Marlene D. Typaldos Sanchez, MD, a Pediatric Pulmonologist with Texas Children’s Hospital

Get to know Pediatric Pulmonologist Dr. Marlene D. Typaldos Sanchez, who serves patients in Houston, Texas.

Dr. Sanchez is a board-certified pediatric pulmonologist at Texas Children’s Hospital. She has particular interests in general pulmonary diseases including asthma, exercise induced bronchospasm, chronic lung disease of infancy, respiratory care of children with neuromuscular diseases especially those technology dependent; and sleep disorders including insomnia, narcolepsy, sleep disordered breathing, circadian rhythm sleep-wake disorders and restless legs syndrome.

Texas Children’s Hospital, located in Houston, Texas, is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to create a healthier future for children and women throughout their global community by leading in patient care, education and research. They are proud to be consistently ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the nation.

Back in 2000, Dr. Sanchez earned her medical degree from the University of Panama School of Medicine. She completed her residency in pediatrics at the San Juan City Hospital in 2012, and her fellowship in pediatric pulmonology at the New Haven Children Hospital in 2015. Finally, she completed an additional fellowship in sleep medicine at the Baylor College of Medicine in 2016.

Passionate about her profession, the doctor is board-certified in pediatrics, pediatric pulmonology, and sleep medicine by the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP). The ABP is an independent, nonprofit organization that was founded in 1933. It is one of the 24 certifying boards of the American Board of Medical Specialties.

On a professional level, she is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, and the American Thoracic Society.

Pulmonology is a medical specialty that deals with diseases involving the respiratory tract. Pediatric pulmonologists diagnose, treat, and manage children from birth to 21 years old with breathing and lung diseases.

On a more personal note, Dr. Sanchez is fluent in both English and Spanish.

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