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Lourdes Madeleine DelRosso, MD, M.Ed.

Lourdes Madeleine DelRosso, MD, M.Ed.

Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine

On staff since March 2018

"My greatest satisfaction in life is to know that the interventions/advice we give can help children (and parents) sleep better at night."

  • Lourdes DelRosso is a Sleep Physician at Seattle Children's Hospital and Associate Professor in the department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine. She earned her medical degree at the University of Miami; completed a residency in Family Medicine at Kaiser Permanente/UC Irvine, a Sleep Medicine fellowship at Louisiana State University and a Masters in Medical Education at the University of Pennsylvania.

    Lourdes is dedicated entirely to the field of pediatric sleep medicine, in areas of education, clinical care and research. She is involved nationally in the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and internationally in Sleep Medicine courses in Latin America. Her research interests include restless sleep and consequences of sleep disorders.

    Lourdes is originally from Peru, moved to the United States at the age of 18 years old. She lives with her husband and enjoys hiking.

  • Award Name Award Description Awarded By Award Date
    Best Sleep Fragment Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology Assembly
    Anesthesiology Honors University of Miami
    Outstanding Academic Achievement Miami Dade Community College
    • DelRosso LM, Martin K, Ferri R
      A not so incidental finding in a 12-year old with sleepiness and headaches.
      29482808 Sleep medicine , 2018 Mar. : 4331-33
    • Ferri R, DelRosso LM, Aricò D, Zucconi M, Ferini-Strambi L, Picchietti DL, Pizza F, Plazzi G, Manconi M, Bruni O
      Leg Movement Activity during Sleep in School-Age Children and Adolescents: A Detailed Study in Normal Controls and Subjects with Restless Legs Syndrome and Narcolepsy Type 1.
      29365206 Sleep , 2018 Jan. 22
    • DelRosso LM, Redline S, Rosen CL, Gozal D
      In Memoriam: Carole L. Marcus, MBBCh, FAASM.
      29246270 Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine , 2018 Jan. 15 : 14(1)149-151 PMCID: PMC5734885
    • DelRosso LM, King J, Ferri R
      Systolic Blood Pressure Elevation in Children with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Is Improved with Positive Airway Pressure Use.
      29277419 The Journal of pediatrics , 2017 Dec. 22
    • Abraham C, Virbalas J, DelRosso LM
      Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea in a Child With Goldenhar Syndrome and Nasal Obstruction.
      28356172 Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine , 2017 June 15 : 13(6)825-827 PMCID: PMC5443743
    • Venkateshiah SB, Hoque R, DelRosso LM, Collop NA
      Legal and Regulatory Aspects of Sleep Disorders.
      28159093 Sleep medicine clinics , 2017 Mar. : 12(1)149-160
    • DelRosso LM, Liegmann J, Hoque R
      An Anxious 17-Year-Old Girl Who Hears Voices Only at Sleep Onset.
      27707445 Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine , 2017 Feb. 15 : 13(2)355-356 PMCID: PMC5263089
    • Cielo CM, DelRosso LM, Tapia IE, Biggs SN, Nixon GM, Meltzer LJ, Traylor J, Kim JY, Marcus CL, Caffeine for Apnea of Prematurity â€" Sleep Study Group.
      Periodic limb movements and restless legs syndrome in children with a history of prematurity.
      28215268 Sleep medicine , 2017 Feb. : 3077-81 PMCID: PMC5321628
    • DelRosso LM, Palacay P, Ly NP
      A 6-Month-Old Infant With Different Capnography Values in Polysomnography.
      28183504 Chest , 2017 Feb. : 151(2)e45-e48
    • Hoque R, Olvera V, DelRosso LM
      An 18-Year-Old Woman with Prolonged Eyes Closed Unresponsiveness during Multiple Sleep Latency Testing.
      27655460 Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine , 2017 Jan. 15 : 13(1)139-143 PMCID: PMC5181606
    • DelRosso LM, Hoque R, Mitchell C, Ly NP
      Severe Postictal Hypoxemia-Associated Seizure in a 12-Year-Old Child.
      27655456 Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine , 2016 Dec. 15 : 12(12)1691-1693 PMCID: PMC5155192
    • DelRosso LM
      A 7-Year-Old Boy With Sudden Onset of Loud Snoring.
      27832897 Chest , 2016 Nov. : 150(5)e133-e135
    • Hoque R, DelRosso LM
      Nocturnal Hypermotor Activity during Apnea-Related Arousals.
