Brandon Peters, MD is a double board-certified neurologist and sleep medicine specialist who currently practices at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle and serves as a Clinical Faculty Affiliate in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University's School of Medicine. He is the creator of the Insomnia Solved program and provides additional education and resources through his personal website at BrandonPetersMD.com. His interest in sleep began when he was in college and he has a wide breadth of clinical and research experiences.
Dr. Peters was trained as a polysomnographic technician and also worked in clinical sleep medicine prior to starting medical school. He has researched and published articles on the sleep habits of university students, circadian rhythm disorders in the blind, and abnormal sleep behaviors called parasomnias. He was an award-winning journalist in college. He has written numerous articles and book chapters on sleep-related topics. He participates in radio programs and gives print media interviews, lectures internationally on sleep, and works as a business consultant for related industries.
Dr. Peters received his undergraduate degree from Seattle Pacific University in Seattle, WA with a Bachelor of Arts in biology and English. He studied medieval and Renaissance literature at Oxford University in England. Dr. Peters received polysomnographic training at the Swedish Sleep Medicine Institute in Seattle. He received his medical degree from Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, OR. He was trained as a neurologist at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, MN. He completed a sleep medicine fellowship at Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA, viewed internationally as the world's leading training program for sleep disorders medicine. He was additionally trained at Stanford as a practitioner of cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBTI). He is a diplomate in both neurology and sleep medicine with the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
I have a strong interest in educating individuals about sleep and sleep disorders. As a physician, I enjoy the time I am able to spend with patients teaching them about their conditions. By serving as an online resource, I am able to share my passion, excitement, and experiences with a wider audience.
Though I am unable to provide medical advice, I can be contacted for other purposes via email at brandonpetersmd[at]gmail[dot]com.