Ali Artar, MD is a clinical and research associate at the Ohio Sleep Medicine Institute. He is board certified in sleep medicine and psychiatry. His interest in sleep medicine began during the final year of his general psychiatry residency while seeing outpatient clinic patients whose psychiatric symptoms stabilized but sleep complaints persisted. He has practiced sleep medicine for most of his medical career and specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of Narcolepsy, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Restless Legs Syndrome, in addition to other sleep disorders. His informational approach to patient care is praised by patients and appreciated by the medical community. He is thorough, attentive to his patients’ needs and very dedicated, and he guides patients in a pragmatic and respectful way to gradually achieve a good night’s sleep and better health.
Dr. Artar completed his sleep medicine fellowship at the Department of Neurology, Sleep Disorders Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, founded by Michael Aldrich, a pioneer in the field of sleep medicine. He later became medical director of a sleep diagnostic center in Oak Ridge, Tennessee and subsequently practiced sleep medicine in Indiana and Wisconsin. Dr. Artar grew up in Illinois and is deeply attached to the Midwest. His strong commitment to patient care in an asset to our patients and to the Central Ohio community.
Dr. Artar was born and raised in the Chicago area, enjoys travel, reading, physical fitness, and is a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, American Academy of Psychiatry and Neurology, and American Medical Association.