      27092691 Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine , 2016 Sept. 15 : 12(9)1305-7 PMCID: PMC4990955
    • DelRosso LM, Sobremonte-King MY, Cielo CM, Hoque R
      An Unsuccessful Positive Airway Pressure Titration Study on a Young Girl with Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
      27627475 Annals of the American Thoracic Society , 2016 Sept. : 13(9)1648-50
    • DelRosso LM, Hoque R, Contreras MB, Ly NP
      A 16-Year-Old Boy with Refractory Epilepsy and Sleep-Disordered Breathing.
      27092692 Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine , 2016 July 15 : 12(7)1062-4 PMCID: PMC4918990
    • Hoque R, DelRosso LM
      Nocturnal Arousal in a 68-Year-Old Woman.
      27070242 Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine , 2016 July 15 : 12(7)1066-9 PMCID: PMC4918991
    • Arevalo C, DelRosso LM, Khaytin I, Brown L
      A 7-Year-Old Boy with Intractable Seizures and Snoring.
      26951404 Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine , 2016 June 15 : 12(6)920-3 PMCID: PMC4877327
    • DelRosso LM, Cielo CM, D'Ulisse E, Elliot J, Galea L, Slavich L, Murphy M
      Efficacy of sleep education in a Dominican Republic neighborhood through training of community health promoters.
      28923262 Sleep health , 2016 June : 2(2)175-178
    • Konstantinopoulou S, Sideris GA, DelRosso LM
      The Role of Co-Morbidities.
      26655046 Current problems in pediatric and adolescent health care , 2016 Jan. : 46(1)7-10
    • DelRosso LM
      Epidemiology and Diagnosis of Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
      26573241 Current problems in pediatric and adolescent health care , 2016 Jan. : 46(1)2-6
    • Harper MB, Kanayama-Trivedi S, Caldito G, Montgomery D, Mayeaux EJ Jr, DelRosso LM
      Photographic art in exam rooms may reduce white coat hypertension.
      25861793 Medical humanities , 2015 Dec. : 41(2)86-8
    • DelRosso LM
      A 3-month-old infant with recurrent apparent life-threatening events in a car seat.
      25846540 Chest , 2015 Apr, : 147(4)e152-e155
    • DelRosso LM, Patrick KE, Hoque R
      A 14-year-old girl with excessive daytime sleepiness and facial twitching.
      25515286 Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine , 2015 Jan. 15 : 11(1)77-8 PMCID: PMC4265665
    • DelRosso LM, Hoque R, Chesson AL Jr
      Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Device Time to Procurement in a Disadvantaged Population.
      26137322 Sleep disorders , 2015 : 2015747906 PMCID: PMC4468302
    • DelRosso LM, Hoque R
      The cerebellum and sleep.
      25439287 Neurologic clinics , 2014 Nov. : 32(4)893-900
    • DelRosso LM, Hoque R
      Severe sleep-disordered breathing in an adult with fusion of cervical spine.
      24936699 Annals of the American Thoracic Society , 2014 June : 11(5)848-50
    • DelRosso LM, Hoque R
      Response.
      24889454 Chest , 2014 June : 145(6)1437
    • DelRosso LM, Hoque R, James S, Gonzalez-Toledo E, Chesson AL Jr
      Sleep-wake pattern following gunshot suprachiasmatic damage.
      24733992 Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine , 2014 Apr, 15 : 10(4)443-5 PMCID: PMC3960389
    • Hoque R, DelRosso L
      Paraneoplastic overlap syndrome in non-small squamous cell lung carcinoma.
      24667991 BMJ case reports , 2014 Mar. 25 : 2014 PMCID: PMC3975486
    • Hoque R, DelRosso LM
      Epileptiform discharges during slow wave sleep on polysomnogram.
      24634634 Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine , 2014 Mar. 15 : 10(3)336-9 PMCID: PMC3927442
    • Ioachimescu OC, Wickwire EM, Harrington J, Kristo D, Arnedt JT, Ramar K, Won C, Billings ME, DelRosso L, Williams S, Paruthi S, AASM Education Committee members., Morgenthaler TI, AASM Board of Directors Liaison for the Education Committee.
      A dozen years of American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) International Mini-Fellowship: program evaluation and future directions.
      24634633 Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine , 2014 Mar. 15 : 10(3)331-4 PMCID: PMC3927441
    • DelRosso LM, Harper MB, Hoque R
      A man in his 50s develops 3-min central apneas during a titration study: complex sleep apnea syndrome.
      24493513 Chest , 2014 Feb. : 145(2)404-406
    • Delrosso LM, Hoque R, Gonzalez-Toledo E
