SMI – India's First Online Sleep Medicine Platform


About Sleep Medicine Institute

Founder - Dr. Manvir Bhatia

About Sleep Medicine Institute

Sleep Medicine Institute, a division of Neurology & Sleep Centre is a one stop solution for treatment, training, teaching & community awareness for sleep related issues & neurological disorders. The institute offers a wide variety of educational opportunities.

  • Started with Two Major Courses in 2020 – Basic and Advance Modules in Sleep Medicine, the institute has trained 200 Doctor/Therapist/Technician, majority of them rating the quality of course 5 star.
  • Our dedicated faculty is committed to improving the knowledge in a supportive, collaborative, and respectful environment.
  • We aim to equip our students with the skills to integrate seamlessly into the ever-changing landscape of healthcare which helps them stay up to date in their industry.

Dr. Manvir Bhatia's Journey towards Sleep Medicine Institute

Dr. MANVIR BHATIA is a Senior Neurologist and Sleep Specialist with more than 30 years of experience. She is currently the Vice President of the Indian Society for Sleep Research. She is the author of the book-“The Sleep Solution” first non-fiction book on sleep, in India.

From 1981 to 1993

Dr. MANVIR BHATIA completed MBBS in the year 1981 & MD Medicine in the year 1986 from Christian Medical College & Hospital, Ludhiana and completed DM in Neurology in 1993, at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. She joined in the department of neurophysiology lab at AIIMS, Delhi where She was a key player in initialing the epilepsy surgery programme

After 1993

She started the country’s first sleep disorder clinic in Neurology services at AIIMS. Over the years she has organized & attended numerous national and International conferences in the field of sleep medicine.

From 2012 to 2020

To enhance the training of Sleep medicine she co founded the Ace School of Sleep Medicine in 2012 & then the first of its kind online learning platform for Sleep Medicine Institute in 2020 for training physicians and paramedics.

She is also a member of international and national bodies of neurology, Sleep medicine and Epilepsy.

And also in 2014

She has also been a speaker to talk on SLEEP Health at various wellness meetings.

She has also contributed to the national OSA and Insomnia Guidelines. and conducted awareness Programs on Sleep Disorders in the community for creating awareness about SLEEP and its importance, celebrated World Sleep Day for > 10 years. Having given interviews on TV and Radio for popular channels like Times Now Big 92.7 FM etc and Print Media for Navbharat Times, HT Media etc


From 1981 to 1993

In this role, she was deeply interested in the nocturnal events experienced by patients and this started her journey into the field of Sleep Medicine. She visited the Beth Israel Hospital, Boston for Sleep medicine training and for Pre-surgical Evaluation for Epilepsy Surgery, with emphasis on Video EEG Monitoring at UCLA, Los Angeles, USA

In 2008

She founded the Neurology Sleep Center, New Delhi in 2008, to offer comprehensive neurology and sleep related services under one roof. During her career as faculty at AIIMS, she trained residents in clinical neurophysiology, and has continued to do that.

From 2014 to 2022

She has completed the Ambassadors program at ISB for 10K Women Entrepreneurs’ program and the masters program at ISB in 2014 and 2022.

She is the recipient of the Indira Gandhi Mahila Ratan Award, and the AAPIOS in 2017 for extraordinary contribution in sleep medicine and for also increasing awareness of sleep medicine throughout India.

Major Past Positions

1. Additional Professor and In-charge of Neuro-Electrophysiology, Sleep Medicine at AIIMS, New Delhi.

2. Chairperson Sleep Medicine, Senior Neurology Consultant at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi

3.Chairperson Sleep Medicine, Senior Consultant Neurology, Medanta, Gurgaon.

4. Director of Sleep Medicine and Senior Neurologist at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute-New Delhi.

Dr. Manvir Bhatia's Journey towards Sleep Medicine Institute

Dr. MANVIR BHATIA is a Senior Neurologist and Sleep Specialist with more than 30 years of experience. She is currently the Vice President of the Indian Society for Sleep Research. She is the author of the book-“The Sleep Solution” first non-fiction book on sleep, in India.


Why Choose Us

30 years of Experience

She has treated more than 5000 patients with sleep related issues and neurological disorders during these year.

Training Students

Dr Manvir Bhatia initiated the Ace School of Sleep Medicine in 2011 in partnership with Dr. Preeti Devnani to provide training to students interested in Sleep Medicine.

Senior Technologists and Technicians

Our team consists of Managers, Senior Technologists and Technicians for whom regular training is provided to enhance their knowledge in sleep and keep them Up-to-Date.

Practical Comprehensive Course

The courses are designed to provide participants with a practical comprehensive overview and understanding of the pathophysiology, clinical symptomatology and management of Sleep Disorders.

Sleep Diagnosis and Treatment

NEUROLOGY & SLEEP CENTRE (NSC) started in 2008 as one of its kind in providing a comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for all kinds of sleep related issues and neurological disorders.

Premier Training Facility

This is premier training facility for physicians and other health care professionals in the field of Sleep Medicine. Dr.Manvir Bhatia have Successfully conducted 22 courses which include National and International Workshops and Conferences

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Our Expert Family

The course content of these courses is designed, created and curated by a panel of senior doctors to gain specialized in-depth knowledge with blended theoretical and practical content

Dr. Manvir Bhatia (Sr. Neurologist and Sleep Specialist)

Dr. Manvir Bhatia

Dr. Manvir Bhatia is a Senior Neurologist and Sleep Specialist with more than 30 years of experience. Dr.Manvir is Director of Neurology & Sleep Centre, New Delhi. She is currently the Vice President of Indian society of Sleep research. She is the author of the book-“The Sleep Solution” first non-fiction book on sleep, in India.

