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Narong Simakajornboon, MD

  • Director, Sleep Disorders Center
  • Director, Sleep Medicine Fellowship Program
  • Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


MD: Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand, 1992.

Residency: Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, MI.

Fellowship: Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA.


Pediatric sleep disorders; respiratory control disorders

Services and Specialties

Pulmonary Medicine, Sleep Disorders


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0808 Nighttime Distribution of Periodic Limb Movements of Sleep After Surgical OSA Treatment in Pediatric Population. Chang, A; Ignatiuk, D; Nakamura, A; Hossain, MM; Simakajornboon, N. Sleep. 2024; 47:a346.

0843 Improving Daytime Sleepiness in Children with Narcolepsy: A Quality Improvement Initiative. Gurbani, N; Dye, T; Simmons, D; Pascoe, J; Mullen, L; Schuler, C; Simakajornboon, N. Sleep. 2024; 47:a361.

Polysomnographic parameters and clinical risk factors predicting postoperative respiratory complications in children undergoing supraglottoplasty. Kanavitoon, S; Ngamprasertwong, P; Gurbani, N; Nakamura, A; Hossain, MM; Heubi, CH; Simakajornboon, N. The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. 2024; 20:9-16.

Occurrence of sleep-disordered breathing in children with pulmonary hypertension. Ignatiuk, D; Miles, K; Gurbani, N; Hossain, MM; Cash, M; Magness, M; Hirsch, R; Simakajornboon, N. Pediatric Pulmonology. 2023; 58:3566-3573.

Comparing the Driving Skills of Adolescents with Obstructive Sleep Apnea to Healthy Controls: The Results of a Case-Controlled Observational Study. Fidler, AL; Zhang, N; Simakajornboon, N; Epstein, JN; Kirk, S; Beebe, DW. Children. 2023; 10:1624.

Transitional Care of Sleep-Disordered Breathing: Management. Dye, TJ; Simakajornboon, N. Sleep Medicine. : Springer Nature; Springer Nature; 2023.

0810 Effect of supraglottoplasty on respiratory parameters in infants and children with laryngomalacia and oxygen dependence. Wickemeyer, J; Nakamura, A; Hossain, MM; Simakajornboon, N. Sleep. 2023; 46:a356.

0794 Effect of Surgical OSA Treatment on Periodic Limb Movements of Sleep in Pediatric Patients. Ignatiuk, D; Nakamura, A; Hossain, MM; Simakajornboon, N. Sleep. 2023; 46:a350.

0787 Sleep Problems and Sleep Disorders in Children with Rubinstein-Taybi Syndrome. Srisinghasongkram, P; Simakajornboon, N. Sleep. 2023; 46:a347.

Periodic limb movements during wakefulness in children with RLS and PLMD. Liu, W; Patterson, C; Hossain, MM; Dye, T; Simakajornboon, N. Sleep Medicine. 2022; 100:s203.

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