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Our highly trained specialists offer a comprehensive range of services for treating sleep disorders. Our physicians are board-certified by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, and have specialty training in areas such as pulmonology, behavioral medicine, psychology, and internal medicine. You can be sure that you’ll get the right diagnosis and the right treatment for your sleep issues with this experienced team.
 



Robert Israel
  Robert H. Israel, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.C.C.P., Medical Director
  • Medical degree: State University of New York – Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn , New York
  • Medical residency and pulmonary fellowship: New York Medical College in New York City
  • Professor of medicine at University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry since 1990 - 2005
  • Co-founded the St. Mary’s Sleep Disorders Center, which began in 1983
  • Medical director of the Unity Sleep Disorders Center since 2000
  • Diplomate, American Board of Sleep Medicine
  • Board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary and sleep medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine



Margarita Zhavoronkova
  Margarita D. Zhavoronkova, M.D., Associate Medical Director
  • Medical degree: First Medical Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Residency: internal medicine at Unity Hospital
  • Diplomate, American Board of Sleep Medicine
  • Member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • Joined Unity Sleep Disorders Center in 2000



Alice Hoagland
  Alice C. Hoagland, Ph.D., M.B.A., Director of the Insomnia Clinic
  • Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Rochester
  • Master of business administration from University of Rochester – The Simon School
  • Post-doctoral fellowship in clinical psychology at the University of Rochester
  • Diplomate, American Board of Sleep Medicine
  • Joined Unity Sleep Disorders Center in 1998



James Murray
  James A. Murray, D.O., F.C.C.P., Chief of Pulmonary Medicine
  • Board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine, critical care medicine, sleep medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Medical degree: Midwestern University
  • Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, Phoenix, AZ
  • Internal medicine internships and chief resident at Mary Imogene Basset Medical Center
  • Pulmonary and critical care fellowships at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
  • Joined Unity Sleep Disorders Center in 2009



Jason Lyons
  Jason Lyons, M.D., F.C.C.P., Medical director of Respiratory Therapy and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Medical degree: New York Medical College, Valhalla , NY
  • Medical residency and fellowship: University of Rochester Medical Center
  • Board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine, critical care medicine and sleep medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Joined Unity Sleep Disorders Center in 2009



Jazeela Fayyaz
  Jazeela Fayyaz, D.O.
  • Board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine and sleep medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Medical degree: New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, NY
  • Internal medical residency: Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Newark, NJ
  • Sleep medicine fellowship: Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Newark, NJ
  • Pulmonary medicine fellowship: Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, Chief Fellow
  • Joined Unity Sleep Disorders Center in 2011



Jane Dorsey
  Jane Dorsey, F.N.P., M.S.N., L.Ac., Nurse Practitioner in Sleep Medicine
  • Master’s degree in science from University of Rochester, Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Master’s degree in oriental medicine and acupuncture from the New York Chiropractic College Finger Lakes School of Oriental Medicine
  • Board certified family nurse practitioner, registered nurse, New York State licensed acupuncturist
  • Member of the Nurse Practitioner Association of New York, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, New York State Sleep Society, and Sigma Theta Tau International
  • Joined Unity Sleep Disorders Center in 1999




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