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Dr. Mary Anne Tablizo is a Board Certified Sleep Specialist and Pediatric Pulmonologist.  

She completed her  fellowship in  pediatric pulmonology at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and residency at Overlook Hospital/Columbia University teaching affiliate in Summit, New Jersey. Originally from the Philippines, she earned her medical degree at the University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Medical Center, Manila, Philippines.

She is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

Dr. Tablizo’s areas of special interest include sleep disorders, noninvasive ventilation, home mechanical ventilation and pulmonary cocci.

Dr. Tablizo is a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, American Thoracic Society and California Thoracic Society.

Medical Education

  • Medical SchoolUniversity of the East Ramon Magsaysay Medical Center, Manila, Philippines
  • ResidencyPediatrics - Overlook Hospital/Columbia University, Summit, NJ
  • FellowshipPediatric Pulmonology - Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA


Peer-Reviewed Published Papers
- The Use of Auto-Titrating Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (AutoCPAP) for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome in Children with Obesity. Benke S, Okorie CUA, Tablizo MA. Children (Basel). 2021 Dec 19;8(12):1204. doi: 10.3390/children8121204.PMID: 34943400 

- Treatment Considerations for Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Pediatric Down Syndrome. Gastelum E, Cummins M, Singh A, Montoya M, Urbano GL, Tablizo MA.Children (Basel). 2021 Nov 22;8(11):1074. doi: 10.3390/children8111074.PMID: 34828787 

- The Link between Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Urbano GL, Tablizo BJ, Moufarrej Y, Tablizo MA, Chen ML, Witmans M.Children (Basel). 2021 Sep 19;8(9):824. doi: 10.3390/children8090824.PMID: 34572256 

- Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Neonates. Chandrasekar I, Tablizo MA, Witmans M, Cruz JM, Cummins M, Estrellado-Cruz W. Children (Basel). 2022 Mar 15;9(3):419. doi: 10.3390/children9030419.PMID: 35327791 Review.

- Trends in Diagnosing Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Pediatrics. Kang M, Mo F, Witmans M, Santiago V, Tablizo MA.Children (Basel). 2022 Feb 24;9(3):306. doi: 10.3390/children9030306.PMID: 35327678 Review.

- You Cannot Hit Snooze on OSA: Sequelae of Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea.Thomas S, Patel S, Gummalla P, Tablizo MA, Kier C.Children (Basel). 2022 Feb 15;9(2):261. doi: 10.3390/children9020261.PMID: 35204981 Review.

- Neonatal Coccidioidomycosis: A Single-center Experience and Review of the Literature.Vaughn J, Tablizo MA, Zayed Z, Hepple RR, McCarty JM, Naeem F.Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2022 Feb 1;41(2):151-155. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000003281.PMID: 34310505

- Craniofacial Sleep Medicine: The Important Role of Dental Providers in Detecting and Treating Sleep Disordered Breathing in Children. Heit T, Tablizo BJ, Salud M, Mo F, Kang M, Tablizo MA, Witmans M.Children (Basel). 2022 Jul 15;9(7):1057. doi: 10.3390/children9071057.PMID: 35884041 Review.

Textbook Chapter
- Artinian,H, Tablizo MA, Witmans. Normal Sleep in Childhood. Integrative Sleep Medicine. Cacho V, etc editor Oxford University 2021