Meet Our Providers

Melody Hawkins, MD

Pediatric Sleep Specialist

Seeing Patients at
Undergraduate: Louisiana State University
Medical School
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
Pediatrics: Our lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center
Pediatric Respiratory Medicine: Yale New Haven Hospital

Sleep Medicine: Yale New Haven Hospital
Board Certifications

Board-certified in Pediatric Pulmonary
Board-certified in Sleep Medicine

Melody Hawkins, MD

American Academy of Sleep Medicine
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Thoracic Society

Professional Interests

Sleep related breathing disorders, the effects of sleep on learning and behavior, control of breathing, insomnia, the relationship between sleep disorders and metabolism, how the endocannabinoid system regulates appetite, metabolism, and circadian rhythms, control of breathing, exercise related breathing problems, and chronic pulmonary disorders.


Dr. Hawkins lives with her husband and a whippet named Colt. She enjoys running with Colt, spending time outside, cooking, reading, and horseback riding.

Pediatric and Adolescent Sleep Center,

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