Dr. Imes received his medical degree at the University of Oklahoma and obtained his internal medicine and pulmonary training at the same Institution. He is licensed to practice medicine in Oklahoma, Nebraska, Wyoming and South Dakota. Dr. Imes has a long-standing interest in sleep related breathing disorders and published some of the first articles in medical literature describing the sleep apnea syndrome and its pathophysiology. Dr. Imes is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine. As an American Lung Association fellow during his pulmonary disease residency, he began working with Dr. William Orr, researching respiratory disorders in sleep. Pioneers in the field, Orr and Imes were responsible for establishing one of the first centers in the United States dedicated to the study of respiratory sleep disorders and for encouraging interest and research expertise in disorders related to sleep apnea and its treatment.
Dr. Imes has served as medical director for Kindred Hospital, president of the American Lung Association in Oklahoma, Oklahoma Thoracic Society, and OU College of Medicine Alumni Society, and is a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians. He has received appointments to OU as clinical associate professor in the Department of Medicine and clinical instructor in the Department of Anesthesiology. Dr. Imes is a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, Sleep Medicine and a Clinical Professor of Medicine at the OU Health Sciences Center.
Dr. Imes is a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, Sleep Medicine and Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine. He provides medical direction for Western Sleep Medicine's accredited laboratories and critical access hospital partners. He and research partner Dr. William Orr authored the first articles published on obstructive sleep apnea in the early 1970's. Dr. Imes medical direction and interpretation has provided the foundation of our services since 2006.
Dr. Brittany Meyer completed her Fellowship in Sleep Medicine at the Stanford School of Sleep Sciences and Medicine in Palo Alto, California and is Board Certified in Family Medicine and Sleep Medicine. She has provided medical direction and interpretation for Western Sleep Medicine since 2017.
Dr. Meyer has presented at the World Sleep Congress in Prague, Czech Republic October, 2017, the 5th International Pediatric Sleep Association Conference in Paris, France in 2018 and at the AASM SLEEP Conference in San Antonio, TX in 2019. She also serves on the Task Force for COVID-19 for the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
Mark Schultz has many years of clinical experience in the laboratory and managing the operations of Western Sleep Medicine and Western CPAP Supply. Mark is a Registered Polysomnographer credentialed by the Board of Polysomnographic Technologists and is a member of the American Association of Sleep Technologists.
Mark was diagnosed several years ago with severe obstructive sleep apnea and auto titrating cpap changed his life, maybe even saved his life. Mark is passionate about the field of sleep medicine and attends training seminars and conferences annually in order to ensure that Western Sleep Medicine is able to provide the best diagnostic services available anywhere.