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Pediatric Sleep Disorders Providers


The Sleep Disorders Center at Children's Medical Center manages children with all sleep disorders from birth to early adulthood.

A multidisciplinary team that includes otolaryngology, pulmonology, sleep medicine, pediatrics, psychology and advanced practice professionals evaluate children with a variety of sleep disorders caused by obstructive sleep apnea, behavioral problems, craniofacial problems, obesity, and a variety of other conditions.

Syed Naqvi

Syed Naqvi, M.D., is part of the Sleep Medicine program at Children’s Health℠. Dr. Naqvi earned his medical degree at Dow Medical College in Pakistan. After his residency in pediatrics at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center in New York, he completed a fellowship in pediatric hematology/oncology at Kings County Hospital in New York, as well as fellowships in sleep medicine and pediatric pulmonology at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans. Dr. Naqvi is board-certified in pediatrics and sleep medicine by the American Board of Pediatrics. His clinical interests include narcolepsy, non-invasive ventilation, respiratory diseases and sleep-related breathing disorders.

Elisa Basora

Elisa Basora-Rovira

Dr. Basora earned her medical degree from Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara in Jalisco, Mexico in 2009. She completed her Pediatrics residency at University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine (University Pediatric Hospital) in 2013. Afterward, Dr. Basora completed a Pediatric Pulmonology fellowship at University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital (Holtz Children’s Hospital) in 2016. And, she completed a Sleep Medicine fellowship at UT Southwestern Medical Center in 2017.

Michelle Caraballo

Dr. Michelle Caraballo is a pediatric pulmonologist and sleep medicine specialist at Children’s Health℠. She earned her medical degree and completed her pediatric residency at UT Southwestern Medical School. She then completed fellowships in pediatric pulmonology and sleep medicine at the University of Colorado. Dr. Caraballo's interests include asthma, complicated pneumonia, sleep-related breathing disorders, narcolepsy and sleep-related infant death. She is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in Pediatric Pulmonology, Sleep Medicine, and Pediatrics.

Tanya Martinez-Fernandez

Tanya Martinez-Fernandez, M.D., is a pediatric pulmonologist at Children's Health℠. Dr. Martinez-Fernandez earned her medical degree at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, where she also completed her internship and residency in pediatrics and was accepted into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. She then completed two fellowships in pulmonology at the Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health. Her specialty areas include pediatric pulmonology and pediatric sleep and breathing disorders. Dr. Martinez-Fernandez is board-certified in sleep medicine, pediatric pulmonology and pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics.

Anna Wani

Anna Wani, M.D., is a family physician who practices pediatric sleep medicine at Children's Health℠. Dr. Wani has a special interest in caring for children with insomnia and parasomnia (sleep walking and sleep talking behaviors). She also has an interest in continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy for children who struggle with sleep apnea.

W. David Brown

W. David Brown, Ph.D., is a sleep psychologist who practices behavioral sleep medicine at Children’s Health℠. He treats children and teenagers who have insomnia (trouble sleeping). He also cares for young sleep apnea patients who have trouble using their CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) treatment devices.


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