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Martha Yanci, MD

Over 14 years in clinical practice

  • Board Certification: Sleep Medicine, Adult Neurology
  • Clinical Focus: Sleep Medicine and Neurology
  • Medical School: Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia

Residencies and Fellowships:

  • Ophthalmology: Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
  • Adult Neurology: University of Texas Medical Branch
  • Sleep Medicine: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.

Leadership and Teaching Experience:

  • Medical Director Sleep Medicine – MCHS SW MN, 2014 – 2018
  • Assistant Professor of Neurology- University of Tennessee, 2020 – 2021

Research Experience, Presentations and Publications

  • Multiple presentations and contributions to Sleep Medicine and Neurology Journals

Honors and Distinctions:

  • Graduated top of Medical School Class
  • Chief Resident during Neurology and Ophthalmology residencies
Further Reading

News & Updates

Telehealth Patient

Telehealth for sleep evaluations

Telehealth is a hot topic. Although its recent rise is partially linked with the decline in in-person visits during the coronavirus pandemic, telehealth has in fact been heralded as the ‘next big thing’ in healthcare for more than a decade. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) has announced its commitment to advancing the use…

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sleep apnea and insomnia patient

Will Sleep Apnea Cause Insomnia?

Everyone has trouble sleeping at some point in their life. A late-afternoon latte, an overly indulgent dinner or nerves about an upcoming work milestone can keep you up into the wee hours of the night. The next day may not be one of your best –- you might be irritable, exhausted and unfocused — but…

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Sleep Apnea Raises Your Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death: Get the Facts

You may have heard of sleep apnea, but do you really know what it is? Far from a harmless sleep disorder that keeps you from a sound night’s rest, sleep apnea can lead to serious health complications, including sudden cardiac death. According to the American Sleep Apnea Association, 22 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea.…

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