Dr. Asser A El-atfy MD
Sleep Medicine Specialist | Sleep Medicine120 KINGS WAY WILLIAMSBURG VA, 23185
Dr. Asser El-atfy practices Sleep Medicine in Milton, FL. Dr. El-atfy 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.
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Critical Care Medicine
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