      Two-year-old with post-surgical hypoglossal nerve injury and obstructive sleep apnea.
      24426827 Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine , 2014 Jan. 15 : 10(1)97-8 PMCID: PMC3869077
    • Delrosso LM, Chesson AL, Hoque R
      Manual characterization of sleep spindle index in patients with narcolepsy and idiopathic hypersomnia.
      24800086 Sleep disorders , 2014 : 2014271802 PMCID: PMC3995179
    • DelRosso LM, Gonzalez-Toledo E, Hoque R
      Diffusion tensor imaging in a patient with cerebral palsy and hypersomnia.
      24269132 Sleep medicine , 2014 Jan. : 15(1)150-1
    • Liegmann JK, DelRosso LM, Hoque R
      Nocturnal oral movements in a patient with schizophrenia. Edentulous oral dyskinesia.
      24340301 Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine , 2013 Dec. 15 : 9(12)1358-60 PMCID: PMC3836350
    • DelRosso LM, Liegmann J
      Unusual rhythmic movements during sleep.
      24364778 Annals of the American Thoracic Society , 2013 Dec. : 10(6)704-7
    • DelRosso L, Hoque R
      Central apnea at electroencephalographic seizure onset.
      24152800 Sleep medicine , 2013 Dec. : 14(12)1426-7
    • DelRosso LM, Munir S, Chesson AL Jr, Hoque R
      A patient with intractable attacks of cataplexy.
      24127158 Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine , 2013 Oct. 15 : 9(10)1098-101 PMCID: PMC3778185
    • Hoque R, Delrosso L
      Persistent low oxygen saturation on polysomnogram.
      23997710 Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine , 2013 Sept. 15 : 9(9)967-9 PMCID: PMC3746725
    • DelRosso L, Gungor AA, Sankararaman S, Tate JH, Hoque R
      A 5-year-old girl with persistent OSA after tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy.
      24008960 Chest , 2013 Sept. : 144(3)1073-1075
    • Hoque R, DelRosso L
      Ventricular or pseudo-ventricular tachycardia on polysomnogram.
      23853570 Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine , 2013 July 15 : 9(7)727-30 PMCID: PMC3671341
    • DelRosso LM, Chesson AL Jr, Hoque R
      Characterization of REM sleep without atonia in patients with narcolepsy and idiopathic hypersomnia using AASM scoring manual criteria.
      23853561 Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine , 2013 July 15 : 9(7)675-80 PMCID: PMC3671332
    • DelRosso LM, Hoque R
      A 15-year-old male with sleep bruxism.
      23607853 Annals of the American Thoracic Society , 2013 Apr, : 10(2)172-4
    • DelRosso LM, Gonzalez-Toledo E, Hoque R
      A three-month-old achondroplastic baby with both obstructive apneas and central apneas.
      23495340 Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine , 2013 Mar. 15 : 9(3)287-9 PMCID: PMC3578685
    • DelRosso LM, Wang L, Hoque R
      Nocturnal paroxysmal events in an 8-year-old girl.
      23372474 Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine , 2013 Feb. 1 : 9(2)178-80 PMCID: PMC3544389
    • DelRosso L, Hoque R
      A case of obstructive sleep apnea, gastroesophageal reflux disease, and chronic hiccups: will CPAP help?
      23319912 Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine , 2013 Jan. 15 : 9(1)92-5 PMCID: PMC3525997
    • DelRosso L, McCarty DE, Hoque R
      "Why did my CPAP beat me up?" Bilateral periorbital ecchymosis associated with continuous positive airway pressure therapy.
      23243409 Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine , 2012 Dec. 15 : 8(6)730-2 PMCID: PMC3501672
    • DelRosso L, Gonzalez-Toledo E, Chesson AL Jr, Hoque R
      Positional central apnea and vascular medullary compression.
      23136263 Neurology , 2012 Nov. 20 : 79(21)2156-7
    • DelRosso L, Hoque R
      Eczema: a diagnostic consideration for persistent nocturnal arousals.
      22893779 Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine , 2012 Aug. 15 : 8(4)459-60 PMCID: PMC3407267
    • Lourdes DelRosso, Richard Berry, Suzanne Beck, Mary Wagner, Carole Marcus
      Pediatric Sleep Pearls
    • Lourdes DelRosso, Richard Berry, Suzanne Beck, Mary Wagner, Carole Marcus
      Claves Clinicas de los Trastornos de Sueno en Pediatria

Overview

Board Certification(s)

Family Medicine
Sleep Medicine

Medical/Professional School

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Residency

Family Medicine, Kaiser Permanente, Anaheim

Fellowship

Sleep Medicine, Louisiana State University, Shreveport