About Us

We evaluate problems related to daytime sleepiness and disturbed sleep. Our goal is to provide our patients with the best possible care today, while preventing any future health problems, if possible. (see long term health risks associated with Sleep Apnea) Our professional and courteous staff is here to assist you and will be with you throughout your study. Our staff includes a medical director, lab manager, sleep technicians and scheduling coordinators.

Medical Director
Tariq Abdelkarim, MD (Dr. Karim)

Sleep Lab Manager
Theresa Rutan, CMA

Sleep Technicians
Holly Bordner, RPSGT
Clara Lopresto, RPSGT

Scheduling Coordinators
Theresa Rutan, CMA
Tina Shay
Heather Foote

Medical Assistants
Rose Signor, RMA
Amanda Webb, CMA

Physician's Assistant
Brandon Douglass, PA-C
Ryan Holmes, PA-C

Nurse Practitioner
Barry Strain, NP
Cara Klein, NP
Penny Wallman, NP

Bio-Medical Engineer
Huthaifa Muneer Yousef Abo Alhaj

Our sleep studies are conducted in a private room complete with a 32" flat panel television and top of the line, Simmons Beautyrest mattress (Pillow top).

Sleep disorders are often not taken seriously. Loud snoring and daytime sleepiness may be warning signs of other health conditions. This may also cause accidents; due to excessive daytime sleepiness.

Below are some of the most common warning signs. (see long term health risks associated with Sleep Apnea)

Warning Signs

  • Daytime Fatigue & Sleepiness
  • Snoring
  • Witnessed Apneas (someone witnesses you not breathing for minutes at a time, while sleeping)
  • Insomnia
  • Anxiety
  • Memory Problems
  • Poor Concentration & Attention
  • Irritability
  • Morning Headaches
  • Dry Mouth

If you're having any of the above symptoms, please contact your primary care physician for a sleep study referral.