Faculty

Core Faculty

Avinash Aggarwal, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology

Charles Atwood Jr, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Sleep Medicine Program, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System

Deepa Burman, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Rotation Director Pediatric Sleep Medicine
Co-Director Pediatric Sleep Evaluation Center, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Daniel Buysse, MD

UPMC Professor of Sleep Medicine
Professor of Psychiatry and Clinical and Translational Science
Past President of American Academy of Sleep Medicine (2000 – 2001)

Sangeeta Chakravorty, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (previously), now at VAPHS
Director, Sleep Laboratory, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System

Mazen El Ali, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, Sleep Medicine Fellowship
Director, Sleep Laboratory, UPMC Mercy

Deborah Gillman, PhD

Staff Psychologist, UPMC CLC

Rachel Givelber, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Martica Hall, PhD

Professor of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Clinical and Translational Science

Brant Hasler, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Clinical and Translational Science

David Kristo, MD

Professor of Medicine
Medical Director, Sleep Laboratories, UPMC Montefiore and UPMC East

Hiren Muzumdar, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Program Director, Pediatric Pulmonology Fellowship Program and
Director Pediatric Sleep Evaluation Center, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Jennifer Newitt, MD

Clinical Instructor and Post-Doctoral Scholar

Sanjay Patel, MD, MS

Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
Director, Center for Sleep and Cardiovascular Outcomes Research
Director, Sleep Medicine Program, UPMC

Ryan Soose, MD

Associate Professor of Otolaryngology
Director, Sleep Surgery, UPMC

Isabella Soreca, MD

Director, VAPHS Advanced Fellowship in Mental Health Research and Treatment

Patrick Strollo Jr, MD

Professor of Medicine and Clinical and Translational Science
Vice Chair for Veterans Affairs, Department of Medicine
Vice President of Medical Service Line, VAPHS
Past President of American Academy of Sleep Medicine (2010 – 2011)

Adjunct Faculty

Ryan Anderson, PhD

Staff Psychologist, CHP

Adam Bramoweth, PhD

Staff Psychologist, VAPHS

Lana Chahine, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Nicole Chenet, DDS

Sleep Dentistry

Anita Courcoulas, MD, MPH

Professor of Surgery
Chief, Division of Minimally Invasive Bariatric and General Surgery

Francesca Facco, MD

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science

Joanna Fong, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Hannah Ford, PhD

Staff Psychologist, CHP

Peter Franzen, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Anne Germain, PhD

Professor of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Clinical and Translational Science

Noel Jabbour, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology

Simin Khavandgar, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology
Sleep Medicine, UPMC Monroeville

Erek Lam, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology
Chief, Sleep Neurology, UPMC Passavant

Stella Lee, MD

Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology

Faith Luyster, PhD

Assistant Professor of School of Nursing

Andrej Petrov, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Robert Rogers, DMD

Sleep Dentistry

David Rometo, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Shachi Tyagi, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Medicine

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