Sleep Related Illnesses
Board Certified Sleep Specialists of the Division of Pulmonary Critical Care
staff the Wake Forest Baptist Medical
Center’s Sleep clinic together with other specialties. This is a
multidisciplinary outpatient clinic for
all sleep related disorders. The Clinic offers evaluation of sleep
disorders offering both in laboratory and in-home portable sleep studies
through our American Academy of Sleep Medicine-accredited Sleep Center. Patients
have the option for follow up management also through this clinic in
coordination with their primary physicians.
Types of sleep related illnesses treated:
Diagnostic techniques include:
- Diagnostic Polysomnography
- Positive airway
pressure (CPAP and Bipap)
Home Portable Sleep studies
- Multiple sleep latency studies
“Raja” Chatterjee, MD, MS, FACP, FCCP, FAASM (Associate Professor) is
board certified in Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine. For the Sleep
Disorders Center, he interprets sleep studies and evaluates patients with sleep
disorders. His clinical interest is in obstructive sleep apnea, obesity
hypoventilation syndrome, and general sleep medicine. His research interests
include the influence of occupation and occupational exposures on sleep, the
influence of critical illness on sleep, and the effects of obesity on sleep.
His teaching interests include screening for sleep disordered breathing and
basic sleep disorder management for primary care physicians. He is board
certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Sleep Medicine. || |
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Gray Bullard, MD, FCCP, FAASM provides sleep medicine services and sees patients weekly within the Sleep Disorders Center. He has an interest in all types of sleep disorders, and is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Sleep Medicine, as well as by the American Board of Sleep Medicine.
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MD, FACP, FCCP, FAASM (Associate Professor) is board certified in in
Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine.
Dr. Namen’s interest is in quality improvement in sleep medicine
practice especially in preoperative screening for sleep breathing disorders. He
spear heads the sleep registry research project of the sleep center. He is also
interested in sleep medicine in the geriatric population with research projects
related to this and epidemiology. He is board
certified by the by the American Board of Sleep Medicine.
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Alexander Sy, MD,
MBA, FCCP, FACP, FAASM (Professor) is board certified in in Pulmonary,
Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine. He has more than 20 years of experience in
treating sleep disorders and directing sleep centers. His interest is in
general sleep breathing disorders. He is board certified by the American Board
of Sleep Medicine.
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