Stuart Menn, M.D., Palm Springs
Dr. Stuart Menn has gained a reputation in sleep disorders medicine for his dedicated and conscientious work, both as a clinician and as a researcher. As a Board Certified Sleep Specialist, Dr. Menn’s expertise spans a wide range of sleep disorders. As a Board Certified Internist and Boarded Pulmonologist, Stuart Menn focuses on how sleep disorders interact when more than one medical problem is present.
In 1984, Dr. Menn became the sixth pulmonologist in the USA to receive board certification in sleep medicine from the Association of Sleep Disorder Centers, the predecessor of the American Board of Sleep Medicine. In 2011, he became additionally boarded in sleep medicine under the auspices of the American Board of Internal Medicine.
Dr. Menn has been a Member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine since 1978, serving on the Nosology Committee, of the AASM, and the Respiratory-Related Sleep Disorders Committee as well as a Member of the Accreditation Committee and the Sleep Exam Committee. Dr. Menn’s publications include, “The International Classification of Sleep Disorders-Diagnostic and Coding Manual (1990)” and “Oral Appliances for the Treatment of Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea: a Review (1995)”. He has also published research articles in the areas of chronic hypercapnia, metabolic alkalosis, restless leg syndrome, insomnia and dental devices in obstructive sleep apnea. In the area of clinical research. Dr. Menn has been the Principle Investigator on more than 50 clinical studies in insomnia, sleep apnea, shift work and restless leg syndrome. In 2010, Dr. Menn received the Pierre Robin Award by the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine for “exceptional contributions to dental sleep medicine in education and research (2010).”
Dr. Menn began his professional career as the Medical Director of the ICU at the University of California School of Medicine, VA Hospital, La Jolla, CA. (1973-1980). With a growing interest in sleep disorders, Dr. Menn was the Co-Founder of the Scripps Clinic Sleep Disorders Center, La Jolla, CA. (1982-1996). Dr. Menn left Scripps to become a Co-Founder and Medical Director of Pacific Sleep Medicine, San Diego (1996-2001). He continues to practice in Palm Springs and Rancho Mirage.
- Sleep Medicine
- Internal Medicine