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Maria Cecilia S. Melendres M.D.

Academic Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
Primary Appointment: Pediatrics
Location: 737 W. Lombard Street, Suite 314
Phone: (410) 706-2443
Fax: (410) 706-8733

Personal History:


M.D., University of the Philippines College of Medicine, Manila, Philippines

Post Graduate Education and Training

Pediatric Residency, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD


General Pediatrics (American Board of Pediatrics, 2007 - 2014)
Pediatric Pulmonology (American Board of Pediatrics, 2008 - 2015)
Sleep Medicine (American Board of Pediatrics, 2009 - 2019)

Research Interests:

Sleep disordered breathing in children

Clinical Speciality:

Pediatric pulmonary and pediatric sleep medicine


Peer-reviewed journal articles

Melendres MCS, Lutz JM, Rubin ED, Marcus CL. Daytime sleepiness and hyperactivity in children with suspected sleep-disordered breathing. Pediatrics. 2004 Sep;114(3):768-75.

Melendres MC, Marcus CL, Abi-Raad RF, Trescher WH, Lutz JM, Colrain IM. Respiratory-related evoked potentials during sleep in children. Sleep 2008;31(1):55-61.

Huang J, Colrain IM, Melendres MC, Karamessinis LR, Pepe ME, Samuel JM, Abi-Raad RF, Trescher WH, Marcus CL. Cortical processing of respiratory afferent stimuli during sleep in children with the obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. Sleep 2008; 31(3):

Trois MS, Capone GT, Lutz JM, Melendres MC, Schwartz AR, Collop NA, Marcus CL. Obstructive sleep apnea in adults with Down syndrome. J Clin Sleep Med 2009;5(4)317-323.