck SE, Marcus CL, Tapia IE: Adherence to Positive Airway Pressure for the Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children with Developmental Disabilities. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine 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.

Konstantinopoulou S, Tapia IE: Vitamin D and the lung. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews 27(1): 39–43, September 2017.

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Last updated: 12/03/2018
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