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, MA
    Research Fellow, Pediatrics - Harvard University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

    Board Certification

    Pediatric Pulmonology
    Sleep Medicine

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Attending Pulmonologist

  • Departments and Services
  • Research Interests

    The relationship between sleep and obesity/diabetes
    The relationship between sleep and chronic pain
    Pediatric narcolepsy

  • 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.



    Brooks LJ, Olsen MN, Bacevice AM, Beebe A, Konstantinopoulou S, Taylor HG. Relationship between sleep, sleep apnea, and neuropsychological function in children with Down syndrome. Sleep and Breathing 2015;19:197-204


    Katz LEL, Gralewski KA, Abrams P, Brar PC, Gallagher PR, Lipman TH, Brooks LJ, Koren D. Insulin-like growth factor-I and insulin-like growth factor binding protein-1 are related to cardiovascular disease biomarkers in obese adolescents. Pediatric Diabetes 2014. doi: 10.1111/pedi.12242


    Boyne K, Sherry DD, Gallagher PR, Olsen M, Brooks LJ. Accuracy of computer algorithms and the human eye in scoring actigraphy. Sleep and Breathing, 2013;17(1):411-417

    Olsen MN, Sherry DD, oyne K, McCue R, Gallagher PR, Brooks LJ. Relationship Between Sleep and Pain in Adolescents with Juvenile Primary Fibromyalgia Syndrome. Sleep 2013;36(4):509-516.