Dr Manisha Witmans
Dr. Witmans is a Board Certified Sleep Specialist who also subspecializes in pediatric pulmonology. Originally from Slave Lake, Alberta, Dr. Witmans completed her medical training at the University of Saskatchewan, her residency in Pediatrics and her Fel-lowship in Pediatric Respirology at the University of Calgary, Alberta Children’s Hos-pital. She subsequently completed additional fellowship training in Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine at the Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles, California.
After returning to Alberta, she developed the pediatric sleep program at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton. Currently, she is an Associate Clinical Professor at the University of Alberta and has a busy private practice office in Sherwood Park, Al-berta. Her expertise in sleep medicine have enabled her to play an integral part in the development of the current international guidelines on the use of polysomnography in pediatric respiratory and non-respiratory sleep disorders.
She has several publications and collaborations to her name, and is a sought after journal and grant reviewer. She is involved with numerous committees to help address sleep problems in children nationally and internationally. Dr. Witmans is also involved in various research projects involving pediatric sleep medicine.