Kiran Nandalike, M.D. for UC Davis Health

Kiran Nandalike, M.D.

Chief, Division of Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics

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Pediatric Pulmonology

Pediatric Respiratory and Sleep Medicine

Pediatric Sleep Medicine

Sleep Medicine



Locations and Contact

Pediatric Specialty Clinics

2521 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Physician Referrals

800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

I believe in family centered care. I would like my families to understand the disease process, know their treatment options and guide them with the best treatment choice for their children. I believe that a strong provider and patient relationship and constant communication between the two is key to success.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Nandalike is a board certified pediatric pulmonologist and sleep medicine provider offering care for children with wide variety of pulmonary and sleep conditions such as asthma, cystic fibrosis and sleep apnea. She has special clinical interest in pediatric flexible bronchoscopies and research interest in pediatric obstructive sleep apnea.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Nandalike is a clinical researcher. She has publications in the field of pediatric asthma and pediatric obstructive sleep apnea. her primary research interest is in the filed of pediatric upper airway and obstructive sleep apnea.


Pediatric Pulmonology
Pediatric Sleep Medicine

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Children's Hospital

Undergraduate School

Mahatma Gandhi Memorial College, Udupi, India 1994

Medical School

M.B.B.S., JSS Medical College, Mysore, India 2001


Pediatrics, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn NY 2004-2005


Pediatrics, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn NY 2005-2008


Pediatric Pulmonary, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx NY 2008-2011


Sleep Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx NY 2012-2013

Best resident award during second year of residency, Maimonides Medical Center, 2006

Star award for excellence during chief residency, Maimonides Medical Center, 2008

Assembly on Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology (SRN), ATS international meeting., 2011

Singh G, Hardin K, Bang H, Nandalike K. The Feasibility and Utility of Level III Portable Sleep Studies in the Pediatric Inpatient Setting. J Clin Sleep Med. 2019 Jul 15;15(7):985-990. doi:10.5664/jcsm.7878. PMID:31383236 Free PMC article. 

Mukhatiyar P, Nandalike K, Cohen HW, Sin S, Gangar M, Bent JP, Arens R. Intracapsular and Extracapsular Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy in Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 Jan;142(1):25-31. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2015.2603. PMID:26583828. 

Field-Ridley A, Sethi V, Murthi S, Nandalike K, Li ST. Utility of flexible fiberoptic bronchoscopy for critically ill pediatric patients: A systematic review. World J Crit Care Med. 2015 Feb 4;4(1):77-88. doi:10.5492/wjccm.v4.i1.77. eCollection 2015 Feb 4. PMID:25685726 Free PMC article. 

Pillai S, Nandalike K, Kogelman Y, Muzumdar R, Balk SJ, Arens R. Severe obstructive sleep apnea in a child with melanocortin-4 receptor deficiency. J Clin Sleep Med. 2014 Jan 15;10(1):99-101. doi:10.5664/jcsm.3374. PMID:24426828 Free PMC article.  

Sin S, Wootton DM, McDonough JM, Nandalike K, Arens R, Anterior nasal resistance in obese children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS), Laryngoscope. 2014 Nov;124(11):2640-4. doi: 10.1002/lary.24653. Epub 2014 Jul 7. PMID: 24615829 Free PMC article.

Nandalike K, Shifteh K, Sin S, et al. Adenotonsillectomy in obese children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: magnetic resonance imaging findings and considerations. Sleep. 2013;36(6):841-847.

Parikh SR, Sadoughi B, Sin S, Willen S, Nandalike K, Arens R. Deep cervical lymph node hypertrophy: A new paradigm in the understanding of pediatric obstructive sleep apnea. Laryngoscope. 2013 Aug;123(8):2043-9. doi:10.1002/lary.23748. Epub 2013 May 10. PMID:23666635 Free PMC article. 

Muzumdar H, Nandalike K, Bent J, Arens R. Obstructive sleep apnea due to extrathoracic tracheomalacia. J Clin Sleep Med. Feb 1 2013;9(2):163-164.

Nandalike K, Agarwal C, Strauss T, et al. Sleep and cardiometabolic function in obese adolescent girls with polycystic ovary syndrome. Sleep Med. Dec 2012;13(10):1307-1312.

Nandalike K, Strauss T, Agarwal C, et al. Screening for sleep-disordered breathing and excessive daytime sleepiness in adolescent girls with polycystic ovarian syndrome. J Pediatr. Oct 2011;159(4):591-596.