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Hisham Hamdan, MD


snoring, daytime sleepiness, sleeping difficulties, sleep schedule issues


Hisham Hamdan, MD works in the sleep medicine department at Dayton Children's Hospital. 

Languages spoken:

  • English
  • Arabic

education and training

  • medical school: The University of Jordan,  Amman, Jordan
  • internship: The State University of New York at Downstate, Brooklyn, NY
  • residency: The State University of New York at Downstate, Brooklyn, NY - pediatrics
  • fellowships: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas - pediatric pulmonary medicine, sleep medicine
  • board certification: 
    • ​​American Board Certified in General Pediatrics
    • American Board Certified in Pediatric Pulmonology

publications and presentations

  • Very Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children: Outcomes of Adenotonsillectomy and Risk Factors for Persistence. Isaiah A, et al. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017. Authors Isaiah A1, Hamdan H2, Johnson RF1, Naqvi K2, Mitchell RB1.

awards, honors and organizations

  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • American Thoracic Society

get to know me

I chose my specialty because...

sleeping well is very important for normal childhood function, development and overall happiness.

I like working with kids because...

I enjoy the conversations I have with them.

I chose to work at Dayton Children's because...

it has an excellent reputation in providing state of the art and passionate health care.

Dayton Children's is special because...

it provides great care to patients.

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