Dr. Deepak Shrivastava

Dr. Deepak Shrivastava MD, FAASM, FACP, FCCP, RPSGT is a Sleep Physician in California. A Professor of Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care at UC Davis and a teaching faculty at San Joaquin General Hospital. Dr. Deepak is also a published researcher and author of multiple books.

Dr Sush

Dr. Sushant Khurana

Dr. Sushant MBBS & MD is currently working as a Clinical Head, S & RC, Indian Subcontinent at Philips India Ltd. Previously he was working as a Regional Clinical Head at Resmed India Ltd. Also, he was 5 years of experience as Clinical Associate- Medicine at Max Hospital and 2 years of experience as Senior House Officer- Medicine at NHS UK.

Dr. Seemab Sheikh

An ENT surgeon with clinical experience of more than 25 years. He is HOD ENT, at Inamdar Multispecialty Hospital and Consultant ENT Surgeon and Sleep Specialist at KEM Hospital and Sahyadri Hospitals, Pune. He is founder & national president of the Indian Association of Surgeons for Sleep Apnea (IASSA). He has been trained in Germany, Norway, Singapore, etc.


Dr. Rahul R Modi

An ENT surgeon with clinical experience of 14 years. He is a Consultant - Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery; Surgery for Sleep Apnea at Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital / Nanavati Hospital . He was a visiting faculty - Division of Sleep Surgery, Stanford University, USA He has completed a Fellowship in Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery from Harvard University, USA

Dr. Srinivas Kishore S

Dr. Srinivas Sistla is an ENT surgeon with clinical experience of 21 years. Currently, he is Director of ent and sleep apnea services at AIG Hospitals, Hyderabad. He did his fellowship in sleep apnea surgery at the University of Wisconsin. He is the immediate past president of the Indian Association of Surgeons for sleep apnea.


Dr. Preeti Devnani

Dr.Preeti Devnani M.D, ABPN, FAASM, American Board of Neurology, Sleep Medicine &Clinical Neurophysiology. Consultant Neurologist at Sleep Disorders Centre, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Clinical Director-Sleep Disorders Clinic-Mumbai, Executive Board Member and faculty examiner for Indian Sleep Disorders Association and Indian Sleep Research Society. Recipient of World Association of Sleep Medicine Young investigator Award, 2013.

Dr. Tripat Deep Singh

Dr.Tripat Deep Singh is currently Clinical Manager Sleep Healthcare ASEAN Philips Electronics Singapore. He is an MBBS graduate and post-graduate in Physiology. He is a specialist in Sleep Medicine as International Sleep Specialist and Sleep Technology as Registered Polysomnography Technologist and Registered Sleep Technologies. He is awarded for developing Sleep Medicine and Sleep Technology in Vietnam.

Dr. Aditi


Dr Aditi Desai is the current President of British Society of Dental Sleep Medicine (BSDSM) as well as President of British Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (BADSM). She is President-Elect of Odontology, Royal Society of Medicine and Council Member of Sleep Section of Royal Society of Medicine. She serves on the Board of the Association of Respiratory Technology and Physiology (ARTP).


Dr. Bindu M Kutty

Dr.Bindu M Kutty Professor and Head, Dept. of Neurophysiology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bengaluru, India.

Dr. Ravi Gupta

Dr.Ravi Gupta Additional Professor, Department of Psychiatry AIIMS, Rishikesh Convener, Undergraduate Teaching in Psychiatry, Indian Psychiatric Society. Editor-in-Chief, Point of Care, Elsevier India Pvt Ltd.

Dr. Karuna Datta

DR. KARUNA DATTA Professor, Dept of Sports Medicine, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, India

Dr. Susana Falardo Ramos

Doctor Dr. Susana Falardo Ramos is an orthodontist specialist with clinical experience of 25 years. She is Board Member & Vice-President of the European Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine & Scientific Committee Member at the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. She is a Doctor of Dentistry, by the ISCS_Egas Moniz in Portugal & has completed her European PhD ( Prophylaxis, Pediatrics, Orthodontics) with " CUM LAUDE", at the College of Dentists of the University Complutense of Madrid. Also, she is a Myofunctional Therapy Master from the ISEP - Madrid in Spain.

Dr Diego

Diego García-Borreguero

Diego García-Borreguero MD, is currently Director of the Sleep Research Institute, in Madrid and Santiago (Chile) and has been, until 2005, Director of the Sleep Disorders Center at the Dept of Neurology of the Fundación Jiménez Díaz (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid), Spain. He received his medical degree from the University of Navarra in Pamplona, Spain. Prior to his present position, Dr. García-Borreguero completed fellowships in Sleep Medicine and Sleep Research at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, and underwent residency training in neurology and in psychiatry at the Max Planck Institute in Munich, Germany. He completed his PhD in Neuropharmacology at the University of Munich. Dr. García-Borreguero’s main area of research is Restless Legs Syndrome, where he is one of the leading international experts.

Dr. Jirada Sringean

Dr.Jirada Sringean is a Doctor of Medicine from Chulalongkorn University Thailand with clinical experience of 25 years & has served at the Thai board of Neurology. She has attained her specialization in Movement & Sleep disorders from King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital & World Sleep Society respectively along with her International fellowship from Innsbruck Medicine University. Her experience includes teaching at the Chulalongkorn Excellence Center for Parkinson’s Disease & Related disorders and department of medicine, Chulalongkorn university. She is also an active member of the Committee of Thai Sleep Neurology, Committee of Thai Parkinson Disease - Movement Disorders & the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder society. She has authored / co-authored many books & has won international recognition & numerous laurels for her research & presentations on Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders.