Mark Splaingard, MD, is the director of the Sleep Disorders Center at Nationwide Children's and professor of Clinical Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He is board-certified in pediatrics, pediatric pulmonology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, and sleep medicine.
Dr. Splaingard's past research concentrated on the outcomes of children with chronic pulmonary and acquired neurological disorders with a recent focus on sleep disorders in children. In 2014, his research projects included studies on a modified smoke alarm to awaken children during slow wave sleep, a randomized trial of behavioral treatments for toddlers with insomnia, obstructive sleep apnea in children with bipolar disorder, drugs mimicking narcolepsy in children, sleep problems in cystic fibrosis with pulmonary hypertension and the pathophysiology of aerodigestive reflexes in sleeping infants.
Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 02/27/2004
- Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine
- Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
- Sleep Medicine
|Fellowship||Childrens Memorial Hospital (Chicago)||Date Completed: 07/31/1999|
|Fellowship||Texas Children's Hospital||Date Completed: 06/30/1982|
|Residency||Baylor Affiliated Hospitals (Houston)||Date Completed: 08/31/1983|
|Residency||Texas Children's Hospital||Date Completed: 06/30/1980|
|Internship||Baylor Affiliated Hospitals (Houston)||Date Completed: 06/30/1978|
|Medical School||University of Illinois at Chicago||Date Completed: 06/03/1977|