Prof. Rayleigh Ping-Ying Chiang

Center of Sleep Medicine


Department of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery

Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

Attending Physician

Sleep Technology SIG (Special Interest Group), iNSIGHT (Innovation and Synergy for Intelligent Home and Living Technology) Center,

National Taiwan University, Taipei


Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, School of Medicine

University of Washington, Seattle, WA, U.S.A.

Visiting Professor



2004 M.M.S., National Taiwan University

1996 M.D., Taipei Medical University

Publications (selected)

  1. Chao-Yun Chi, Rayleigh Ping-Ying Chiang. The role of lateral phayrngoplasty in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. European Archive of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, accepted, August, 2014.
  2. Chun-Ta Huang, Rayleigh Ping-Ying Chiang, Chih-Li Chen, Yi-Ju Tsai. Sleep Deprivation Aggravates Median Nerve Injury-Induced Neuropathic Pain and Enhances Microglial Activation by Suppressing Melatonin Secretion, Journal Sleep, Accepted, Sept. 2014.
  3. Pohan Chiu, Shih Chun-Wen, Tsai Yih-Jeng, Chiang Rayleigh Ping-Ying. Laryngeal Ultrasound for Assessment of Supraglottic Laryngitis with Abscess. International Journal of Phonosurgery and Laryngology. 2014;3(1): 24-7.
  4. Yu-Ting Hsu, Po-Han Chiu, Yen-Kung Chen, Rayleigh Ping-Ying Chiang. Mucosa-Associated Lymphoid Tissue Lymphoma in Mouth Floor Presenting with Sjögren’s Syndrome and Giant Cell Tumor of Spinal Tendon. Kaohsiung Journal of Medical Sciences. 2014 June:30(5), 316-8, Letter to editor. (SCI IF=0.502. MEDICINE, RESEARCH & EXPERIMENTAL R/C=104/121)
  5. P.-H. Chiu, K. Ramar, K.-C. Chen, Y.-J. Tsai, C.-M. Lin, Y.-C. Chiang, C.-Y. Lu, & R. P.-Y. Chiang. Can Pillar Suturing Promote Efficacy of Adenotonsillectomy for Pediatric OSAS? - a Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial. Laryngoscope. 2013 Oct.;123(10):2573-7 [Epub ahead of print]. (SCI, IF=1.979. OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY R/C=7/43)
  6. Rayleigh Ping-Ying Chiang, M.D, M.M.S., Ching-Ying Yeh, Ph.D., Yuh-Chyun Chiang, M.D., M.Sc., Kai-Nan Lin, M.D. Ph.D. Intratympanic Dexamethasone on Chochlear Blood Flow in Guinea Pigs.Indian Journal of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery2013 Dec.;65(Suppl 3):650-3. (SCI IF=0.054, OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY R/C=43/43) DOI: 10.1007/s12070-012-0552-3.
  7. Yi-Ju Tsai, Ph.D., Kannan Ramar, M.D., Yau-Jen Liang, Ph.D., Chao-Yun Chi, M.D., Tzu-Chen Lung, MSc, Po-Jung Tseng, Ming-Ying Wu, Kuan-Chiao Chien, Nelson Powell, M.D., D.D.S., Edward Weaver, M.D., Fei-Peng Lee, M.D., Chia-Mo Lin, M.D. Kuang-Chao Chen, M.D., Rayleigh Ping-Ying Chiang, M.D., M.M.S., Peripheral Neuropathology of the Upper Airway in Obstructive Sleep Apnea.Sleep Medicine Review2013 Apr. 17(2):161-8. (SCI, IF = 8.68, CLINICAL NEUROLOGY R/C=4/79, NEUROSCIENCES R/C=15/251). 2012 Aug. 16. [Epub ahead of print]
  8. Zai-Ting Yeh, Rayleigh Ping-Ying Chiang, Shih-Chung Kang, Chia-Hsuan Chiang. Development of the Insomnia Screening Scale Based on ICSD-II. Int. J. Psychiatry Clin. Pract. 2012, Oct.; 16(4):259-67. (SCI, IF=0.448. PSYCHIATRY R/C=124/135)
  9. Introduction to Modern Sleep Technology, Rayleigh Ping-Ying Chiang, M.D., M.M.S. (Chief Editor), Shih-Chung Kang, Ph.D. (Deputy Chief Editor).Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 1st ed. 2012 Dec. ISBN 978-94-007-5469-0
  10. Yih-Jeng Tsai, Yu-Chi Lin, Dor-Ji Harnnd, Rayleigh Ping-Ying Chiang, Hsing-Mei Wu. A Lemierre syndrome variant caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae. J Formos Med Assoc. 2012 Jul.;111(7):403-5. Epub 2012 Apr. 8. (SCI, IF = 1.000. MEDICINE, GENERAL & INTERNAL R/C=78/151)
  11. Kuang-Cheng Chang, M.D., Yih-Jeng Tsai, M.D., Yu-Chi Lin, M.D., Rayleigh Ping-Ying Chiang, M.D., M.M.S. Transnasal Endoscopic Dacryocystorhinostomy. J. Taiwan Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 2011; Oct. 46(5):10 -17.
  12. Yih-Jeng Tsai, Liang J. G., Wu W. B., Ding Y. F., Rayleigh Ping-Ying Chiang, Wu S. M., Intratympanic Injection with Dexamethasone for Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss. Journal of Laryngology & Otology. 2011 Feb.;125(2):133-7. (SCI, IF=0.681. OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY R/C=36/43) [Epub ahead of print]
  13. J. J. Chen, J. H. Lue, L. H. Lin, C. T. Huang, R. P. Chiang, C. L. Chen, Y. J. Tsai. Effects of Pre-emptive Drug Treatment on Astrocyte Activation in the Cuneate Nucleus following Rat Median Nerve Injury. Pain 2010 Jan.;148(1):158-66. Epub 2009 Dec. 1. (SCI, IF=6.35. ANESTHESIOLOGY R/C=1/29).
  14. Rayleigh Ping-Ying Chiang, M.D., M.M.S., Introduction of Contemporary Sleep Surgery. Journal of Taipei Medical Association. 2008; 52(8): 31-35.

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