EDUCATION

Undergraduate Degree

  • McGill University , 1982 , Montreal , Canada

Medical School

  • McGill University , 1986 , Montreal , Canada

Internship

Pediatrics
  • University of California, Irvine , 1987 , Irvine , CA

Residency

Pediatrics
  • University of California, Irvine , 1989 , Irvine , CA

Fellowship

Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital , 2001 , Baltimore , MD

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Pulmonology

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. American Thoracic Society 2019 Pediatric Core Curriculum. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2019 12; 54(12):1880-1894. View abstract
  2. A Framework for Evaluation of the Higher-Risk Infant After a Brief Resolved Unexplained Event. Pediatrics. 2019 08; 144(2). View abstract
  3. Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome: A common sleep disorder in adolescents, with important quality of life repercussions. Aten Primaria. 2019 Jun - Jul; 51(6):387-388. View abstract
  4. Brief resolved unexplained events: Retrospective validation of diagnostic criteria and risk stratification. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2019 01; 54(1):61-65. View abstract
  5. Depressive symptomatology in school-aged children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: incidence, demographic factors, and changes following a randomized controlled trial of adenotonsillectomy. Sleep. 2018 12 01; 41(12). View abstract
  6. Impaired memory consolidation in children with obstructive sleep disordered breathing. PLoS One. 2017; 12(11):e0186915. View abstract
  7. Nocturnal seizures are associated with more severe hypoxemia and increased risk of postictal generalized EEG suppression. Epilepsia. 2017 09; 58(9):e127-e131. View abstract
  8. Airflow Shape Is Associated With the Pharyngeal Structure Causing OSA. Chest. 2017 09; 152(3):537-546. View abstract
  9. Effects of Adenotonsillectomy on Parent-Reported Behavior in Children With Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Sleep. 2017 04 01; 40(4). View abstract
  10. Effect of Adenotonsillectomy on Parent-Reported Sleepiness in Children with Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Sleep. 2016 Nov 01; 39(11):2005-2012. View abstract
  11. Cognitive Effects of Adenotonsillectomy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Pediatrics. 2016 08; 138(2). View abstract
  12. Are three-dimensional airway evaluations obtained through computed and cone-beam computed tomography scans predictable from lateral cephalograms? A systematic review of evidence. Angle Orthod. 2017 Jan; 87(1):159-167. View abstract
  13. Brief Resolved Unexplained Events (Formerly Apparent Life-Threatening Events) and Evaluation of Lower-Risk Infants. Pediatrics. 2016 05; 137(5). View abstract
  14. Brief Resolved Unexplained Events (Formerly Apparent Life-Threatening Events) and Evaluation of Lower-Risk Infants: Executive Summary. Pediatrics. 2016 05; 137(5). View abstract
  15. Prognosis for Spontaneous Resolution of OSA in Children. Chest. 2015 Nov; 148(5):1204-1213. View abstract
  16. End-Tidal Carbon Dioxide Measurement during Pediatric Polysomnography: Signal Quality, Association with Apnea Severity, and Prediction of Neurobehavioral Outcomes. Sleep. 2015 Nov 01; 38(11):1719-26. View abstract
  17. National Sleep Foundation's updated sleep duration recommendations: final report. Sleep Health. 2015 Dec; 1(4):233-243. View abstract
  18. The Effect of Adenotonsillectomy for Childhood Sleep Apnea on Cardiometabolic Measures. Sleep. 2015 Sep 01; 38(9):1395-403. View abstract
  19. Effectiveness of Tongue-lip Adhesion for Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Infants With Robin Sequence Measured by Polysomnography. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2016 09; 53(5):584-8. View abstract
  20. Usefulness of a Nocturnal SOREMP for Diagnosing Narcolepsy with Cataplexy in a Pediatric Population. Sleep. 2015 Jun 01; 38(6):859-65. View abstract
  21. Utility of symptoms to predict treatment outcomes in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. Pediatrics. 2015 Mar; 135(3):e662-71. View abstract
  22. The use of clinical parameters to predict obstructive sleep apnea syndrome severity in children: the Childhood Adenotonsillectomy (CHAT) study randomized clinical trial. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Feb; 141(2):130-6. View abstract
  23. National Sleep Foundation's sleep time duration recommendations: methodology and results summary. Sleep Health. 2015 Mar; 1(1):40-43. View abstract
  24. Laughter is not always funny: breath-holding spells in familial dysautonomia. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2015 Feb; 54(2):174-8. View abstract
  25. Complications of adenotonsillectomy for obstructive sleep apnea in school-aged children. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2015 Feb; 79(2):240-5. View abstract
  26. Drug testing in children with excessive daytime sleepiness during multiple sleep latency testing. J Clin Sleep Med. 2014 Aug 15; 10(8):897-901. View abstract
  27. Growth after adenotonsillectomy for obstructive sleep apnea: an RCT. Pediatrics. 2014 Aug; 134(2):282-9. View abstract
  28. Cystic fibrosis and sleep. Clin Chest Med. 2014 Sep; 35(3):495-504. View abstract
  29. Adaptive responses using obstructive sleep apnea as the paradigm. Physiology (Bethesda). 2014 May; 29(3):153-5. View abstract
  30. Advantages of respiratory monitoring during video-EEG evaluation to differentiate epileptic seizures from other events. Epilepsy Behav. 2014 Mar; 32:142-4. View abstract
