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Susheel Patil, M.D., Ph.D.

Susheel Pandit Patil, M.D., Ph.D.
Clinical Director, Johns Hopkins Sleep Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine


Appointment Phone


Main Location

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

Out-of-State & International Patients +
Out of State Patients

Call 410-464-6641 (8a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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Call +1-410-502-7683 (7a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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  • Clinical Director, Johns Hopkins Sleep Medicine
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Centers & Institutes



Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

Appointment Phone: 443-287-3313

601 N. Caroline Street
Suite 1261
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 443-287-3313
Fax: 443-287-3312

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-955-3467

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-3467

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle
Asthma and Allergy Center
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 410-550-0574
Fax: 410-550-3374

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 410-550-0572

4940 Eastern Avenue
Asthma and Allergy Center 4B.50
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 410-550-0572
Fax: 410-550-3374

Contact for Research Inquiries

Phone: 410-550-2764


Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Sleep, Sleep Apnea, Sleep Disorders, Sleep Lab, Sleep Medicine

Research Interests

Obstructive sleep apnea - Consequences; Obstructive sleep apnea - Pathogenesis


Susheel P. Patil, MD, PhD is an Assistant Professor and Clinical Director of the Johns Hopkins Sleep Medicine Program. Dr. Patil received his undergraduate degree from Pennsylvania State University. Subsequently, he graduated with his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College prior to pursuing training in Internal Medicine at Case Western Reserve University (University Hospitals of Cleveland). Following a year as Chief Resident at Case Western, Dr. Patil came to Johns Hopkins for fellowship training in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, during which he also completed training in Sleep Medicine. Dr. Patil also received a PhD in Clinical Investigation at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He is board certified in Sleep Medicine, as well as Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine.

Dr. Patil has been active in numerous committees and leadership roles in the Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology Assembly of the American Thoracic Society and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, and the American College of Chest Physicians. He has organized or spoke in numerous scientific symposia at the international meetings related to sleep medicine. He is the author of more than 30 publications, and has given invited lectures throughout the US. He is the Associate Director of the ACGME Sleep Fellowship at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Patil is also active in sleep medicine related public policy at the state level with roles in the Maryland Sleep Society and Chair of the Polysomnography Practice Committee of the Maryland Board of Physicians.

Dr. Patil has a longstanding interest in the pathogenesis of obstructive sleep apnea, particularly examining the relationship of obesity, inflammation, and adipokines to mechanical and neuromuscular factors that contribute to upper airway collapsibility. This has involved research studies involving bariatric surgery, HIV-infected, and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease patient groups affected by OSA. More recently he has been involved in clinical trials examining the effects of therapy on the cardiovascular consequences of OSA. more

    Additional Information

  • Education +


    • Thomas Jefferson University / MD (1995)


    • University Hospitals of Cleveland / Internal Medicine (1999)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Pulmonary Medicine (2004)


    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Critical Care Medicine (2005)
    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Pulmonary Disease (2004)
    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Sleep Medicine (2007)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    Brigham EP, Patil SP, Jacobson LP, Margolick JB, Godfrey R, Johnson J, Johnson-Hill LM, Reynolds S, Schwartz AR, Smith PL, Brown TT. Association between systemic inflammation and obstructive sleep apnea in men with or at risk for HIV infection. Antivir Ther. 2014 Feb 12. doi: 10.3851/IMP2745. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24518040

    Seif F, Patel SR, Walia HK, Rueschman M, Bhatt DL, Blumenthal RS, Quan SF, Gottlieb DJ, Lewis EF, Patil SP, Punjabi NM, Babineau DC, Redline S, Mehra R. Obstructive sleep apnea and diurnal nondipping hemodynamic indices in patients at increased cardiovascular risk. J Hypertens. 2014 Feb;32(2):267-75. doi:

  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +


    • American Academy of Sleep Medicine
    • American College of Chest Physicians
    • American Thoracic Society
  • Videos & Media +

    Recent News Articles & Media Coverage

    Everything You Need to Know About Sleeping on the Plane and Beating Jet Lag, Yahoo Travel (08/20/2014)

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