Asim Roy, MD is the medical director of the Ohio Sleep Medicine Institute. Board certified in sleep medicine and neurology, he works in close collaboration with health care providers to deliver continuous and coordinated sleep medicine care to adult and pediatric patients. Dr. Roy brings a thorough and thoughtful approach to patient care, in line with the comprehensive standards of our institute. He is the author of various articles, chapters and books, covering, among other topics, sleep and neurological disorders, restless legs syndrome, idiopathic hypersomnia, confusional arousals and sleep walking, cataplexy and REM sleep behavior disorder. Dr. Roy completed his neurology residency at Georgetown University as Chief Resident and his sleep and neurophysiology fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.
Dr. Roy and the Ohio Sleep Medicine Institute share a long history together. He decided to specialize in sleep medicine following a rotation he spent at our institute as an intern. Under the mentoring of the late Dr. Helmut Schmidt and Dr. Markus Schmidt, he discovered the fascinating world of sleep medicine that has now sparked a life-long interest. His professionalism, warm personality and dedication to patient care are terrific assets to our institute.
A big proponent of education, he trains medical professionals on sleep disorders management. He serves on the board of directors for the committee on accreditation for polysomnographic technologist education. He is a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, American Academy of Neurology, American Medical Association and Columbus Medical Association.