Syed Kamal Naqvi, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in pediatric sleep medicine and pulmonology.

Dr. Naqvi earned his medical degree at Dow University of Health Sciences in Pakistan and completed his residency in pediatrics at Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. He received advanced training in pediatric pulmonology and sleep medicine through separate fellowships at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans.

Certified by the American Board of Sleep Medicine and the American Board of Pediatrics with a sub-board in sleep medicine, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2005.

Dr. Naqvi is Medical Director of the Children’s HealthSM Sleep Disorder Center and a noted expert in the field. He has presented and published widely and has contributed to books such as the Manual of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, Comorbid Sleep and Psychiatric Disorders, Sleep Disorders in Selected Psychiatric Settings – A Clinical Casebook, and Recent Advances in Pediatric Medicine.

He is a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, the Southern Sleep Society, and the American Thoracic Society.

Education & Training
  • Residency - Brookdale Hospital Medical Center (1992-1995), Pediatrics
  • Fellowship - Tulane University School of Medicine (2001-2004), Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Fellowship - Tulane University School of Medicine (2004-2005), Sleep Medicine
  • Medical School - Dow Medical College, Pakistan (1983-1989)
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Fellow (2005)
  • Southern Sleep Society, Member (2005)
  • American Thoracic Society, Member
Honors & Awards
  • Founder's Award 2005, Southern Sleep Society
Books & Publications
  • Pediatric obstructive sleep apnea
  • Pediatric narcolepsy

Clinical Focus

  • Narcolepsy and hypersomnia
  • Parasomnia in children
  • Sleep & Breathing Disorders
  • Sleep disordered breathing and non-invasive ventilation

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