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Maria Cecilia Saavedra Melendres, M.D.

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics


Languages: English, Filipino, Tagalog

Expertise: Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Pediatric Sleep Apnea

Research Interests: Obstructive sleep apnea, narcolepsy

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Johns Hopkins Pediatrics


200 N. Wolfe Street Rubenstein Child Health Building Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Phone: 410-955-2035

Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital

1708 W. Rogers Ave. Baltimore, MD 21209 map

Phone: 410-578-8600

Howard County General Hospital Sleep Lab

11085 Little Patuxent Parkway Medical Arts Building, Suite 210 Columbia, MD 21044 map

Fax: 866-214-8799


Dr. Maria Cecilia Melendres is an assistant professor of pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her areas of clinical expertise include pediatric pulmonary medicine and pediatric sleep medicine.

Dr. Melendres earned her medical degree from the University of the Philippines Manila. She completed residencies at the University of the Philippines and Johns Hopkins. She performed a fellowship in pediatric pulmonary medicine at Johns Hopkins. 

Dr. Melendres’ research interests include obstructive sleep apnea and narcolepsy. more


  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Departments / Divisions



  • MD, University of the Philippines Manila (1991)


  • University of the Philippines / Pediatrics (1995)
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Pediatrics (2006)


  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Pediatrics (2002)
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Pediatrics (2004)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics / Pediatric Pulmonology (2008)
  • American Board of Pediatrics / Pediatrics (2007)
  • American Board of Pediatrics / Sleep Medicine (2009)

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