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ECU physicians named among top sleep doctors in U.S.

Dr. Sunil Sharma
GREENVILLE, N.C.   (May 21, 2012)   —   Drs. Sunil Sharma and Ronald Perkin have been named two of the top physicians in the country for treating sleep disorders.

Sharma is an assistant professor of medicine at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University and director of the ECU Sleep Disorders Center. Perkin is chair of the Department of Pediatrics and co-director of the Vidant Children's Hospital.

They were named in Sleep Review magazine’s annual listing of the nation's top sleep doctors and facilities. The issue was published this month and is available online at

The United States has approximately 2,000 accredited sleep centers, according to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

Dr. Ronald Perkin
Dr. Ronald Perkin


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