UTHealth Expert List

Sleep Medicine

Richard Castriotta, M.D.

Richard  Castriotta
  • Director, Division of  Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
  • Medical Director, Sleep Disorders Center, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center
  • Faculty Member, John P. McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics, UTHealth

Richard J. Castriotta, M.D., specializes in the treatment of sleep issues and his research interests include sleep disorders in traumatic brain injury, REM sleep behavior disorder in Parkinson’s disease and complex sleep apnea. He has served as president of the Southern Sleep Society, chairman of the Connecticut Thoracic Society Section on Sleep Medicine and vice chair of the Southern Medical Association Chest Disease Section. He is a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians and of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

Previous interview: http://abclocal.go.com/ktrk/story?id=8779461


Ron Karni, M.D.

Ron  Karni
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Ron Karni, M.D., specializes in thyroid and parathyroid disorders, including robotic thyroidectomy and mini-incision endoscopic parathyroidectomy, head and neck cancer, transoral robotic surgery, salivary gland disorders, workup of a neck mass, and sleep medicine. He can also discuss the latest technology in minimally invasive robotic surgeries to treat head and neck cancers.

Previous Interview: http://go.uth.edu/KarniInterview1