Lee J. Brooks, MD

Lee J. Brooks, MD, is an attending pulmonologist in the Division of Pulmonary Medicine at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Specialty Care, Princeton at Plainsboro; Specialty Care, Virtua
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    Georgetown University, Washington, DC


    Buffalo Children's Hospital, Buffalo, NY


    Buffalo Children's Hospital, Buffalo, NY


    Parker B. Francis Fellow in Pulmonary Research - Children's Hospital Medical Center, Boston, MAResearch Fellow, Pediatrics - Harvard University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

    Board Certification

    Pediatric Pulmonology
    Sleep Medicine

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Attending Pulmonologist

  • Departments and Services
  • Publications



    Schultz BJ, Brooks LJ. Sleep related breathing disorders in children. In: Mattice C, Brooks R, Lee-Chiong T, editors. Fundamentals of sleep technology. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, 2012:525-530.

    Brooks LJ. Asthma. The 5-minute pediatric consult. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia; 2012:74-77.

    Goldfarb S, Brooks LJ. Wheezing. The 5-minute pediatric consult. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia; 2012:948-949.


    Beck SE, Brooks LJ. Home apnea monitoring. In: Light MJ, Homnick DN, Schechter MS, Blaisdell CJ, Weinberger MM, editors. Pediatric pulmonology. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics; 2011:1075-1092.



    Das S, Mindell J, Millet GC, Ofer D, Beck SE, Mason TBA, et al. Pediatric polysomnography: The patient and family perspective. J Clin Sleep Med. 2011 Feb 15;7(1):81-7. Cited in Pubmed; PMID 21344042. Read the article

    Hunt CE, Corwin MJ, Weese-Mayer DE, Ward SLD, Ramanathan R, Lister G, et al. Longitudinal assessment of hemoglobin oxygen saturation in preterm and term infants in the first six months of life. J Pediatr. 2011 Sep;159(3):377-383.e1. Epub 2011 Apr 9. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21481418. Read the abstract

    Kelly A, Brooks LJ, Dougherty S, Carlow D, Zemel B. A cross-sectional study of Vitamin D and insulin resistance in children. Arch Dis Child 2011;96:447-452.

    Koren D, Katz LL, Brar PC, Gallagher PR, Berkowitz RI, Brooks LJ. Sleep architecture and glucose and insulin homeostasis in obese adolescents. Diabetes Care. 2011 Nov;34(11):2442-7. Epub 2011 Sep 20. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21933909. Read the abstract

    Boyne K, Sherry DD, Gallagher PR, Olsen M, Brooks LJ. Accuracy of computer algorithms and the human eye in scoring actigraphy. Sleep Breath. 2012 May 13. [Epub ahead of print]. Cited in PubMed; PMID 22581483. Read the abstract

    Roland PS, Rosenfeld RM, Brooks LJ, Friedman NR, Jones J, Kim TW, et al. Clinical practice guideline: polysomnography for sleep-disordered breathing prior to tonsillectomy in children. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011 Jul;145(1 Suppl):S1-15. Epub 2011 Jun 15. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21676944. Read the abstract


    Bhattacharjee R, Kheirandish-Gozal L, Spruyt K, Mitchell RB, Promchiarak J, Simakajornboon N, et al. Adenotonsillectomy outcomes in treatment of obstructive sleep apnea in children: a multicenter retrospective study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2010 Sep 1;182(5):676-83. Epub 2010 May 6. Cited in PubMed; PMID 20448096. Read abstract.

    Kelly A, Dougherty S, Cucchiara A, Marcus CL, Brooks LJ. Catecholamines, adiponectin, and insulin resistance as measured by HOMA in children with obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep. 2010 Sep 1;33(9):1185-91. Cited in PubMed; PMID 20857865. Read abstract.


    Fiorino EK, Brooks LJ. Obesity and respiratory diseases in childhood. Clin Chest Med. 2009 Sep;30(3):601-8, x. Review. Cited in PubMed; PMID 19700055. Read abstract.