Harneet Kaur WaliaMD
Harneet Walia, MD, FAASM is an Associate Professor in the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University where she subspecializes in diagnoses and treatment of complex sleep disorders. She is a Staff at the Center for Sleep Disorders in the Neurological Institute, Cleveland Clinic. She is board-certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and has additional board certification in Sleep Medicine.
Dr. Walia received her MD degree from the Kasturba Medical College, India. She completed her residency at St. Elizabeth Health Center and fellowship training at the University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University.
Dr. Walia's research focuses on the association of obstructive sleep apnea and cardiovascular disorders particularly resistant hypertension. She is also actively involved in research related to patient-reported outcomes in relation to the treatment of sleep-disordered breathing. She is currently involved in research elucidating the relationship between sleep-disordered breathing and resistant hypertension to devise new interventions for effective management of hypertension in this patient population. Her results have been presented nationally and have resulted in numerous abstracts, manuscripts, and book chapters. Dr. Walia has given numerous presentations on the topics related to sleep disorders regionally, nationally and internationally.
She is involved in media relations to increase awareness of sleep disorders and has appeared on numerous national news broadcasts. She also serves as a Medical Director for the Lorain sleep laboratory of Cleveland Clinic. She mentors sleep medicine fellows and serve as a reviewer on multiple journals including Sleep and Breathing, Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine and Journal of Clinical Sleep Research. Dr. Walia also serves as the quality improvement officer for the sleep center and is champion for the continuous improvement process for her center. She has led multiple quality and continuous improvement projects in the sleep center.