Harneet Walia, MD


Harneet Walia, MD

Appointed: 2012

Harneet Walia, MD
Department: Sleep Disorders Center
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code FA20
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
Harneet Walia, MD
Department: Sleep Disorders Center
Location: Brunswick Family Health Center
3574 Center Road
Brunswick, OH 44212
Harneet Walia, MD
Department: Neurology
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code FA20
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
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Biographical Sketch

Harneet Walia, MD, DABSM is an Assistant Professor in the Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University (CCLCM) where she subspecializes in diagnoses and treatment of complex sleep disorders. She is a staff at the Center for Sleep Disorders in the Neurological Institute, Cleveland Clinic.

Dr. Walia received her MD degree from the Kasturba Medical College, India. She completed her residency at Saint Elizabeth Health Center and fellowship training at the University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University.

Dr. Walia's research focuses on the association of obstructive sleep apnea and cardiovascular disorders particularly resistant hypertension. She is currently involved in several clinical trials elucidating the relationship between sleep disordered breathing and resistant hypertension to devise new interventions for effective management of hypertension in this patient population. Her results have been presented nationally and have resulted in over 20 abstracts, manuscripts and book chapters. Dr. Walia serves as reviewer on multiple journals including Sleep and breathing and Journal of Clinical Sleep Research.

Professional Highlights

She has been recipient of research awards including sleep research travel award and was selected from the competitive pool of applicants to attend Young Investigator Forum in 2012 by American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Sleep Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
Residency - Saint Elizabeth Health Center
Family Medicine
Youngstown, OH USA
Medical School - Kasturba Medical College
Manipal India


  • Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine- Sleep Medicine


  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Sleep Research Society
  • Ohio Academy of Family Physicians

Treatment & Services

  • Actigraphy
  • Positive Airway Pressure Titration (cpap; Bilevel Pap Titration)
  • Sleep Studies

Specialty in Diseases and Conditions

Industry Relationships

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