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Clete A. Kushida, M.D., Ph.D.

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University Medical Center

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Contact Information

  • Clinical Offices
    Stanford Sleep Medicine Center 450 Broadway St Pavilion C 2nd Fl MC 5704 Redwood City, CA 94063
    Tel Work (650) 721-7560 Fax (650) 721-3447
  • Academic Offices
    Not for medical emergencies or patient use

Professional Overview

Clinical Focus

  • Neurology
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Medicine

Administrative Appointments

  • President, World Sleep Federation (2011 - present)
  • Medical Director, Stanford Sleep Medicine Center (2010 - present)
  • President, American Academy of Sleep Medicine (2009 - 2010)
  • Founding/Inaugural President, California Sleep Society (2008 - 2010)
  • Board Of Directors, American Academy of Sleep Medicine (2005 - 2011)
  • Board Of Directors, American Board of Sleep Medicine (2000 - 2006)
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Professional Education

Internship: University of Hawaii-J A Burns School of Medicine HI (1991)
Fellowship: Stanford University School of Medicine CA (1996)
Board Certification: Sleep Medicine, American Board of Sleep Medicine (1996)
Residency: UCSD Medical Center CA (1994)
Medical Education: University of Chicago Hospitals IL (1990)
M.D.: Univ of Chicago, Medicine (1990)
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Community and International Work



Scientific Focus

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

Dr. Kushida is a neurologist and sleep specialist who directs several NIH- and industry-sponsored research studies, focused on topics such as the physical features and neurocognitive changes associated with the obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, the epidemiology and treatment of restless legs syndrome/periodic limb movement disorder, primary care sleep education and training, and countermeasures for sleep loss.


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