Dr. Mohamad Al-massalkhi practices Sleep Medicine in Chicago, IL. Dr. Al-massalkhi studies, diagnoses, and treats sleep disturbances and disorders due to varying factors. Sleep Medicine Physicians are trained to treat many different conditions, including insomnia, narcolepsy, sleep apnea, idiopathic hypersomnia, menstrual-related hypersomnia, and circadian rhythm disturbances, among others.
Education and Training
University Of Damascus Faculty Of Med Damascus Syria MD
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Pulmonary Disease
- Mercy Hospital and Medical Center-Illinois
- Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, Chicago
- Chicago Medical School-PUL
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ORLAND PARK, IL 60462Get Direction
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