Sumera Shaikh Solaiman, MD

Sumera Shaikh Solaiman, MD

Sumera Shaikh Solaiman, MD, is an attending physician in the Division of Pulmonary Medicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Sleep Medicine
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA

Residency

Pediatrics - Pennsylvania State University Children’s Hospital, Hershey, PA

Fellowship

Sleep Medicine - Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, TX

Board Certification

Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2016

Solaiman SS, Rifkin DS, Rao H. Sleep Apnea in Hurler Syndrome: Looking Beyond the Upper Airway. J Clin Sleep Med. 2016 Oct 15;12(10):1423-1424.

2012

Weinstein JM, Gilmore RO, Shaikh SM, Kunselman AR, Trescher WV, Tashima LM, Boltz ME, McAuliffe MB, Cheung A, Fesi JD. Defective motion processing in children with cerebral visual impairment due to periventricular white matter damage.  Dev Med Child Neurol. 2012 Jul;54(7):e1-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8749.2010.03874.x. Epub 2011 Jan 14.

Posters and Presentations

2017

Solaiman SS. “The Relationship between Sleep Duration and Sleep Quality and Inflammatory Biomarkers in Postmenopausal Women.” 31st Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, Boston, MA

Solaiman SS. “Non 24 Hour Sleep Wake Circadian Rhythm Disorder in a Sighted Patient with Normal Functioning and Intelligence.” 31st Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, Boston, MA

Solaiman SS. “Cheyne-Stokes Respiration on Polysomnography in a 7-Year Old Child.” 31st Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, Boston, MA

2015

Solaiman SS. “Sleep Apnea in Hurler Syndrome: Looking Beyond the Upper Airway." 29th Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies Seattle, WA

Awards and Honors

2013, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine Medical Student Research Award

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

National

2015-present, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, member

2013-present, American Academy of Pediatrics, member