Barbara Chini, MD

Director, Pulmonary Fellowship Program

Assistant Cystic Fibrosis Center Director, Division of Pulmonary Medicine

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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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.

Mannaa M, Chini B. A case in point. A boy with shortness of breath, cough, and myalgias. J Respiratory Diseases. 2006;27(8):356-8.

Beebe DW, Wells CT, Jeffries J, Chini B, Kalra M, Amin RS. Neuropsychological Effects of Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea. JINS. 2004 Nov;10(7):962-975.

Abbott MB, Donnelly LF, Dardzinski BJ, Poe SA, Chini BA, Amin RS. Obstructive Sleep Apnea: MR Imaging Volume Segmentation Analysis. Radiology. 2004 Sep;232(3):889-895.

Amin RS, Carroll J, Bean J, Jeffries J, Chini B, Bokulic R, Daniels S. Twenty Four Hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure in Children with Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2004 Apr;169(8):950-56.

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.