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Richard Kravitz, MD

Richard Kravitz, MD, is associate professor of pediatric pulmonary and sleep medicine at Duke University and medical director of the Duke Pediatric Sleep Lab.  His clinical interests are in pediatric sleep disorders, respiratory dystrophies, asthma, and complicated pneumonias.  In addition to his medical education activities and clinical research pursuits, Dr. Kravitz has been a frequent contributor to peer-reviewed journals and written pulmonary chapters for general pediatric textbooks. He has been a co-author on several position papers on the management of the respiratory complications of patients with neuromuscular weakness, including Duchenne muscular dystrophy and Pompe disease. He has also spoken nationally on these topics.

Dr. Kravitz is a member of the American Thoracic Society’s Pediatric and Sleep Assemblies.