Anand Gersappe
Anand A. Gersappe, M.D., Ph.D.

Anand A. Gersappe, M.D., Ph.D.

Anand A. Gersappe, M.D., Ph.D.
Specialty

Sleep Medicine

Clinical Interests / Special Procedures Performed

Clinical Trials, Sleep Apnea, Sleep Disorders, Sleep Studies

  • Accepting Children: No
  • Accepting New Patients: Yes
  • Accepting Medicare: Yes
  • Accepting Medicaid/DSHS: Yes
Payment Methods Accepted:

Medicare, Bill Insurance, VISA, Master Card, Cash, Check, Sliding Fee Scale

Insurance Accepted:

Contact this office for accepted insurance plans.

Additional Information:

About Dr. Gersappe:

Dr. Gersappe is the Medical Director of the Redmond Swedish Sleep Center. Prior to joining Swedish Sleep Medicine, Dr. Gersappe was a sleep specialist at Sound Sleep Health in Seattle and was Medical Director at Island Hospital Sleep and Wellness center in Anacortes. He was also a leader in Sleep Medicine in the Western New York area for several years. He was Medical Director at the Sleep Medicine Centers of Western New York and also Assistant Professor of Neurology at the University of Buffalo.

Dr. Gersappe is passionate about research and education, and has been an investigator for several clinical trials in Insomnia, REM-sleep behavior disorder and Obstructive Sleep Apnea. He has authored numerous articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals and presented at national and international meetings. Committed to raising public awareness about sleep disorders, he has often given talks in the community and appeared on TV spots.

HIS CLINICAL INTERESTS:

  • Complex sleep apnea
  • Circadian rhythm disorders
  • Insomnia R
  • Restless legs syndrome
  • Narcolepsy

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Gersappe’s philosophy of medical practice is centered on compassionate care. He believes in Francis Peabody’s famous quote that “the secret of the care of the patient is in caring for the patient”. Having himself been a patient of sleep apnea in the past, he is able to draw on his own personal experience while treating patients.

Personal Interests

Reading, playing guitar, biking and hiking.

Medical School

Grant Medical College, Mumbai, India

Residency

SUNY-Buffalo

Fellowship(s)

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center

Board Certifications

Sleep Medicine, Neurology

Languages:

English, Hindi, Marathi, Konkani

Professional Associations:

American Association of Sleep Medicine, American Academy of Neurology

Additional Information:

About Dr. Gersappe:

Dr. Gersappe is the Medical Director of the Redmond Swedish Sleep Center. Prior to joining Swedish Sleep Medicine, Dr. Gersappe was a sleep specialist at Sound Sleep Health in Seattle and was Medical Director at Island Hospital Sleep and Wellness center in Anacortes. He was also a leader in Sleep Medicine in the Western New York area for several years. He was Medical Director at the Sleep Medicine Centers of Western New York and also Assistant Professor of Neurology at the University of Buffalo.

Dr. Gersappe is passionate about research and education, and has been an investigator for several clinical trials in Insomnia, REM-sleep behavior disorder and Obstructive Sleep Apnea. He has authored numerous articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals and presented at national and international meetings. Committed to raising public awareness about sleep disorders, he has often given talks in the community and appeared on TV spots.

HIS CLINICAL INTERESTS:

  • Complex sleep apnea
  • Circadian rhythm disorders
  • Insomnia R
  • Restless legs syndrome
  • Narcolepsy

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