Medical School
Dow Medical College (1989)
Brookdale Hospital Medical Center (1995), Pediatrics
Tulane University School of Medicine (2004), Pediatric Pulmonology
Tulane University School of Medicine (2005), Sleep Medicine

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Narcolepsy
  • Non-Invasive Ventilation
  • Respiratory Diseases
  • Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders
  • Research Interest

    • Pediatric narcolepsy
    • Pediatric obstructive sleep apnea


    Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

    Sleep architecture in children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis and the association with severity of lung disease.
    Naqvi SK, Sotelo C, Murry L, Simakajornboon N Sleep Breath 2008 Mar 12 1 77-83
    The association between the conduction time of the brainstem auditory evoked response (BAER) and apnea index in preterm infants
    Simakajornboon N, Naqvi SK, McGinley B, Sawnani H, Mack C, Beckerman R, Costell B. SLEEP Abstract Supplement 2003 26 A136

    Honors & Awards

    • Founder's Award for best abstract presentation
      Southern Sleep Society annual meeting, New Orleans, LA (2005)

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Fellow (2005)
    • Southern Sleep Society, Member (2005)
    • American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow (1996-2001)
    • American Thoracic Society, Member