Barbara Chini, MD

Director, Pulmonary Fellowship Program

Co-Medical Director of A7C Inpatient Unit

Academic Affiliations

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-636-6771

Fax 513-636-4615

BS: University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN, 1986.

MD: Vanderbilt University Medical School, Nashville, TN, 1990.

Internship: Pediatrics, University of Rochester Medical Center Pediatrics, Rochester, NY, 1991.

Residency: Pediatrics, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, 1993.

Fellowships: University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, 1994; Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 1997.

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Foster K, Huang G, Zhang N, Crisalli J, Chini B, Amin R, Elder D. Relationship between Exercise Capacity and Glucose Tolerance in Cystic Fibrosis. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2017 Nov;53(2):154-161.

Kaplan HC, Thakkar S, Burns L, Chini B, Dykes D, McPhail G, Moore E, Saeed S, Eslick I, Margolis PA, Opipari-Arrigan L. A Pilot Study of Technology-Enabled Co-Production in Pediatric Chronic Illness Care. JMIR Res Protoc. 2017;6(4):e71s8.

Basil JS, Santoro SL, Martin LJ, Healy KW, Chini BA, Saal HM. Retrospective Study of Obesity in Children with Down Syndrome. J Pediatr. 2016 Jun;173:143-8.

Ishman SL, Tang A, Cohen AP, Elhadi Babiker H, ChiniB, Ehsan Z, Fleck RJ, Gordon C, McPhail GL, Pan B, Saal HM, Shott SR, Amin RS. Decision Making for Children with Obstructive Sleep Apnea without Tonsillar Hypertrophy. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 Mar;154(3):527-31.

Tang A, Gropler M, Duggins AL, Amin RS, Shott SR, Chini B, Ishman SL. Gaps in evidence: Management of pediatric obstructive sleep apnea without tonsillar hypertrophy. Laryngoscope. 2016 Mar;126(3):758-62.

VanDyke RD, McPhail GL, Huang B, Fenchel MC, Amin RS, Carle AC, Chini BA, Seid M. Inhaled Tobramycin Effectively Reduces FEV1 Decline in Cystic Fibrosis: An Instrumental Variables Analysis. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2013 Jun;10(3):205-12.

Bookman LB, Melton KR, Pan BS, Bender PL, Chini BA, Greenberg JM, Saal HM, Taylor JA, Elluru RG. Neonates with Tongue-Based Airway Obstruction: A Systematic Review. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012 Jan;146(1):8-18. 

Fricke BL, Donnelly LF, Shott SR, Kalra M, Poe SA, Chini BA, Amin RS. Comparison of lingual tonsil size as depicted on MR imaging between children with obstructive sleep apnea despite previous tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy and normal controls. Pediatr Radiol. 2006 Jun;36(6):518-23.

Shott SR, Amin R, Chini B, Heubi C, Hotze S, Akers R. Obstructive sleep apnea – Should all children with Down syndrome be tested? Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006 Apr;132(4):432-436.

Donnelly LF, Shott SR, Connor RL, Chini BA, Amin RS. Causes of Persistent Obstructive Sleep Apnea Despite Previous Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy in Children with Down Syndrome as Depicted on Static and Dynamic Cine MRI. AJR. 2004 Jul;183(1):175-181.