Professor of Psychiatry and Director, Sleep Disorders Center
Thomas Jefferson University
Thomas Jefferson University of Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Karl Doghramji, MD is Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Medicine at Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Medical Director of the Jefferson Sleep Disorders Center at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, also in Philadelphia. Dr Doghramji is also Program Director of the Fellowship in Sleep Medicine.
Dr. Doghramji works as a clinician, researcher, educator, and physician leader, and has a national clinical and academic reputation in sleep medicine and biological psychiatry. He is actively engaged in interdisciplinary care with academic contributions in the fields of psychiatry, sleep medicine, otolaryngology, neurology, and pulmonary medicine.
Dr. Doghramji has been the recipient of 45 grants. He has authored 214 academic publications (85 peer-refereed papers, 121 book chapters and electronic media publications, and 8 books) and 63 abstracts. He has also made 236 presentations at national and international scientific sessions, symposia, and courses, including the annual meetings of the American Psychiatric Association and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Dr. Doghramji serves as a reviewer for numerous medical journals.
An active member of many professional organizations, Dr. Doghramji has held numerous committee positions with the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and has served as an examiner for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and the American Board of Sleep Medicine. In 1998, he was elected Fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine; in 1994, he was elected to the American College of Psychiatrists; and, in 2017, was elected Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He has been selected by Philadelphia Magazine for the list of "Top Doctors" for 15 years and by other, similar, publications such as US News and World Report and Castle Connolly.
Dr. Doghramji received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College (now Sidney Kimmel Medical College) and completed his internship in internal medicine at Presbyterian-University of Pennsylvania Medical Center in Philadelphia, his residency in psychiatry at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and his fellowship in sleep medicine at Albert Einstein School of Medicine in New York. He is also an Academic Associate in the Adult Division of the Institute of the Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia.
Saturday, October 5
9:15 AM – 10:30 AM