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Stephen H. Sheldon, D.O., F.A.A.P.


Dr. Sheldon is Professor of Pediatrics-Pulmonary Medicine and Neurology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Director, Sleep Medicine Center of the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. He is very active in the clinical practice of pediatric sleep medicine and has an intense involvement in pediatric sleep medical education and research.

He graduated from Midwestern University’s Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his residency in pediatrics at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago. He completed a faculty fellowship in Sleep Medicine at the University of Chicago.

Dr. Sheldon has served as a consultant on committees and task forces across a wide range of government, academic and public endeavors. Among them are, The Education Committee of the Ambulatory Pediatrics Association, Chair of the Continuing Medical Education Committee and the Fellowship Training Committee of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. He has served AASM as a board member and as Secretary/Treasurer as well. He has also served on the boards of the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Physiological Medicine and Dentistry. Dr. Sheldon currently serves as Associate Editor, The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, and on the board of the National Sleep Foundation.

Dr. Sheldon is the author of Pediatric Differential Diagnosis, Pediatric Sleep Medicine, Evaluating Sleep in Infants and Children, Atlas of Sleep Medicine in Infants and Children and Differential Diagnosis in Sleep Medicine. He is currently the Senior Editor of the premier textbook for the medical profession on diagnosing and managing all sleep problems in infants and children, Principles and Practice of Pediatric Sleep Medicine now in its 2nd edition.

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