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M. Cecilia Melendres, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

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.


  • Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine
  • Pediatric Sleep Apnea

Research Interests

  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Narcolepsy

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics / Pediatric Pulmonology (2008)
  • American Board of Pediatrics / Pediatrics (2007)
  • American Board of Pediatrics / Sleep Medicine (2009)
Contact Information
Phone: 410-955-2795
Fax: 410-955-1030
Appointments: 443-997-KIDS (5437)
Publications: Visit PubMed
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