Gabriela de Bruin, MD
Professor of Neurology
Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs
Sleep Medicine Center
Barnes Jewish Hospital and Washington University
Gabriela de Bruin is an associate professor of neurology. Born and raised in Brazil, she received her medical degree from the Federal University of Ceara. Following medical school, de Bruin completed a neurology residency and a sleep medicine fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. She joined the Department of Neurology at Washington University as faculty in 2012.
De Bruin’s clinical interests involve the entire spectrum of sleep disorders including obstructive and central sleep apnea, parasomnias, restless legs syndrome and narcolepsy. Her academic interests involve medical education, patient safety and clinical operations. She is the medical director of the neurology resident clinic where she works closely with residents teaching outpatient neurology. She is vice chair for clinical affairs and patient safety office in the Department of Neurology. Her work involves developing and implementing clinical processes that promote safe care and reduce medical errors.