Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep & Allergy

Sleep Medicine Fellowship Faculty

Sabin R. Bista, M.D.

Program Director: Sabin R. Bista, M.B.B.S., FAASM
Dr. Bista completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Jacobi Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY. He completed his sleep medicine residency fellowship program at University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. After completion of his fellowship program he became part of the faculty.

Dr. Bista is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep & Allergy Division. He is the Program Director of the Sleep Medicine Fellowship, UNMC and the Course Director of the Sleep Case Conference. Dr. Bista has worked for 2.5 years as an active member of the Standards of Practice Committee for the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. He has also authored book chapters in Review of Sleep Medicine, 3rd edition and in the 1st edition of Therapy in Sleep Medicine.

Clinically, Dr. Bista is interested in sleep disorders. His research interests include Sleep Apnea, and the effects of sleep deprivation on balance.

Teri J. Barkoukis, M.D., FCCP, FAAS

Teri J. Barkoukis, M.D., FCCP, FAASM
After receiving her M.D. from the Ohio State University College of Medicine at Columbus, Ohio, Dr. Barkoukis completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Aultman and Timken Mercy Hospitals affiliated programs of the Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine. She completed her fellowship in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine which also included sleep medicine training at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, CT.

Dr. Barkoukis is a Professor of Medicine. She serves on the ACGME Appeals Committee for Sleep Medicine Fellowships.

Dr. Barkoukis is an editor of the board preparation textbook Review of Sleep Medicine, now in its third edition. She is also the lead author and editor of the 1st edition of Therapy in Sleep Medicine copyright 2012.

Michael O. Summers, MD

Medical Director: Michael O. Summers, M.D., FCCP, FAASM
Dr. Summers is an Assistant Professor of Medicine, and currently serves as the Director of the Sleep Disorders Center at The Nebraska Medical Center.

Dr. Summers received his M.D. from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. He went on to complete residency training in Internal Medicine, as well as fellowships in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Maine Medical Center. He completed Sleep Medicine fellowship training at Rush University in Chicago,where he stayed on staff for three years serving as the Associate Fellowship Program Director.

Clinical interests include disorders of hypersomnolence, sleep breathing disorders, and restless legs syndrome. He has presented associated topics nationally for the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Other interests include Medical Informatics and Quality Improvement.

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