Harneet Walia, MD

Department Sleep Disorders Center
Primary Location Fairhill Sleep Disorders Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Actigraphy
  • Positive Airway Pressure Titration (cpap; Bilevel Pap Titration)
  • Sleep Studies
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Circadian Rhythm Disorders
  • Hypersomnia
  • Insomnia
  • Narcolepsy
  • Rem Sleep Behavior Disorder
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Terrors
  • Snoring
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Biography

About Harneet Walia, MD

Harneet Walia, MD, FAASM 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. She is board-certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and has additional board certification in Sleep Medicine.

Dr. Walia received her MD degree from the Kasturba Medical College, India. She completed her residency at St. 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 also actively involved in research related to patient reported outcomes in relationship to treatment of sleep disordered breathing.  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 numerous abstracts, manuscripts and book chapters.

Dr. Walia has given numerous presentations on the topics related to sleep disorders regionally and nationally.

She is involved in media relations to increase awareness of sleep disorders and has appeared on numerous national news broadcasts. She also serves as a Medical Director for the Lorain sleep laboratory of Cleveland Clinic.  She mentors sleep medicine fellows and serves as reviewer on multiple journals including Sleep and Breathing, American Family Physician, Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine and Journal of Clinical Sleep Research.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2012

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Sleep Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
2010

Residency - Saint Elizabeth Health Center
Family Medicine
Youngstown, OH USA
2009

Medical School - Kasturba Medical College
MBBS
Manipal, India
2004

Professional Highlights

  • Dr. Walia 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. She was selected to attend FLEX Professional Development Program for Women Faculty of the School of Medicine. She was also chosen for the Neurological Institute Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation scholar award for 2015-2016. She has been selected for Women's Professional Staff Association Senior Rep Program.

Certifications

  • Family Medicine
  • Family Medicine - Sleep Medicine

Awards & Honors

  • 2011: Sleep Research Network Travel Award, Bethesda
  • 2012: Young Investigator Forum, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Bethesda
  • 2013: Recipient of FLEX Professional Development training Program for leadership development of Case Western Reserve University
  • 2014: Fellow, American Academy Sleep Medicine
  • 2015: Neurological Institute Center for Outcomes Research Scholar
  • 2015: WPSA, Senior Rep Program
  • 2016:Neurological Institute Center for Outcomes Research Scholar

Memberships

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

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

71 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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Overall Star Ratings
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Knows Medical History 4.5
Time Spent with Patient 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

7 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2017

good

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2016

All experiences were good.

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2016

Encouraging,kind and patient!

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2016

Dr. Walia seemed very knowledgable, concerned and sympathetic. Unfortunately, I have exhausted all medication options.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2016

Dr. Walia was very thorough.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2016

My provider was extremely sincere, caring and informative with all communications with me. I hold her in high regard.

Reviewed on May 4, 2016

Dr. Wahlia is wonderful.

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