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ABOUT US

OUR TEAM

PROVIDERS

Welcome To

Sleep and Insomnia Center

Sleep and Insomnia Center is the only sleep center in Hawaii to offer clinical as well as ground breaking research therapies for sleep disorders. The Sleep and Insomnia Center is dedicated to the comprehensive clinical evaluation and laboratory evaluation for patients with all types of sleep disorders. The center also serves as a medical referral facility for the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders and provides education for both professionals and the community designed to increase awareness of sleep-related conditions. The Center’s highly trained and experienced staff includes physicians who are Board Certified in Sleep Medicine and registered polysomnographic technologists, who are proficient in evaluating and diagnosing a range of sleep difficulties and providing patient education. The Center is nationally accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). The team designs personalized treatment programs to manage a broad spectrum of sleep disorders in adults and children including obstructive sleep apnea; excessive daytime sleepiness; snoring; insomnia; restless legs syndrome; parasomnias; narcolepsy; shift work sleep disorder; jet lag syndrome and various other sleep problems. The Sleep Disorders Center offer new patients and returning patients appointments at which they meet with sleep specialists to discuss their problems, explain their medical histories and undergo physical examinations. Our Center is recognized nationally for its work not only in providing most advanced cutting edge treatments, but also work with other centers in US and global to offer groundbreaking Clinical Research. Sleep Clinical Trials available at Sleep and Insomnia Center Publications by our specialists and researchers at the Sleep and Insomnia Center Our specialists and staff are passionate about making a difference not just for our patients but for their precious families and caregivers. We understand the challenges of facing these issues and want to be sure you do not feel alone in this journey and have local resources available to you. Therefore, we work closely with and support Hawaii’s local support group.

Nicholas Anderson, M.D.

Sleep Medicine

Fellowship: Sleep Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine
Residency: Family Medicine, University of Hawaii
Medical School: University of Colorado School of Medicine

Meet Our

Multidisciplinary Team

Kore Kai Liow, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.A.N.

Neurology
Neuroscience Chair

Director, Memory Disorders Center, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Neuro COVID Clinic, Center for Neuromodulation, Hawaii Pacific Neuroscience
Principal Investigator, Clinical Research Center, BRITL (Brain Research, Innovation & Translation Labs) BCI (Brain Computer Interface) & Brain Mapping Lab
Clinical Professor of Medicine (Neurology), Graduate Faculty, Clinical & Translational Research, University of Hawai`i John A. Burns School of Medicine

Nicholas Anderson, MD

Sleep Medicine

Director, Sleep and Insomnia Center
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine,
University of Hawai`i John Burns School of Medicine

Darren DuGas, M.D.

Neurology

Director, Video-EEG Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU)
Co-Director, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
Sub- Investigator, Epilepsy Research Unit

Natalia Gonzalez Caldito, M.D.

Neurology

Director, MS & Neuroimmunology Center
Director, ALS & Neuromuscular Center & IV Infusion Center
Sub investigator, MS & Neuroimmunology & Neuromuscular Research Unit

Eonjung Angeline Kim, M.D.

Neurology

Director, Headache & Facial Pain Center
Sub- Investigator, Headache Research Unit

Janette Abramowitz, M.D.

Neurology

Research Faculty, Brain Mapping Lab, Brain Research, Innovation & Translation Labs
Residency: Combined Neurology & Psychiatry University of Massachusetts Medical School Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School

Alexander Takayesu, M.D., M.P.H.

Psychiatry

Périnatal Psychiatry, Post Partum Dépression
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Hawaii John A Burns School of Medicine
SubInvestigator, Center for Psychiatric Neuroscience

Paul Smith, M.D.

Lifestyle Medicine

Director, Self Care & Wellness Center
Sub-investigator, Clinical Research Center
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine (Neurology), University of Hawai`i John A. Burns School of Medicine

Chris Larrinaga, ARPN-BC, MSN, CNRN

Neurology, Neuroscience

Sleep Medicine
Sub-Investigator, Clinical Research Center

Nicole Evans, PA-C

Neurology, Neuroscience

Sub-Investigator, Clinical Research Center

Qi Zhi, DNP, MPH, FNP-BC

Neurology, Neuroscience

Memory Disorders
Sub-Investigator, Clinical Research Center

Qing X. Li PhD

Basic Science, Neuroscience

Professor, Department of Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Honolulu

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