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Department of Psychiatry Faculty

Alp Sinan Baran, M.D.

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Primary Programs/Services:


  • University of Michigan Medical Center, Sleep Medicine Fellowship
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, General Psychiatry Residency
  • Ohio State University College of Medicine, M.D.
  • Ohio State University, B.S.

Clinical Interest:

  • Sleep disorders

Research Interest:

  • Sleep-disordered breathing
  • Periodic limb movements during sleep
  • Sleep-related gastroesophageal reflux

Academic Appointment:

  • Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Medical School
  • Associate Professor of Neurology, Medical School

Recent or Representative Publications:

  • Baran AS, Chervin RD. Approach to the patient with sleep complaints. Seminars in Neurology 2009 Sep;29(4):297-304. Epub 2009 Sep 9.
  • Roland MM, Baran AS, Richert AC. Sleep-related laryngospasm caused by gastroesophageal reflux. Sleep Medicine 2008 May;9(4):451-3. Epub 2007 Sep 17.
  • Baran AS, Richert AC, Douglass AB, May W, Ansarin K: Change in periodic limb movement index during treatment of obstructive sleep apnea with Continuous Positive Airway Pressure. Sleep 2003; 26(6):717-20.
  • Baran AS, Richert AC: Obstructive sleep apnea and depression. CNS Spectrums 2003;8(2):120-34