Sleep Disorders Center

The Jefferson Sleep Disorders Center is a state-of-the-art sleep center with 10 fully equipped beds that is co-located in the outpatient building with the pulmonary physician academic offices as well as other pulmonary clinics.

The center provides comprehensive care in all aspects of sleep medicine to residents in the Delaware Valley and beyond. Established in 1978, the Jefferson Sleep Disorders Center was the first such program in the Philadelphia area and is accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. The sleep center evaluates over 1500 patients per year and performs over 2,000 studies. An active fellowship program that trains the next generation of sleep physicians.

The Jefferson Sleep Center is a multidisciplinary center with specialists from the Pulmonary Division, Psychiatry, Neurology and ENT who work closely together to provide comprehensive sleep services. Jefferson has an active bariatric program that supports the sleep program. Inpatient polysomnography studies are performed regularly, and there are shared lectures with the Division of Epilepsy.

Faculty & Staff 

  • Karl Doghramji, MD
    Medical Director, Jefferson Sleep Disorders Center
    Program DIrector, Fellowship in Sleep Medicine 
  • Zhanna Fast, MD 
  • Ritu G Grewal, MD
  • Dimitri Markov, MD
  • Saoirse L Owens, CRNP
  • Mary E Pollice, CRNP