Christopher Cielo, DO Christopher Cielo, DO, is an attending pulmonologist in the Division of Pulmonary Medicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Locations: Main Campus Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467) Education and Training Medical SchoolDO - UMDNJ School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ InternshipRotating Intern - Crozer-Keystone Health System, Upland, PA ResidencyPediatrics - St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA FellowshipSleep Medicine - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA Pulmonology - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA Board CertificationPediatric PulmonologyPediatricsSleep Medicine Titles and Academic Titles Attending PhysicianAssistant Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Departments and Services Technology Dependence Center Neonatal Craniofacial Program Cystic Fibrosis Center Asthma ProgramDivision of Pulmonary MedicineSleep CenterBeckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome Clinic Research Interests Understanding obstructive sleep apnea in children with craniofacial disorders. Publications Papers2016 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. 2015 Goldstein JA, Chung C, Paliga JT, Cielo C, Marcus CL, Lioy J, Bartlett S, Taylor JA. Mandibular distraction osteogenesis for the treatment of neonatal tongue-based airway obstruction. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery 2015;26: 634-41. 2014 Cielo C, Silvestre J, Paliga J, Maguire M, Gallagher P, Marcus C, Taylor J. : Utility of screening for obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in children with craniofacial disorders. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Sep;134(3):434e-441e. Abstracts2015 DelRosso LM, Cielo CM, D;Ulisse E, Elliot J, Galea L, Slavich L, Murphy M. Efficacy of sleep education in a Dominican Republic neighborhood through training of community health promoters. SLEEP 38 (Abstract Supplement): A437, 2015. Cielo CM, DelRosso LM, Nixon GM, Meltzer LJ, Biggs SN, Traylor J, Marcus CL. Restless legs syndrome in children with a history of prematurity. SLEEP 38(Abstract Supplement): A376, 2015. 2014 Konstantinopoulou S, Tapia IE, Cielo CM, Hanna BB, Cohen MS, Pipan M, Xanthopoulos M, Carroll ME, Bradford R, Marcus CL: Cardiac outcomes in children with Down syndrome and the obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. Sleep 37 (abstract supplement): A336, 2014. Cielo CM, Taylor JA, Vossough A, Bradford RM, Radcliffe J, Sullivan A, Marcus CM: Changes in the obstructive sleep apnea over the first year of life in infants with cleft palate. SLEEP 37 (abstract supplement): A332, 2014. 2013 Konstantinopoulou S, Tapia IE, Sullivan A, Cielo CM, Radcliffe J, Pipan M, Hanna B, Gallagher PR, Carroll ME, Marcus CL: The association between polysomnographic parameters and neurocognitive and behavioral outcomes in children with Down syndrome. SLEEP 36 (abstract supplement0: A360, 2013. Cielo CM, Taylor JA, Vossough A, Sullivan A, Radcliffe J, Bradford R, Marcus CL: Obstructive sleep apnea in infants with cleft palate and tongue-based airway obstruction. SLEEP 36 (abstract supplement): A387, 2013. Cielo C, Marcus CL, Paliga JT, Taylor JT: Screening for obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in children with craniofacial disorders. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 187 (meeting abstracts): A5184, 2013. BooksChapters 2012 Cielo C, Brooks LJ: A 4-month old boy with a history of prematurity, gastroesophageal reflux, and observed pauses in breathing during sleep. Case studies in polysomnography interpretation Basner RC (eds.). Cambridge university Press, Page: 30, 2012. Cielo C, Brooks LJ: A patient with possible sleep-disordered breathing. Case studies in polysomnography interpretation. Basner RC (eds.). Cambridge University Press, Page: 29, 2012. Cielo C, Marcus CL: A 3-year-old girl with a history of static encephalopathy and severe obstructive sleep apnea. Case studies in polysomnography interpretation. Basner RC (eds.). Cambridge University Press, Page: 32, 2012. Cielo C, Marcus CL: A 7-day-old female with Pierre-Robin sequence and micrognathia. Case Studies in Polysomnography Interpretation. Basner RC (eds.). Cambridge University Press, Page: 31, 2012. Posters and PresentationsCielo, C. NJ Sleep Society "Sleep Medicine Year in Review" Presented at NJ Sleep Society annual conference Awards and Honors 2014, Clinical Poster Winner/CHOP Research Poster Day, "Changes in obstructive sleep apnea over the first year of life in infants with cleft palate." 2013, Abstract Meritorious Award Sleep Research Society "Obstructive sleep apnea in infants with cleft palate and tongue-based airway obstruction." 2013, Clinical Poster Winner, CHOP Research Poster Day, "Obstructive sleep apnea in infants with cleft palate and tongue-based airway obstruction." 2013, Invited Attendee, American Academy of Sleep Medicine Young Investigator Research Forum 2012-2014, Junior Investigator Pilot Grant Program recipient/CHOP Clinical and Translational Research Center 2008, Golden Stethoscope teaching Award Drexel Medical College Editorial and Academic Positions 2016-Present, Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, Reviewer 2015-Present, Sleep Medicine Reviews, Reviewer 2015-Present, Pediatric Pulmonology, Reviewer 2015-Present, International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, Reviewer Leadership and Memberships Memberships in Professional Organizations 2014-Present, American Heart Association 2012-present, Sleep Research Society 2012-present, American Academy of Sleep Medicine 2012-present, American Thoracic Society Patient Experience Ratings About the Patient Experience Rating System The Patient Experience Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. The comments are submitted by patients and families and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not reflect the views of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.