Sleep Disorders: Lunch n Learn with the Doctors (Zoom)
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PEDIATRIC SLEEP DISORDERS
The first half of the program is about pediatric sleep disorders with Samuel Knee, MD, chief of Pediatric Sleep Medicine at The Children's Hospital at Saint Peter's University Hospital.
Presented by: Samuel Knee, MD, Chief of Pediatric Sleep Medicine at Saint Peter's University Hospital
Dr. Knee graduated medical school from the Sackler School of Medicine, New York State Program, of Tel Aviv University. He completed his residency in pediatrics at Jacobi Medical Center of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He later completed a sleep medicine fellowship at Stony Brook University Hospital. He is board certified in both pediatrics and sleep medicine. He specializes in diagnosing and treating pediatric sleep disorders, with a special interest in pediatric obstructive sleep apnea.
SLEEP APNEA AND INSOMNIA IN THE ADULT POPULATION WITH NEW CHALLENGES DURING THE COVID PANDEMIC
The second half of the program features Ashgan Elshinawy, DO, medical director, Center for Sleeping and Breathing Disorders, Saint Peter's University Hospital. She will discuss sleep apnea and insomnia in adults. In the setting of the COVID pandemic, there may be fewer people willing to have outpatient testing for safety issues and therefore go undiagnosed and untreated. Insomnia is likely worsening among millions during the pandemic for a variety of reasons.
Presented by: Ashgan Elshinawy, D.O., Medical Director, Center for Sleep & Breathing Disorders, Saint Peter's University Hospital
Dr. Elshinawy graduated from the UMDNJ School of Osteopathic Medicine (Now Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine). She completed pulmonary and sleep fellowships in Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and NYU Medical Center, respectively. She currently serves as the medical director of the Center of Sleep and Breathing Disorders at Saint Peter's University Hospital and practices pulmonary and sleep medicine in offices located in East Brunswick, Monroe, and Somerset.