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Belen Esparis, MD, FAASM

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Associate Chief, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Division of Sleep Medicine/Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
3624 Market Street
Suite 201
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-7772
Education:
MD (Physician-Surgeon)
Luis Razetti School of Medicine, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela, 1994.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident, Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, 1996-1999.
Chief Resident, Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, 1999-2000.
Sleep Disorders Medicine Training, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, FL, 2003-2004.
Certifications
American Board of Sleep Medicine, 2005.
American Board of Internal Medicine, Sleep Medicine, 2007.
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2010.
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Selected Publications

Esparis B: Tips for a Good Night Sleep. Women's Health Education Day for the Greater Miami Region of Hadassah Feb 2019.

Ashizawa T, Gagnon C, Groh WJ, Gutmann L, Johnson NE, Meola G, Moxley R, Pandya S, Rogers MT, Simpson E, Angeard N, Bassez G, Berggren KN, Bhakta D, Bozzali M, Broderick A, Byrne JLB, Campbell C, Cup E, Day JW, De Mattia E, Duboc D, Duong T, Eichinger K, Ekstrom AB, van Engelen B, Esparis B, Eymard B, Ferschl M, Gadalla SM, Gallais B, Goodglick T, Heatwole C, Hilbert J, Holland V, Kierkegaard M, Koopman WJ, Lane K, Maas D, Mankodi A, Mathews KD, Monckton DG, Moser D, Nazarian S, Nguyen L, Nopoulos P, Petty R, Phetteplace J, Puymirat J, Raman S, Richer L, Roma E, Sampson J, Sansone V, Schoser B, Sterling L, Statland J, Subramony SH, Tian C, Trujillo C, Tomaselli G, Turner C, Venance S, Verma A, White M, Winblad S: Consensus-based care recommendations for adults with myotonic dystrophy type 1. Neurology. Clinical Practice 8(6): 507-520, Dec 2018.

Esparis B: Can't sleep? Try these foods to help avoid 3 AM wake up call. Miami Herald Aug 2016.

Esparis B: Series on sleep topics: Insomnia, sleep apnea, good sleep hygiene, how many hours do we need to sleep? and negative effects of LED lights on sleep. AmericaTeve's nightly news show, El Espejo Jul 2016.

Esparis B: Screens and sleep do not mix well. Miami Herald Jul 2015.

Esparis B: Sleep in adolescence and gadgets. CNNE. Realidades en Contexto. Live TV Skype interview Feb 2015.

Esparis B: Alternatives naturales para conciliar el sueno. Noticiero Telemundo life interview Jan 2015.

Esparis B: Sleep apnea is a risk factor for stroke; lack of sleep may lead to vicious cycle of obesity; trouble breathing at night? do not ignore sleep apnea. Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald interview Aug 2014.

Esparis B: Sleep and weight loss/gain. Miami Herald, Health and Fitness section; El Neurvo Herald, Seccion de Salud. dormir bien puede ayudar a perder peso Jan 2014.

Esparis B: Sleep loss and weight gain go hand in hand. Aventura News. Mount Sinai Health Corner Jan 2014.

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