The American Academy of Cardiovascular Sleep Medicine is a medical professional society dedicated to furthering the knowledge and awareness of the convergence of cardiology and sleep medicine.
The academy is an advocate for education, research and communication concerning the relationship between cardiovascular disease and sleep disorder.
Dr. Lee A. Surkin, founder of The American Academy of Cardiovascular Sleep Medicine, is a graduate of Yale University and board certified physician in cardiology, sleep medicine and has a masters degree in nutrition.
He practices integrative medicine bringing together the best of traditional and modern medicine to help prevent, diagnose and treat heart disease, sleep disorders and obesity. He balances optimal treatment with cost effective care for the best patient outcome.
Dr. Surkin has been bringing new and innovative approaches to treating his patients for nearly two decades. He places strong emphasis on prevention and early detection of disease. In his practices he combines compassionate care, purposeful education, comprehensive evaluation and integrative therapies. Dr. Surkin recognizes that optimal health can best be achieved by combining components of care that focus on risk factor modification, proper diet, exercise, healthy sleep and traditional medical treatment.