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Alberto Santos, MD

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WakeMed Physician Practices – Pulmonology & Sleep Medicine
 
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Office Location
Pulmonology & Sleep Medicine - Cary
200 Ashville Avenue
Suite 10
Cary, NC 27518
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Phone
919-235-6450
Medical School
The University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Internship
The Reading Hospital, West Reading, PA
Residency
The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM (Neurology)
The University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Neurosurgery)
The University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Neurology)
Fellowship
The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Certification
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Sleep Medicine)
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Neurology) Registered, Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists
Sociedade Brasileira de Sono (Sleep Medicine)
Sociedade Brasileira de Neurofisiologia Clinical (Clinical Neurophysiology)
Sociedade Brasileira de Neurocirurgia (Neurosugery)
Professional Memberships
American Academy of Neurology
American Academy of Sleep Medicine
Biography
Dr. Alberto Santos is a physician with board certification in sleep medicine and neurology. He brings decades of experience in treating a broad range of sleep disorders and related neurological conditions – often in partnership with pulmonologists and other specialists. His specialties include the treatment and diagnosis of sleep disorders including sleep apnea, snoring, CPAP/BiPAP issues, REM behavior disorder, daytime sleepiness and restless leg syndrome.

Dr. Santos has practiced in hospital and private practice settings both here in the US and in Brazil, where he was responsible for starting one of the first private sleep centers in the country. He joins WakeMed most recently from the Presbyterian Medical Group in Albuquerque, NM where he treated patients at the Presbyterian Sleep Disorders Center.

Earlier in his career, he served as medical director for three Baylor, Scott & White Medical Center sleep labs in Plano, TX and also led the Polysomnography program at the Allied Health Department of the School of Health Sciences at the University of Texas at Brownsville/Texas Southmost College. In Brazil, he served as Chair of the Sleep Medicine Institute for several years.

Dr. Santos enjoys partnering with his patients to develop the best plan of care through discussion and education. In his free time, Dr. Santos enjoys outdoor activities such as running, biking and skiing. He is fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish.
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