Nanci Yuan, MD

Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics - Pulmonary Medicine

Professional Education

Board Certification: Pediatric Pulmonary, American Board of Pediatrics (2004)

Board Certification: Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics (1999)

Residency: Kaiser Foundation Hospital-Oakland (1999) CA

Internship: Kaiser Foundation Hospital-Oakland (1997) CA

Board Certification: Sleep Medicine, American Board of Pediatrics (2009)

Board Certification, Sleep Medicine, American Board of Sleep Medicine (2005)

Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Los Angeles (2003) CA

Medical Education: Hahnemann University Hospital (1996) PA

Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.

Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.

Effects of noninvasive ventilation on sleep outcomes in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Katzberg, H. D., Selegiman, A., Guion, L., Yuan, N., Cho, S. C., & So, Y. T. (2013). Effects of noninvasive ventilation on sleep outcomes in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Journal of clinical sleep medicine , 9(4), 345-351.

Neuromuscular disease and the pulmonologist
Yuan, N. (2012). Neuromuscular disease and the pulmonologist. CURRENT OPINION IN PEDIATRICS, 24(3), 336-343.

Consensus Statement on Standard of Care for Congenital Myopathies
Wang, C. H., Dowling, J. J., North, K., Schroth, M. K., Sejersen, T., & Yuan, N. (2012). Consensus Statement on Standard of Care for Congenital Myopathies. JOURNAL OF CHILD NEUROLOGY, 27(3), 363-382.

Safety, Tolerability, and Efficacy of High-Frequency Chest Wall Oscillation in Pediatric Patients With Cerebral Palsy and Neuromuscular Diseases: An Exploratory Randomized Controlled Trial
Yuan, N., Kane, P., Shelton, K., Matel, J., Becker, B. C., & Moss, R. B. (2010). Safety, Tolerability, and Efficacy of High-Frequency Chest Wall Oscillation in Pediatric Patients With Cerebral Palsy and Neuromuscular Diseases: An Exploratory Randomized Controlled Trial. JOURNAL OF CHILD NEUROLOGY, 25(7), 815-821.

Successful pregnancy and cesarean delivery via noninvasive ventilation in mitochondrial myopathy
Yuan, N., El-Sayed, Y. Y., Ruoss, S. J., Riley, E., Enns, G. M., & Robinson, T. E. (2009). Successful pregnancy and cesarean delivery via noninvasive ventilation in mitochondrial myopathy. JOURNAL OF PERINATOLOGY, 29(2), 166-167.

Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication during gastrostomy tube placement and noninvasive ventilation may improve survival in type I and severe type II spinal muscular atrophy
Yuan, N., Wang, C. H., Trela, A., & Albanese, C. T. (2007). Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication during gastrostomy tube placement and noninvasive ventilation may improve survival in type I and severe type II spinal muscular atrophy. JOURNAL OF CHILD NEUROLOGY, 22(6), 727-731.

An overview of sleep in the CF literature
Yuan, N. (2007). An overview of sleep in the CF literature. PEDIATRIC PULMONOLOGY, 154-156.

PreOperative Predictors of Prolonged Post-Operative Mechanical Ventilation in Children Following Scoliosis Repair
Nanci Yuan, D.L. Skaggs, & T.G. Keens. (2005). PreOperative Predictors of Prolonged Post-Operative Mechanical Ventilation in Children Following Scoliosis Repair. Pediatr. Pulmonol, 40(5).

The Effect of Scoliosis Surgery on Lung Function in the Immediate Post-operative Period.
Nanci Yuan, J.A. Fraire, M.M. Margetis, D.L. Skaggs, V.L. Tolo, & T.G. Keens. (2005). The Effect of Scoliosis Surgery on Lung Function in the Immediate Post-operative Period. SPINE, October.

Pre-Operative Polysomnograms and Infant Pulmonary Function Tests Do Not Predict Prolonged Post-Operative Mechanical Ventilation in Children Following Scoliosis Repair.
Nanci Yuan, D.L. Skaggs, S.L. Davidson Ward, A.C.G. Platzker, & T.G. Keens. (2004). Pre-Operative Polysomnograms and Infant Pulmonary Function Tests Do Not Predict Prolonged Post-Operative Mechanical Ventilation in Children Following Scoliosis Repair. Pediatric Pulmonology, 38(3).