Sleep specialist Jeannine Louise Gingras, MD is the Medical Director of Gingras Sleep Medicine in Charlotte, North Carolina. Doctor Gingras founded Gingras Sleep Medicine to provide comprehensive sleep medicine services for families in the North Carolina and South Carolina regions. As a physician who focuses solely on sleep disorders, Dr. Gingras is an international and national leader in medical research related to sleep. She has over 11 years of experience treating sleep disorders such as restless legs syndrome, insomnia, sleep apnea, narcolepsy, and more. No matter what the health problem, Dr. Gingras works individually with each patient to develop a custom treatment plan tailored to their specific medical situation.
Jeannine Gingras is a Board Certified Sleep Physician. In fact, she has double Board Certification from both the American Board of Sleep Medicine and by the American Medical Subspecialty Board of Sleep Medicine. Doctor Gingras understands that sleep disorders often affect the entire family and, thus, she offers advanced treatment options for patients of all ages including older adults, adults, teenagers, children, and infants. In fact, prior to focusing exclusively on sleep disorders, Dr. Gingras accumulated over 20 years of experience as a Board Certified Pediatrician. She relied on this experience to become a well-recognized leader in Pediatric Sleep Disorders and particularly Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.
Dr. Gingras holds Masters Degress in both Zoolology and Pharmacology from Indiana University. She attended the University of Vermont School of Medicine, where she earned a medical degree in 1978. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Sleep Medicine, a Fellow of the American Association of Sleep Medicine, a Diplomate of the American Medical Subspecialty Board of Medicine, Diplomate of the Sub-Board of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, and Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Gingras is also a member of the Mecklenburg Medical Society, American Sleep Disorders Association, Charlotte Pediatric Society, Charlotte Independent Physicians, and Society for Pediatric Research.
Dr. Gingras has earned praise for her contributions to the field of sleep medicine. She has earned numerous professional awards including Carolinas Sudden Infant Death Award. She has obtained many research grants and has conducted 37 research studies that have been published in book chapters and peer reviewed journals. Dr. Gingras has also presented 68 research abstracts at national medical meetings and has taught at Carolinas Medical Center, Duke University, and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.