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.

Program Director

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Melissa Knauert, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary)

Associate Program Director, Sleep Medicine Fellowship

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Meir Kryger, MD, FRCP(C)

Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary) and Clinical Professor of Nursing

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Faculty

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Vivian Asare, MD

Instructor of Clinical Medicine

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Craig Canapari, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Respiratory)

Director, Sleep Medicine Program

Clinical Interests

Asthma; Lung Diseases; Narcolepsy; Neuromuscular Diseases; Parasomnias; Pneumonia; Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive; Respiration Disorders; Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Adult; Respiratory Tract Diseases; Restless Legs Syndrome; Sleep; Sleep Apnea, Central; Sleep Apnea, Obstructive; Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders; Sleep Wake Disorders

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Janet Hilbert, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Clinical Instructor (Pulmonary)

Clinical Interests

Lung Diseases; Sleep Apnea Syndromes; Sleep Apnea, Central; Sleep Apnea, Obstructive; Sleep Wake Disorders

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Melissa Knauert, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary)

Associate Program Director, Sleep Medicine Fellowship

Research Interests

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

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Brian B. Koo, MD

Associate Professor

Director, Sleep Medicine Program at Connecticut Veterans Affairs Healthcare System

Director, Yale Center for Restless Legs Syndrome

Research Interests

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

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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

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

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Brienne Miner, MD, MHS

Instructor

Research Interests

Aging; Geriatrics; Sleep Wake Disorders

Clinical Interests

Alzheimer Disease; Dementia; Geriatrics; Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders

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Vahid Mohsenin, MD

Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary)

Senior Fellow, The John B. Pierce Laboratory

Clinical Interests

Lung Diseases; Sleep Wake Disorders

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Lynelle Schneeberg, PsyD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry

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