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angle-left Sushmita Pamidi, MD

Scientist, RI-MUHC , 5252 de Maisonneuve

Translational Research in Respiratory Diseases Program

Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University

Department of Medicine, Division of Respiratory Medicine, MUHC



sleep apnea • pregnancy • cardiometabolic consequences • biomarkers

Research Focus

My research focuses on the cardiometabolic consequences of sleep apnea in the general population and in pregnancy.

Selected Publications

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  • Pamidi S, Wroblewski K, Stepien M, Sharif-Sidi K, Kilkus J, Whitmore H, Tasali E. Eight Hours of Nightly Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Improves Glucose Metabolism in Patients with Prediabetes. A Randomized Controlled Trial. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 Jul 1;192(1):96-105. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201408-1564OC. PMID: 25897569.

  • Pamidi S, Knutson KL, Ghods F, Mokhlesi B. The impact of sleep consultation prior to a diagnostic polysomnogram on continuous positive airway pressure adherence. Chest. 2012 Jan;141(1):51-7. doi: 10.1378/chest.11-0709. Epub 2011 Jun 23. PMID: 21700685.

  • Pamidi S, Pinto LM, Marc I, Benedetti A, Schwartzman K, Kimoff RJ. Maternal sleep-disordered breathing and adverse pregnancy outcomes: a systematic review and metaanalysis. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Jan;210(1):52.e1-52.e14. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2013.07.033. Epub 2013 Aug 2. PMID: 23911687.

  • Pamidi S, Tasali E. Obstructive sleep apnea and type 2 diabetes: is there a link? Front Neurol. 2012 Aug 13;3:126. eCollection 2012. PMID: 23015803.

  • Pamidi S, Wroblewski K, Broussard J, Day A, Hanlon EC, Abraham V, Tasali E. Obstructive sleep apnea in young lean men: impact on insulin sensitivity and secretion. Diabetes Care. 2012 Nov;35(11):2384-9. doi: 10.2337/dc12-0841. Epub 2012 Aug 21. PMID: 22912423.