Markus H. Schmidt, MD, PhD is President and Director of Research at the Ohio Sleep Medicine Institute. He is strongly committed to his patients and strives to provide them with the highest level of quality sleep medicine care. To that extent, Dr. Schmidt has received the "Best Doctors in America" recognition in sleep medicine from 2007 to 2014. He is board certified in sleep medicine and neurology, has extensive... read more
Asim Roy, MD is the medical director of the Ohio Sleep Medicine Institute. Board certified in sleep medicine and neurology, he works in close collaboration with health care providers to deliver continuous and coordinated sleep medicine care to adult and pediatric patients. Dr. Roy brings a thorough and thoughtful approach to patient care, in line with the comprehensive standards of our institute. He is the author of... read more
Deepa Patel, CNP is an experienced adult nurse practitioner in the field of sleep medicine. She has been diagnosing and treating patients with sleep disorders since 2009. Her understanding of the subtleties each disorder present and her detailed attention in educating patients are instrumental in providing outstanding care. She is very positive by nature and is keenly interested in seeing her patients progress. She invests... read more
Mary Hurley, CNP is an energetic and dedicated nurse practitioner who is strongly committed to helping patients reach and maintain better sleep health. Over her career, she has developed a keen understanding of patients' challenges and how to overcome them. She draws her holistic approach to patient care from her previous work experiences in critical care, family medicine, and mental health.
Ms. Hurley educates patients to fully... read more
Dr. Adam Pleister is a clinical and research associate at the Ohio Sleep Medicine Institute. He specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of all sleep disorders, including obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), narcolepsy, restless legs syndrome (RLS), insomnia, and parasomnias. His medical training makes him keenly aware of the vital connection between sleep health and heart health. Dr. Pleister is uniquely positioned to understand and manage... read more
Sharis Shabandari, CNP provides compassionate care with a holistic approach. Drawing from her past clinical experience with diverse health-related and cultural populations, she likes to foster a nurturing environment so patients feel comfortable sharing their sleep and health concerns. She draws on that relationship to establish a care plan that meets each individual’s needs. She takes into consideration the whole picture of her... read more