Faculty & Staff

The Sleep Medicine Center physicians are faculty members at Washington University School of Medicine. They have clinical hospital privileges at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and/or St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

 

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Kelvin Yamada, MD

Director, Washington University Sleep Medicine Center

Board Certified: Neurology

Certifications:  American Board of Pediatrics; American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, with Special Qualification in Child Neurology; American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology; American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Sleep Medicine and Epilepsy; American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology

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Amy Bertelson, PhD

Director, Psychological Service Center, Department of Psychology at Washington University in St. Louis

Clinical Psychologist Fellowship: Sleep Disorders and Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

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Luqi Chi, MD, MSCE, FACP

Associate Professor, Neurology

Fellowship: Sleep Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia

Board Certified: Sleep Medicine and Internal Medicine

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Rachel Darken, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Neurology

Fellowship: Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Board Certified: Sleep Medicine and Neurology

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Gabriela deBruin, MD

Assistant Professor, Neurology

Residency: Neurology, Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Fellowship: Sleep Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Board Certified: Neurology and Sleep Medicine

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Yo-El S. Ju, MD

Assistant Professor, Neurology

Fellowship: Sleep Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

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Amy Licis, MD

Assistant Professor, Neurology

Fellowship: Sleep Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Board Certified: Sleep Medicine and Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology

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Brendan Lucey, MD

Assistant Professor, Neurology

Fellowship: Clinical Neurophysiology/EEG, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Board Certified: Sleep Medicine, Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology

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Jay Piccirillo, MD, FACS

Professor, Otolaryngology

Fellowship: Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

Board Certified: Otolaryngology

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Terri Riutcel, MD

Assistant Professor, Neurology

Fellowship: Clinical Neurophysiology/EEG, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Board Certified: Sleep Medicine, Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology

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Tonya Russell, MD

Associate Professor, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Fellowship: Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Board Certified: Sleep Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Christine Wombles, APRN

Nurse Practitioner, Neurology