Dr. Gary K. Zammit, Ph.D.

Executive Director

Dr. Gary Zammit received BA and MA degrees from Oakland University (Rochester, Michigan), and received the degree of Ph.D. from the University of Toledo (Toledo, Ohio).  He completed his clinical internship and fellowship at the New York Hospital – Cornell University Medical College (White Plains, New York), with emphasis on sleep medicine and clinical research.  Dr. Zammit currently is the Executive Director of the Sleep Disorders Institute and an Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York.

Dr. Zammit founded the Sleep Disorders Institute at St. Luke’s/Roosevelt Hospital in 1990, which he later privatized in 2001.  The Institute currently is the region’s largest accredited sleep disorders center.  Dr. Zammit is a widely recognized expert in sleep medicine, has been the principal investigator on more than 200 CNS clinical trials, and has served as a consultant to several pharmaceutical and biotech companies.  Dr. Zammit has authored more than 100 original publications and two books, and has served as a reviewer or editor for prestigious medical journals, including Sleep, Chronobiology International, Physiology and Behavior, and JAMA.

Dr. Gary K. Zammit, Ph.D.