Yemiserach Kifle, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine
Director, Pediatric Sleep Disorders Program
obtained her degree in medicine from Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
and completed her pediatric residency at SUNY Health Sciences Ceneter,
Children’s Hospital Brooklyn. She did her pulmonary fellowship at
the University of Florida and then joined the Department of Pediatrics,
Pulmonary Division, in 2001.
is board certified in pediatrics, pediatric pulmonology, and sleep medicine.
She has been instrumental in establishing a comprehensive and fully accredited
pediatric sleep center at Children’s Hospital. Her clinical interests
are obstructive sleep apnea and sleep behavioral issues.