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Oct 2007Present


JWM Neurology, PC



University of Michigan
2000Jan 2002


University of New Mexico


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Ali Artar, M.D., a sleep medicine physician with a strong background in psychiatry, presently serves with JWM Neurology, P.C. in Indianapolis, Indiana. Dr. Artar's practice treats patients with a broad range of sleep disorders, including sleep apnea, insomnia, and narcolepsy. Treatments he provides include both medication and non-medication therapies, including cognitive-behavioral therapy and other psychiatric techniques. Since patients with sleep disorders often suffer from several overlapping medical and psychiatric conditions, Dr. Artar's field requires a complex and thorough diagnostic process. Dr. Artar furnishes a successful record of helping patients normalize their sleep or reduce their daytime symptoms, including some patients previously deemed untreatable. Primarily specializing in general psychiatry, Ali Artar, M.D., holds board certifications in general psychiatry and sleep medicine, with board eligibility in child and adolescent psychiatry. His academic qualifications include seven years postgraduate medical training, with four years in general psychiatry, two years in child adolescent psychiatry, and one year in sleep medicine training.Prior to joining JWM Neurology in 2007, Ali Artar, M.D., contributed his expertise at a hospital-based sleep center in rural Tennessee for two years. He previously completed professional training in sleep medicine at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor after serving as an assistant professor of child and adolescent psychiatry at a children's psychiatry center in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Dr. Artar first developed an interest in sleep medicine during the final year of his general psychology training.During his unstructured time, Dr. Artar pursues several active hobbies, including swimming, racquetball, basketball, cycling, and hiking. He additionally enjoys watching movies, pencil drawing, and playing pool, along with studying several musical instruments.