Bruce C. Corser, MD, MBA, FAASM, is a top sleep medicine specialist who lends his skills and expertise to serve patients at Sleep Management Institute (1995-present), Your MD (2003-present), and Intrepid Research (2015-present) in Cincinnati, OH. Intrepid Research is an independent investigative research site, which conducts multi-specialty clinical trials for the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. Dr. Corser is the medical director and president of these three medical facilities. He can also be found on staff at The Christ Hospital and several other Cincinnati-area medical facilities. With thirty years of experience as a sleep medicine specialist, he specializes in all facets of his specialty. In the past seven years, he has been continually active in the clinical research arena having served as principal investigator in more than 100 clinical trials. He focused his clinical research mostly in sleep-related issues, such as restless leg syndrome, primary insomnia, and excessive sleepiness associated with shift work sleep disorder. Dr. Corser has co-authored several articles in journals such as CHEST and the American Journal of Medicine.
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Education and Training
State University of New York’s Upstate Medical Center Medical Degree 1980
Dr. Bruce C. Corser, MD, FAASM's Expert Contributions
Restless legs syndrome (RLS) also known as Willis-Ekbom disease, can begin at any age and generally worsens as you age. It's a condition that causes an uncontrollable urge to move your legs, usually because of an uncomfortable sensation. It typically happens in the evening or nighttime hours when...
Chronic insomnia is characterized by difficulty falling asleep, difficulty staying asleep, or awakening too early and having difficulty regaining sleep for at least several nights weekly and for three months or more in duration. Insomnia is associated with next day impairment such as tiredness, difficulty concentrating, or difficulty functioning. Insomnia is treatable either with cognitive behavior therapy or medication. READ MORE
Mandibular advancing dental devices are indicated for mild sleep apnea and snoring without sleep apnea. CPAP is the initial treatment of choice for moderate to severe sleep apnea but is also effective for mild sleep apnea. READ MORE
An overnight sleep study performed by an accredited sleep center. READ MORE
Having isolated cataplexy without any of the other symptoms of narcolepsy is exceedingly rare. I suggest that you see a neurologist or sleep specialist for further evaluation. There area very effective medications for treatment of cataplexy. READ MORE
Expert PublicationsData provided by the National Library of Medicine
- Daytime pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic evaluation of low-dose sublingual transmucosal zolpidem hemitartrate.
- Effect of gaboxadol on sleep in adult and elderly patients with primary insomnia: results from two randomized, placebo-controlled, 30-night polysomnography studies.
- Spontaneous hydrogen peroxide release from alveolar macrophages of some cigarette smokers.
- Enhancement of macrophage and monocyte cytotoxicity by the surface active material of lung lining fluid.
- American College of Physicians
- American Academy of Sleep Medicine
- American Sleep Disorders Association
- Cincinnati Academy of Medicine
Professional Society Memberships
- American College of Physicians, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, American Sleep Disorders Association, Cincinnati Academy of Medicine
Articles and Publications
- Dr. Corser has co-authored several articles in journals such as CHEST and the American Journal of Medicine
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Get to know Sleep Medicine Specialist Dr. Bruce C. Corser, who serves patients in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Bruce Corser, M.D., is currently the medical director at three Cincinnati-area medical facilities including Sleep Management Institute, Your MD, and Intrepid Research. He received his medical degree from the State University of New York’s Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse in 1980, and completed his postgraduate training at the University of Cincinnati. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary, and Sleep Medicine.
Dr. Corser has extensive clinical research experience, and has held the position of principal investigator in more than 100 clinical trials during the past seven years. His research has focused on sleep-related issues including primary insomnia, restless legs syndrome and excessive sleepiness associated with shift work sleep disorder. Dr. Corser has co-authored several articles in journals such as CHEST and the American Journal of Medicine, and is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American College of Physicians, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, the American Sleep Disorders Association and the Cincinnati Academy of Medicine.
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- How Long Should my Child Be Sleeping?
The amount of sleep a child needs varies depending on the child and the child's age.1-4 weeks oldNewborns usually sleep for 15 to 18 hours per day, but this sleep usually occurs in short periods of two to four hours at a time. The duration of sleep is generally longer for babies who are born...
- Restless Legs Syndrome: The Treatment Options
Restless legs syndrome that’s not connected to an underlying condition whatsoever, can effectively be managed with certain medications and lifestyle changes. However, if the accompanying symptoms are extremely severe, they can be cured by treating the underlying condition. For instance, iron...
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As everyone with sleep apnea knows, it slowly sucks the life out of you from a persistent state of fatigue, the inability to enjoy a recuperative night of sleep, the inability to properly oxygenate the body, and the subsequent morning headaches after a night of snoring and struggling to breathe. The...