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Anand A. Gersappe, MD, PhD, MBBS

Sleep Medicine Practitioner
Languages: English, Hindi, Marathi
Accepting New Patients
Professional Statement
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.
Education
Institution
Type
Grant Medical College Maharashtra University of Health Sciences
Medical School
SUNY Buffalo
Residency
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
Fellowship
Professional Associations
American Association of Sleep Medicine, American Academy of Neurology
Personal Interests
Reading, playing guitar, biking and hiking.
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Sleep Medicine
Services
Clinical Interests
  • bedwetting
  • bruxism
  • cataplexy
  • circadian rhythm disorder
  • confusional arousals
  • daytime sleepiness
  • home sleep study
  • movement disorders
  • narcolepsy
  • nightmares
  • obesity hypoventilation syndrome
  • periodic limb movement disorder
  • polysomnography
  • restless legs syndrome
  • sleep abnormalities
  • sleep apnea
  • sleep disorders
  • sleep paralysis
  • sleep phase disorder
  • sleep related hallucinations
  • sleep talking
  • sleep-related eating disorder
  • snoring
  • somnambulism
Blog Posts
By: Anand A Gersappe, MD, PhD, MBBS
Friday, March 9, 2012
What are the effects of Daylight Savings on your sleep schedule, and what can you do to reduce these effects? Here are some tips:


 

 

 


By: Anand A Gersappe, MD, PhD, MBBS
Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Here’s a great reason to remember to turn your clocks back and sleep in an extra hour this weekend: it may be good for your heart.

More than 1.5 billion people reset their clocks every year, turning clocks backward by an hour in the fall and forward by an hour in the spring. These transitions can disrupt internal biologic rhythms and influence the duration and quality of sleep. But does losing or gaining that one hour have health consequences? A 2008 report in the New England Journal of Medicine by Dr. Janszky and colleagues suggests that it does. The authors showed that there is a significant increase in the daily rate of heart attack in the first few days after we “spring ahead” and get an hour less of sleep, but that in the first few days after we “fall back” and gain an hour of sleep, there are fewer heart attacks.

Sleep deprivation carries a high risk. Sleeping less than 5...

PATIENT RATINGS AND COMMENTS

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.

4.5 out of 5 (99 Ratings, 12 Comments)


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07/27/2017
I was asked to fill out ~35 medical questionnaire prior to the visit. I was emailed and called to ensure I did it. I was told that they wouldn't see me if I didn't fill it out. However the doctor asked me many of the SAME questions. It was as if he never saw my info. He didn't seemed to have prepared at all.
80

07/19/2017
As far as follow up goes. I sent an email to the doctor the day after my appt and have still not heard back.
90

06/21/2017
Both the doctor and nurse were excellent, the doctor was clear and listened.
100

04/05/2017
I am new to the area/state & was relieved to find such a competent, comfortable dr.
100

03/08/2017
I am very pleased with my provider
100

02/01/2017
Awesome Doctor. He went above and beyond what a lot of doctors do. It was obvious he really cared about my well being.
100

11/13/2016
Have had trouble w/assistants in the past - (non-responsive, failed to handle prescriptions/paper work in timely manner) it thank her name was [...]. New assistants have been MUCH BETTER.
100

11/12/2016
[...] the doctor was great. I had no additional questions after my visit.
90

11/10/2016
he really needs to respond to my Chart questions.
100

10/26/2016
I would never recommend this clinic to anyone because of the awful wait times to get an appointment. I'm barely hanging on as a patient myself.
100

09/21/2016
dr explained everything very well. He listened and made sure that i understood great experince!
20

09/12/2016
people are great and very nice. However, the process for getting a single diagnosis is horrible and could easily be streamlined.
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