Our Staff

Our Staff

Pulmonologists-Sleep Specialists

Ricardo Abreu, MD
Juan M. Ortiz, MD
Adolfo Kaplan, MD

Pulmonologists

Mario Gomez, MD
Joseph Pean, MD
Alfredo R. Arauco Brown, MD

Psychologist-Sleep Specialist

Augustin de la Peña, PhD

Nurse Practitioners

Margie Rodriguez, FNP-C
Ancilla Falqueza, FNP-BC, APRN

Dental Sleep Medicine Clinical Associate

Center Dental Sleep Medicine Clinical Associate Joseph M. Adame, DDS, is the Valley’s only dentist who has gained Certification from the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine’s American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine. Dr. Adame is onsite two days/week, providing assessment of the suitability of the patient for oral appliance therapy, inclusive of custom-fabrication of mandibular advancement devices and tongue retaining devices.

Center Consultants in Other Medical, Dental, and Psychological Specialties

The Center maintains informal consulting relationships with medical, dental, and psychological specialists having expertise in areas not found among our Pulmonary and Sleep Center staff. We have informal long-standing consulting relationships with local area specialists in cardiology, neurology, otolaryngology, psychiatry, clinical psychology, dentistry, weight loss/bariatric surgery, complex dental surgery, etc., expertise which we avail ourselves with on an as needed, patient-to-patient basis.