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Director, Sleep Disorders Center

Director, Sleep Medicine Fellowship Program

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

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About Me

Clinical Interests

Pediatric sleep disorders; respiratory control disorders

Research Interests

Effect of nicotine exposure on the developing brainstem

Academic Affiliation

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Departments

Pulmonary Medicine, Sleep Disorders

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Narong Simakajornboon, MD6/26/2019

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My Education

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.

My Publications

How does one choose the correct pharmacotherapy for a pediatric patient with restless legs syndrome and periodic limb movement disorder?: Expert Guidance. Dye, TJ; Gurbani, N; Simakajornboon, N. Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy. 2019; 20:1535-1538.

Supplemental Oxygen for Treatment of Infants With Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Brockbank, J; Leon-Astudillo, C; Che, D; Tanphaichitr, A; Huang, G; Tomko, J; Simakajornboon, N. The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. 2019; 15:1115-1123.

Comparison of Pulmonary Function Decline in Steroid-Treated and Steroid-Naive Patients with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Sawnani, H; Horn, PS; Wong, B; Darmahkasih, A; Rybalsky, I; Shellenbarger, KC; Tian, C; Rutter, MM; Simakajornboon, N; Amin, R; et al. The Journal of Pediatrics. 2019; 210:194-200.e2.

Improvement of Parasomnias After Treatment of Restless Leg Syndrome/Periodic Limb Movement Disorder in Children. Gurbani, N; Dye, TJ; Dougherty, K; Jain, S; Horn, PS; Simakajornboon, N. The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. 2019; 15:743-748.

Longitudinal Sleep Outcomes in Neonates With Pierre Robin Sequence Treated Conservatively. Ehsan, Z; Kurian, C; Weaver, KN; Pan, BS; Huang, G; Hossain, MM; Simakajornboon, N. The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. 2019; 15:477-482.

Restless Legs Syndrome and Periodic Limb Movement Disorder in Children. Sharon, D; Walters, AS; Simakajornboon, N. JCS / Journal of Child Science. 2019; 9:E38-E49.

Sleep Disorders and Their Management in Children With Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Referred to Sleep Clinics. Domany, KA; Hantragool, S; Smith, DF; Xu, Y; Hossain, M; Simakajornboon, N. The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. 2018; 14:623-629.

Pharmacological Management of Restless Legs Syndrome and Periodic Limb Movement Disorder in Children. Rulong, G; Dye, T; Simakajornboon, N. Pediatric Drugs. 2018; 20:9-17.

The MSLT is Repeatable in Narcolepsy Type 1 But Not Narcolepsy Type 2: A Retrospective Patient Study. Ruoff, C; Pizza, F; Trotti, LM; Sonka, K; Vandi, S; Cheung, J; Pinto, S; Einen, M; Simakajornboon, N; Han, F; et al. The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. 2018; 14:65-74.

Epidemiology and Pathophysiology of Childhood Narcolepsy. Dye, TJ; Gurbani, N; Simakajornboon, N. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews. 2018; 25:14-18.