Biography & Education

Biography
We spend a third of our lives sleeping, and sleep disorders can have a profound and debilitating impact on the wellbeing of patients and their families. Dr. Gersappe strongly believes that healing requires developing a sense of control over one�s illness. As a physician, she strives to communicate effectively with her patients, to educate and empower them with the information that they need to make appropriate treatment decisions and lifestyle changes.
Position Summary Medical Director of Providence Sleep Health Institute
Additional Information

About Dr. Gersappe:

Dr. Vrushali Gersappe is board certified in Psychiatry and a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. She completed her Psychiatry residency and Sleep Medicine Fellowship at SUNY-Buffalo, NY. She also completed specialized training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I) at SUNY-Buffalo and the University of Rochester.

Prior to joining Swedish Sleep Medicine, Dr. Gersappe worked as a sleep specialist at Sound Sleep Health in Seattle. She was formerly a sleep specialist in the Department of Internal Medicine at SUNY-Buffalo, where she founded a CBT-I (cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia) clinic, and was formerly Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at SUNY-Buffalo.

At Swedish, Dr. Gersappe takes care of patients with all types of sleep disorders including:

  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Narcolepsy
  • Circadian rhythm disorders
  • Restless legs syndrome P
  • Parasomnias

She conducts a cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia clinic for patients with insomnia. She has experience in Tele-Medicine and will be using her skills to develop a Tele-Sleep program for outreach hospitals in Washington and New York.

Dr. Gersappe is passionate about research and education and conducts community seminars to increase awareness of sleep disorders.

Specialties
  • Sleep medicine
Education Background
Medical School MGM Medical College, New Bombay, India
Residency Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, State University of New York, Buffalo
Fellowship Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, State University of New York, Buffalo
Languages
  • English
Personal Interests
Keen interest in global health issues, photography and cooking.

Care Locations

13020 Meridian Ave. S.
Everett, WA 98208
Swedish Sleep Medicine - Mill Creek
13020 Meridian Avenue South
Everett 98208
Fax 206-215-1135
Monday - Friday 9:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
Accepted Insurances
  • Contact this office for accepted insurance plans.
Accepted Payment Methods
Medicare, Bill Insurance, VISA, Master Card, Cash, Check, Sliding Fee Scale
Accepting Medicaid

Specialties

Specialties
  • Sleep medicine
Clinical Interests
  • Mill Creek
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Sleep Studies
  • Snoring Therapy

Reviews

Patient Ratings and Comments
About Our Survey

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey. Responses are measured on a 10-point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5-point scale in order to display results in a 5-star rating. Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

4.6 out of 5 (46 Ratings, 10 Comments)

70

11/10/2014
The care provider did not give me any follow up dealing with my sleep problem, no sense of plan or resolution.
Swedish Patient
80

09/14/2014
Good provider.
Swedish Patient
80

09/09/2014
The doctor is nice and efficient. She answers my questions directly using data & facts.
Swedish Patient
100

09/09/2014
Good experience.
Swedish Patient
100

09/09/2014
Other health professionals can learn from her & how to treat patients. She's one of the best I've had.
Swedish Patient
100

08/04/2014
I liked this doctor very much. She was clear with her treatment plan and gave me information to how I can take better care of myself.
Swedish Patient
100

06/25/2014
Excellent care by *Dr. Gersappe.
Swedish Patient
20

06/18/2014
Bad communication skills regarding what sleep apnea is and how to fix it successfully -
Swedish Patient
100

05/29/2014
I have referred my husband to *Dr. Gersappe.
Swedish Patient
100

05/26/2014
He is a good doctor to me and I hope to others too.
Swedish Patient