Chi George Zhao , MD

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Chi George Zhao, MD specializes in Sleep Medicine and is board certified in Neurology and Sleep Medicine.  He has a special interest in the management of sleep apneas, insomnia, narcolepsy, parasomnias, circadian rhythm disorders and sleep related movement disorders.

Dr. Zhao became interested in Sleep Medicine because of the dramatic difference a good night of sleep makes on a person’s well being. Today, as a Sleep Medicine Physician, his goal is to help his patients sleep better at night so they can enjoy better quality of life and accomplish more during the day.

Dr. Zhao enjoys photography, traveling with his family and playing sports and games with his kids.   

“Good medicine needs cooperation and team effort.  I’m here to listen and advise my patients, so together we can live a healthier life.” 

Credentials

Medical School 

  • University of Maryland School of Maryland

Residency

  • Montefiore Medical Center Neurology

Fellowship

  • Montefiore Medical Center|Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Sleep Medicine
  • Adult Neurology


Specialty Areas of Interest

  • Sleep Medicine
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Insomnia
  • Narcolepsy
  • Parasomnias

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • American Academy of Neurology



Affiliations & Awards

Recognitions

  • Inducted into the Leo M. Davidoff Society of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University for outstanding achievement in the teaching of medical students 

Publications

  • Thorpy M, Zhao CGDauvilliers YManagement of narcolepsy during pregnancy.  Sleep Med. 2013 Apr;14(4):367-76.
  • Shah N, Redline S, Yaggi HK, Wu R, Zhao CG, Ostfeld R, Menegus M, Tracy D, Brush E, Appel D, Kaplan RC.  Obstructive sleep apnea and acute myocardial infarction severity: ischemic preconditioning?  Sleep Breath. 2013 May;17(2):819-26.
  • Zhao CG, Thorpy M.  “Sleep Disorders” in Neuroscience in the 21st Century: From Basic to Clinical.  Springer, 1st ed, 8/1/2012.
  • Siegel J, Zhao CG.  “Phylogeny of Sleep” in Sleep MultiMedia, the Computerized Textbook of Sleep Medicine. Ver 7.0, 2009. 
  • Bezov D, Lipton RB, Podoltsev N, Zhao CG, Ashina S.  Headache in thrombotic  thrombocytopenic purpura: two cases with pathophysiological considerations.  Headache. 2010 Jun;50(6):1060-4.
  • Steveson CT, Zhao CG, Keutmann HT, Mains RE, Eipper BA.  Access of a membrane protein to secretory granules is facilitated by phosphorylation.  J Biol Chem. 2001 Oct 26;276(43):40326-37.

“Good medicine needs cooperation and team effort.  I’m here to listen and advise my patients, so together we can live a healthier life.” 

- Dr. Chi George Zhao