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Laura Marie Sterni, M.D.

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Director, Johns Hopkins Pediatric Sleep Center

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Female

Expertise: Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine

Research Interests: Pediatric sleep disorders

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Background

Dr. Laura Sterni is an assistant professor of pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her areas of clinical expertise include pediatric pulmonary medicine and sleep disorders. She is director of the Johns Hopkins Pediatric Sleep Center.

Dr. Sterni received her medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She also completed her residency in pediatrics and her fellowship in pediatric pulmonary medicine at Johns Hopkins.

Her research focuses on pediatric sleep disorders.

She was recognized by Baltimore Magazine as a top doctor in pediatric pulmonology in 2013, 2011 and 2010.

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Titles

  • Director, Johns Hopkins Pediatric Sleep Center
  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Departments / Divisions

Education

Degrees

  • MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1989)

Residencies

  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Pediatrics (1992)

Fellowships

  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine (1996)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics / Pediatric Pulmonology (1996, 2011)
  • American Board of Pediatrics / Sleep Medicine (2007)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Serni’s research focuses on pediatric sleep disorders.

Selected Publications

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McGrath-Morrow SA, Ryan T, McGinley BM, Okelo SO, Sterni LM, Collaco JM. "Polysomnography in preterm infants and children with chronic lung disease." Pediatr Pulmonol. 2012 Feb;47(2):172-9. doi: 10.1002/ppul.21522. Epub 2011 Aug 3.

Macdonald KD, McGinley BM, Brown DJ, Sterni LM, Rosenstein BJ, Mogayzel PJ Jr. "Primary snoring and growth failure in a patient with cystic fibrosis." Respir Care. 2009 Dec;54(12):1727-31.

Schwengel DA, Sterni LM, Tunkel DE, Heitmiller ES. "Perioperative management of children with obstructive sleep apnea." Anesth Analg. 2009 Jul;109(1):60-75. doi: 10.1213/ane.0b013e3181a19e21. Review.

McGrath-Morrow SA, Sterni L, McGinley B, Lefton-Greif MA, Rosquist K, Lederman H. "Polysomnographic values in adolescents with ataxia telangiectasia." Pediatr Pulmonol. 2008 Jul;43(7):674-9. doi: 10.1002/ppul.20838.

Tunkel DE, Hotchkiss KS, Carson KA, Sterni LM. "Efficacy of powered intracapsular tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy." Laryngoscope. 2008 Jul;118(7):1295-302. doi: 10.1097/MLG.0b013e3181724269.

Activities & Honors

Honors

  • Top Doctor in pediatric pulmonology, Baltimore Magazine, 2013
  • Top Doctor in pediatric pulmonology, Baltimore Magazine, 2011
  • Top Doctor in pediatric pulmonology, Baltimore Magazine, 2010

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