Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Center for Sleep and Circadian Neurobiology

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Christopher M Cielo, DO

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

Contact information
Division of Pulmonary Medicine
9NW50 Main Building
3401 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-426-5842
Fax: 267-426-9234
BS (Bachelor of Science, Biology)
University of Richmond, 2002.
DO (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine)
UMDNJ School of Osteopathic Medicine, 2006.
(Certificate in Clinical Research)
University of Pennsylvania, 2014.
MS (Translational Research)
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 2016.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Sleep disorders in children, pulmonary conditions in children

Description of Research Expertise

Clinical and translational research related to the mechanisms and effects of obstructive sleep apnea in children, with a specific focus on infant populations and children with craniofacial conditions

Selected Publications

Cielo CM, DelRosso LM, Tapia IE, Biggs SN, Nixon GM, Meltzer LJ, Traylor J, Kim JY, and Marcus CL. : Periodic limb movements and restless legs syndrome in children with a history of prematurity. Sleep Medicine 30: 77-81, February 2017.

Cielo CM, Duffy KA, Vyas A, Taylor JA, Kalish JM: Obstructive sleep apnoea and the role of tongue reduction surgery in children with Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews 2017 Notes: in press.

DelRosso LM, Sobremonte-King MY, Cielo CM, and Hoque R: An unsuccessful positive airway pressure titration study on a young girl with obstructive sleep apnea. Annals of the American Thoracic Society 13(9): 1648-1650, September 2016 Notes: Case report.

Cielo CM, Montalva F, and Taylor JA. : Craniofacial disorders associated with airway obstruction in the neonate. Seminars in Fetal and Neonatal Medicine 21(4): 254-262, August 2016.

Cielo CM, Taylor JA, Vossough A, Radcliffe J, Thomas A, Bradford R, Lioy J, Tapia IE, Shults J, and Marcus CL. : Evolution of obstructive sleep apnea in infants with cleft palate and micrognathia. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine 12(7): 979-987, July 2016.

Tapia IE, Shults J, Doyle LW, Costantini L, Nixon GM, Cielo CM, Traylor J, Marcus CL. : Perinatal risk factors associated with the obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in school-age children born prematurely. SLEEP 39(4): 737-742, April 2016.

Konstantinopoulou S, Tapia IE, Kim JY, Xanthopoulos MS, Radcliffe J, Cohen MS, Hanna BD, Pipan M, Cielo C, Thomas AJ, Zemel B, Amin R, Bradford R, Traylor J, Shults J, and Marcus CL.: Relationship between obstructive sleep apnea, cardiac complications and sleepiness in children with Down syndrome. Sleep Medicine 17: 18-24, January 2016.

Cielo C, Konstantinopoulou S, and Hoque R.: OSAS in specific pediatric populations. Current Problems in Pediatric and Adolescent Health Care 46(1): 11-18, January 2016.

Cielo C and Gungor A. : Treatment options for pediatric obstructive sleep apnea. Current Problems in Pediatric and Adolescent Health Care 46(1): 27-33, January 2016.

Marcus CL, Keenan BT, Huang J, Yuam H, Pinto S, Bradford RM, Kim C, Bagchi S, Comyn FL Wang S, Tapia IE, Huang S, Maislin G, Cielo CM, Traylor J, Torigan DA, and Schwab RJ: The obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in adolescents. Thorax 2016 Notes: in press.

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Last updated: 05/11/2017
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