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Narong Simakajornboon, MD

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


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Increased incidence of pediatric narcolepsy following the 2009 H1N1 pandemic: a report from the pediatric working group of the sleep research network. Simakajornboon, N; Mignot, E; Maski, K; Owens, J; Rosen, C; Ibrahim, S; Hassan, F; Chervin, RD; Perry, G; Brooks, L; et al. Sleep. 2022; 45.

Narcolepsy in Children: Sleep disorders in children, A rapidly evolving field seeking consensus. Dye, TJ; Simakajornboon, N. Pediatric Pulmonology. 2022; 57:1952-1962.

Large body movements on video polysomnography are associated with daytime dysfunction in children with restless sleep disorder. Liu, WK; Dye, TJ; Horn, P; Patterson, C; Garner, D; Simakajornboon, N. Sleep. 2022; 45.

Utility of polysomnography for management of chronic invasive mechanical ventilation in children. Gurbani, N; Benscoter, D; Torres-Silva, C; Huang, G; Hossain, MM; Simakajornboon, N. Pediatric Pulmonology. 2022; 57:560-566.

Reply: Sleep Outcomes in Neonates with Pierre Robin Sequence Undergoing External Mandibular Distraction: A Longitudinal Analysis. Ehsan, Z; Pan, BS; Weaver, KN; Huang, G; Hossain, MM; Simakajornboon, N. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2021; 148:502e-503e.

Validation of pediatric sleep questionnaire in children with Chiari malformation and/or spina bifida with or without myelomeningocele. Beltran Ale, G; Pascoe, J; George, A; Woodward, J; Hossain, MM; Huang, G; Simakajornboon, N. Sleep Medicine. 2021; 84:93-97.

Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Clinical Presentation and Differential Diagnosis. Pascoe, JE; Hantragool, S; Simakajornboon, N. Pediatric Sleep Medicine. 2021.

The maturation changes of sleep-related respiratory abnormalities in infants with laryngomalacia. Ratanakorn, W; Brockbank, J; Ishman, S; Tadesse, DG; Hossain, MM; Simakajornboon, N. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. 2021; 17:767-777.

Restless sleep in children: A systematic review. DelRosso, LM; Picchietti, DL; Spruyt, K; Bruni, O; Garcia-Borreguero, D; Kotagal, S; Owens, JA; Simakajornboon, N; Ferri, R. Sleep Medicine Reviews. 2021; 56.

Sleep disordered breathing in children receiving vagus nerve stimulation therapy. Dye, TJ; Hantragool, S; Carosella, C; Huang, G; Hossain, MM; Simakajornboon, N. Sleep Medicine. 2021; 79:101-106.

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