Sleep Medicine Faculty

Our multidisciplinary faculty encompasses board certified specialists in Psychiatry, Psychology, Endocrine, Bariatric Surgery, Pediatrics, Neurology, Oromaxillofacial Surgery, Otolaryngology and Sleep Medicine. The faculty has extensive clinical experience and is very well versed in teaching and administrative duties (see respective CV’s). The faculty has published extensively in their fields of expertise in nationally and internationally renowned peered-review journals. Some members of the faculty are actively involved in clinical research. The faculty is very committed to regular participation in clinical supervision of the fellows, rounds, journal clubs, multidisciplinary conferences and research conferences.

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Meir Kryger, MD, FRCP(C)

Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary) and Clinical Professor of Nursing

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Core Faculty

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Melissa Pauline Knauert, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary)

Associate Program Director, Sleep Medicine Fellowship

Research Interests

Critical Care; Noise; Pregnancy; Respiration; Sleep; Sleep Deprivation; Sleep Disorders; Pulmonary Medicine; Critical Illness

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Brian B. Koo, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Director, Sleep Medicine Program at Connecticut Veterans Affairs Healthcare System

Director, Yale Center for Restless Legs Syndrome

Research Interests

Neurology; Restless Legs Syndrome; Sleep; Veterans; Sleep Apnea, Obstructive; Stroke

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Meir Kryger, MD, FRCP(C)

Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary) and Clinical Professor of Nursing

Research Interests

Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care); Sleep

Clinical Interests

Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders; Narcolepsy; Respiratory Tract Diseases; Sleep; Sleep Apnea Syndromes; Sleep Disorders; Sleep Apnea, Obstructive; Sleep Apnea, Central

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Christine Won, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary)

Medical Director, Yale Centers for Sleep Medicine

Director, Women's Sleep Health Program

Research Interests

Women's Health; Sleep Apnea, Obstructive

Clinical Interests

Adult

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Henry Klar Yaggi, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary)

Director, Yale Centers for Sleep Medicine

Research Interests

Apnea; Arrhythmias, Cardiac; Health Services Administration; Investigative Techniques; Cardiomyopathies; Therapeutics; Health Care

Clinical Interests

Lung Diseases

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Other Faculty

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Mark S Bianchi, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Otolaryngology)

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Craig Anthony Canapari, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Respiratory)

Medical Director, Pediatric Sleep Program

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Janet Hilbert, MD

Clinician in Medicine (Pulmonary)

Clinical Instructor (Pulmonary)

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Vahid Mohsenin, MD

Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary)

Senior Fellow, The John B. Pierce Laboratory

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Lauren Tobias, MD

Instructor in Medicine (Pulmonary)

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Moh'd Al-Halawani, MD

Clinical Fellow in Medicine (Pulmonary)

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Pnina G Weiss, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Respiratory) and Clinical Fellow in Medicine (Pulmonary)

Director, Subspecialty Resident Education

Medical Director, Pediatric Pulmonary Function Laboratory

Associate Director, Pediatric Pulmonology Fellowship

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