  31. Predictors of obstructive sleep apnea severity in adenotonsillectomy candidates. Sleep. 2014 Feb 01; 37(2):261-9. View abstract
  32. Comparison of cardiorespiratory and EEG abnormalities with seizures in adults and children. Epilepsy Behav. 2013 Dec; 29(3):537-41. View abstract
  33. A randomized trial of adenotonsillectomy for childhood sleep apnea. N Engl J Med. 2013 Jun 20; 368(25):2366-76. View abstract
  34. Cardiopulmonary complications during pediatric seizures: a prelude to understanding SUDEP. Epilepsia. 2013 Jun; 54(6):1083-91. View abstract
  35. Adenotonsillectomy for obstructive sleep apnea in children with syndromic craniosynostosis. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Apr; 131(4):847-852. View abstract
  36. Upper airway collapsibility and genioglossus activity in adolescents during sleep. Sleep. 2012 Oct 01; 35(10):1345-52. View abstract
  37. Ventilatory responses to hypercapnia during wakefulness and sleep in obese adolescents with and without obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. Sleep. 2012 Sep 01; 35(9):1257-67. View abstract
  38. Obstructive sleep apnea in infants. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2012 Apr 15; 185(8):805-16. View abstract
  39. The Childhood Adenotonsillectomy Trial (CHAT): rationale, design, and challenges of a randomized controlled trial evaluating a standard surgical procedure in a pediatric population. Sleep. 2011 Nov 01; 34(11):1509-17. View abstract
  40. Higher rate of bronchoalveolar lavage culture positivity in children with nonacid reflux and respiratory disorders. J Pediatr. 2011 Sep; 159(3):504-6. View abstract
  41. Relationship between sleep apnea, fat distribution, and insulin resistance in obese children. J Clin Sleep Med. 2011 Jun 15; 7(3):268-73. View abstract
  42. Utilization of lipid-laden macrophage index in evaluation of aerodigestive disorders. Laryngoscope. 2011 May; 121(5):1055-9. View abstract
  43. Fall-prevention policies in pediatric sleep laboratories. J Clin Sleep Med. 2011 Feb 15; 7(1):9-10. View abstract
  44. Retrograde lacrimal duct airflow during nasal positive pressure ventilation. J Clin Sleep Med. 2010 Dec 15; 6(6):603-4. View abstract
  45. Pediatric obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. Clin Chest Med. 2010 Jun; 31(2):221-34. View abstract
  46. Developmental aspects of the upper airway: report from an NHLBI Workshop, March 5-6, 2009. Proc Am Thorac Soc. 2009 Sep 15; 6(6):513-20. View abstract
  47. Endoscopic repair of laryngeal cleft type I and type II: when and why? Laryngoscope. 2009 Sep; 119(9):1797-802. View abstract
  48. Pathophysiology of pediatric obstructive sleep apnea. Proc Am Thorac Soc. 2008 Feb 15; 5(2):253-62. View abstract
  49. Pulse transit time as a screening test for pediatric sleep-related breathing disorders. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007 Oct; 133(10):980-4. View abstract
  50. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 31-2006. A 15-year-old girl with severe obesity. N Engl J Med. 2006 Oct 12; 355(15):1593-602. View abstract
  51. Pediatric adenoidectomy: what is the effect of obstructive symptoms on the likelihood of future surgery? Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2006 Aug; 70(8):1467-72. View abstract
  52. Influence of airway pressure on genioglossus activity during sleep in normal children. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2006 Apr 15; 173(8):902-9. View abstract
  53. Heart rate variability in pediatric obstructive sleep apnea. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2006; 2006:3565-8. View abstract
  54. Can history and physical examination reliably diagnose pediatric obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome? A systematic review of the literature. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2004 Dec; 131(6):827-32. View abstract
  55. Upper airway dynamic responses in children with the obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. Pediatr Res. 2005 Jan; 57(1):99-107. View abstract
  56. Ventilatory control and airway anatomy in obstructive sleep apnea. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2004 Dec 01; 170(11):1225-32. View abstract
  57. Genioglossus activity during sleep in normal control subjects and children with obstructive sleep apnea. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2004 Sep 01; 170(5):553-60. View abstract
  58. Developmental changes in upper airway dynamics. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2004 Jul; 97(1):98-108. View abstract
  59. Genioglossus activity in children with obstructive sleep apnea during wakefulness and sleep onset. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2003 Sep 15; 168(6):664-70. View abstract
  60. Pulse transit time as a measure of arousal and respiratory effort in children with sleep-disordered breathing. Pediatr Res. 2003 Apr; 53(4):580-8. View abstract
  61. Night-to-night variability of polysomnography in children with suspected obstructive sleep apnea. J Pediatr. 2002 May; 140(5):589-94. View abstract
  62. Respiratory flutter syndrome: an underrecognized cause of respiratory failure in neonates. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2001 Oct 01; 164(7):1161-4. View abstract
  63. Late-onset central hypoventilation with hypothalamic dysfunction: a distinct clinical syndrome. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2000 Jan; 29(1):62-8. View abstract