Ignacio Tapia, MD

Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    University of Concepcion, Chile

    Residency

    The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia PA
    Roberto del Rio Children's Hospital, Santiago, Chile

    Fellowship

    The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia PA
    St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Philadelphia PA
    Exequiel Gonzalez Cortes Children's Hospital, Santiago Chile

    Board Certification

    Pediatrics
    Sleep Medicine
    Pediatric Pulmonology

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Attending Pulmonologist

    Director, Pulmonary Medicine Fellowship Program

    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

  • Centers and Programs
  • Publications

    Papers

    2011

    Pinto S, Huang J, Tapia IE, Karamessinis L, Pepe M, Gallagher P, et al. Effects of race on upper airway dynamic function during sleep in children. Sleep. 2011; 34(4):495-501. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21461328. Read the article

    2010

    Tapia IE, Bandla P, Traylor J, Karamessinis L, Huang J, Marcus CL. Upper airway sensory function in children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. Sleep. 2010 Jul 1;33(7):968-72. Read abstract 

    Posters and Presentations

    "Pediatric Mechanical Ventilation," presentation to Emergency Department residents, Frankford-Torresdale Hospital, Jefferson Health System, Philadelphia, PA

  • Editorial and Academic Positions

    Reviewer, Consultant for Pediatricians
    Reviewer, Frontiers in Sleep Medicine
    Member, Multicultural Physician's Alliance, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia